Paralympics Ireland Welcome Tokyo2020 Paralympic Games Postponement

Paralympics Ireland welcomes the decision of the Japanese Prime Minister, Abe Shinzo and the International Olympic Committee with the full support of the International Paralympic Committee to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games to 2021.  The Paralympic Games will now take place at a date beyond 2020 but no later than the Summer of 2021. […]

World Para Swimming European Championships Postoned

The World Para Swimming European Championships that were due to take place in Madeira, Portugal from May 17-23rd have now been postponed due to the Covid 19 global health emergency. The decision was taken by the organisers in consultation with World Para Swimming to safeguard the health of athletes due to compete at the event. […]

IPC Support IOC Decision for Paralympic Games

International Paralympic Committee president, Andrew Parsons, has indicated the IPC’s support for the International Olympic Committee decision to begin scenario planning for the possible postponement of the Olympic Games for the next 4 weeks. The health and safety of the athletes is paramount to all decisions regarding the involvement of all athletes at this time […]

Paralympics Ireland COVID 19 Update

Paralympics Ireland are working closely with Sport Ireland, The Sport Ireland Institute and the Olympic Federation of Ireland to ensure that best practices are observed to mitigate the effect of the virus on athletes and their Paralympic Games preparations. We are in constant contact with the International Paralympic Committee, World Para Swimming, World Para Athletics […]

Paralympics Ireland and Crowley Millar Enter into New Partnership

Paralympics Ireland have announced a new partnership with Crowley Millar Solicitors. The deal will see the appointment of the IFSC based firm as Official Legal Advisors to Paralympics Ireland in an agreement that will run until December 2024 and will see Crowley Millar providing expert legal advice to Paralympics Ireland across a number of different […]

Paralympics Ireland Host Partners Day

Partners of Paralympics Ireland join Ronan Grimes (Cycling) and Patrick Monahan (Athletics) on Paralympics Ireland Partners Day. To celebrate the 6 Months to Go to Tokyo 2020 Milestone Paralympics Ireland hosted a brilliant partners day with the sponsors and partners of Paralympics Ireland. Partners including Allianz, Circle K, Citi, FloGas and Toyota joined Crowley Millar, […]

6 Months to Go to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Paralympics Ireland today celebrated the 6 Months To Go milestone to the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. On August 25th the Opening Ceremony for the Tokyo Paralympic Games will take place at the Olympic Stadium with the first athletes competing on Wednesday, August 26th.   Team Ireland will be part of that Opening Ceremony and […]

Significant Results for Judge and Power Lifters

It was a good weekend for Irish Para Athletes as they chase qualification for the 2020 Paralympic Games. Colin Judge had a brilliant result in the Polish Open as he emerged from the event as champion in both the singles and doubles event. The three person Irish Team that competed at the Power Lifting World […]

Wait Over for Power Lifters

Britney Arendse Competes for Ireland Manchester will be the venue for the season opener for the trio of Irish Para Power Lifters that will be competing in the World Cup event that could be a vital competition on their journey through to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Britney Arendse, Nicola Dore and Oscar Hancock will […]

Cyclists Deliver World Championship Glory

Team Ireland competed against the World at the weekend when the Irish Para Cycling team took to the track at the UCI Para Cycling World Championships in Canada. The Irish team would have hoped for a positive performance at the championships but they delivered in spectacular fashion as three new World Championships medals were claimed […]

Marren Announces Retirement

Amy Marren Announces Retirement Irish Para Swimmer, Amy Marren, has today announced her retirement from Para Swimming. Amy, who joined the Irish team in 2019, competed at the World Para Swimming Championships in London as part of Team Ireland. Amy’s involvement at the championships were impacted heavily by an injury to her shoulder but she […]

Dunlevy and McCrystal win Silver at Para-cycling World Championships

Image by Robert Jones National Record crushed in Tandem Pursuit qualification IRELAND’S Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal have won Silver in the Women’s Tandem Pursuit Race at the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Milton, Canada. Dunlevy and McCrystal rode 3:27.358 to break their own National Record by over 3 seconds and qualify for […]