Legend McKillop Announces Retirement

Irish Paralympic legend Michael McKillop has today announced his retirement from Paralympic sport. The announcement from Michael comes shortly after competing at his fourth Paralympic Games ibn Tokyo. McKillop became one of the all time greats of Paralympic Sport as he elevated his 1500m T37 event to a higher level than it had ever been […]

Paralympic Silver Medallist Niamh McCarthy Announces Retirement

Niamh competed for Ireland at two Paralympic Games at Rio 2016 and the deferred Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games earlier this year. The Cork native competed in the F41 Discus event with the highlight of her career coming at the Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro in 2016 when she won a silver medal with her […]

Dunlevy and McCrystal Isolating together

World Championship Para Track Cycling silver medalists Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal are isolating together in Eve’s house in Dundalk. The Paralympic legends have been living with Eve’s two daughters since the lockdown began. However, despite the restrictions the duo have been able to train together despite not being able to cycle their tandem […]

Paralympics Ireland and Crowley Millar Enter into New Partnership

Paralympics Ireland have announced a new partnership with Crowley Millar Solicitors. The deal will see the appointment of the IFSC based firm as Official Legal Advisors to Paralympics Ireland in an agreement that will run until December 2024 and will see Crowley Millar providing expert legal advice to Paralympics Ireland across a number of different […]

Paralympics Ireland welcomes increased State funding

Minister of State for Sport, Michael Ring, TD, today announced a €27 million investment in sports grants for 2016. With the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held later this year in Rio, High Performance Sport was one of the main areas that was addressed, with Paralympics Ireland receiving €1,280,000 – an increase in funding […]