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 […]

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 […]