Team Ireland’s hero paralympian Katie George Dunleavy, whose father is from Mountcharles, has won her second medal at the Paralympics in Rio.
Visually impaired cyclist Katie and her partner Eve McCrystal won silver in the Women’s B Road Race on Saturday.
They finished 59 seconds behind the winner, who was Poland’s Iwona Podkoscielna.
Katie and Eve also won gold in the time trial last Wednesday.
Their latest medal was the fifth medal of the Games for the Irish paracyclists.
Also yesterday, the 16-year-old discus-thrower Noelle Lenihan, from Cork, won bronze in the discus final.
She later to spoke to reporters…