Entries by Caroline O'Mahony

Team Ireland continue to blaze a trail in Abu Dhabi

On the fifth day of competition, Team Ireland’s medal haul has risen to over 60 medals Team Ireland ladies’ basketball team scooped gold in a spectacular final game against Bharat. After several days of heated competition, Team Ireland’s seven-aside football team claimed a bronze medal.  Furthering Team Ireland’s success in the pool, Aisling Beacom from […]

World Games Schedule Wednesday 19th March

As we head in to the final day of competition The below schedule is in local UAE Time. Abu Dhabi is 4 hours ahead of Dublin. Please note the schedule is subject to change. For more schedule information you can download the official Games App from your PlayStore and search “World Games Abu Dhabi 2019” […]

World Game Schedule Tuesday 19th March

The below schedule is in local UAE Time. Abu Dhabi is 4 hours ahead of Dublin. Please note the schedule is subject to change. For more schedule information you can download the official Games App from your PlayStore and search “World Games Abu Dhabi 2019” Basketball Time Team vs Team Female 2.00pm Ireland Bharat Football […]

World Games Schedule Monday 18th March

Team Ireland certainly celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in style with medals and personal bests and the competition continues again today. The below schedule is in local UAE Time. Abu Dhabi is 4 hours ahead of Dublin. Please note the schedule is subject to change. For more schedule information you can download the official Games App […]

World Games Schedule Sunday 17th

The days are flying by and Team Ireland are going from strength to strength. As the world celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Team Ireland have a busy day of competition ahead of them. The below schedule is in local UAE Time. Abu Dhabi is 4 hours ahead of Dublin. Please note the schedule is subject to […]

World Games Schedule Saturday 16th March

Team Ireland got off to a flying start on Friday and there is more excitement to come as we look to the events for Saturday. The below schedule is in local UAE Time. Abu Dhabi is 4 hours ahead of Dublin. Please note the schedule is subject to change. For more schedule information you can […]

Spectacular Opening Ceremony signals the start of the World Games

After a spectacular and electrifying opening ceremony the World Summer Games 2019 are now officially open! The ceremony took place at the Zayed Sports City where the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces officially welcomed more than 7,500 athletes and 3,000 coaches, representing 200 nations, for seven days […]

World Games Schedule Friday 15th March

With the spectacle of the Opening Ceremony on Thursday evening all eyes now turn to competition. The below schedule is in local UAE Time. Abu Dhabi is 4 hours ahead of Dublin. Please note the schedule is subject to change. For more schedule information you can download the official Games App from your PlayStore and […]

And they are off!! Team Ireland depart for Abu Dhabi

There were exciting scenes at Dublin Airport on Thursday as 91 athletes from right across Ireland got set to jet off to Abu Dhabi for the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games. The athletes gathered in the airport from early morning with their family and friends before walking through a guard of honour from their […]

Athletes to officiate at World Games

In addition to the athletes and coaches participation in the Games, Special Olympics Ireland is also represented by 15 officials. They will join other officials from countries across the world to ensure best practice of having international representation for officials and judging positions. The 8 Special Olympics Ireland officials will officiate the following sports:  athletics, […]