Steve represents Ireland in Abu Dhabi

Fermoy man Steve O’Leary is currently on his journey to the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi where he will represent Ireland on the soccer team with other athletes from across the country. 

Having played on the Munster Team in the qualifying Irish Special Olympics, Steve already knew a good portion of his teammates on the Irish team.

However, he really enjoyed getting the chance to make new friendships with his new teammates at the Team Ireland training sessions in Dublin since October. 

“The training with Team Ireland has been great. We’ve had team talks and advice on training and nutrition …”

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