Irish Para Powerlifters Ready for World Cup With Eyes Fixed on Paralympic Games

With the first of the Irish contingency competing on June 22nd, Cork man, Ruairi Devlin will be entering his first World Cup and his third international competition overall. Last time out, Devlin set a new lifetime best, claiming a gold medal in the Next Gen category in the process at the World Championships in Dubai […]

Tiarnán O’ Donnell Wins Second International Medal in Poland

Tiarnán O’Donnell picked up his second World Cup silver medal of the season in the PR2 Men’s single sculls at the at the final World Cup of the 2024 season in Poznan, Poland. Limerick’s Tiarnán O’Donnell took home the silverware again after another strong performance in the PR2 Men’s Single Sculls. Moving into second place […]

Vereker and McLaughlin Victorious at Para-cycling Road National Championships

The first of the 2024 Para-cycling National Championships took place on Saturday, 15th of June. The Road National Championships were held in Corkagh Park, Co. Dublin and attracted large entries. Riders and supporters were on site from early morning, and despite one or two showers the rain held off, making for a great day. The […]

Para-cycling Road and Track National Championships Preview

The 2024 Para-cycling National Championships are fast approaching as the best para-cyclists in Ireland do battle this weekend. First is the Road National Championships in Corkagh Park, Co. Dublin, on Saturday, June 15th. Many of the riders will then line out again on Sunday, June 16th, for the Track National Championships at Sundrive Velodrome, Co. […]

Job Opportunity: Research Assistant

Paralympics Ireland is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a research assistant to join a new research project in partnership with the University of Limerick which aims to investigate the experience of athletes and coaches within Paralympic pathways in Ireland. The purpose of the  role is to support a new Research Project entitled “Athlete […]

Paralympics Ireland Research Project in Partnership with University of Limerick Announced

Paralympics Ireland are delighted to announce a new research project in partnership with the University of Limerick which aims to investigate the experience of athletes and coaches within Paralympic pathways in Ireland. The project aims to explore the experiences of athletes and coaches currently involved in the Para pathway in Ireland to understand what makes a […]

Two Podium Finishes for Para Triathletes in Taranto

There were two podium finishes for Irish para triathletes this weekend at the World Triathlon Para Cup in Taranto, Italy.7 Donnacha McCarthy & guide Sean Husband (PTVI) secured 2nd place in their category. “Definitely a contrast in emotions compared to the events of last weekend in Vigo. Such a close race, finishing only 7 seconds […]

Shauna Bocquet Posts Four Personal Bests Over One Weekend

Galway woman Shauna Bocquet was in competition in Switzerland this weekend The rising para athletics star posted three personal bests at the WPA Grand Prix in Switzerland on Saturday, pushing 11:07:20 in the 5k, 16.38 in the 100m and 3:17.22 in the 1500m. All three times are High Performance Standards for the the Paralympic Games. […]

First Irish Athletes Named To Represent Ireland at Paralympic Games

The first athletes have been announced to represent Team Ireland at the Paralympic Games this summer. Seven athletes across two sports will fly to Paris for the Games which take place from August 28th to September 8th. Colin Judge will represent Ireland for the second time in table tennis having competed at the 2020 Tokyo […]

Medals in Rowing and Athletics for O’ Donnell and Comerford

It was a busy weekend for Irish para sport with athletes in competition allover the globe chasing invaluable results in the lead up to Paris 2024 which is 92 days away. Orla Comerford stormed home to victory in the 100m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon. The Raheny Shamrocks sprinter finished the race in […]

Bumper Weekend Ahead for Para Athletics

It will be a busy weekend for almost all members of the para athletics team with 7 athletes competing in five competitions across the globe. Fresh off the back of breaking her 100m and 200m PBs Orla Comerford will race in the 100m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon. Comerford’s race is […]