Job Opportunities in Para Swimming

Paralympics Ireland, in conjunction with our recruitment partners, HAYS Ireland, are seeking two suitable candidates to fill two exciting roles with the Paralympics Ireland Para Swimming team. The two successful candidates will play vital roles in ensuring the continued success of Irish Para Swimmers at European, World and Paralympic Games. The two positions are Para […]

Blanchfield Appointed National Paracycling Coach

Cycling Ireland are delighted to confirm the appointment of Jamie Blanchfield as new National Paracycling Coach.   Blanchfield will work closely with High Performance Director Iain Dyer and Head Coach Neill Delahaye in leading Ireland’s Paracycling programme for the 2024 Paralympic Games.   Blanchfield founded a successful endurance sports coaching service and was head coach […]

Grimes Smashes National Record

Grimes Smashes National Record to End his Paracycling Track World Championship Campaign on a High   Ronan Grimes ends his Paracycling Track World Championship campaign with a new national record in the 1km time trial, smashing the record he set at the Paralympic Games. Chris Burns knocked a whole eight seconds off his PB as […]

Chris Burns Sets New National Record

Chris Burns has set a new national record on his way to qualifying for the 1km time trial later this evening.   After his record-breaking performance yesterday in the flying 200 metre event, Burns has continued his World Championship campaign in great form today knocking an impressive two seconds off the national record. Burns covered […]

Grimes clinches Silver at Paracycling Track World Championships

  Ronan Grimes has secured Ireland’s first medal of the Paracycling Track World Championships in Paris winning silver in the individual pursuit as the squad recorded four new national records.   Ronan Grimes rode an impressive heat in the individual pursuit in the afternoon against World Record holder, Jozef Metelka of Slovakia. His time of […]

Aer Lingus Proud Partner Airline to Paralympics Ireland

  Aer Lingus to proudly support Paralympic Team Ireland as they both prepare for and compete in the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games   Aer Lingus was today announced as the Official Airline of Paralympics Ireland and will support Team Ireland as they prepare for and compete in the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.   The two-year […]

Sport Ireland Seek Head of High Performance Coaching

Sport Ireland are seeking a new Head of High Perfomance Coaching. For more details on the role and details of how to apply please read the job description below: Sport Ireland considers high performance coaching as a priority area for development and improvement across the National Governing Body (NGB) sector. Per Sport Ireland’s High Performance […]

Sport Institute Partnership Announced

Paralympics Ireland and The Sport Ireland Institute Announce Performance Support Partnership to Paris 2024   22.09.2022 Paralympics Ireland and the Sport Ireland Institute have today confirmed a new partnership that sees the Sport Ireland Institute appointed as the Official Performance Support Partner to Team Ireland. Paris 2024 Paralympic Games hopefuls will benefit from the world […]

Cycling Ireland National Paralympic Coach

Cycling Ireland is recruiting for the position of National Paralympic Coach to work within the High Performance Unit (HPU) to lead the Para team to the 2024 Paris Paralympic Games and beyond.   Role    The successful candidate will work with the High-Performance Director (HPD) and Head Coach (HC) in the delivery and strategic leadership […]

Ruth Nic Aoidh Appointed as Interim CEO

Paralympics Ireland have confirmed the appointment of Ruth Nic Aoidh as the interim Chief Executive Officer of Paralympics Ireland. Ruth brings a wealth of leadership and sports experience through her 13 years with McLaren in the United Kingdom where she most recently was the Executive Director responsible for Procurement, Commercial, Legal and Government Affairs and Company […]

Paralympics Ireland Statement

The Board of Paralympics Ireland wishes to announce that after five and a half years at the helm, our CEO, Miriam Malone, will leave the organisation. We would like to sincerely thank Miriam for her hard work and energy over the period of her leadership that guided the organisation through the European Para Swimming Championships in […]

Glory for Team Ireland in Canada

On the final day of competition at the Para-Cycling Road World Championships Ireland secured two gold medals and a bronze in the road races, adding to the silver and bronze that they won in the time trial earlier in the competition.   In the women’s tandem road race, Ireland took an impressive claimed two spots […]