Pat McLoughlin RIP

The death recently occurred of Pat McLoughlin. Pat represented Ireland at two Paralympic Games in 1984 at Stoke Mandeville/New York and at the Paralympic Games held in Barcelona in 1992. Pat competed in the AR2 classification and reached the last 16 in 1992. Pat will be sadly missed by his partner, Marie, his family and […]

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 […]

Vacancy: Paralympics Ireland Performance Operations Manager

Paralympics Ireland are seeking a new Performance Operations Manager to become an integral part of the team leading to Tokyo 2020 and beyond. The role involves delivery of the following three key areas of Paralympic Ireland’s Strategy: – ·       Performance Support (Quadrennial & Performance Plans) ·       Management and Coordination of Paralympics Ireland Sports Science & […]

Paralympics Ireland Newsletter Launched

Paralympics Ireland have launched a new newsletter; Success Takes More, that is now available to download by clicking HERE The newsletter will be released every month and will have all of the news and information from Irish Paralympic Sport. In this edition we have news from the launch of the new Paralympics Ireland strategic plan, […]

Paralympics Ireland AGM 2018

The Board of Paralympics Ireland at the 2018 AGM Paralympics Ireland AGM 2018 The Annual General Meeting of Paralympics Ireland took place at the Sport Ireland National Sports Head Quarters on May 17th. The meeting was addressed by president, John Fulham, CEO Miriam Malone, Treasure, Tony Dignam along with a well received update from the preparations for Tokyo […]

Katie George and Eve Win Gold for Ireland

Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal maintained their dominance on the road as they produced two stunning performances to win gold on the double at the Para Cycling World Cup in Ostend. The double world champions were determined to put down a marker for the remainder of the season especially as they look forward to […]

British Team Announced for #Dublin2018

With only 69 days left until #Dublin2018 the first of the teams that will compete at the National Sports Campus were today announced. A 24 strong British team has been unveiled including some great Paralympic Champions like Ellie Simmonds, Bethany Firth, Ollie Hynd, Ellie Robinson and Hannah Russell. We look forward to welcoming the British […]

Paralympics Ireland Strategic Plan Survey

Paralympics Ireland are in the process of developing a new Strategic Plan. As part of the process we are seeking feedback from all stakeholders and now we want to hear from you! To have you say on the future direction of Paralympic Sports in Ireland just click HERE 

Turner and Keane Among Top Performers in Indianapolis

Ellen Keane and Nicole Turner have both produced world class performances at the World Para Swimming World Series events in Indianapolis.  On day 1 of the competition Ellen Keane produced a scintillating display to clinch a podium position. Her 100m Back Stroke performance was good enough to claim a brilliant bronze medal and sets her […]

Football Duo are #Dublin2018 Ambassadors

Irish football legend, Niall Quinn and current Irish football striker, Amber Barrett were today named as the two newest Ambassadors for the Para Swimming Allianz European Championships. The two forwards will now be swapping the football field for the swimming pool as they take on the Para Swimming Allianz European Championship Ambassador Challenge on August […]

Monahan Clinches Silver

Patrick Monahan produced a superb display at the Lisbon half marathon to finish in second place against a top class field. Monahan, battled against the elements in far from ideal conditions to hold off some very strong challenges and come in behind only David Weir who is a 6 time Paralympic gold medallist. Patrick will […]

Lee Leaps to New Heigths

Irish paralympic hopeful, Jordan Lee, continued his impressive progress as he competed impressively at the Munster Championships. High Jumper, Lee, set a new Personal Best as he cleared 1.75m to claim a silver medal.   Great performance from Jordan who will be hoping to continue his progress and move closer to Tokyo!