Irish Swimmers Compete Well in Sheffield

All 9 Irish Swimmers competed in their first events at the World Series in Sheffield this morning with some very strong performances recorded as 3 of the team progressed through to this evening’s finals. Nicole Turner showed excellent form as she progressed through to the final in 2 events; the 100m free and 100m Breaststroke […]

Team Ireland Hopefuls on Trail of European Qualification

An Irish team of 8 swimmers has arrived in Sheffield ahead of the British Para Swimming International meet. This event represents the last opportunity for Irish swimmers to reach the minimum qualification standards ahead of the World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships that are set to be hosted in Dublin this August.   The 8 […]

Life doesn’t stop for 23-year-old Clontarf native Ellen Keane. 

Para Swimmer Ellen Keane was named as the Pundit Arena Sportswoman of the Month for April and she gave an interview to give an insight into her life as an elite sportsperson. Check out the interview below and to see the original interview click HERE The impressive bronze Paralympic medalist currently has the unenviable task […]

Dublin2018 Tickets Go Live

The Dublin 2018 World Para Swimming Allianz European Championship tickets were launched today at the National Aquatic Centre. Tickets for the first ever major international Para Sporting event to take place in Ireland are available to purchase now via Paralympic swimmers, Ellen Keane and Nicole Turner were present to launch the tickets which are […]

Turner and Keane Among Top Performers in Indianapolis

Ellen Keane and Nicole Turner have both produced world class performances at the World Para Swimming World Series events in Indianapolis.  On day 1 of the competition Ellen Keane produced a scintillating display to clinch a podium position. Her 100m Back Stroke performance was good enough to claim a brilliant bronze medal and sets her […]

Para Swimmers Perform Well at Nationals

The Swim Ireland National Championships are taking place currently at the National Aquatic Centre and several of the Team Ireland hopefuls are amongst the swimmers competing at the venue that will host #Dublin2018. Nicole Turner and Ailbhe Kelly both had exceptional performances in the pool today as they both set new Personal Bests in the […]

21 Para Athletes Benefit From Sport Ireland Carding Scheme

Para Athletes were well represented in the Sport Ireland Carding Scheme announcements with 21 athletes receiving varying levels of funding. Para Cycling duo of Eve McCrystal and Katie George Dunlevy along with Para Athletes; Jason Smyth, Michael McKillop, Niamh McCarthy, Noelle Lenihan and Orla Barry joined Para Swimmer, Ellen Keane in being named as Podium level […]

Toyota Becomes Official Partner of Paralympics Ireland

Toyota Becomes Official Partner of Paralympics Ireland   Toyota extends its global partnership with the IPC (International Paralympics Committee) to become Official Mobility Partner to Paralympics Ireland   23rd November, 2017 – Toyota Ireland has announced a new partnership with Paralympics Ireland that sees Ireland’s favourite car brand become an Official Partner to Paralympics Ireland […]

Allianz Announced as Title Sponsor of 2018 World Para Swimming European Championships

Allianz Announced as Title Sponsor of 2018 World Para Swimming European Championships Allianz has today been confirmed as the title sponsor for the Dublin 2018 World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships. The National Aquatic Centre in the National Sports Campus in Dublin will host the Para Swimming Allianz European Championships from August 13th-19th 2018.   […]


  The good form of the Irish team continued on the penultimate day of the Para Swimming World Series meet in Berlin. In this morning’s heats Ards teenager Barry McClements was just outside his best time placing fourteenth of the ninety-one swimmers in the 400mFreestyle heats. He touched in a time of 4:33.20 which was […]

Top ten finishes on final day of ParaSwimming World Series in Sheffield

Teenage swimmers Nicole Turner and Barry McClements concluded the third leg of the Para Swimming World Series for the Irish team, with a sixth and seventh place finish in their respective 400m Freestyle finals this evening in Sheffield.   Fourteen-year-old Turner who won a bronze medal in the 50m Butterfly final last night raced solidly […]