Job Opportunity

Paralympics Ireland are delighted to offer one graduate the opportunity to work with us as part of the Aspire Graduate programme. The successful graduate will have the amazing opportunity to be an integral part of the Tokyo 2020 Operations team. They will be directly involved in the preparation of Team Ireland for the Tokyo games […]

Paralympics Ireland welcomes Sport Ireland Funding Announcement

Paralympics Ireland has welcomed the funding boost announced by Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport & Media, Catherine Martin TD and Minister of State for Sport and Gaeltacht Affairs, Jack Chambers TD.  The funding announcement will see an injection of €85million euro into Irish Sport to help alleviate the impact of the Covid 19 […]

New Website Launched

Paralympics Ireland have launched our all new website. The new website features a clean fresh colour scheme that makes the website attractive and easy to navigate. Our new User Experience allows the visitor to the site to easily find the information that they need with just a few clicks of their mouse. Amongst the features […]

Eaglesham and Judge Keep Focus for Tokyo

Eaglesham and Judge Keep Focus for Tokyo Colin Judge and Philip Eaglesham are two athletes that have made the most of their time away from competition by concentrating on areas outside of sport. Table Tennis star, Colin Judge, has recently begun offering his services as a motivational speaker whilst shooter, Philip Eaglesham, has taken on […]

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 […]