Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland athletes honoured at Stormont reception

Michael McKillop
Image caption Michael McKillop, who won two gold medals at the Paralympics, attended the Stormont reception

Northern Ireland's Olympians and Paralympians were honoured at a special reception at Stormont on Thursday night.

Five medals were won by Northern Ireland Olympians at the London 2012 games. They included two silver and three bronze medals.

Northern Ireland's Paralympians collected five gold medals and two bronze medals in total.

The Department of Culture Arts and Leisure is hosting the reception.

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