Tag Archives: Special Olympics

2019 Special Olympics World Games

A remarkable 86 medals will be brought back to Dublin Airport today after a fantastically memorable 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games for Team Ireland. 91 Special Olympics Ireland athletes travelled to Abu Dhabi, to compete in twelve sports. ...

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2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games – Closing Ceremony

The Irish Times Online kicked off the coverage of the Special Olympics Closing Ceremony with Ray’s great picture of Team Ireland double Silver Medal winner Ciara O’Loughlin, from Inagh, Co. Clare. The newspapers followed featuring ...

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Special Olympics Heros – Day Seven

The Irish Times online had their Special Olympics coverage off to an early start, with Team Ireland’s Edward Kennedy, Julianstown, Co. Meath, on his way to finishing fifth in a 200m Final featured, on their home page. The Irish Times online ...

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Special Olympics Heros – Day Five

Team Ireland continue to put in a solid performance at the Special Olympics in Athens, Greece. Day Four saw the team earn 14 medals and bring their medal tally up to 34 so far. The Irish Independent newspaper showing the highs and lows of competition ...

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Special Olympics Heros – Day Four

Team Ireland had another successful day at the Special Olympics in Athens, Greece, with John Michael Gannon, from Cloghan, Co. Offaly, picking up two Gold and two Silver medals at various gymnastic events and Alan Quinlan, from Cappamore, Limerick, ...

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Special Olympics Heros – Day Three

On Day Three of the Special Olympics in Athens, Greece, Team Ireland had great success in the pool. Mary Gavin, from Templeogue, Dublin, won a Silver Medal in a 100m Backstroke Final and Peter Oxley, from Tyrrelspass, Co. Westmeath, won a Bronze ...

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Training Camp for Team Ireland ahead of 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens

With the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens only 2 weeks away the Ireland Team are in camp for last minute training.  The team fly out from Dublin on Monday June 20th for the Games which will take place in Athens, Greece, from the ...

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