Kiernan is a very special 12 year old boy who has have endured both physical and medical problems throughout his short life. He attends Belmont Special School and is a 'star' pupil. His teachers think he is a joy to teach and everyone enjoys his wicked sence of humour and infectious laugh. Everyone in his community knows and loves him and he recently received a trophy for 'supporter of the year' for the local soccer club. He is a proud supporter of all sports especially 'Man united, Derry city and Ardmore GAA and soccer clubs. He is a member of the Derry City Swimming Club and although he has muscle tone problems is encouraged to learn to swim and achieve his potential.