28 Nov 2021

Basketball gift to Holy Family school Portlaoise by young Laois star

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Basketball gift to Holy Family school Portlaoise by young Laois star

Irish basketball player and past pupil of the Holy Family school in Portlaoise, Ciara Byrne returned recently with a gift for the young students.

Ciara presented two new basketball stands to the Holy Family School, which recently moved to a new school.

Now a student at Scoil Chriost Rí in Portlaoise, Ciara co-captained her team to win the All Ireland U16 A Girls schools champions. She is also a member of the Panthers Portlaoise basketball club.

She has recently been selected to play for Ireland’s U16 basketball team.

The school is preparing to help Ciara out in return.

As part of Holy Family Junior School's Amber Flag Week, they will be fundraising for Ciara’s upcoming trip to represent Ireland in the European Championships in Montenegro.

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