Monday 5 December 2016

Golf - Paul Kirrane

Published 17/07/2015 | 15:32

15 November 2014; Paul Kirrane, Golf, Ennis Special Olympics Golf Club. Special Olympics Ireland Squad and Portraits, Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***
15 November 2014; Paul Kirrane, Golf, Ennis Special Olympics Golf Club. Special Olympics Ireland Squad and Portraits, Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

Ahead of the Special Olympics in LA next month, we are profiling all of our athletes taking part.

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NAME: Paul Kirrane

AGE: 29

SPORT COMPETITION AT GAMES: Golf

CLUB DETAILS: Ennis Golf Club

QUESTIONS:

1) WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU TO BE AN ATHLETE WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS IRELAND?

I cannot describe how happy I am to be representing Ireland at the World Games.

2) WHAT ARE YOUR SPORTS AND HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH YOUR CLUB?

I have been involved in Golf for 4 years.

3) WHAT TYPE OF TRAINING AND PREPARATION ARE YOU DOING FOR THE LOS ANGELES GAMES?

7 Centrally planned events and 4 times per month at Ennis Golf Club.

4) HOW DID YOU FEEL WHEN YOU WERE SELECTED TO REPRESENT YOUR CLUB AND COUNTRY AT THE LOS ANGELES GAMES?

It will always have a special place in my heart.

5) WHAT IS YOUR BEST MEMORY ABOUT YOUR TIME WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS?

I cherish every moment.

6) FINALLY, CAN YOU TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOURSELF (HOBBIES, PASTIMES ETC) AND YOUR FAMILY?

I like Golf, Swimming and Bowling. 

I live with my parents, two Brothers and 1 Sister.

 

 

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