Cork's Joanne O'Riordan wins international award

Joanne O'Riordan has been given the International Outstanding Young Person of the World Award.

Cork's Joanne O'Riordan wins international award

Joanne O'Riordan has been given the International Outstanding Young Person of the World Award.

The Cork woman - who is one of seven people on the globe to live with, Total Amelia, meaning she was born without limbs - has been honoured for her humanitarian work.

A panel of judges said they chose Joanne because of her contribution to children, world peace and human rights.

The award is organised by the Junior Chamber organisation.

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