Ruairí O'Donnell is a chartered physiotherapist from Limerick, Ireland. He has worked as a physiotherapist in neurological rehabilitation and sports medicine, and has organized sports for young people with a disability. He has also advised bodies in the sports, health, and education sectors in Ireland on issues around inclusion in sport and physical activity. In 2002-2003, he completed the European master's degree in adapted physical activity in Leuven, Belgium. At present, Ruairí is working as a physiotherapist at Rubya Hospital, Tanzania.