Paralympics Ireland Tokyo 2020 Webinar

Paralympics Ireland hosted a webinar, last Thursday 4th February, which provided key updates around the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games to athletes, team leaders and support staff, all of whom are still in contention of qualifying for Tokyo 2020. The decision to host the webinar was made following a number of key updates from the Tokyo […]

Look Back to Sydney 2000 with Mairead Berry and Bridie Lynch

It has been twenty years since the 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games, Paralympics Ireland recently caught up with five time Paralympic medallist, Mairead Berry and Hall of Famer, Bridie Lynch. The former athletes sat down to talk about their contrasting experience of the Sydney Games and their amazing careers as athletes. Mairead Berry competed at her […]

Paralympics Ireland Welcome Tokyo2020 Paralympic Games Postponement

Paralympics Ireland welcomes the decision of the Japanese Prime Minister, Abe Shinzo and the International Olympic Committee with the full support of the International Paralympic Committee to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games to 2021.  The Paralympic Games will now take place at a date beyond 2020 but no later than the Summer of 2021. […]

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 […]

Toomey Appointed as Chef de Mission

Paralympics Ireland have today announced the appointment of Denis Toomey as the Chef de Mission for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.   Cork native, Denis, brings unparalleled experience with him to the role as both an athlete and an administrator. Denis returns to the Chef de Mission role having occupied the same position at the […]