Paralympics Ireland Welcome Announcement of Sport Ireland Investment

Paralympics Ireland have today welcomed the announcement of the Sport Ireland Investment for 2020. Paralympics Ireland have received €700,000 in high performance funding and a further €400,000 in High Performance Operations and Administration funding along with Special Project Funding of €200,000. This vital finding will help Paralympics Ireland continue to put in place the best […]

Paralympics Ireland Welcome Sport Ireland Increased Investment in Sport

Sport Ireland announced their investment in Irish sport for 2019 which has seen an increase in investment in Irish sport to €31.8 million. High performance funding for Paralympics Ireland has increased from €665,000 in 2018 to €700,000 in 2019. Core funding for Paralympics Ireland also saw an increase from €397,500 to €400,000 in 2019. The […]

An Taoiseach Officially Launches Dublin 2018

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, welcomed Irish Para Athletes, Ailbhe Kelly and Patrick Flanagan to Government Buildings on Monday to officially launch the World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships. Councillor Nial Ring, Lord Mayor of Dublin City Council was also in attendance along with representatives of championship sponsors, Allianz Ireland and host partners; Sport Ireland, Swim […]

21 Para Athletes Benefit From Sport Ireland Carding Scheme

Para Athletes were well represented in the Sport Ireland Carding Scheme announcements with 21 athletes receiving varying levels of funding. Para Cycling duo of Eve McCrystal and Katie George Dunlevy along with Para Athletes; Jason Smyth, Michael McKillop, Niamh McCarthy, Noelle Lenihan and Orla Barry joined Para Swimmer, Ellen Keane in being named as Podium level […]

Paralympics Ireland welcomes increased State funding

Minister of State for Sport, Michael Ring, TD, today announced a €27 million investment in sports grants for 2016. With the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held later this year in Rio, High Performance Sport was one of the main areas that was addressed, with Paralympics Ireland receiving €1,280,000 – an increase in funding […]