By Eastern Admin on 25/02/2013 13:03
The Eastern Region's first 2013 Regional Event took place on Tuesday, 19th February in Clondalkin Sports and Leisure Centre.  Have a look at some of the pictures below!          ...
By leinsterAdmin on 11/02/2013 10:28
Intellectual Disability Education Modules

Rehabcare Navan, 9th & 23rd of March 2013

 

 

On Saturday the 9th and Saturday the 23rd of March, Special Olympics Leinster are organising the delivery of the Intellectual Disability Education modules in the Rehabcare Navan.

 

Course content includes the following:

 

Saturday 9th March – 10am – 2pm

·         Introduction to Intellectual Disability

·         Communicating with the Athletes

·         Vulnerability, Conduct, Behaviour and Managing Risk

Saturday 23rd March – 10am – 2pm

·         Athlete Health

·         Relationships and Sexuality

·         Special Olympics Ireland Professional Ethics in Volunteering

Please note that places are limited (maximum 20 participants) and will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

 

The objective of...
By Special Olympics Munster on 08/02/2013 14:14
 70 athletes took part in the non-advancement bowling in Ennis Leisure World, a great days bowling was had by all. The volunteers were terrific on the day, led by event manager Larry Parkes and the volunteers from Ennis Golf Club, Limerick and Cork. The competition manager Allan Pickwick travelled from Tipperary to oversee the competition. Thanks to everyone for a really enjoyable day.
By Special Olympics Munster on 07/02/2013 10:18
Cork Special Olympics Swimming Club urgently need volunteers who can assist them with an extra hour of their programme of swimming. This is an expansion to their club times as they needed to provide more places for new athletes into the club.
By KoreaGames on 06/02/2013 19:03
    Team Ireland returned home to a heroes’ welcome following an incredible performance...
By Special Olympics Ireland on 06/02/2013 18:46
    Team Ireland returned home to a heroes’ welcome following an incredible performance... 
By Special Olympics Munster on 06/02/2013 16:21

Special Olympics Munster held their indoor games event in Lisnagry on Sat 2nd Feb 2013. Over 50 athletes attended the day of fun and skill building activities. The volunteer team enjoy themselves as much as the athletes on the day. The event manager for the day was Orla Hogan and the Skills leader was Padraig Aherne. Thanks to Lisanagry staff for the hall and equipment and the great welcome.

By Special Olympics Munster on 06/02/2013 15:58

The Munster Regional Bocce event was held on Sunday 3rd March in the Delta Sports Dome Limerick. The athletes attending had all qualified from the area competitions last season and competition was excellent on the day. Well done to Eileen O’Connell the competition manager supported by Roy and Noirina Savage and all the officials who also have been training very hard for the event in recent months. The volunteer team were excellent as always lead by Elaine O’Mahony.

By KoreaGames on 05/02/2013 14:22
    Team Ireland will return to Dublin Airport tomorrow with 12 medals 
By Special Olympics Ireland on 05/02/2013 12:53
    Team Ireland will return to Dublin Airport tomorrow with 12 medals 
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By Eastern Admin on 25/02/2013 13:03
The Eastern Region's first 2013 Regional Event took place on Tuesday, 19th February in Clondalkin Sports and Leisure Centre.  Have a look at some of the pictures below!          ...
By leinsterAdmin on 11/02/2013 10:28
Intellectual Disability Education Modules

Rehabcare Navan, 9th & 23rd of March 2013

 

 

On Saturday the 9th and Saturday the 23rd of March, Special Olympics Leinster are organising the delivery of the Intellectual Disability Education modules in the Rehabcare Navan.

