14 athletes from Track and Field and 3 cycling athletes gathered at the University of Limerick for 4 days of intensive training in preparation for the forthcoming EYOF in Tampere. The athletes had the chance to meet with members of the Support team that will accompany them to Finland in July. Drs Rod McLoughlin and Giles Warrington advised the athletes on what to expect in Tampere during the EYOF and suggested strategies to deal with these situations. Journalist, Ray McMenamin, who will accompany the team as press attaché also met with members of the team.
The next time the team will gather together will be for departure to Finland on 17th July.