Positive Para Swimming Performances from Berlin

The Irish Para Swimming team have had an encouraging experience to date from the Para Swimimng World Series Meeting taking place currently in Berlin. Three Irish swimmers progressed from their heats yesterday morning through to the evenings finals sessions. Ailbhe Kelly reached the C Final of the 200m Freestyle final with Nicole Turner and Ellen […]

Bringing the Paralympics and Olympics to the Classroom and Inspiring the Next Generation

The Olympic Federation of Ireland launched the new ‘Dare to Believe’ campaign that will include some well known Paralympians. ‘Dare to Believe’, a school activation programme championed and supported by the Athletes’ Commission. Olympism, Paralympism and the benefits of sport will be promoted in schools nationwide by some of Ireland’s best known and most accomplished […]

Turner Hopes to Maintain Medal Momentum

There were four Irish swimmers in action in the morning session of Day 6 of the World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships. Meath’s James Scully made his second final of the championships in the Men’s 100m Freestyle S5. Finishing 4th in his heat in a time of 1:22.16, he qualified seventh fastest for tonight’s final, […]

Keane Edged out After Thrilling Race

Team Ireland missed out on their first medal of the championships as Ellen Keane finished fourth by a finger tip after an exhillarating 100M backstroke race. Keane again progressed straight through to the final of this event which wouldn’t be one of her strongest and at the 50m mark she was left with considerable distance […]

Irish Team Off to Strong Start in Dublin

The Irish trio of Ailbhe Kelly, James Scully and Nicole Turner got the World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships off to a strong start as all 3 Team Ireland competitors reached the finals in their respective events. After a strong performance in his heat James Scully was the first of the Irish to compete in […]

Scully and Turner reach Finals

It was a very encouraging start for Team Ireland at the World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships as all three swimmer produced excellent performances in their events. James Scully was the first Irish Swimmer in the Pool in the 200M Freestyle S5 heat and he set the tone for the day as he swam his […]

Irish Swimmers Compete Well in Sheffield

All 9 Irish Swimmers competed in their first events at the World Series in Sheffield this morning with some very strong performances recorded as 3 of the team progressed through to this evening’s finals. Nicole Turner showed excellent form as she progressed through to the final in 2 events; the 100m free and 100m Breaststroke […]

Team Ireland Hopefuls on Trail of European Qualification

An Irish team of 8 swimmers has arrived in Sheffield ahead of the British Para Swimming International meet. This event represents the last opportunity for Irish swimmers to reach the minimum qualification standards ahead of the World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships that are set to be hosted in Dublin this August.   The 8 […]

Dublin2018 Tickets Go Live

The Dublin 2018 World Para Swimming Allianz European Championship tickets were launched today at the National Aquatic Centre. Tickets for the first ever major international Para Sporting event to take place in Ireland are available to purchase now via http://www.paralympics.ie/dublin2018. Paralympic swimmers, Ellen Keane and Nicole Turner were present to launch the tickets which are […]

Para Swimmers Perform Well at Nationals

The Swim Ireland National Championships are taking place currently at the National Aquatic Centre and several of the Team Ireland hopefuls are amongst the swimmers competing at the venue that will host #Dublin2018. Nicole Turner and Ailbhe Kelly both had exceptional performances in the pool today as they both set new Personal Bests in the […]

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 […]