A different kind of memorable

NOT EVEN this pandemic’s total disruption of global sport has dimmed Jason Smyth’s desire to keep on breaking barriers and setting new records. The fastest Paralympian on the plant says that the postponement of the 2020 Games by 12 months hasn’t lessened his ambition in any way. Heading into the 16th year of his extraordinary […]

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 […]

Women In Sport Focus – Ellen Keane

After a two-week break from our weekly Women In Sport Focus, we return with swimming superstar, Ellen Keane. Ellen has been no stranger to podium success and has helped put para-swimming on the map in Ireland with a number of medals on the world stage, including a gold at the European Championships and bronze in […]

Eaglesham and Judge Keep Focus for Tokyo

Eaglesham and Judge Keep Focus for Tokyo Colin Judge and Philip Eaglesham are two athletes that have made the most of their time away from competition by concentrating on areas outside of sport. Table Tennis star, Colin Judge, has recently begun offering his services as a motivational speaker whilst shooter, Philip Eaglesham, has taken on […]

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Rescheduled

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games have been rescheduled to August 25th, 2021 and will conclude on September 5th, 2021. The games had been postponed from their scheduled date of August 24th of this year due to the global health crisis caused by Covid 19. The decision to fix the games to the new dates was […]

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. […]

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 […]

Paralympics Ireland Seek Applications for Post of Chef de Mission

Applications are being sought for the position of Chef de Mission for Tokyo 2020 with Paralympics Ireland. The Chef de Mission of the 2020 Irish Paralympic Team acts as the team leader as well as being responsible for the overall operational & logistical preparation and participation of Team Ireland in the lead up to and […]

Toyota Becomes Official Partner of Paralympics Ireland

Toyota Becomes Official Partner of Paralympics Ireland   Toyota extends its global partnership with the IPC (International Paralympics Committee) to become Official Mobility Partner to Paralympics Ireland   23rd November, 2017 – Toyota Ireland has announced a new partnership with Paralympics Ireland that sees Ireland’s favourite car brand become an Official Partner to Paralympics Ireland […]

PARALYMPICS IRELAND SEEK LEAD PHYSIOTHERAPIST AND MEDICAL SERVICES COORDINATOR

This is an opportunity for a highly motivated, driven individual to play a key role within a multi-sport environment, to use their skills to support elite athletes with a disability, to lead up to the Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020 and beyond. The Paralympics Ireland Lead Physiotherapist will be responsible for 1.       Coordination and Management […]