Peter Ryan heading for Rio
Upperchurch Drombane man Peter Ryan has been added to the Irish team for the Paralumpics,
There is great celebration in the parish of Upperchurch Drombane following the news that local man Peter Ryan has been selected for the Irish team for the Rio Paralympics following the banning of Russian participants from the games.
A three year project has finally paid off for the tandem cyclist who described the joy of receiving the phonecall when he thought his Olympic dream was over.
"I don't care how I got there, I got there and that's the important point," Peter said today.
See this weeks Tipperary Star for full story.
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