Research Opportunity with Paralympics Ireland

4 March 2023; Elsie Friel and Brian Hughes during the launch of the Paralympics Ireland NextGen campaign at the Sport Ireland Institute in Dublin. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

Paralympics Ireland is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for research collaboration. We are inviting interested parties to tender for a research project aimed at understanding the athlete and coach experience of Paralympic gateways and pathways in Ireland.

The objective of this research project is to gain insights into the journey of athletes and coaches within the Paralympic pathway in Ireland, including their lived experiences, challenges, and what makes a positive development experience. We believe that this research will not only enhance our understanding but also contribute to the development of more effective support systems for athletes and coaches.

Key details of the project:

Scope: Athlete and Coach experience of Paralympic gateways and pathways in Ireland.

Duration: 6 months

Closing Date for Expression of Interest: 19th April 2024

Interested parties are invited to submit their expressions of interest by the closing date.

Please find the full invitation to tender document with guidelines for expression of interest here.


Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussion.

For more information, please contact brian@paralympics.ie

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