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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Irish Para Dressage Team in Competition in The Netherlands

Members of the Irish Para Dressage team are in Genemuiden, The Netherlands competing over the next few days in the hopes of qualifying their team for the Paris 2024 Paralympic games. First up on Dec 14th is Tokyo Paralympian Tamsin Addison who is competing at 1:40pm and 4:05pm.   You can watch the competition live […]

Double Gold for Turner and Registe in Vancouver

There was great success for the para swimming team in at Ken Demchuk Invitational in Canada with two of our athletes winning two gold medals each along. Paralympian Nicole Turner swam to first place in the 5om fly and the 200m Individual Medley. Newcomer to the team Deaton Registe produced some great performances to take […]

Colin Judge Earns ITTF Para Table Tennis Top 10 Ranking

The latest ITTF Para Table Tennis Rankings were published last week with great news for Colin Judge who is currently in the top 10. He finishes the year ranked 9th in the world and 4th in Europe in men’s class 3. These rankings are crucial as the top 14 in the world will be those […]

Para Swim Team in Action at Ken Demchuk Invitational in Canada

Four members of the Irish Para swim team are in action this weekend at the Ken Demchuk Invitational in Vancouver, Canada. Nicole Turner, Dearbhaile Brady, Deaton Registe and Amy Sheridan will all be competing to solidify their world rankings which are crucial for qualification for Paris 2024. Day 1 sees all the female swimmers of […]

PTSB Reveal Athlete Ambassadors for Paris 2024

Paralympic Silver Medallist Nicole Turner, Ronan Grimes, Britney Arendse and Jordan Lee are among the eleven athletes named by Paralympic and Olympic Team Ireland title sponsor PTSB as its new brand ambassadors for what will be a special year. PTSB announced its partnerships with the Olympic Federation of Ireland and Paralympics Ireland in March 2022, […]