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Blog updated with news from the Sports Department in Special Olympics Ireland
By SportsAdmin on 11/15/2012 11:52 PM
     Special Olympics Ireland have recently published the "Regulations Governing Special Olymnpics Ireland Sport"
By SportsAdmin on 04/07/2012 15:18
    Readiness for Competition - A Guide for Coaches 
By SportsAdmin on 5/30/2012 5:24 PM
    Special Olympics athletes Mark Claffey and David Johnstone took to the court yesterday at the launch of Tennis Ireland's National Tennis Day
By SportsAdmin on 4/11/2012 11:07 AM

    Drinking water on a daily basis is an essential point to get across to athletes. Water has many functions in the body. 
            

By SportsAdmin on 4/2/2012 11:27 AM

Communication is vital

Communication is vital when coaching athletes. Athletes may have different ways of communicating. Coaches need to ensure they understand the many different ways athletes communicate. Communication can be verbal or non-verbal.

By SportsAdmin on 3/29/2012 8:32 AM

Athlete Health

As a coach athlete health is very important and coaches should encourage and highlight the importance of athlete health to all athletes.

Click here to access Athlete Health Resources

By SportsAdmin on 3/22/2012 8:32 AM

National Football Cup

Men's and Women's National Football Cup is taking place on the 12th of May in St. Joseph’s Boys FC, Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin. Entry forms for the Women's National Football Cup should be returned no later than the 27th of March 2012.

By SportsAdmin on 3/14/2012 12:19 PM
There are many different styles/ techniques used when coaching. The following is a brief outline of the different styles that coaches can use when coaching athletes.
By SportsAdmin on 07/03/2012 14:09




TEAM   
T
ogether Everyone Achieves More
Team cohesion is developed by; forming, storming, norming and performing.

 

By SportsAdmin on 02/03/2012 15:40
When planning training sessions or preparing to compete in an activity coach’s should plan and give time for warming up.
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Author:Created:8/25/2010 6:08 PMRssIcon
Blog updated with news from the Sports Department in Special Olympics Ireland
By SportsAdmin on 11/15/2012 11:52 PM
     Special Olympics Ireland have recently published the "Regulations Governing Special Olymnpics Ireland Sport"
By SportsAdmin on 04/07/2012 15:18
    Readiness for Competition - A Guide for Coaches 
By SportsAdmin on 5/30/2012 5:24 PM
    Special Olympics athletes Mark Claffey and David Johnstone took to the court yesterday at the launch of Tennis Ireland's National Tennis Day
By SportsAdmin on 4/11/2012 11:07 AM

    Drinking water on a daily basis is an essential point to get across to athletes. Water has many functions in the body. 
            

By SportsAdmin on 4/2/2012 11:27 AM

Communication is vital

Communication is vital when coaching athletes. Athletes may have different ways of communicating. Coaches need to ensure they understand the many different ways athletes communicate. Communication can be verbal or non-verbal.

By SportsAdmin on 3/29/2012 8:32 AM

Athlete Health

As a coach athlete health is very important and coaches should encourage and highlight the importance of athlete health to all athletes.

Click here to access Athlete Health Resources

By SportsAdmin on 3/22/2012 8:32 AM

National Football Cup

Men's and Women's National Football Cup is taking place on the 12th of May in St. Joseph’s Boys FC, Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin. Entry forms for the Women's National Football Cup should be returned no later than the 27th of March 2012.

By SportsAdmin on 3/14/2012 12:19 PM
There are many different styles/ techniques used when coaching. The following is a brief outline of the different styles that coaches can use when coaching athletes.
By SportsAdmin on 07/03/2012 14:09




TEAM   
T
ogether Everyone Achieves More
Team cohesion is developed by; forming, storming, norming and performing.

 

By SportsAdmin on 02/03/2012 15:40
When planning training sessions or preparing to compete in an activity coach’s should plan and give time for warming up.
You must be logged in and have permission to create or edit a blog.
Ready, Set, Go!
National Tennis Day Launch
Hydration
Athlete Health
National Football Cup 2012
Different styles of coaching
Team Cohesion
Warm Up and Cool Down
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Sligo
T: 071-9118320
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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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 Contact Breffni on 071 91 18330 if you are available to help.

 

 

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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