Camp Abilities is part of a positive change in people’s lives; you can be part of that change. If you are reading this, you are halfway there. Get involved in the magic that is Camp Abilities – there is no
Over the past number of Months, our Coordinator for the National Inclusion Awards has been incredibly busy working behind the scenes pulling everything together for Cara, and with only a few weeks to go, and the application process now closed,
Sports Development Coordinator: The CARA Centre is delighted to partner with Vision Sport Ireland in the recruitment of a Sports Development Coordinator who will be responsible for delivering on Vision Sport Ireland objectives with a specific focus on the long term planning and implementation of Camp Abilities Ireland.
The COPE Foundation provides a range of services to 2,300 people with an intellectual disability and/or autism through a network of community based supports in Cork. From 1979 until 2002, Terence taught physical education in four of the COPE Foundations special schools. He also delivered leisure and recreation programmes to adults with intellectual disabilities in various day and residential services in COPE. In 2002 Terence was appointed manager of the Leisure, Recreation and Physical Activity team, now named the Physical Activity & Sports Department.
It’s a feeling only a few in a lifetime will encounter. The lights, the crowds of people, and you. It’s a feeling that Irish para-sailor, John Twomey, will experience after ten consecutive Paralympics. 7th September in Maracana Stadium, Rio, Brazil.
“Getting more people with a disability leading an active and healthy lifestyle can also happen in the outdoor adventure environment. It can be as simple as getting outdoors and going for a walk or getting into a canoe and paddling
With the National Inclusion Awards application deadline fast approaching, we decided to catch up with Gearóid O’Doherty, coordinator of this year’s awards. As coordinator he is responsible for all aspects of the awards, from promotion and application design, to administration
When we applied for the CARA National Inclusion Award, I never thought for one minute that we would win the Sports Club Category. Here we were, Park Rangers AFC, a small rural club who had only started our Football For
My name is Amy. I am 17 and I am visually impaired. For the past couple of years I have attended CampAbilities in County Kerry. For those of you who don’t know what CampAbilities is, it is a sports camp
With support from IT Tralee and the Irish Sports Council, Pat founded the CARA National APA Centre in 2007. Prior to his work with CARA, Pat taught physical education from 1983 until he joined the Health and Leisure Department at