Podium Place for MacCombe and Sands in Montreal as Paris Qualification Window Closes

The Paris Paralympic qualification period came to a close with one final opportunity for athletes to secure a slot at the 2024 World Triathlon Para Series Montreal Canada. Team Ireland were strongly represented by Tom Williamson competing in the PTS5 category, Donnacha McCarthy and guide Sean Husband in the PTVI men’s race and Chloe MacCombe […]

Three Medals for Irish Para Powerlifters at Para Powerlifting World Cup

Irish Para powerlifting continues to succeed with three athletes returning home from the World Cup with medals. The Para Powerlifting World Cup took place from June 20th-26th, with six Irish athletes in action in Tbilisi, Georgia. Cork native, Ruairi Devlin competed in the Next Gen Up to 72kg Category. Devlin set a new lifetime best, […]

Allianz Announced as the Official Broadcast Sponsor of RTÉ’s Coverage for Paris 2024

Allianz has announced an exclusive sponsorship deal with RTÉ, becoming the official broadcast sponsor for the coverage of the Paris 2024 Paralympic and Olympic Games. This exciting partnership, brokered by Starcom, will bring Irish viewers closer to the action and excitement of the Games, showcasing the inspiring journeys of athletes as they strive for glory […]

Cava and MacCombe Both Secure Gold in Swansea

Both Cassie Cava and Chloe MacCombe, along with her guide for the race Eimear Nicholls, were in winning form this weekend at the 2024 World Triathlon Para Series Swansea. Cava dominated the PTS3 race from the gun, producing the fastest swim split of the field by over 3 minutes. She held her lead through five […]

Turner, Dunlevy and McCrystal to Star in “Path to Paris” Documentary

Nicole Turner, Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal will be hitting television screens in every home in Ireland over the next few weeks as part of the documentary series “Path to Paris”. The series, filmed and directed by Darragh Bambrick follows Ireland’s top medal prospects on their journey to qualify for the  Paris 2024 Paralympic and […]

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 […]

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 […]

World Class Results for Comerford and Fitzgerald

This weekend significant world class results were marked by Orla Comerford and Mary Fitzgerald with both athlete’s performances helping them to climb their respective world rankings to the number two position. Fitzgerald shattered her personal best with a throw of 8:87m at the Paula Radcliffe Stadium in Loughborough, adding over 1/2meter to her previous PB. […]