Local athletes to represent Team Ireland

TWO local athletes will travel as to Abu Dhabi as part of Team Ireland for the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

Representing Team Ireland in athletics and bocce respectively, Shannon Nixon, 21, from Coalisland and Richard Currie, 23, from Dungannon are delighted to have secured their places on the 91-strong panel.

Taking place between 14-21st March the Abu Dhabi games will be the largest sporting and humanitarian event in the world this year.

Read more in this week's Tyrone Courier.

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