Tipperary Athletes on Munster Team for 2014 Special Olympics Ireland Games.

There was great excitement as the Munster team to participate in the Special Olympics Ireland Games was launched at an event held in the Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick.

The team was formally launched by the Mayor of Limerick Cllr. Kathleen Leddin, who wished the athletes well and said that the Games would be the highlight of the Limerick sporting calendar for 2014. A number of sports personalities, including Tipperary Hurling legend, John Leahy, were present to support the team.

Tipperary Team and coaches. Picture: Alan Place