North Down Mayor Muir congratulates local woman on World Transplant Games success

Alliance Mayor of North Down Cllr Andrew Muir has congratulated local woman Marie Devine who won 6 medals at the World Transplant Games which were recently held in Durban. She won three gold, two silver and one bronze medal in track events. Marie received a kidney transplant nine years ago.

Mayor Cllr Andrew Muir said: “Marie is such an inspirational figure. She has shown that having a transplant does not have to be a barrier in your life.

“Winning six medals was a magnificent achievement. Everybody in North Down is immensely proud of her results.

“I hope other people who have had transplants will seek to emulate Marie’s achievements and get involved in local sports activities.”


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