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#Special Olympics Ireland

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

From The42 'He's very good at watching out for other people, just to make sure everyone's okay' Leader

'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.

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

From The42 Huge excitement as Team Ireland jet off for 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games In Pics

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

From The42 VIDEO: Dublin, Cork and Galway stars 'get freezin' for a reason' by taking polar plunge Brrrrrr

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

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

From The42 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

From The42 New €5m headquarters for Special Olympics will 'yield significant savings' Abbottstown

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

From The42 My brother Stevie got the skills, says Special Olympics ambassador Seamus Coleman Collection Day

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

From The42 €25 million to be invested in Irish sport in 2014 Funding

€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

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

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

From The42 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

From The42 'You're a star' -- Special Olympics athlete's thank-you letter to Rory Best will make your day Nice 1

'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

From The42 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

From The42 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

From The42 A grand soft day: Entertainers lace up for 126-mile run in aid of Special Olympics Ireland Five Alive

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

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

From The42 Team Ireland scores another 20 Olympic medals Winning

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

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

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

From The42 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.