By Special Olympics Ireland on 11/12/2009 10:36

Bobby Kerr, Insomnia Coffee Company CEO, took time out for a coffee date today with Matt English, Special Olympics Ireland CEO, Eamon Keane from Newstalk and Special Olympics athletes Robert Ennis and Linda Clowry to announce details of a very special initiative in aid of Special Olympics Ireland.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 09/12/2009 10:41

On Saturday 5th December 2009 a number of Basket Ball teams from all over Ireland travelled to DublinCityUniversity to take part in the Inaugural Special Olympics Ireland Basketball Cup Competition. Eight Special Olympics Ireland Basketball teams competed on the day in the hope of taking home the prestigious INTO sponsored Sean Brosnahan Memorial Cup. The event, which took place in order to mark the 6th Annual Special Olympics Europe Eurasia Celebration of Basketball week, was a great success.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/12/2009 10:43

Carton House recently played host to a very exciting day in the history of Special Olympics Golf. With representatives from Junior Golf Ireland, the Professional Golfers Association (Ireland), the Golfing Union of Ireland, the Ladies Golfing Union and Special Olympics Ireland athletes and coaches in attendance, the first ever Special Olympics Golf Leader Course and manual was launched.
 

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/12/2009 10:12

Special Olympics Ireland received an invitation to send two golfers to Taiwan to partake in a level 5 (18 hole) golf tournament which took place in Taiwan early in October.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/12/2009 10:08

In 1995 Aine Hickey attended the Special Olympics World Games in Connecticut U.S.A. with her son Brian.   Whilst there, she was very impressed by the organisation and the degree of parental involvement with the athletes and wondered about the possibility of starting something similar in Ireland

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By Special Olympics Ireland on 11/12/2009 10:36

Bobby Kerr, Insomnia Coffee Company CEO, took time out for a coffee date today with Matt English, Special Olympics Ireland CEO, Eamon Keane from Newstalk and Special Olympics athletes Robert Ennis and Linda Clowry to announce details of a very special initiative in aid of Special Olympics Ireland.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 09/12/2009 10:41

On Saturday 5th December 2009 a number of Basket Ball teams from all over Ireland travelled to DublinCityUniversity to take part in the Inaugural Special Olympics Ireland Basketball Cup Competition. Eight Special Olympics Ireland Basketball teams competed on the day in the hope of taking home the prestigious INTO sponsored Sean Brosnahan Memorial Cup. The event, which took place in order to mark the 6th Annual Special Olympics Europe Eurasia Celebration of Basketball week, was a great success.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/12/2009 10:43

Carton House recently played host to a very exciting day in the history of Special Olympics Golf. With representatives from Junior Golf Ireland, the Professional Golfers Association (Ireland), the Golfing Union of Ireland, the Ladies Golfing Union and Special Olympics Ireland athletes and coaches in attendance, the first ever Special Olympics Golf Leader Course and manual was launched.
 

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/12/2009 10:12

Special Olympics Ireland received an invitation to send two golfers to Taiwan to partake in a level 5 (18 hole) golf tournament which took place in Taiwan early in October.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/12/2009 10:08

In 1995 Aine Hickey attended the Special Olympics World Games in Connecticut U.S.A. with her son Brian.   Whilst there, she was very impressed by the organisation and the degree of parental involvement with the athletes and wondered about the possibility of starting something similar in Ireland

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Contact Us

Special Olympics Connaught
The Gateway Building
North West Business Park Collooney
Sligo
T: 071-9118320
F: 071-9133335
E: connaught@specialolympics.ie

 

 

Connaught News

Current Volunteer Opportunities Available In Our Clubs RIGHT NOW!

 

 

**Please note that a general volunteer role will cover a number of tasks including: equipment set up and tear down; registration of athletes and volunteers; inducting new volunteers; supervision of athletes between activities; serving refreshments; supervising the tuck shop**


Galaxy Club Mullingar are looking for volunteers in Badminton, Swimming and Golf. The Badminton takes place on Tuesdays 10:15 AM to 11:15 at Mullingar tennis Club

The Swimming takes place Wednesdays 2.45 to 3.30 at the pool in Mullingar Town Park.

Golf volunteering takes place at the Driving Range at Cullion Mullingar. Volunteering times depend on the availability of the volunteer.

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Coaching Practices Course

On Saturday 6th April, 11 volunteers took part in our Introduction Coaching Course held in the Sligo Grammar school. This course is run in conjunction with Coaching Ireland and is the 1st step on the coaching ladder for volunteers involved in our clubs. Participants took part in a variety of theory and practical sessions throughout the day. Thanks to the Grammar school for their continued support and the use of their excellent facilities. 

About the Connaught region

Special Olympics Connaught provides year round sports training and competition for over 1,300 adults and children with intellectual disabilities in Galway, Leitrim, Longford, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo and Westmeath.
Numerous sports competitions and development days are held annually in 13 Olympic type sports. 
There are 73 Special Olympics clubs in the Connaught region.
The mission of Special Olympics is “to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with an intellectual disability, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community”. 

Notice Board

Floorball Regional Advancement
May 25th 
Kingfisher Galway

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Pitch and Putt
6th June
Athenry
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Kayaking
22nd June
Lough Rynn
 

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Roscommon Athletes set for World Summer Games' 




World Games Athletes
Chelsea Philips & Hugh Naughton pictured 
recently at fundraising event 
at Casey's Circle K Roscommon town