Itosu-kai Ireland (IKKI) attend a Civic Reception held on 26th March 2018, at Áras an Chontae, Galwa
The reception was held at Áras an Chontae, Galway to honour the achievements of various sporting groups for outstanding achievements. IKKI were honoured primarily for the four gold medals won at the IKIF International Karate Championships in Shanghai, China last August (2017). A special presentation was made to the Gold medal winners by the Cathaoirleach of Galway County Council, Cllr. Eileen Mannion to Eimear Porter, Pamela Nee, Marie Dolphin and Chief Instructor Leo Mulvany on winning Gold Medals at the IKIF International Karate Championships in Shanghai, 2017, as well as a presentation to Marie & John Dolphin on behalf of the two clubs for the ongoing contribution the clubs make in their local communities.