Henry McKean at the Special Olympics


Killian Ginnity
Killian Ginnity

08.53 20 Mar 2019


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Henry McKean is reporting from the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi 

Winning ways

There were emotional scenes in Kayaking at the Abu Dhabi Special Olympics World Games, as Team Ireland won multiple medals on the water in the Gulf. Henry McKean watched them battle it out in the Middle East.

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Ireland 1 - 0 Estonia

On Friday, Team Ireland beat Estonia one nil in football. Former Chelsea Star Didier Drogba and Minister for Sport Shane Ross discuss the World games.

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 Capture the warmth and love

Henry McKean brings you on a journey of heroes and success against the odds.

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Rave in the desert

A spectacular desert rave took place to mark the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi. 91 Team Ireland athletes took part with another 7,000 athletes in the United Arab Emirates.

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Here We Go

There were emotional scenes at Dublin Airport last night as 91 athletes from across Ireland jetted off to Abu Dhabi.

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Team Ireland's 86 medals & counting at the Abu Dhabi Special Olympics

At this year’s Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi, Team Ireland’s medal haul has risen to over 86.

After several days of heated competition, Team Ireland’s seven-aside football team claimed a bronze medal. The team features athletes from Cork, Dublin, Limerick, Waterford and Wicklow.

Furthering Team Ireland’s success in the pool, Aisling Beacom (38) from Wicklow swam her way to success with a gold in the 800m freestyle.

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