A public meeting will be held in Abbeyleix, tonight, Wednesday night to establish a new Special Olympics Club in the town.
Abbeyleix Acorns Special Olympics club will be for children and adults with an intellectual disability and the sport is Badminton. It will be run by the local community and it is planned that the club starts in mid-September.
The meeting will be held in the CYMS Hall, Abbeyleix, this evening at 7.30pm. The club needs new volunteers and athletes to get involved. No experience is necessary and anyone who wants to come to the meeting to hear more about it is more than welcome.