Darndale children hold their own Olympics

Over 120 youngsters from Darndale and also Glin Road had their own Tokyo Gamings experience at an Olympic-themed sports day, which included a series of masterclasses from top sporting organisations.

The Glin and Darndale Olympic Sports Day occurred at the Glin Road Sports and also Leisure Centre on Dublin’s northside, with 60 children from Darndale and also 60 from the Glin Roadway location participating on the day.

Running in parallel with the Tokyo Olympics, 8 events were organised consisting of cricket, boxing, sports, football, as well as orienteering.

Kaya Chaney and also Sophie McDermott celebrate at the Glin and also Darndale Olympic Sports Day which included a collection of masterclasses from leading showing off organisations. Photo: Fintan Clarke

The event likewise saw masterclasses from nationwide and local sporting organizations consisting of the FAI, Leinster Rugby, and also Cricket Leinster, as well as Boxing Ireland abilities and also drills were provided by neighborhood Darndale legend Joe Russell.

“It is great to see numerous of our neighborhood youngsters participate in this special event,” claimed Dr Jack Nolan, chair of the Darndale Economic as well as Social Strategy application team.

“They will additionally have obtained motivation from the showing off associations that came out on the day to involve with our next generation of heroes.”

Leelyn Scanlan, Lacey Scanlan, Ava Murray, Aoibheann Mitchell Boylan and Heidi Boylan commemorate at the Glin and also Darndale Olympic Sports Day that included a collection of masterclasses from leading sporting organisations. Picture: Fintan Clarke

The occasion was organised by Glin Roadway Sports and also Entertainment Centre as well as Darndale Entertainment Centre in collaboration with Dublin Common council Entertainment Service, Dublin City Council Sports and also Well-being Partnership.

“The occasion was organised to connect into the Olympics, and also we were thrilled to see the turnout on the day,” said Jason Brady, Duty Manager at Glin Road Sports as well as Recreation Centre.

“All in all, the Sports Day went extremely well, and the weather condition did its bit and claimed the children.”

Stephen Scarf commemorates at the Glin as well as Darndale Olympic Sports Day which included a collection of masterclasses from top showing off organisations. Picture: Fintan Clarke

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