5th for Flanagan and O’Riordan as Marren Withdraws

Patrick Flanagan was the first Irish competitor in the pool today at the World Para Swimming Allianz Championships in the Heat of the S6 400m Freestyle event. A fast start to the race from his competitors meant Patrick was always struggling to make up lost ground. His finishing time of 5:39:13 was just 0.8 outside […]

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 […]

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 […]

London to Host Para Swimming World Championship

World Para Swimming have today confirmed that London will be the host city to the postponed Para Swimming World Championships. The London Aquatics Centre will be the host venue for the championships and will be a familiar setting for some as it hosted the Para Swimming events at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The World […]

Para Swimming World Championships Statement

On Sunday, January 27th the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) stripped Malaysia as the host of the 2019 Para Swimming World Championships. IPC are currently looking for an alternative venue to host the championships. Paralympics Ireland supports the decision of the IPC to remove the World Para Swimming Championships from Malaysia. We look forward to the […]