Hometown: Milltown, Co. Galway
Disability Group: F53
Deirdre secured a bronze medal in the Shot Put at the IPC World Championships in Doha in 2015, after she produced a best throw of 4.02 metres. Deirdre followed this with another excellent performance at the IPC Athletics European Chamionships in Grosseto, Italy where she secured another bronze medal in the F53 shot put. dedicated and hard-working athlete, Deirdre juggles training for her sport with motherhood and is looking forward to competing more in the coming months and years.