Irish Para Swimming Team Ready to Take the European Stage in Madeira

The Irish Para swimming team are ready to take to the pool in Madeira, Portugal where they will compete at the biggest Para swimming event of the year before the Paralympic Games in this August. The Madeira 2024 European Open Championships will be held from 21 to 27 April at the Funchal Olympic Pools Complex […]

McKeever Sports Selected as Official Kit Supplier for Team Ireland in Paris 2024

McKeever Sports has been selected as the Official Kit Supplier for Team Ireland at the Paralympic and Olympic Games in Paris this summer. McKeever Sports, a leading provider of high-quality sports apparel, is proud to announce its partnership with Team Ireland as the official kit supplier for the upcoming Olympics and Paralympics. This collaboration represents a […]

Sport Ireland Publishes 2023 Anti-Doping Review

Sport Ireland Anti-Doping has today published its Annual Report for 2023, during which a record number of tests were carried out. There were 1,826 samples collected in 2023, with 1,595 tests in total. One test encompasses all the samples that were collected for one athlete within that visit. To reflect the breadth of the programme […]

Two Debutants Named on Irish Para Swimming Team for European Championships

The Irish Para Swimming Team has been announced to represent Ireland at the Para Swimming European Championships from 21 to 27 April. Madeira, Portugal will host the European Championships for the third time in 2024 following successful editions in 2016 and 2021. The Championships will offer athletes and teams an important test ahead of the Paralympic […]

Sport Ireland Publish Guidance for Transgender and Non-Binary Inclusion in Sport

Sport Ireland has published a guidance document intended to provide information and insights to the Irish sport sector to assist with decision making and policy development for the inclusion of transgender and non-binary people in sport. The 22 page guidance document provides recommended steps and considerations when putting a policy in place for the participation […]

Research Opportunity with Paralympics Ireland

Paralympics Ireland is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for research collaboration. We are inviting interested parties to tender for a research project aimed at understanding the athlete and coach experience of Paralympic gateways and pathways in Ireland. The objective of this research project is to gain insights into the journey of athletes and coaches […]

Job Opportunity: Paralympics Network Manager

Paralympics Ireland, in conjunction with our recruitment partners, HAYS Ireland, are seeking a suitable candidates to fill an exciting role supporting the next generation of Paralympians. The successful candidate will be tasked with fostering and maintaining strong regional relationships with various stakeholders, including National Governing Bodies (NGBs), Sport Inclusion and Disability Officers (SIDOs), Local Sport […]

Three Boccia Ireland Athletes Competing at DSNI UK Challenger Event This Weekend

Boccia Ireland has three athletes competing at the Disability Sport Northern Ireland UK Challenger Event this weekend at the Antrim Forum Leisure Centre. Padraic Moran, the current BC1 champion will be hoping to retain his title facing off against four other competitors in his pool. His competition will be a round robin format with all […]

Para-Athletics Holds First of Two Academy TRY-OUT Days

Para-Athletics Ireland in association with University College Dublin held the first of two Academy TRY-OUT days at the weekend. Following successful athlete recruitment campaigns including the Para-Athletics Virtual Talent Search athletes identified with potential were invited to TRY-OUT. The day involved athlete testing and event specific components led by UCD Ad-Astra Academy and Paralympics Ireland performance staff respectively. A second TRY-OUT day will take […]

Celebratory Exhibition Launched

Paralympics Ireland attended an event at the beautiful ‘Centre Culturel’ in Paris to officially open a new exhibition celebrating the participation of Irish athletes in the Paralympic and Olympic Games since the first time Ireland competed as an in Independent nation at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris. Paralympics Ireland President joined with CEO Stephen […]

Colin Judge in Action at the Costa Bravo Spanish Para Open

Colin Judge will compete this week at the Costa Bravo Spanish Para Open (March 11 – 14) hoping to solidify his world standings and his Paris qualification. Group Games/March 11th: 10:45 local Spanish time (13:50 Irish time) vs Gil-Martins table 1. *Won 3-0 14:50 local Spanish time (13:50 Irish time) vs Rodriguez on table 5. […]

New Para Swimming Leadership Roles for Burke and Hurley at Paralympics Ireland

Paralympics Ireland are delighted to announce the promotion of two female members of staff on International Women’s Day 2024. Both Hayley Burke and Sarah Hurley have taken up new leadership roles within the Para Swimming department of Paralympics Ireland. Hayley Burke will be moving to a new role as Para Swimming Head Coach. Her wealth […]