Circle K announces partnership with Paralympics Ireland

Circle K announces partnership with Paralympics Ireland Ireland’s largest forecourt retailer to fuel athletes on the road to Tokyo 2020 Circle K has today announced a new partnership with Paralympics Ireland which will see Ireland’s largest forecourt retailer become the Official Fuel and Convenience Partner to the Irish Paralympic Team as they continue their preparations […]

Comerford Doubles up in Berlin

Orla Comerford has secured her second medal of the World Para Athletics Championships after a battling performance in the T13 100m final. Comerford held off the challenge of Engelleiter of Germany to claim the bronze medal right on the finish line. Comerford came into the race in relaxed form after winning her first medal of […]

Lenihan Wins Gold and Breaks Record

The first day of competition for Team Ireland could not have gone much better as Jason Smyth, Greta Streimikyte and Orla Barry all claimed gold medals for Ireland with Jason and Orla retaining their titles and Great winning her first European title. It fell to Noelle Lenihan to set a similar tone for Day 3 […]

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 […]

Irish Para Athletes Prepare for World Para Athletics Grand Prix

An eight person team has arrived at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix event in Rieti in Italy. Paul Keoghan, Greta Streimikyte, David Leavy, Niamh McCarthy, Orla Barry, Orla Comerford, Noelle Lenihan and Jordan Lee will represent Ireland at the grand prix that is being held at the Stadio Raul Guidobaldi. Team Ireland’s first competitor […]

Para Athletes Shine In Belfast

The Irish Universities Athletics Association held their Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Queen’s University Belfast where the Irish Para Athletes were amongst the very best performers throughout the competition. Noelle Lenihan had a superb event in the Discus throw as she set a new Maynooth University record of 31:39 to finish in second place […]

Comerford Gets 2018 off to Promising Start

Orla Comerford, who was one of the Irish stars at the Rio Paralympic Games, had her first event of 2018 and it was a promising beginning to her year as she produced two strong performances. Orla began her 2018 indoor season with two solid performances, running 8.05 for 60m and 26.62 for 200m at the […]

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 […]