Special Olympics Ireland.
Best wishes from the community to local athletes, D.J. Dunleavey, Orla Baines and Nicola Moran representing Team Munster in the All Ireland Special Olympics Games in Dublin this weekend. There was a spectacular opening ceremony in the Tallaght Stadium on Thursday for the 1600 athletes, 600 coaches, and 2500 volunteers. The opening ceremony was performed by our President Michael D. Higgins.
D. J. has qualified for the 50 Metre Run and Soft Ball Throw on Saturday.
Orla & Nicola compete in the Gymnastics Finals on Saturday.
The closing ceremony takes place on Sunday. Congratulations and best wishes to all involved.