OFI and Paralympics Ireland welcome vaccine announcement

The Olympic Federation of Ireland and Paralympics Ireland today welcomed the outcome of talks between the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Pfizer Biontech which paves the way for the vaccination of Irish Olympic and Paralympic teams at the Tokyo Olympic Games.   Vaccinations for the accredited Irish Olympic and Paralympic […]

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 […]

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 […]

Next Level Fundraising Campaign Launched

PARALYMPICS IRELAND LAUNCHES NEW FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE ‘THE NEXT LEVEL’   The new campaign is calling on the public to help current and future Irish para-athletes to reach the next level    Paralympics Ireland has launched a new fundraising campaign to help Irish para-athletes reach the next level. ‘The Next Level’ campaign, which was launched live […]

Musical Stars in Historic Collaboration

International Collaboration Shines the Spotlight on Inclusion Through Music and Sport   Irish and Japanese Artists Musicians Create Unique Tokyo 2020 Musical Collaboration   Renowned artists from Ireland and Japan have come together to produce a commemorative piece of music to mark the participation of Team Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Ireland’s Donal […]

Paralympics Ireland Statement

Paralympics Ireland welcome the statement received from the International Paralympic Committee regarding the media speculation around the future of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. We are pleased to note that the statement confirmed that the games will go ahead as planned on August 24th.   As a national Paralympic committee we trust that the International […]

New Board Members

Paralympics Ireland have today announced the appointments of Lisa Fallon and Damien O’Neill to the Board of the organisation. Lisa Fallon took up her position at the beginning of the year and will be using her expertise in high performance sport as part of her new role. Damien O’Neill joined the board in September where […]

Job Opportunity: Sports Director

Paralympics Ireland are inviting applications to the position of Sports Director with the organisation. This is an opportunity for a highly motivated, driven individual to play a key role in driving the future of Para Sport in Ireland, using their skills to work with multiple Sport’s National Governing Bodies (NGB’s)  in support of elite athletes […]

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 […]