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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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Sligo
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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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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