Extraordinary Energy at Team Eastern Launch

Making your way towards the National Indoor Arena, something seems different. The natural solitude and general calm of the area on a normal Wednesday afternoon feels disordered. There is a new energy in the air, and it’s getting stronger the closer you get to the state of the art sporting facility. Something is happening. Something […]

Launch Fever Let Loose in Leinster

A sea of dark blue shirts and jerseys flooded the amazing facilities at the Tallaght Stadium on Wednesday morning. The football arena and the surrounding community got a preview of what to expect on the 14th June, when the opening ceremony for the Ireland Games takes place. 267 athletes from all across the Leinster region […]

Connaught Catches Crazy Launch Fever

    Team Connaught was the second delegation to host their Ireland Games launch last Friday 18th May. The fantastic facilities at the Athlone institute of technology hosted 227 athletes along with 104 coaches and delegations. The launch took place on the college’s campus, for the Connaught Ireland Games launch. Friends, family, guests and volunteers […]

Monday Munster Madness

  Last Monday Cork City town hall welcomed the Special Olympics Munster team, to the first official regional launch, in the run up to the Special Olympics Ireland Games in June. 382 athletes from all over Munster traveled to the event along with their delegation and honored guests. Arriving to the venue, the faces of […]

Officials needed for gymnastics, athletics & aquatics

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All of the athletes competing at the Ireland Games this June have qualified through a comprehensive advancement programme from Area Games in 2016, Regional Games in 2017 and many will hope to qualify for the World Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019. Such a prestigious sporting event needs top level officials and this is […]