Bronze for James at Special Olympics World Games

Special Olympics World Games bronze medal winner James Hunter.

Mallow athlete James Hunter is laden with precious metal this week after the Irish 7-a-side soccer team claimed bronze at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Dubai. Ireland claimed the bronze medal after winning 7-2 against Estonia, and a big night is expected tomorrow Friday when James and local volunteers and coaches arrive at the Arches Bar for a celebrartion. Also in Dubai for the past week or so were Julie Dwyer, a member of team management support, golf coach Michael Forde and volunteer Tadhg Buckley.