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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
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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

You must be logged in and have permission to create or edit a blog.
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.
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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

 

Created with flickr slideshow.

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