Sports Inclusion Disability

Get Active: Sports Inclusion Disability Programme (SIDP)

The Sports Inclusion Disability Programmes (SIDP) helps to address the imbalance in opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in Sport and Physical Activity, through working in partnership with all stakeholders in Clare. The programme is led by James Murrihy. For any further information on our SIDP contact James. / 065 6865434 / 087 9627696

Special Olympics Clubs

Brothers of Charity Ennis
Sports: Athletics, Aquatics, Basketball, Bocce, Football, Golf, Motor Activities, Table Tennis
This club is service based and cannot accept members from the general public

SO Golf Club Ennis
Sports: Golf
Contact: Pat O’Reilly 065 6829532 /

Ennis Eagles SO Club
Sports: Bowling
Contact: Sue Cave 087 9740397 /

Shannon Flyers SO Club
Sports: Athletics
Contact: Carmel Peacock 086 8312085 /

St. Clare’s Special School Ennis
Sports: Athletics, Gymnastics Artistic, Gymnastics Rhythmic
This club is service based and cannot accept members from the general public

Sports Clubs

Banner Spokes
Sports: (Emphasis on wheelchair based sports) Basketball, Boccia, Athletics Wheelchair Hurling
Contact: Sharon Whelan 087 2764019
Suitable For Children and Young Adults

S Club
Sports: Multi Sports (non compedative)
Contact: Frank Fitzgerald 086 2557001
Suitable For Children and Young Adults


Dyspraxia/DCD Support Group
Sports: Multi Sports (non compedative) other non sports activities
Contact: Niamh Ryan 0876771461
Suitable For Children and Young Adults

Mainstream Participation

Clare LSP’s SIDP supports individuals and groups to participate in events such as Parkrun, Operation Transformation and Tour De Burren. Contact James, / 065 6865434 / 087 9627696


This is a form of bowls. At an international and compeditive level it is a Paralympic sport aimed at people with physical disabilities in wheelchairs.

In Clare it is played by people of all ages. Disability Services in Clare play on a weekly basis through internal leagues while they come together to play a county league regularly. Contact James, / 065 6865434 / 087 9627696

Outdoor Activities

Clare’s SIDP offers basic and fun orienteering to different groups. However for those seeking more outdoor activities like the Burren Outdoor Education Centre offers Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Hill Walking, Snorkelling, Raft Building and Camping . All staff at the centre have completed the CARA Centre’s Inclusive Adventure Training to become more disability friendly. Contact Joanna 065 7078066


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Horse Riding

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Summer Camps Support

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Joe Barr . "My Life Behind Barrs".

March 2, 2018, 7:00pm - March 2, 2018, 9:00pm

Current World Endurance Champion over 500 miles and former pro-road racer Joe Barr tells his amazing story of 45 years on the road, the last 10 of which has been competing in the toughest endurance races in the world. A night not to be missed . It's a night that will tell the true story of endurance,courage and overcoming adversity to reach the finishline...true grit! Come meet Team Joe Barr at Western Garages Showroom @ 7pm Friday 2nd of March on the Quin Road Ennis and listen to a suberb presentation.You'll have a chance to check out his impressive bike collection. All proceeds on the night go to helping fund The Brothers of Charity Special Olympics Team representing Munster competing in Dublin in June Donation suggestion of €10+ would be most welcome.

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New Ennis 10k and Kids 2k coming up on March 24th.
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