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Follow our coaches as they fill you in on their experience with Special Olympics
By CoachAdmin on 09 February 2011

Today’s blog will cover how a soccer pitch is marked out and what is the best layout for your team and offences.

By CoachAdmin on Wednesday, February 09, 2011

I can't believe it's February already! Where did that month go? Xin Nian Kuai Le! Happy Chinese New Year! 

By CoachAdmin on 18 November 2010

The effective player doesn’t believe the myth that “practice makes perfect”, but knows that practice makes you better.

By CoachAdmin on Monday, November 15, 2010

Training's back into the swing of things and I don't know about the swimmers but I'm wiped already! That break at midterm was just what the doctor ordered. Don't ask me to tell you what I did over midterm because I can't remember, I just know I slept a lot! And now it's over the work really begins... 

By CoachAdmin on 29 October 2010

Hi, My name is Terence Flynn and welcome to my blog with Special Olympics

By CoachAdmin on Monday, September 27, 2010

My name is Aoife Drumm and I am a swimming coach. I have been involved with Special Olympics for over eight years. Wow, it’s nearly nine years now!

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Author:Created:Monday, September 27, 2010RssIcon
Follow our coaches as they fill you in on their experience with Special Olympics
By CoachAdmin on 09 February 2011

Today’s blog will cover how a soccer pitch is marked out and what is the best layout for your team and offences.

By CoachAdmin on Wednesday, February 09, 2011

I can't believe it's February already! Where did that month go? Xin Nian Kuai Le! Happy Chinese New Year! 

By CoachAdmin on 18 November 2010

The effective player doesn’t believe the myth that “practice makes perfect”, but knows that practice makes you better.

By CoachAdmin on Monday, November 15, 2010

Training's back into the swing of things and I don't know about the swimmers but I'm wiped already! That break at midterm was just what the doctor ordered. Don't ask me to tell you what I did over midterm because I can't remember, I just know I slept a lot! And now it's over the work really begins... 

By CoachAdmin on 29 October 2010

Hi, My name is Terence Flynn and welcome to my blog with Special Olympics

By CoachAdmin on Monday, September 27, 2010

My name is Aoife Drumm and I am a swimming coach. I have been involved with Special Olympics for over eight years. Wow, it’s nearly nine years now!

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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

Annual Regional Meeting

The 2018 Annual Regional Meeting of Special Olympics Connaught will be held on Thursday 11th April 2019 in Hannon’s Hotel, Roscommon at 7.00pm.  All registered athletes, volunteers and family members are invited to attend.We look forward to seeing you on the night and should you require further information please contact the regional office.

Telephone: 071-9118320

Athletics Development Day


We held a very successful development day on Monday 4th March 2019 in the AIT Indoor arena. Just under 100 athletes were in attendance and took part in a variety of Run, Jump, & Throw stations with the emphasis on fun and getting everyone active. Thanks to all the local volunteers and the students from Athlone Community College who helped on the day to ensure all ran smoothly.



The highlight of the day was a team relay activity which all athletes participated in after lunch. A coaches pack with a variety of drills and activities will be forwarded to all after the event. 


Special Olympics Ireland Coaching Conference

The Special Olympics Ireland, All Ireland Coaching Conference will take place in Dublin City University (DCU) on Saturday 30th March. The theme for the conference is 'Coaching the Future' and is open to all volunteers. For further information or to book a place click here




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

Intro to Bocce Course
27th April, Bocce Sports Complex
Intro to Bocce Course
Contact John for further details
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Intro to Coaching Practices Course
6th April, Sligo Grammar School
Intro to Coaching Practices Course Form.pdf
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Keep in touch
with Connaught on Twitter
@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