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The Athlete Blog will follow the lives of several Special Olympics Athletes from a range of backgrounds
By soeditor on 4/9/2013 3:47 PM
    He was almost 92 years of age and very fond of me 
By so editor on 4/9/2013 3:37 PM
    You only have one life, live it, dream big and work at it until you get there 
By soeditor on 10/31/2012 3:10 PM
    Swimming training has started again after the summer break 
By so editor on 10/31/2012 3:02 PM
    I got the results from my Event Management Class and I am delighted with them! 
By so editor on 11/06/2012 13:28
    I've had such a busy couple of months between ALPs, Special Olympics clubs and my final project for my college course at Mary I in Limerick...
By so editor on 5/29/2012 11:25 AM
    During this time I have been studying Event Management in Stillorgan College of Further Education. By the next blog post I will have got my results and graduated. Our class has planned and organised the graduation ourselves. 
By so editor on 14/03/2012 10:50
     For a recent assignment in my Contemporary Living Course, I learnt about the Impressionist Paul Gauguin...
By so editor on 22/12/2011 21:57
     A new found love of reading and a great win over Bray Lakers
By soeditor on 12/22/2011 9:41 PM
     I sang with our group The Commitments at our Christmas Party
By so editor on 22/12/2011 21:30
    Helping North West Club to win the Basketball National Cup 
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My Grandad has gone to Heaven
Believing in Yourself!
Swimming Training and Hospital Visits
I Passed my Exams!!!
A Busy Couple of Months
College Work and Gizmo
Learning about Paul Gauguin
Great Win over Bray Lakers
Singing at our Christmas Party
National Basketball Cup
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Author:Created:5/17/2010 10:30 AMRssIcon
The Athlete Blog will follow the lives of several Special Olympics Athletes from a range of backgrounds
By soeditor on 4/9/2013 3:47 PM
    He was almost 92 years of age and very fond of me 
By so editor on 4/9/2013 3:37 PM
    You only have one life, live it, dream big and work at it until you get there 
By soeditor on 10/31/2012 3:10 PM
    Swimming training has started again after the summer break 
By so editor on 10/31/2012 3:02 PM
    I got the results from my Event Management Class and I am delighted with them! 
By so editor on 11/06/2012 13:28
    I've had such a busy couple of months between ALPs, Special Olympics clubs and my final project for my college course at Mary I in Limerick...
By so editor on 5/29/2012 11:25 AM
    During this time I have been studying Event Management in Stillorgan College of Further Education. By the next blog post I will have got my results and graduated. Our class has planned and organised the graduation ourselves. 
By so editor on 14/03/2012 10:50
     For a recent assignment in my Contemporary Living Course, I learnt about the Impressionist Paul Gauguin...
By so editor on 22/12/2011 21:57
     A new found love of reading and a great win over Bray Lakers
By soeditor on 12/22/2011 9:41 PM
     I sang with our group The Commitments at our Christmas Party
By so editor on 22/12/2011 21:30
    Helping North West Club to win the Basketball National Cup 
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Swimming Training and Hospital Visits
I Passed my Exams!!!
A Busy Couple of Months
College Work and Gizmo
Learning about Paul Gauguin
Great Win over Bray Lakers
Singing at our Christmas Party
National Basketball Cup
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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