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Special gold for Clare athletes

There was great success for Clare athletes at the Special Olympics National competitions in Limerick. Robbie McNamara won gold in the 200m and bronze in the 1200m, while he was a member of the 4 x 100m relay team which took sixth spot. In Division 2 soccer, Stephen McInerney and Patrick Spellissey won gold medals while in Division 3 soccer, Barry O’Regan, John Fitzgerald and Stefan Davis were gold medal winners. In Division 4 soccer, Kieran Whelan, Sean O’Neill and John Madden won silver medals. In basketball Division 2, Martin Cusack and Declan Clohessy were silver medal winners. Adrian O’Neill won a gold medal in the table tennis singles competition and he also won gold in the doubles competition. Patrick O’Leary also won gold in the doubles, while he was fifth in the singles. All of these athletes are members of the Brothers of Charity in Ennis. There was great excitement at the Gort Road headquarters of the organisation as their …

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