 

Course content includes the following:

 

Saturday 9th March – 10am – 2pm

·         Introduction to Intellectual Disability

·         Communicating with the Athletes

·         Vulnerability, Conduct, Behaviour and Managing Risk

Saturday 23rd March – 10am – 2pm

·         Athlete Health

·         Relationships and Sexuality

·         Special Olympics Ireland Professional Ethics in Volunteering

Please note that places are limited (maximum 20 participants) and will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

 

The objective of...
By Special Olympics Munster on 08/02/2013 14:14
 70 athletes took part in the non-advancement bowling in Ennis Leisure World, a great days bowling was had by all. The volunteers were terrific on the day, led by event manager Larry Parkes and the volunteers from Ennis Golf Club, Limerick and Cork. The competition manager Allan Pickwick travelled from Tipperary to oversee the competition. Thanks to everyone for a really enjoyable day.
By Special Olympics Munster on 07/02/2013 10:18
Cork Special Olympics Swimming Club urgently need volunteers who can assist them with an extra hour of their programme of swimming. This is an expansion to their club times as they needed to provide more places for new athletes into the club.
By KoreaGames on 06/02/2013 19:03
    Team Ireland returned home to a heroes’ welcome following an incredible performance...
By Special Olympics Ireland on 06/02/2013 18:46
    Team Ireland returned home to a heroes’ welcome following an incredible performance... 
By Special Olympics Munster on 06/02/2013 16:21

Special Olympics Munster held their indoor games event in Lisnagry on Sat 2nd Feb 2013. Over 50 athletes attended the day of fun and skill building activities. The volunteer team enjoy themselves as much as the athletes on the day. The event manager for the day was Orla Hogan and the Skills leader was Padraig Aherne. Thanks to Lisanagry staff for the hall and equipment and the great welcome.

By Special Olympics Munster on 06/02/2013 15:58

The Munster Regional Bocce event was held on Sunday 3rd March in the Delta Sports Dome Limerick. The athletes attending had all qualified from the area competitions last season and competition was excellent on the day. Well done to Eileen O’Connell the competition manager supported by Roy and Noirina Savage and all the officials who also have been training very hard for the event in recent months. The volunteer team were excellent as always lead by Elaine O’Mahony.

By KoreaGames on 05/02/2013 14:22
    Team Ireland will return to Dublin Airport tomorrow with 12 medals 
By Special Olympics Ireland on 05/02/2013 12:53
    Team Ireland will return to Dublin Airport tomorrow with 12 medals 
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Special Olympics Connaught
The Gateway Building
North West Business Park Collooney
Sligo
T: 071-9118320
F: 071-9133335
E: connaught@specialolympics.ie

Splashin' Penguins Special Olympics Club Celebrate's 20th Anniversary 
  
   
The Splasin' Penguins Special Olympics Club celebrated their 20th anniversary at Lola Montez. The event was marked with the presentation of the Tony Rennick Cup for the Most Improved Swimmer, which was awarded to athlete John Gordon by Cathaoirleach Cllr Seamus Kilgannon. In recognition of the clubs mile stone achievement, presentations were also made to the club by Myra Merrick, the Regional Director for Special Olympics Connaught and Pat O'Malley for her work with the club. In it's two decade history, Splashin' Penguins have gone from strength to strength and have confirmed that four of their athletes have been selected to represent Connaught at the National Games being held in Dublin next year. Among the clubs talented athletes is Strandhill native Joseph Cullen who won a gold medal at the World Summer Games in Athens in 2011 for the 100 Individual Medley. 

  

Annual Affiliation 2017 – 2018 

Annual Affiliation documents have been issued to all clubs and completed documentation is due back in the office no later than September 28th.  The following supporting documents may assist with your clubs Annual Affiliation:

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How to edit your Annual Affiliation Forms (click here)

- 2017/2018 Affiliation Fee Structure (click here)

- Insurance Cover Overview (click here)

If you have any questions about Annual affiliation or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mary Ann on 0719118323 or
maryann.mcbrien@specialolympics.ie 

 Connaught

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.

Over 30 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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Polar Plunge Sligo
Saturday 9th Dec
Contact Maura for more details
 
Intro to Coaching Practices
Saturday 24th February 2018 
Contact John for more details 

Click here for booking form

 

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Splashin' Penguins 20th Anniversary

Pat O'Malley, Cathairrleach Cllr Seamus Kilgannon Joseph Cullen and Philipp Huel


Fergal Quinn, Cathairrleach Cllr Seamus Kilgannon, Philipp Huel and Joan Milmoe