Anthony Hegarty RIP

It is with great sadness that Paralympics Ireland have been informed of the death of Anthony Hegarty. Anthony was a hugely popular and much respected member of the Irish Paralympic team that competed at the Paralympic Games in London 2012. Anthony sailed in the Sonar event where his boat finished in a brilliant 11th place […]

Turner to Take Over for Mother’s Day

Bernie Turner, mother to Paralympic Swimmer Nicole Turner, will take over the Instagram feed for Paralympics Ireland to celebrate Mother’s Day. Bernie has been an essential part of Nicole’s success since she became the youngest member of the Paralympics Ireland team that competed at the Rio Paralympic Games ages just 13. Bernie does everything with […]

#TheNextLevel Fundraising Update

It has been two weeks since the Paralympics Ireland ‘The Next Level’ fundraising campaign launched on the RTE Late Late Show. So far the campaign has raised €69,412 with 1,680 donations. Paralympics Ireland are extremely grateful for every single donation and thank you for your support in Paralympics Ireland, and most importantly the support you […]

IPC appoints egoli to unleash the potential of digital content archive

The International Paralympic Committee has appointed egoli Media, which will improve content, increase accessibility and create new and better storytelling opportunities for National Paralympic Committees. Egoli Media will use Artificial Intelligence software to digitise and automatically log, tag and categorise all IPC-owned content, which will allow faster access to footage from previous and future Paralympic […]

Paralympics Ireland Statement

The context of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games required Paralympics Ireland to take steps to preserve finances to be in a position to support Team Ireland for the 2021 Paralympic Games. However, Paralympics Ireland regret the manner of the termination of the remaining eight months of Denis Toomey’s contract to provide services […]