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President Michael D Higgins extends congratulations to Déarbhla Rooney as Youth Olympics come to a close

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President Michael D Higgins extends congratulations to Déarbhla Rooney as Youth Olympics come to a close

Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D Higgins has extended his congratulations to Leitrim's Déarbhla Rooney after she claimed bronze in the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

The President joined a host of well-wishers congratulating the Sean McDermott Boxing Club fighter after her incredible showing in Argentina that resulted in her claiming bronze after a commanding win over New Zealand's Te Mania Rzeka Tai Shelford-Edmonds.