Carrick-on-Suir’s Emby Walsh honoured for athletics work

Carrick-on-Suir athletics supremo Emby Walsh has been honoured for her contribution to the sport.

Carrick-on-Suir athletics supremo Emby Walsh has been honoured for her contribution to the sport.

A special presentation was made at the County Tipperary indoor championships for athletes u-13 to juniors in Nenagh.

The presentation recognised the huge contribution that Emby has made to juvenile athletics in Carrick-on-Suir and throughout the county.

She has developed Carrick AC into one of the top clubs in the country, regularly producing athletes that go on to provincial and national success.

She is also a former secretary of the County Indoor Track and Field Association.

The surprise presentation was made by outstanding Clonmel athlete Evan Lynch while also present were chairman of Tipperary Athletics Billy Purcell and president Breeda Christie.