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A Tralee man will compete at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles later today.

Special Olympics Ireland Squad and Portraits

Brendan O’Connell from Oakview will take part in the Open Water Sea Swim event with Dublin teammate, Keith Butler.

The 30 year-old is being cheered on by members of his family including parents, Michael and Elizabeth.

Brendan is one of 88 Irish athletes taking part in the World Games in LA.