Mickey Harte (Tyrone GAA Manager) got in touch to share a message with the team. Read it, savour his words and refer back to it regularly!
“You are an inspiration to your families, your donor families, your friends and all the people in Ireland.
You are a ray of light to all the people who are starting the journey through illness that you have all travelled.
Be proud and enjoy the privilege of representing Ireland but do not let occasion pass you by.
Be ready to compete to the best of your ability with a strong and positive frame of mind at the right moment. Do not have any regrets.
Remember you are all part of a Team – contribute to the Team spirit as much as you possibly can.
Finally, enjoy the whole experience, everything from the Opening Ceremony to the Closing Ceremony and you will have special memories for the rest of your lives.
Good Luck to you all.”