Lee Helps Irish End Week on a High

 It was a positive weekend for the Irish Para athletes as they recorded positive results in a number of events. Jason Smyth got his season off to a flyer as he raced through the streets of Manchester in the rarely run 150m event to win his race in a time of 15:82. Elsewhere, Patrick O’Leary […]

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 […]

How to Contact the Athlete's Commission

The newly constituted Athletes Commission met for the first time to begin their work in January this year. The Athletes Commission is chaired by Eoghan Clifford who is joined on the commission by Niamh McCarthy, Helen Arbuthnot, Jason Smyth, James Scully, Peter Ryan and Padraic Moran.   The Commission will now be the voice of […]

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 […]

Sixth for Comerford in 100m final at Para Athletics World Championships

Irish sprinter Orla Comerford ran brilliantly to finish sixth in the T13 100m final on day four of the Para Athletics World Championships in London. Crossing the line in 12.55seconds the nineteen-year old visually impaired athlete was only one hundredth a second off her best ever time set just a few weeks ago. This was […]

Michael McKillop and Jason Smyth named as ‘Ones to Watch’ for Rio 2016

Irish Paralympic stars Michael McKillop and Jason Smyth have each been named on the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) list of ‘Ones to Watch’ for Rio 2016. The talented Irish athletes feature on the list alongside a number of other elite track and field stars including Great Britain’s Aled Davies, Brazil’s Felipe Gomes and David Brown […]