“He is great, like a big friendly giant,” said Jefrey Bangun (11) who took part. “I don’t even care what position I play in, I just want to play for Ireland,” said pal Nathan Forbes (11).
The event was organised by Dublin Bus as part of their Community Spirit initiative and took place on the new astro pitches at the National Aquatic Centre. Young people learned soccer skills from Niall and afterwards there was a penalty shootout. Curtis Forray was the overall winner and was presented with a €100 gift voucher.