The Launch of County Roscommon Special Olympics Ireland

The County Roscommon Special Olympics Campaign will be officially launched on Thursday 5th of February at 7.30pm in Gleeson’s Townhouse, Market Square, Roscommon Town.

Special guest on the evening Mr. Ciaran Mullooly, President of Roscommon Lions club, other speakers to include CEO of Special Olympics Mr. Matt English, eircom representative Mr. Harry Feeney and Mayor of Roscommon, Cllr. Michael Mc Greal.
Cheese and wine reception on arrival with entertaintment by well known local Traditional Musicians.
All Interested groups and individuals from around the county are welcome on the evening to come along and find out more about the campaign.

“Changing Lives” supporters packs together with a host of fun and simple fundraising ideas have been forwarded to all schools, local business and sporting organisations within the county and further information on all aspects of the campaign can be found on the website,, powered by

The campaign, supported by eircom, runs from 5th January until 1st May and a number of events have already been planned for Roscommon, details of which will be announced on the night.

The campaign aims to support the existing programme and to fund the recruitment process of new athletes in County Roscommon.

A dedicated campaign office, kindly donated by the Chamber Of Commerce in Roscommon Town, has been set up by Special Olympics Ireland.

For further details on any aspect of the campaign contact the Roscommon County Coordinator, Anna Cassidy on 085 1640437, by email, or join us at the launch on Thursday the 5th February at 7.30pm in Gleeson’s Townhouse, to speak with her about how you can help Special Olympics Ireland to Change Lives in County Roscommon.

Anna Cassidy
Roscommon County Coordinator
Special Olympics Ireland
Stone Court
The Square
090 6627514 / 090 6627545
085 1640437


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