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Transplant Games Athletes Arrive Home

Skerries WinnerPictured at the arrival of Transplant Team Ireland at Dublin Airport is Peter Heffernan and his wife Patricia from Skerries

Transplant Team Ireland arrived home to Dublin Airport, from the 21st World Transplant Games which were held in Malaga. Throughout the week long games members of the 27 strong team demonstrated their zest for life, team spirit, sportsmanship and infectious goodwill while honouring their organ donors and showcasing the importance of organ donation. The Irish teams took home with them an impressive haul of medals including 14 Gold, 7 Silver and 11 Bronze from various sporting events.