Ireland

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The group allows athletes to raise their voices, and provide guidance on the development of Special Olympics as a movement.
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Special Olympics is delighted to announce a new two-year partnership with Kerry Group which will focus on athlete leadership, fundraising and volunteering in Ireland, Great Britain, Netherlands and Poland.
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Special Olympics Ireland has welcomed a new Director of Sport to its family! Karen Coventry succeeds Frances Kavanagh who retired from the position recently after over 25 years of loyal service. Frances was one of the founding members of Special Olympics Ireland in 1978 and, rather fittingly, the baton was handed over from Frances to Karen on International Women's Day earlier this month!
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George Fitzgerald is no stranger to competition. Read about his path from award winning athlete to coach and official.
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As floorball’s popularity grows in our movement across the globe, Dublin played host to a unique Special Olympics coaching seminar.
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Leinster Rugby Welcome Special Olympics Heroes To HQ
Learn how she went from the playing field to membership on the international Special Olympics Sports Rules Advisory Committee.
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SPECIAL OLYMPICS - SOWWG 2017
Spreading the Special Olympics message of acceptance and inclusion remains one of our movement's core objectives.
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Watch Nelson Mandela at the 2003 World Summer Games
The former South Africa President, who died in 2013, said Special Olympics athletes are proof of "our capacity to overcome hardships."
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How the 2003 Special Olympics World Games Transformed Ireland
The first Special Olympics World Summer Games held outside the USA were an astonishing success.
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