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By Special Olympics Ireland on 26/05/2015 10:29
I am one of the athletes from the Bruach Na Mara Centre in Connemara.  We are all athletes from around the Connemara area. We have a great Special Olympics Head Coach and her name is Elva Glynn. We also have a great Special Olympics athletics coach and his name is Sean Breathnach. We have great volunteers in our club their names are Elva Glynn, Sean Breathnach, Mairin Breathnach, Sinead O Kane, Rory Bane and Lisa Goaley.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 15/05/2015 15:01
The Special Olympics Summer World Games takes place this July in Los Angeles. 
88 Irish athletes have been chosen to compete in these Games. To cover the cost of sending Team Ireland to the Games we have set up our "Support an Athlete" Campaign which if a fundraising drive aimed at raising €440,000.

By Special Olympics Ireland on 21/11/2014 11:58
Minster of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring announced the winners of the National Volunteers in Sports Awards on Wednesday November 19th at a ceremony in the Aviva Stadium , Dublin. The National Volunteer in Sport Awards were started in 2007, headed up by the Federation of Irish Sports - which...
By Special Olympics Ireland on 22/10/2014 08:35
Ireland’s top cookery schools and sporting hero’s are mixing it up for Special Olympics at Savour 

Savour Kilkenny is delighted to be working with Special Olympics Leinster to bring a new twist to Cookery Demonstrations from some of Ireland’s top cookery schools. This special event will...
By Special Olympics Ireland on 14/10/2014 09:46
The very first All-Ireland Athlete Leadership Forum took place on Saturday the 11th of October 2014 in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dublin with 81 athletes and 62 mentors in attendance. Participants came from Special Olympics Connaught, Leinster, Munster, and Eastern Region.

Athletes carried out workshops...
By Special Olympics Ireland on 09/10/2014 13:25
Join us of our annual Superhero Day which is taking place across Ireland this October. Hundreds of creches across Ireland have again answered our call and have signed up to take part in what is now one of the funniest and enjoyable fundraising campaigns in the Special Olympics calendar. We are also...
By Special Olympics Ireland on 09/06/2014 21:26
Dell and  Special Olympics Ireland recently launched a free smartphone app designed by the team at Dell to support the Special Olympics Ireland Games in Limerick from June 12th – 15th. The app works on android, with the iPhone version due for release closer to the Games, and has a range of exciting...
By Special Olympics Ireland on 25/04/2014 07:52
Meet this months Club Profile focuses on the Season Shuttles Special Olympics Club from our Eastern Region.               ...
By Special Olympics Ireland on 20/02/2014 17:31
This Friday, 11th April marks Special Olympics Ireland's Annual Charity Collection Day. We have 3,000 volunteers across 200 towns in Ireland helping us to raise essential funds.  It's not too late to get involved! You can visit our web page here:
By Special Olympics Ireland on 09/01/2014 11:34
Online applications for CARA National Inclusion Awards are currently open but are due to close on Friday 31st January. The awards recognises organisations and people who contribute to the inclusion of people with disabilities in Sport and Physical Activity. The purpose of the awards is to highlight and acknowledge best practice in relation to the inclusion of people with disabilities in sport and physical activity....

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