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#Special Olympics Ireland

# special-olympics-ireland - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'He's very good at watching out for other people, just to make sure everyone's okay'
# Leader
# Leader

'He's very good at watching out for other people, just to make sure everyone's okay'

Jun 14th 2018, 3:22 PM 5,453 Views 1 Comment

The oldest competitor at the Special Olympics Ireland Games will lead from the front this weekend.

Meet the athletes ready to represent their teams at the Special Olympics Ireland Games
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Meet the athletes ready to represent their teams at the Special Olympics Ireland Games

Jun 14th 2018, 2:26 PM 11,949 Views 3 Comments

Athletes in 13 sports will come together to compete in the Ireland Games in Dublin.

# special-olympics-ireland - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Huge excitement as Team Ireland jet off for 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games
# In Pics
# In Pics

Huge excitement as Team Ireland jet off for 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games

Mar 14th 2017, 11:53 AM 1,942 Views 1 Comment

They set out for Austria early this morning.

# special-olympics-ireland - Friday 20 November, 2015

VIDEO: Dublin, Cork and Galway stars 'get freezin' for a reason' by taking polar plunge
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# Brrrrrr

VIDEO: Dublin, Cork and Galway stars 'get freezin' for a reason' by taking polar plunge

Nov 20th 2015, 12:53 PM 7,281 Views 1 Comment

The ‘polar plunge’ aims to raise money for Special Olympics Ireland.

# special-olympics-ireland - Friday 24 April, 2015

Colin Farrell gives backing to Special Olympics
# Collection Day
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# Collection Day

Colin Farrell gives backing to Special Olympics

Apr 24th 2015, 5:08 PM 7,452 Views 13 Comments

The actor has encouraged people to engage with today’s fundraising.

# special-olympics-ireland - Sunday 15 June, 2014

2,000 medals later, the Special Olympics Ireland games draw to a close in Limerick
# Games
# Games

2,000 medals later, the Special Olympics Ireland games draw to a close in Limerick

Jun 15th 2014, 5:34 PM 9,506 Views 12 Comments

Over 1,500 athletes took part in the games in Limerick.

# special-olympics-ireland - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

New €5m headquarters for Special Olympics will 'yield significant savings'
# Abbottstown
# Abbottstown

New €5m headquarters for Special Olympics will 'yield significant savings'

May 14th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,543 Views 7 Comments

The new building will be located at the National Sports Campus in Dublin.

# special-olympics-ireland - Friday 11 April, 2014

My brother Stevie got the skills, says Special Olympics ambassador Seamus Coleman
# Collection Day
# Collection Day

My brother Stevie got the skills, says Special Olympics ambassador Seamus Coleman

Apr 11th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,275 Views 2 Comments

Annual collection hopes to raise €500,000 towards the cost of the Special Olympics Ireland Games this June.

# special-olympics-ireland - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

€25 million to be invested in Irish sport in 2014
# Funding
# Funding

€25 million to be invested in Irish sport in 2014

Feb 12th 2014, 5:38 PM 2,784 Views 9 Comments

€8.7 million will go to High Performance Sport.

# special-olympics-ireland - Monday 4 November, 2013

Irish believe older women to be kindest group in Ireland
# Caring
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# Caring

Irish believe older women to be kindest group in Ireland

Nov 4th 2013, 3:25 PM 8,437 Views 23 Comments

Survey finds that while young Irish men are ranked least kind – people are also less likely to BE kind to young men.

# special-olympics-ireland - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Colin Farrell: Special Olympics World Games 2003 "extraordinary experience"
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Colin Farrell: Special Olympics World Games 2003 "extraordinary experience"

Jun 16th 2013, 8:45 PM 15,994 Views 24 Comments

The actor and supporter of Special Olympics Ireland celebrates 10-year anniversary since the World Games were held in Ireland.

# special-olympics-ireland - Friday 1 February, 2013

VIDEO: Ireland's Floorball stars in action at Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea
# Special Olympics
# Special Olympics

VIDEO: Ireland's Floorball stars in action at Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea

Feb 1st 2013, 5:59 PM 3,917 Views 5 Comments

This looks like fun.

# special-olympics-ireland - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

'You're a star' -- Special Olympics athlete's thank-you letter to Rory Best will make your day
# Nice 1
# Nice 1

'You're a star' -- Special Olympics athlete's thank-you letter to Rory Best will make your day

Jan 9th 2013, 4:36 PM 15,479 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland and Ulster hooker sent skier Lucy Best an Ireland jersey after they met in Belfast.

# special-olympics-ireland - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

VIDEO: Darren O'Neill donates his act of kindness to Special Olympics Ireland
# Campaign
# Campaign

VIDEO: Darren O'Neill donates his act of kindness to Special Olympics Ireland

Nov 20th 2012, 4:32 PM 621 Views 1 Comment

The Irish boxer is the official ambassador for the organisation’s latest initiative.

# special-olympics-ireland - Monday 11 June, 2012

Magic moment: young athletes run race together after starting gun fright
# On Track
# On Track

Magic moment: young athletes run race together after starting gun fright

Jun 11th 2012, 5:03 PM 11,472 Views 31 Comments

One young runner returned to the starting line to give his friend a helping hand.

# special-olympics-ireland - Thursday 26 April, 2012

A grand soft day: Entertainers lace up for 126-mile run in aid of Special Olympics Ireland
# Five Alive
# Five Alive

A grand soft day: Entertainers lace up for 126-mile run in aid of Special Olympics Ireland

Apr 26th 2012, 7:35 PM 3,959 Views 6 Comments

DJ and movie critic team up for a fund-raising, endurance jog. Nice weather for it too.

# special-olympics-ireland - Monday 4 July, 2011

Team Ireland medal tally hits 92 on final day
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# Winning

Team Ireland medal tally hits 92 on final day

Jul 4th 2011, 8:38 AM 912 Views 1 Comment

The Special Olympics will close tomorrow after another impressive set of Irish performances.

# special-olympics-ireland - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Team Ireland scores another 20 Olympic medals
# Winning
# Winning

Team Ireland scores another 20 Olympic medals

Jul 3rd 2011, 10:55 AM 642 Views 6 Comments

Day seven in Athens proved another successful one for the Irish athletes competing in the Special Olympics.

# special-olympics-ireland - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Ireland takes two more medals at the Special Olympics
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Ireland takes two more medals at the Special Olympics

Jun 28th 2011, 7:14 AM 775 Views 5 Comments

Team Ireland now has three medals from the games, all in swimming.

# special-olympics-ireland - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Special Olympics chief Mary Davis announces presidential bid
# Race For The Áras
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# Race For The Áras

Special Olympics chief Mary Davis announces presidential bid

May 26th 2011, 2:10 PM 798 Views 0 Comments

The managing director of Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia says she will seek the nomination of four councils to run in October.

# special-olympics-ireland - Friday 15 April, 2011

A Bluffer's Guide to... the Special Olympics
# Greece Is The Word
# Greece Is The Word

A Bluffer's Guide to... the Special Olympics

Apr 15th 2011, 5:09 PM 480 Views 0 Comments

The countdown is on for our athletes preparing for the Special Olympics in Athens this summer. Here’s everything you need to know on Special Olympics Ireland’s collection day.