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News from the Health Team at Special Olympics Ireland
By HealthAdmin on 09/10/2013 15:02
Social Media and Texting Guidelines have been developed following the growth of the use in the area by clubs, athletes and the organisation as a whole. There is a need to be aware of the risks involved and also how Clubs can work with athletes and volunteers to ensure they reduce any risks to themselves.

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These easy to read guidelines were developed to ensure both athletes and volunteers can be included in understanding of best practice in the area. Using pictures to tell the story of the Social Media and Texting Guidelines supports as many athletes as possible to understand their role in this area and also shows them that they are included in helping a club in maintaining best practice.

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By HealthAdmin on 30/05/2013 17:27
    20 news clubs have participated in the Health Promotion Programme since January 2013 
By HealthAdmin on 05/10/2012 13:52
Bullying Guidelines launched as addendum to Code of Ethics and Good Practice Handbook
By HealthAdmin on 24/05/2012 08:23
New number to call if you have a concern
By HealthAdmin on 23/05/2012 10:46
Asparagus, the king of vegetables is in season at the moment. This delicous vegetable is packed full of nutrients to keep your body working well. Why not try this easy recipe yourself! All it needs is a nice piece of baked fish (salmon, cod etc) for the perfect summer meal.
By HealthAdmin on 08/11/2011 14:09
A few foods to help prevent colds and flu
By HealthAdmin on 09/06/2011 11:25
By HealthAdmin on 18/05/2011 08:51

This article discuuses healthy eating and the importance of a balanced diet.

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Author:Created:15/03/2011 10:28RssIcon
News from the Health Team at Special Olympics Ireland
By HealthAdmin on 09/10/2013 15:02
Social Media and Texting Guidelines have been developed following the growth of the use in the area by clubs, athletes and the organisation as a whole. There is a need to be aware of the risks involved and also how Clubs can work with athletes and volunteers to ensure they reduce any risks to themselves.

  Click on the above link to view document

These easy to read guidelines were developed to ensure both athletes and volunteers can be included in understanding of best practice in the area. Using pictures to tell the story of the Social Media and Texting Guidelines supports as many athletes as possible to understand their role in this area and also shows them that they are included in helping a club in maintaining best practice.

...
By HealthAdmin on 30/05/2013 17:27
    20 news clubs have participated in the Health Promotion Programme since January 2013 
By HealthAdmin on 05/10/2012 13:52
Bullying Guidelines launched as addendum to Code of Ethics and Good Practice Handbook
By HealthAdmin on 24/05/2012 08:23
New number to call if you have a concern
By HealthAdmin on 23/05/2012 10:46
Asparagus, the king of vegetables is in season at the moment. This delicous vegetable is packed full of nutrients to keep your body working well. Why not try this easy recipe yourself! All it needs is a nice piece of baked fish (salmon, cod etc) for the perfect summer meal.
By HealthAdmin on 08/11/2011 14:09
A few foods to help prevent colds and flu
By HealthAdmin on 09/06/2011 11:25
By HealthAdmin on 18/05/2011 08:51

This article discuuses healthy eating and the importance of a balanced diet.

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Good Practice News
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Asparagus Season
Medicinal Foods
You Are What You Eat!
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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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 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