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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'

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

From TheJournal.ie Meet the athletes ready to represent their teams at the Special Olympics Ireland Games Special Olympics Ireland

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Colin Farrell gives backing to Special Olympics Collection Day

Colin Farrell gives backing to Special Olympics

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 This post contains videos This post contains images

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

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'

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

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

€8.7 million will go to High Performance Sport.

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish believe older women to be kindest group in Ireland Caring

Irish believe older women to be kindest group in Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie Colin Farrell: Special Olympics World Games 2003 "extraordinary experience" Congratulations

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

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 This post contains videos

# 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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Team Ireland medal tally hits 92 on final day Winning

Team Ireland medal tally hits 92 on final day

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland takes two more medals at the Special Olympics Winning

Ireland takes two more medals at the Special Olympics

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Special Olympics chief Mary Davis announces presidential bid Race For The Áras

Special Olympics chief Mary Davis announces presidential bid

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 This post contains images

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

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.