Michael O’Shea – Cork

Michael O’Shea received a heart transplant in 2017. He resides in Mallow, Co. Cork with his wife Jennifer.

Mick will be competing in this year’s World Transplant Games in the 40-49 years category in the following events:

  • Cycling – 10k Time Trial
  • Cycling – 30k Road Race
  • Track & Field –Ball Throw
  • Track & Field – 100m
  • Petanque Singles

This will be Mick’s first World Transplant Games. A keen sportsman, he has always enjoyed running and cycling, and he recently qualified as a PT and Fitness Instructor.

Mick says, “I can’t wait to represent my country in Newcastle. This will be a massive achievement, and a big thanks to my Donor family for giving me this opportunity. I’m also delighted to be part of the very inspirational Transplant Team Ireland.