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By VolunteerAdmin on 6/15/2010 4:26 PM

 

YES ! We made it through in style !

 

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/15/2010 4:09 PM

Well the games are finally over..I must say that i have mixed emotions

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/12/2010 11:09 PM

What an Event Services Team !!

Eugene was “up and at it” in the Car Park before 7.00 this morning, and at the same time Catriona, our Early Bird, was at the MOC desk.

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/12/2010 5:51 PM

Yesterday the weather was great and we had a good day in the Healthy Athlete Tent.

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/11/2010 11:45 PM

 And I would walk 5000 miles....

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/11/2010 11:36 PM

An early start made easier by the sunshine!

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/11/2010 8:09 PM

Hectic entertainment schedule but so far so good 

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/10/2010 11:02 PM

 

1,900 Athletes and 800 Coaches were transferred by 52 buses to Thomond Park with the assistance of the Gardai.

 

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/10/2010 8:29 PM

Fantastic Day in the Healthy Athlete Tent

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/10/2010 8:13 PM

Busy day visiting a number of different venues

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The Final Day
Sunny Saturday—Day 3
Event Services Friday
Event Services Day 1
Day 1 in Healthy Athlete
Day 1 in Family Services
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Author:Created:6/7/2010 7:34 PMRssIcon
The Special Olympics Ireland Volunteer Blog gives insight into volunteering with Special Olympics Ireland
By VolunteerAdmin on 6/15/2010 4:26 PM

 

YES ! We made it through in style !

 

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/15/2010 4:09 PM

Well the games are finally over..I must say that i have mixed emotions

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/12/2010 11:09 PM

What an Event Services Team !!

Eugene was “up and at it” in the Car Park before 7.00 this morning, and at the same time Catriona, our Early Bird, was at the MOC desk.

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/12/2010 5:51 PM

Yesterday the weather was great and we had a good day in the Healthy Athlete Tent.

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/11/2010 11:45 PM

 And I would walk 5000 miles....

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/11/2010 11:36 PM

An early start made easier by the sunshine!

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/11/2010 8:09 PM

Hectic entertainment schedule but so far so good 

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/10/2010 11:02 PM

 

1,900 Athletes and 800 Coaches were transferred by 52 buses to Thomond Park with the assistance of the Gardai.

 

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/10/2010 8:29 PM

Fantastic Day in the Healthy Athlete Tent

By VolunteerAdmin on 6/10/2010 8:13 PM

Busy day visiting a number of different venues

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The Final Day
Sunny Saturday—Day 3
Event Services Friday
Event Services Day 1
Day 1 in Healthy Athlete
Day 1 in Family Services
There are no recent comments on this blog.
Skip Navigation Links.

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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@ConnaughtSO 

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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