Irish Team Named For 2024 Para-cycling Track World Championships

Cycling Ireland have announced the Irish team to compete in the 2024 Para-cycling Track World Championships in Rio De Janeiro from March 20th-24th. A strong team of 11 riders will represent Ireland on the world stage following a successful 2023 World Championships, which saw Ireland bring home five bronze medals from Glasgow last August. And […]

Paralympics Ireland Celebrates 6 Months to Go, Confirming Eight New Slots for Paris

Paralympics Ireland confirmed eight new slots for the Paralympic Games today in the Para Equestrian and Para Swimming sport at an event to coincide with a major Paralympic milestone. Today marks six months to go to the Paralympic Games in Paris. Paralympics Ireland were joined by members of the Irish sporting community and the French […]

Anne Ebbs RIP

Paralympics Legend Ann Ebbs RIP

The death has occurred of Anne Ebbs. All involved in Paralympic sports are greatly saddened at the death of Irish Paralympian Ann Ebbs.   Anne devoted her life to Paralympic Sport, both as a three time Paralympic medal winner, and as the founder of the Irish Paralympic Council which subsequently became Paralympics Ireland where she […]

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 […]

Para Swim Team Ready to Compete at Citi Para Swimming World Series in Melbourne

The Citi Para Swimming World Series kicks off this weekend at the Melbourne Sports Centres (MSAC) which is hosting the competition for the fifth time. The meet will be run in conjunction with the 2024 Victorian Open LC Championships. Six members of the para swimming team have been training down under for the past two […]

Strong Showing for Para Athletics at National Senior Indoor Championships

Seven members of the para athletics squad were in action at the Athletics Ireland National Indoor Championships this weekend, with many producing personal best performances over the two day event. Day 1 featured Aaron Shorten, Cathal Ryan and Alex Lee on the track. Cathal Ryan posted a time of 51.92 in his 400m heat which […]

Sport Ireland Announce Record investment of €25m in High Performance Sport for 2024

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, and the Minister of State for Sport and Physical Education, Thomas Byrne TD, today announced a record annual sum of €25m to be invested through Sport Ireland in High Performance Sport in 2024. This is the highest ever level of investment into […]

Paralympic and Olympic Medals For Paris 2024 Revealed

Paris 2024 unveiled the medals for the Paralympic and Olympic Games on 8 February. For the first time in the history of the Games, each medal is decorated with a highly symbolic and priceless piece of metal – the original iron from the Eiffel Tower. By placing a piece of the French symbol at the […]

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 […]

Jordan Lee Sets Indoor Personal Best at Athletics Ireland Indoor Games

Para athletics was out in full force this weekend at the Athletics Ireland Indoor Games in Dublin this weekend. Jordan Lee jumped to new heights setting a personal best by clearing 1.92. His performance also saw him reach the high performance standard for Paris 2024, an important step on his path to qualification for the […]

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 […]