Dunlevy and Kelly Crowned World Champs

Katie George Dunlevy and Linda Kelly are world champions after they stormed to gold in the Women’s B Time Trial at the Para-cycling World Championships in Dumfries on Thursday, August 10th.  In a successful day for Ireland at the UCI Cycling World Championships, the tandem duos victory was underlined by several top ten performances – […]

Irish Para Swimmers Set for Competition in Australia

The Citi Para World Series season begins tomorrow, February 17th in Melbourne where three of Ireland’s top Para Swimmers will be competing over the course of the next three days.   Ellen Keane, Nicole Turner and Barry McClements all take to the water in a variety of different events.   Tokyo gold medallist, Keane races […]

Guide Running Workshop Launch

  Vision Sports Ireland and Athletics Ireland are proud to announce the launch of a Guide Running Workshop. The workshop has been developed to give runners the skills and confidence to guide an individual who is blind, or vision impaired. Workshops will be rolled out nationally over the coming years with the aim to create […]

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 […]

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 […]

Job Opportunity: Chief Executive Officer, Paralympics Ireland

Paralympics Ireland is the National Paralympic Committee for Ireland, recognised by the International Paralympic Committee and is responsible for preparing and managing the Irish team at the Paralympic Games, which are held every four years. It achieves this through partnership with member National Governing Bodies of Sport, Government, business, supporting bodies and the community.   […]

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 […]

World Wheelchair Rugby European Qualification Championship – Group Stage Wrap Up

After two days of competition and some thrilling close encounters, Team Ireland have completed the group stages of their European Championship Qualification campaign at Skien Sports and Activity Park, Moflatvegen, Norway. In their opening game on Thursday, a strong Finnish side emerged winners after a powerful comeback from Ireland in the second half. Today Team […]

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 […]

Team Ireland Competing at World Championships

Ireland’s Para-Cycling squad will also be competing this week in the Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Baie-Comeau, Canada from 11-14 August. The squad are coming off the back of a highly successful World Cup last weekend where the squad won gold and silver in the women’s tandem category in both the road race and time […]