|www.specialolympics.ie||Special Olympics Ireland provides sports training and competition in 12 Olympic-type sports for children and adults with an intellectual disability. There are over 400 clubs in Ireland today. Special Olympics 2010 is taking place in Limerick from 9th to 13th June. See the website for further details.
IWA-Sport is an integral part of the Irish Wheelchair Association. It is the national organisation dedicated to the achievement of full social, economic and educational integration of people with physical disabilities as equal, independent and participating members of the general public and aims to enable people with a physical disability to participate in sport at their level of choice
IWA-Sport is also the National Governing body for the following wheelchair sports: Table Tennis, Swimming, Rugby, Basketball, Athletics (Track and Field), Archery.
Other sporting and leisure orientated organisations who share IWA's aims of inclusion are supported through the IWA development team. IWA-Sport caters for Amputee Athletes, Athletes with Spinal Cord Injuries, Athletes with Cerebral Palsy, Athletes with Spina Bifida, Les Autres, i.e. Athletes with a physical disability that are not mentioned already (e.g. Muscular dystrophy).
|www.pcireland.ie||Paralympic Council of Ireland.|
|www.cpsi.ie||Cerebral Palsy Sports Ireland.|
|www.ntsp.ie||North Tipperary Sports Partnership - look at the Disability Sport button.|
|www.stsp.ie||South Tipperary Sports Partnership - click the Disability tab on the left.|
|www.limerickcitysports.ie||Limerick City Sports Partnership - Look at Gym Inc and Swim Inc.as well as the News Update.|
|www.cllsp.ie||County Limerick Local Sports Partnership - choose the Disability tab for more information.|
|www.claresportspartnership.ie||Clare Sports Partnership - click on the Inclusive Sports tab.|
|Galway City Sports Partnership
||Galway City Sports Partnership - there is no specific website available for this sports partnership.
Contact details are: Mr. Jason Craughwell, Galway City Sports Partnership, C/o: Galway City Council, City Hall, College Road, GalwayTel: 091-536543 Fax: 091-567493 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.galwaycity.ie
|www.rdai.org||Riding for the Disabled Association Ireland is a national voluntary organisation which provides the opportunity of recreational and therapeutic riding to people with disabilities.
|Carmen Illers Horseriding||Carmen Illers Horseriding provides one-to-one or small group tuition and specializes in therapeutic riding which helps children and adults build strength and balance safely by using a vaulting girth, i.e. no reins or stirrups are used by the rider initially. Contact Carmen on 086 2264447. Lessons are held at Drumcliffe Equestrian Centre in Ennis, Co. Clare.
|www.caraapacentre.ie||The CARA Adapted Physical Activity Centre was established In November 2007 - it is supported by the Irish Sports Council and the Institute of Technology Tralee. The main aim of the CARA APA Centre is to facilitate an increase in the number of people with disabilities participating in sport and physical activity, through increasing opportunities to participate, improving access, providing information on and organising delivering training. The site also has contact details for your local Sports Inclusion Disability Officer.
|www.fai.ie||This link will bring you to the Football Association of Ireland's Football for All page - a comprehensive page with lots of information on the FAI's links with various disability organisations and programmes that are run all over the country.
Nick Harrison is Munster's Football for All Co-Ordinator. Email email@example.com 086 0472051.
|www.swimireland.ie||Swim Ireland is the governing body of swimming in Ireland.|
Special Needs Judo is "Special Needs Judo Ireland is a program in the process of development by the coaches of Black Eagle Judo, Co Tipperary with the help & support of the Irish Judo Association, local sports partnerships, and indeed world leaders in the development of Special Needs Judo.
|Unlock Your Potential
|Focusing on 'personal development via physical activities', this programme is inclusive of all family members from age 4 up. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01 8232513.