Irish ‘Godfather of Kenyan Running’ Receives Award
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Irish ‘Godfather of Kenyan Running’ Receives Award

An Irish missionary and athletics coach, known as “the Godfather of Kenyan running” has been awarded by the Irish government for his work coaching athletes in Kenya. Colm O’Connell, a Patrician Brother, is to receive this year’s Presidential Distinguished Service Award that recognizes the contributions of the Irish diaspora. He is among 11 recipients of…