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KIERAN BEHAN IN THE MONAGHAN SHOPPING CENTRE ON SATURDAY

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20 Dec 2012 Comments Off on KIERAN BEHAN IN THE MONAGHAN SHOPPING CENTRE ON SATURDAY
KIERAN BEHAN IN THE MONAGHAN SHOPPING CENTRE ON SATURDAY

Olympic athlete Kieran Behan will be returning to his roots this weekend when he comes back to County Monaghan, home to many of his relatives. As part of the gymnast’s ‘Homecoming tour, which took him to Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin yesterday, Behan will be in Monaghan Shopping Centre this Saturday (December 22) from 2-5pm for a meet-and-greet, where fans can get autographs or photos. He will also be visiting Aghabog GAA Club over the weekend.

KIERAN CONQUERS ADVERSITY TO BID FOR OLYMPIC GLORY

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20 Jan 2012 Comments Off on KIERAN CONQUERS ADVERSITY TO BID FOR OLYMPIC GLORY
KIERAN CONQUERS ADVERSITY TO BID FOR OLYMPIC GLORY

Irish gymnast Kieran Behan, who qualified for the 2012 Olympic Games last week, has strong connections with County Monaghan. Behan, whose mother Bernie (née Gavan) comes from Newbliss, sealed his place at the London games when finishing fourth in the floor final at the Olympic test event. The story of Behan’s journey to become only the second Irish gymnast to reach the Olympics is an inspirational one, as he has overcome serious adversity through the years.  Aged just ten, Behan had a benign tumour removed from his thigh and the operation ...