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Saturday, November 28, 2015
REPRESENTING THEIR COUNTRY
Darryl Walsh & Hayley Fitzsimons
On left – Darryl Walsh, The Square, Portlaw, who played on the Irish U-16 soccer team in the recent Victory Shield, at Newport, Wales. Darryl trains regularly with the team at Malahide, Dublin.
On right – Hayley Fitzsimons, Portlaw, one of the Irish team, which participated in the recent International Paralympic Committee World championships, at Doha, Quatar. Over 1,300 athletes from ninety countries took part, in temperatures of about 35 degrees Celsius. Hayley, who had been training for five years and featured in the F40 Shortputt, would like to thank her coach, Tom Prendergast, also Josephine Hickey, the Staff of Peak Fitness, and the people of Portlaw for their continuing support. Congrats to both talented people.