Join our Netflix Party to watch ‘Rising Phoenix’

To mark the launch of the historic Paralympics documentary ‘Rising Phoenix’ Paralympics Ireland are hosting a Netflix Watch Party and we want you to come and join us. On Wednesday 26th August ‘Rising Phoenix’ which tells the extraordinary story of the Paralympics Games, will launch in over 190 countries worldwide on Netflix. As part of […]

Paralympics Ireland Renew Agreement with Narita City

Paralympics Ireland joined representatives from Narita City this morning (August 24th) to sign an agreement that confirms that the city will host Team Ireland for their pre-games training camp in August 2021 prior to the Paralympic Games. Narita had been confirmed to host the Irish Paralympic Team this month but those plans had to change […]

Parsons Vows Athlete’s Experience at Paralympics Games Will Not be Diminished

THE rearranged Tokyo Paralympics could go ahead next year even if a vaccine has not been found beforehand. And athletes have been assured that their experience will in no way be changed or lessened, despite the cost-cutting measures that the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has already been forced to implement because of the Covid-19 enforced […]

Women In Sport Focus – Eve McCrystal

This week’s focus is on cyclist Eve McCrystal, who is pilot for Katie-George Dunlevy since 2013. Since then, the cycling duo have seen a huge amount of success on the tandem, both on the road and track with plenty of Championship medals, both at a European and World Stage. It didn’t take Eve and Katie-George […]

Women In Sport Focus – Niamh McCarthy

This week it’s all about Niamh McCarthy, Niamh is part of our Senior Athletics panel and competes in the F41 discus throw. Since emerging onto the scene in 2012 through a Talent ID programme, Niamh has had a huge amount of success in her sport. Winning bronze in her first ever international competition at the […]

Women In Sport Focus – Nicole Turner

Over the next several Fridays we will be focusing on the fantastic female athletes who are making waves in Para-Sport. First up is swimming sensation, Nicole Turner: At just 14 years of age, Nicole was the youngest member of Team Ireland at Rio 2016. Impressively, she qualified for the final in the five events she […]

Sport Ireland Guidance on Return to Sport in Phase 3

Sport Ireland has today issued guidance on the return to sport in Phase 3 of the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business, which applies to all sports from Monday, June 29th. The guidance, agreed by the Expert Group on Return to Sport, encourages a gradual and inclusive approach to the resumption of sporting activity. […]