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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

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
 

Keep in touch

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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