Kilkenny woman Lucy Dollard gets ready to represent Ireland at Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi

The opening ceremony is taking place today

Kilkenny’s Lucy Dollard is part of a 91 strong team Ireland for the Special Olympics World Summer Games which get underway in Abu Dhabi today.

Lucy will be competing in the 100 metres run and mini javelin.

The event runs from today until the 21st of March.

You can follow Lucy’s progress HERE

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is the Head of Sport and News in KCLR96FM. He's an avid rugby fan and can be seen frequenting Leinster and local clubs games. He loves his GAA too and is a former hurler and footballer and stood between the posts for his home club of Kiltegan for many years. He's also a Man U fan for his troubles and shouts for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
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