Sport: Athletics (Track)
Disability: Visual Impairment
Hometown: Howth, Co. Dublin
- This will be Orla's first Paralympic Games.
Raheny Shamrocks club member Orla has just completed her Leaving Cert and is going from one big test directly into another has she prepares to represent Ireland at this year's Paralympic Games in Rio. A passion for sprinting, Orla will compete in the 100m (T13) race at the Games and cites fellow T13 athlete Jason Smyth along with Derval O'Rourke as her inspirations for athletics.