Ath­lete Lor­raine set for Win­ter Olympics

Bray People - - News Focus -

DEL­GANY ATH­LETE Lor­raine Whe­lan will fly the flag for Wick­low next week when she takes part in the 2009 Spe­cial Olympics World Win­ter games in Boise, Idaho.

Lor­raine is part of an eight-strong team tak­ing part in the Alpine Ski­ing event which takes place from Satur­day un­til Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 13.

She is joined by team mem­bers: Ben Pur­cell and Katherine Daly from Dalkey, Co. Dublin; Cathal Mur­phy from Scar­iff, Co. Clare; Char­lie O’Reilly from Sandy­cove, Co. Dublin; Clara Keoghan from Balls­bridge, Dublin 4; Ryan Hill from Richill, Co. Ar­magh and Re­becca McGona­gle from Clon­tarf, Dublin 3.

TEAM Ire­land has eight ath­letes, as well as a man­age­ment team of six, who will be tak­ing part in the Alpine ski­ing event.

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