Five RTÉ Sports Awards nominations for Team Ireland

As 2021 draws to a close, so does the Irish sporting year, one that has been extremely busy with plenty of success across Irish sport. Irish Paralympians have enjoyed a huge amount of that success in 2021, particularly at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. This success has been recognised in various media outlets, such as […]

Turner Wins Silver on Final Day

In the final day of the World Para Swimming European Open Championships, Nicole Turner brought the curtain down in spectacular fashion, winning another silver medal, this time in the S6 50m Butterfly Final, finishing with a time of 37.04 seconds. Having already won two bronze and one silver this week, Nicole went into her main […]

Turner Claims Silver – Day 6 Recap

Nicole Turner has won her third medal of the week, as she finished second in the SB6 100m Breaststroke with a time of 1:42.52 on Day 6 of the World Para Swimming European Championships. Having already won two from two this week, Nicole went into the SB6 100m Breaststroke full of confidence. Nicole put on […]

Second Bronze of the week for Turner – Day 5 Results

Day 5 was another night to remember for Nicole Turner and Team Ireland, as she won her second bronze of the weekat the World Para Swimming European Championships in Madeira, Portugal.   Nicole finished with a time of 35.56 seconds, smashing her own Personal Best in the S6 50m Freestyle. Nicole brought the fight as […]

Bronze for Turner on Day 3 – Recap for Team Ireland

It was a night to remember in Funchal, Madeira, as Nicole Turner claimed the first medal for Ireland at this week’s World Para Swimming European Open Championships. Nicole won bronze in the SB6 200m Individual Medley, putting on a brilliant display as she battled for third place in a time of 3:09.57. The Portarlington swimming […]

Circle K are 'Here for Ireland'

Circle K, Ireland’s largest forecourt retailer and proud partner of both Irish Olympic and Paralympic Teams, today launches the ‘Here for Ireland’ initiative, which has been developed to support Irish athletes on the road to the Tokyo 2020 Games. From today, Circle K customers can show their support for our homegrown champions by simply scanning […]

Turner and Keane Through to Final

Ellen Keane and Nicole Turner have made it a memorable morning in the London Aquatics Centre swimming pool at the World Para Swimming Allianz Championships. Both swimmers finished 2nd in their heats and have qualified for their respective finals. Barry McClements swam his last race of the week and recorded a massive 2 second Personal […]

McClements Misses out by Smallest Margin

Barry McClements was the only Irish athlete in action during the heats on Day 5 of the World Para Swimming Allianz Championships at the London Aquatic Centre. McClements produced a strong performance to finish in 4th place in his heat but misses out on a place in the final by 5 hundredths of a second, […]

Turner Produces Season’s Best in Record Breaking Race

Nicole Turner finished in a time of 3:10:76 in the final of the Women’s 200 Individual Medley SM6 in what was her season’s best performance to finish in 7th place overall. Turner took nearly 5 seconds off her time from the heats earlier today in a race that included a new World Record performance from […]

Turner Through to Final as McClements Narrowly Misses Out

Nicole Turner has qualified for the final of the SM6 200m Individual Medley today at the World Para Swimming Allianz Championships. Nicole led after the freestyle stroke but saw that lead overturned by Merechenko from the Ukraine who went on to lead them home. However, Turner was able to maintain her momentum and comfortably qualify […]

Marren to make Irish Debut as Team Ireland Revealed

Paralympics Ireland Sign Agreement to Wear Under Armour Kit   The Irish team that will compete at the World Para Swimming Allianz Championships in London this September was named today at the Sport Ireland National Aquatic Centre. The 8 person team will be the first Irish paralympic team to compete in the new Under Armour […]