Dunlevy and McCrystal Battle to Gain Valuable Ranking Points

The third and final UCI Para-cycling World Cup took place in Maniago, Italy from Thursday to Sunday. The World Cup marked the final event in the qualification window for gaining UCI points ahead of the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris this summer. Racing was due to get underway on Thursday but was delayed by a day […]

100 Days to Go – One Morning to Inspire Change

Paralympics Ireland celebrated the “100 days to go” milestone with a group of sporting and business leaders as part of a special joint event with Sport for Business at the Hyatt Centric Hotel, Dublin. The morning was opened with insights from Maureen Lynch, Director of Hays, diving into the numbers of detailed research undertaken over […]

Sport For Business x Paralympics Ireland: One Morning to Inspire Change

Sport For Business together with Paralympics Ireland are hosting a special morning event as to mark 100 days to go until the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games on May 20th. Together with some very special guests, speakers and athletes we will highlight the significance of diversity and inclusion in Ireland and showcase the commitment of Paralympics Ireland and their wider community to being drivers for […]

Ní Riain Strikes Gold for the Second Time at European Championships

Róisín Ní Riain stormed to victory in her final this evening to claim her second gold medal of the European Championships in the 100m backstroke final. In a stacked race that featured the Paralympic champion, Ní Riain held her own to take the top spot in Madeira. This brings her medal tally to three so […]

Marcin Mizgajski Appointed New High Performance Para-cycling Development Coach

Cycling Ireland has announced the appointment of Marcin (or ‘Martin’) Mizgajski as new High-Performance Para-cycling Development Coach. The role, co-funded by and in partnership with Paralympics Ireland, will strengthen our High Performance (HP) Pathway for aspiring riders to reach elite Championship level competitiveness in the Los Angeles Paralympic Cycle and beyond. Mizgajski brings a wealth […]

Double Gold for Ní Riain and Silver for Keane in Melbourne

Róisín Ní Riain and Ellen Keane set the tone for the Irish para swimming team at the Citi Para Swimming World Series in Melbourne with three medals between them on day 1 of the competition. Ni Riain struck gold twice in the 100m Backstroke (1:06.69) and the 100 Butterfly (1:06.36). Ellen Keane followed this up […]

Shauna Bocquet Posts Two Personal Bests in Sharjah, UAE

Galway woman Shauna Bocquet had a packed schedule at the 2024 Sharjah International Open Para Athletics Festival racing in six events over the three day competition. The 12th edition of the competition was hosted by hosted by Al Thiqah Club featuring 291 athletes from 38 countries. She posted two personal best times in her 1500m […]

Reflections on PTSB NextGen Athlete Recruitment Campaign

2023 was always going to be a busy one for Paralympics Ireland with Paris 2024 looming large. While the 2024 Paralympic Games is one of our main points of focus, our team are constantly striving to promote para sport in Ireland and find new ways to encourage participation in young athletes across the country. With […]

Jason Smyth Stuns Judges and Audiences With Powerful Performance on Dancing With the Stars

Jason Smyth and his professional partner Karen Byrne stunned audiences and the judges with their contemporary ballroom dance on Sunday’s episode of Dancing With the Stars. The performance was specially curated to show the audiences at home how Jason’s sees the world, highlighting Stargardts disease and educating Ireland in the process. The dance gave the […]

Para-Athletics to Host Webinar Series – “What is….Para-Athletics”

Athletics Ireland, in association with Paralympics Ireland and Offaly Sport Partnership, are hosting a 5-part webinar series on all things Para-Athletics. The webinars will take place every second Wednesday from 7-8pm starting on 31 January 2024. Para-Athletics is in a period of growth in Ireland, and the focus of the webinars is to inform and […]

Rebel Wheelers Face South East Swifts in InsureMyHouse.ie IWA National Cup Final

Rebel Wheelers will attempt to claim a record five in a row on Friday 19th of January when they play South East Swifts in the Irish Wheelchair Association National Basketball Cup final. The five time champions were handed a walkover by Killester at the semi-final stage of the competition. The South East Swifts faced off […]