There was some exciting news in Paralympics Ireland HQ today as it was announced that Flogas has pledged its support to the Irish Paralympic team ahead of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, by becoming an official partner of Paralympics Ireland.
The company, one of the leading LPG and Natural Gas providers in Ireland, has committed to supporting the team on the road to Rio and beyond. They were joined in celebrating the news by Irish para-athletes Pat O’Leary, Michael McKillop, Eve McCrystal and Katie George-Dunlevy, all of whom have been named as official ambassadors for Flogas alongside discus thrower, Niamh McCarthy.
Speaking at the announcement, John Rooney, Managing Director, Flogas Ireland commented: “We’re very proud to lend our support to Paralympics Ireland and I am very pleased to welcome Patrick O’Leary, Michael McKillop, Eve McCrystal, Katie George-Dunlevy and Niamh McCarthy on to the Flogas sporting brand ambassador team. They will be a credit to Ireland in their respective disciplines this September.”
Also speaking about the news, Liam Harbison, CEO of Paralympics Ireland added; “We are delighted to welcome Flogas on board as an official partner of Paralympics Ireland. With just 72 days to go until the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, it’s great to have a company with the vision of Flogas providing support both to the organisation, and to their para-athlete ambassadors, which allows us to provide optimum preparation support to the 2016 Irish Team.”