June 11, 2018

Special Olympics Ireland Sponsorship

We’re very excited here at Neopost Ireland. We’ve been given the opportunity to become one of the sponsors for the Special Olympics Ireland games which take place this month. The Special Olympics games are an amazing competition and the competitive supportive events benefit so many athletes who work for years to compete for Ireland.

Special Olympics Ireland… changing lives

Special Olympics Ireland is a year-round sports training and competition programme for people with an intellectual disability. The benefits of participation in Special Olympics extend beyond the physical benefits of sport; it’s about team spirit, friendships and fun; it’s about a feeling of belonging and a sense of being part of a community. Special Olympics changes lives in so many different ways, enabling people with an intellectual disability to achieve and win not only in sport but in life too.

2018  Special  Olympics  Ireland  Games:

Circa 1,600 Special Olympics athletes from all corners of Ireland will participate in the 4-day residential Games in 13 sports competitions and a Motor Activities Training Programme.

What:                                  2018 Special Olympics Ireland Games

When:                                 Thursday 14th – Sunday 17th June 2018

Who:                                   1,600 athletes, 600 Coaches and Official Delegates and 2,500 Volunteers

Sports:

Athletics Gymnastics 
BadmintonKayaking 
BasketballSwimming
BocceTenpin Bowling 
EquestrianTable Tennis 
FootballPitch and Putt 
Golf 

 

A comprehensive non-competitive Motor Activities Training Programme will be offered as part of the Games.

The Games will include a Law Enforcement Torch Run prior to the Opening Ceremony of the Games. During the weekend of the Games, various cultural and entertainment items will be organised - giving athletes, families, volunteers and the public an opportunity to experience a true Olympics-style event.  The athletes will also be able to avail of a Healthy Athlete Screening Programme and participate in other health related activities throughout the weekend.

To learn more about how you can help Special Olympics Ireland visit www.specialolympics.ie