Women in Sport Focus – Miriam Malone

Paralympics Ireland has produced a weekly Women in Sport Focus since the inaugural edition in July. Some of the best female Paralympians in the country have featured to date including Nicole Turner, Ellen Keane, Niamh McCarthy, Greta Streimikyte, Mary Fitzgerald, Orla Comerford, Richael Timothy, Katie-George Dunlevy, Eve McCrystal and Kerrie Leonard. This week’s Women in […]

Paralympics Ireland Welcome Announcement of Sport Ireland Investment

Paralympics Ireland have today welcomed the announcement of the Sport Ireland Investment for 2020. Paralympics Ireland have received €700,000 in high performance funding and a further €400,000 in High Performance Operations and Administration funding along with Special Project Funding of €200,000. This vital finding will help Paralympics Ireland continue to put in place the best […]

Narita City to Host Paralympics Ireland Holding Camp

Paralympics Ireland have today signed an agreement with Narita City to host the Team Ireland Holding Camp before the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo next August.  Team Ireland will arrive in Narita on the 11th of August and spend a week in the city to recover from the long journey and acclimatise to the Tokyo […]

Paralympics Ireland AGM 2018

The Board of Paralympics Ireland at the 2018 AGM Paralympics Ireland AGM 2018 The Annual General Meeting of Paralympics Ireland took place at the Sport Ireland National Sports Head Quarters on May 17th. The meeting was addressed by president, John Fulham, CEO Miriam Malone, Treasure, Tony Dignam along with a well received update from the preparations for Tokyo […]

Paralympics Ireland Welcome Sport Ireland Increased Investment in Sport

Sport Ireland announced their investment in Irish sport for 2019 which has seen an increase in investment in Irish sport to €31.8 million. High performance funding for Paralympics Ireland has increased from €665,000 in 2018 to €700,000 in 2019. Core funding for Paralympics Ireland also saw an increase from €397,500 to €400,000 in 2019. The […]

Paralympics Ireland CEO Added to 50 Most Influential Women List

Paralympics Ireland CEO, Miriam Malone, has been added to the list of the 50 Most Influential Women in Irish Sport today. The list is produced by influential Irish organisation, Sport for Business. The list, which has highlighted the contribution of women to Irish sport, was established in 2014 and is now in it’s 4th iteration. […]

Paralympics Ireland Welcome Increased Funding For Sport

Paralympics Ireland welcomes the increased funding announced for Irish sport by Minister Shane Ross and Minister Brendan Griffin yesterday. Sport plays a vital role in Irish society and this increase in funding will be very beneficial.   Speaking about the increased government funding Paralympics Ireland CEO, Miriam Malone, said ‘The increase of 13% in investment […]

An Taoiseach Officially Launches Dublin 2018

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, welcomed Irish Para Athletes, Ailbhe Kelly and Patrick Flanagan to Government Buildings on Monday to officially launch the World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships. Councillor Nial Ring, Lord Mayor of Dublin City Council was also in attendance along with representatives of championship sponsors, Allianz Ireland and host partners; Sport Ireland, Swim […]

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.   […]

Miriam Malone announced as new Chief Executive of Paralympics Ireland

P Paralympics Ireland is pleased to announce the appointment of Miriam Malone as their new Chief Executive Officer. Malone joins the organisation after eleven years with the FAI where she was Business Partnerships Director, and a member of the management team of the association. Prior to that Miriam headed up Kilkenny Local Sports Partnership, and […]