Athletes Commission Appointed

Paralympics Ireland welcomes the newly appointed Athletes Commission who have been appointed this week and will now serve a new term that will conclude after the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. Catherine Walsh has returned to the Athletes Commission and, after a vote from her commission colleagues she has returned as Chair of the commission and […]

PTSB are First Ever Title Sponsor

Permanent TSB announced as Title Sponsor for Irish Olympic and Irish Paralympic Teams for Paris 2024 Permanent TSB has been unveiled as the title sponsor for both the Irish Olympic and Irish Paralympic teams at the Paris 2024 Games taking place in July and August respectively. Permanent TSB is the first ever title sponsor to […]

Paralympics Ireland Statement

Paralympics Ireland welcomes the decision of the International Paralympic Committee to exclude athletes representing National Paralympic Committee’s from Russia and Belarus from the Winter Paralympic Games.   Excluding any athlete from Paralympic competition is an extremely difficult decision to take at any time. We commend the governing board of the International Paralympic Committee for listening […]

Athletes Commission Applications

Paralympics Ireland are seeking expressions of interest from Irish Paralympic athletes that may be interested in joining the new Athletes Commission.   This is a great opportunity to either become involved or remain involved in Paralympic sport and get to understand some of the background administration and decisions, develop new skills and influence change.   […]

Team Ireland Honoured

The team that represented Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games gathered in Dublin on Friday for the Paralympics Ireland Tokyo 2020 Awards Ceremony. Over 100 guests gathered in Dublin Castle, which included athletes, coaches, and support staff of Team Ireland. Joining them to celebrate their fantastic achievements at Tokyo 2020 was An Taoiseach, Micheál […]

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 […]