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Summer Rock N’ Roll. 20/07/2013
As the summer heat wave hit the Isle of Man, Special Olympics Isle of Man held their Summer Party at the Manx Legion Club in Douglas on the 19th July. The weather may have been over 24 degrees but our athletes looked pretty cool on the dance floor. The entertainment generously performed free of charge by Shawaddywaddy tribute band Shoddywaddy kept everyone on the dance floor boogieing the night away. The event raised £750 enabling us to continue our work helping the Isle on Mans men, women and children with intellectual disabilities achieve their potential through sport.
Department of Infrastructure staff raise more than £500 for the Special Olympics Isle of Man team. 05/07/2013
Anne Dooley, from the Highways Licensing division, organised the fundraising effort by arranging a dress down day and cake sale for colleagues, and then taking on the epic challenge of the Parish Walk in memory of SO IoM athlete Gareth Cowin, who sadly passed away during the Special Olympics World Winter Games at PyeongChang in South Korea earlier this year.
Runners Up Spot For SO IOM Football Team. 03/11/2013
The Special Olympics Isle of Man football team were runners up at the Merseyside Cup held in Liverpool on Saturday. After arriving late due to a cancelled boat the team had to play their three round robin matches back to back, Head Coach Mick Curran commented “they played amazingly well, winning all three games comfortably”.
Unfortunately playing back to back matches took its toll and they were beaten 4-
Pauline Hulley 1944-
It is with sadness in our hearts that Special Olympics Isle of Man announce the death of Pauline Hulley our Head Swimming Coach.
Pauline passed away after a short illness that she bore bravely to the end. More>>
Medals for all athletes at the Princess Charlene of Monaco Swimming Meeting 29/03/2014
Four Special Olympics Isle of Man swimmers participated at the Princess Charlene of Monaco Swimming Meeting; the two day event took place on the 28th and 29th March.