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O'Connell lines out to praise Haiti volunteers

Legendary rugby player Paul O'Connell has wished Haven volunteers well on their latest trip to ravaged Haiti.

"The difference that Haven volunteers have made and continue to make is incredible," the Munster and Irish player told them.

On Friday, 95 volunteers left from Dublin Airport to spend a week in Legane, about an hour from the capital, where they expect to built 100 houses in association with Habitat for Humanity for those hit by the 2010 earthquake.

"It is an honour to join forces once more with Habitat for Humanity. Last year was a huge success and the same is expected this year," said Haven's founder and chairman, well-known businessman Leslie Buckley.

Sunday Independent