Para Equestrian Team announced for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Paralympics Ireland have today officially announced the Para Equestrian team that will represent Team Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The four athletes will compete in Para Dressage, all four riders will compete at their first ever Paralympic Games. The four-person team and their horses representing Team Ireland will be Tamsin Addison with Fahrenheit […]

The Vision Group to Supply Essential Equipment to Team Ireland

Pictured; Paralympics Ireland CEO, Miriam Malone, Para Swimmer Patrick Flanagan and The Vision Group Director, Dave Lahart

Paralympics Ireland have today announced that The Vision Group have become the Official Supplier of Medical and Sports Rehabilitation Products to Paralympics Ireland. Paralympic hopeful Patrick Flanagan joined representatives of Paralympics Ireland and The Vision Group, to announce a new partnership between the two organisations, that will include the Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Paralympic […]

To Team Ireland, With Love – From Circle K

Circle K gives Irish public the opportunity to deliver messages of support To Team Ireland ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Circle K has launched a new art competition that gives the public the chance to show their creativity and support for Team Ireland ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games Customers can enter […]

Team Ireland announced for 2021 World Para Athletics European Championships

The Irish team that will compete at the World Para Athletics Championships was announced today. Team Ireland will compete in Bydgoszcz, Poland from 1-5 June at the Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Stadium. The Irish team that will represent Team Ireland in Poland boasts plenty of Paralympic Games, World and European medallists. Michael McKillop, Greta Streimikyte, Mary Fitzgerald, […]

Paralympics Ireland 2021 Annual General Meeting

Paralympics Ireland last night elected Eimear Breathnach to the role of President at the virtual 2021 Annual General Meeting. Lisa Clancy and Denis Toomey were also elected to the roles of Vice-President. Tony Dignam was re-elected as Finance Officer, standing unopposed for the role. Eimear Breathnach will now serve as President of Paralympics Ireland for […]

Turner Wins Silver on Final Day

In the final day of the World Para Swimming European Open Championships, Nicole Turner brought the curtain down in spectacular fashion, winning another silver medal, this time in the S6 50m Butterfly Final, finishing with a time of 37.04 seconds. Having already won two bronze and one silver this week, Nicole went into her main […]

Turner Claims Silver – Day 6 Recap

Nicole Turner has won her third medal of the week, as she finished second in the SB6 100m Breaststroke with a time of 1:42.52 on Day 6 of the World Para Swimming European Championships. Having already won two from two this week, Nicole went into the SB6 100m Breaststroke full of confidence. Nicole put on […]

Second Bronze of the week for Turner – Day 5 Results

Day 5 was another night to remember for Nicole Turner and Team Ireland, as she won her second bronze of the weekat the World Para Swimming European Championships in Madeira, Portugal.   Nicole finished with a time of 35.56 seconds, smashing her own Personal Best in the S6 50m Freestyle. Nicole brought the fight as […]

Ní Ríaín wins Bronze – Day 4 Recap

Róisín Ní Ríaín claimed her first medal at a major Para competition in the S13 100m Backstroke on Day 4 of the World Para Swimming Championships in Madeira, Portugal, which is the second medal of the week for Team Ireland. Róisín finished in a time of 1:09.37 to secure third spot on the podium in […]

Bronze for Turner on Day 3 – Recap for Team Ireland

It was a night to remember in Funchal, Madeira, as Nicole Turner claimed the first medal for Ireland at this week’s World Para Swimming European Open Championships. Nicole won bronze in the SB6 200m Individual Medley, putting on a brilliant display as she battled for third place in a time of 3:09.57. The Portarlington swimming […]

Team Ireland Day 2 Recap – Madeira 2020

It was a busy day in the pool for Team Ireland at the World Para Swimming European Open Championships, as four Irish swimmers competed on Day 2 of the event. Patrick Flanagan was first up for Ireland in the S6 100m Freestyle, the NAC Dublin club man set a new Personal Best with a time […]

Team Ireland Day 1 Recap – Madeira 2020

The 2020 World Para Swimming European Open Championships got underway today in Funchal, Madeira, with Patrick Flanagan, Jonathan McGrath and Róisín Ní Ríaín all competing on Day 1 for Team Ireland. Patrick Flanagan was the first Irish athlete in the pool, the Longford man put in a strong performance, finishing with a time of 1.28.93 […]