Special Olympians to receive heroes’ welcome in Letterkenny

Donegal's Special Olympians are on their way back to the county this evening, with all eight of them bringing home silver medals.

The eight are footballers Oliver Boyle,  Hugh Sweeney, Adrian Clarke,  Stephen Nesbitt,  Gareth Egan, Luke Egan and Mario McShane, as well as Letterkenny kayaker Shaun Bradley.

The team, who arrived at Dublin Airport at lunchtime, are being met at Station Roundabout in Letterkenny at 6 o'clock, and will then be paraded to Market Square for a reception.

Letterkenny's Mayor Cllr Gerry Mc Monagle is urging people to come out to welcome the team home to acknowledge what they and their have achieved......