Team Ireland Special Olympic athlete Oisin Ferry and Waterford cycling legend Sean Kelly with Matt and Liz Senior from Swift Scaffolding Ltd at the launch.
Special Olympics Ireland were delighted to welcome Swift Scaffolding onboard this week as the new principal sponsor for the 6th annual Sean Kelly Tour of the Midlands cycle, which takes place in Tullamore, County Offaly, on September 30.
Joined on the morning of the launch was legendary Waterford cyclist Sean Kelly and local Team Ireland Special Olympic athlete Oisin Feery to launch the partnership.
The Sean Kelly Tour of the Midlands in aid of Special Olympics Ireland offers the chance to ride with world champion cyclist Kelly over three routes, catering for advanced, intermediate and leisure cyclists. Starting with the 120km Kelly Slieve Bloom across the Slieve Bloom Mountains, then followed by the 80km and 90km Kelly Cut at the base of the mountain and the 5km Kelly Family Spin at 11am.
Swift Scaffolding provide a nationwide access service. They offer a specialist approach for bespoke or sensitive projects using tube and fitting, mainly in the industrial and pharmaceutical industries. Equally they work with system scaffold to meet the needs of their clients in the restoration, conservation and construction sectors.
Special Olympics Ireland is a sports organisation for people with intellectual disabilities, offering year round training and competition opportunities in over 15 sports. Their vision is for every person with a learning disability to have the opportunity to participate in high quality sport and development activities in their local community, that bring life-changing experiences of increased skills, self-confidence and joy.
Registration is still open online to take part in this popular event. For more information please contact Eoin Treanor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Discounts are available for groups of over five people and all cyclists will receive an event t-shirt, refreshments and a hot lunch on the day with a bespoke Sean Kelly signed cycling jersey for anyone that raises €100 for Special Olympics.