Our 9 athletes from who have qualified to compete in the Special Olympics Ireland Games 2018 have been training hard with their fellow team mates since last November. At present they are busy preparing for these games by attending their team training sessions in various venues around Dublin.
Our athletics athletes, John, Suzanne, Colette and Mary have been training in DCU and Morton Stadium to train.
John and Paddy are training in Terenure Badminton Centre.
Paula Costello has been training in Bocce
And last but not least, Pauline and Carol were out in the Royal Meath Pitch & Putt Club in county Meath.
” I am really enjoying the training sessions as we get to meet our other team mates and its lots of fun”
“I love the training sessions, we do lots of running and different kinds of games! Our coaches are lovely and we have made loads of new friends.”
” I am excited for the Ireland games and if I train loads I will win a gold medal in June”