By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:14

Martin Cullen TD, Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism today (24 February 2010) recognised the contribution that over 400,000 people give to Irish sport through voluntary involvement with sports clubs and organisations all over Ireland. “Without this generous commitment the contribution that sport makes in our local communities would not happen,” said Minister Cullen.  Twelve such volunteers were honoured today at a special ceremony – the 2009 National Awards to Volunteers in Irish Sport - in Farmleigh.

 

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:13

Sporting Heroes Line out to Support Special Olympics Ulster Collection Day

Thursday 18th February 2010: Sports stars Mickey Harte, David Humphreys, Simon Best and broadcasting legend Gerry Kelly today attended the launch of the 2010 Collection Day in aid of Special Olympics, which hopes to raise £250,000 on April  23rd. The purpose of the launch, which took place in The Hilton Hotel in Belfast, was to  ask the people of Northern Ireland to get involved in the collection day on April 23rd, either by volunteering or donating on the day.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:12

2010 Annual General Meeting of Special Olympics Ireland

The 2010 Annual General Meeting of Special Olympics Ireland will be held at 1pm on Saturday, 22nd May 2010 at the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin 22.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:11

Prince Albert II of Monaco joins European business leaders in promoting inclusion and acceptance of people with intellectual disabilities.  

Forum Maps out Strategy for Special Olympics to Reach More Children & Adults with Intellectual Disabilities across Europe and Central Asia

 Friday, February 5th, 2010: How can Special Olympics overcome financial hurdles to reach more children and adults with intellectual disabilities in Europe and Central Asia, was the main topic for discussion at a business leaders forum in Monaco today (Friday, February 5th) hosted by Special Olympics Monaco under the honouree Presidency and presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, and which brought together some of Europe’s leading entrepreneurs and philanthropists all actively involved in the Special Olympics movement.

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By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:14

Martin Cullen TD, Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism today (24 February 2010) recognised the contribution that over 400,000 people give to Irish sport through voluntary involvement with sports clubs and organisations all over Ireland. “Without this generous commitment the contribution that sport makes in our local communities would not happen,” said Minister Cullen.  Twelve such volunteers were honoured today at a special ceremony – the 2009 National Awards to Volunteers in Irish Sport - in Farmleigh.

 

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:13

Sporting Heroes Line out to Support Special Olympics Ulster Collection Day

Thursday 18th February 2010: Sports stars Mickey Harte, David Humphreys, Simon Best and broadcasting legend Gerry Kelly today attended the launch of the 2010 Collection Day in aid of Special Olympics, which hopes to raise £250,000 on April  23rd. The purpose of the launch, which took place in The Hilton Hotel in Belfast, was to  ask the people of Northern Ireland to get involved in the collection day on April 23rd, either by volunteering or donating on the day.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:12

2010 Annual General Meeting of Special Olympics Ireland

The 2010 Annual General Meeting of Special Olympics Ireland will be held at 1pm on Saturday, 22nd May 2010 at the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin 22.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 01/02/2010 11:11

Prince Albert II of Monaco joins European business leaders in promoting inclusion and acceptance of people with intellectual disabilities.  

Forum Maps out Strategy for Special Olympics to Reach More Children & Adults with Intellectual Disabilities across Europe and Central Asia

 Friday, February 5th, 2010: How can Special Olympics overcome financial hurdles to reach more children and adults with intellectual disabilities in Europe and Central Asia, was the main topic for discussion at a business leaders forum in Monaco today (Friday, February 5th) hosted by Special Olympics Monaco under the honouree Presidency and presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, and which brought together some of Europe’s leading entrepreneurs and philanthropists all actively involved in the Special Olympics movement.

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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”. 

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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