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#Paralympics Ireland

# paralympics-ireland - Friday 27 August, 2021

Paralympic Breakfast: Ní Riain storms to another final while Grimes falls just short
# Day 3
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# Day 3

Paralympic Breakfast: Ní Riain storms to another final while Grimes falls just short

Aug 27th 2021, 8:20 AM 10,438 Views 0 Comments

Róisín Ní Riain secured her spot in the final with another PB after a 4:45.14 time in the S13 400 Freestyle.

# paralympics-ireland - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Ní Riain aims to find stride after ideal preparation in S13 100m Butterfly
# More To Come
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# More To Come

Ní Riain aims to find stride after ideal preparation in S13 100m Butterfly

Aug 25th 2021, 12:39 PM 1,740 Views 0 Comments

‘My main events are still to come so getting out there and being able to race in a final today felt really great,’ the Limerick native said.

# paralympics-ireland - Thursday 12 August, 2021

President Higgins sends best wishes to Ireland's Paralympics team
# Paralympics Ireland
# Paralympics Ireland

President Higgins sends best wishes to Ireland's Paralympics team

Aug 12th 2021, 7:44 PM 15,993 Views 3 Comments

The 29 athletes representing Ireland at the Paralympics in Japan will compete in nine sports.

# paralympics-ireland - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

'It's tough to describe it in words but it means so much' - Team Ireland's fundraising drive
# The Next Level
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# The Next Level

'It's tough to describe it in words but it means so much' - Team Ireland's fundraising drive

Mar 2nd 2021, 1:03 PM 2,333 Views 0 Comments

Paralympics Ireland’s new fundraising campaign ‘The Next Level’ has already raised over €60,000.

# paralympics-ireland - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'I'm really uncomfortable in my own skin, with my disabilities and putting them out there for the world to see'
# Not About The Bike
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# Not About The Bike

'I'm really uncomfortable in my own skin, with my disabilities and putting them out there for the world to see'

Jan 13th 2019, 7:53 PM 13,359 Views 2 Comments

Colin Lynch is a decorated Paralympian but 2018 was a relentless struggle as he faced up to his mental health problems and their origin.

# paralympics-ireland - Sunday 12 August, 2018

'I want to show everybody what I can do': Ireland's swimmers bidding for European glory in Dublin
# Swimming
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# Swimming

'I want to show everybody what I can do': Ireland's swimmers bidding for European glory in Dublin

Aug 12th 2018, 7:00 AM 2,294 Views 1 Comment

The National Aquatic Centre welcomes over 500 athletes from 40 countries this week.

# paralympics-ireland - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year
# Uncommon People
# Uncommon People

Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year

Dec 3rd 2016, 11:00 PM 14,064 Views 25 Comments

The list also includes some extraordinary acts of heroism.

# paralympics-ireland - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Three world champions and two Paralympic champions included in Ireland team for Rio
# More Than Sport
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# More Than Sport

Three world champions and two Paralympic champions included in Ireland team for Rio

Jul 5th 2016, 2:35 PM 2,816 Views 1 Comment

Minister for Sport Patrick O’Donovan was in attendance in Dublin as the 44-strong team for this summer’s Games was announced.

# paralympics-ireland - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

'Going to Rio would be an opportunity to say thank you to Ireland for accepting me'
# Inspirational
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# Inspirational

'Going to Rio would be an opportunity to say thank you to Ireland for accepting me'

May 31st 2016, 8:00 AM 7,914 Views 3 Comments

Greta Streimikyte has rarely shared her story. By the end of the summer, you’re likely to know all about it.

# paralympics-ireland - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

'I've found myself in dark places at times, trying to live up to people's expectations'
# More Than Sport
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# More Than Sport

'I've found myself in dark places at times, trying to live up to people's expectations'

Mar 30th 2016, 7:26 PM 9,366 Views 0 Comments

Michael McKillop is the subject of Paralympic Ireland’s ‘More Than Sport’ video series.

# paralympics-ireland - Saturday 26 March, 2016

We spent a day competing with some of Ireland's most inspiring athletes
# More Than Sport
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# More Than Sport

We spent a day competing with some of Ireland's most inspiring athletes

Mar 26th 2016, 12:00 PM 13,751 Views 0 Comments

Ahead of the Rio Paralympics, we headed down to Santry to try out some of the sports Ireland will be represented in this summer.

# paralympics-ireland - Sunday 13 March, 2016

'Acceptance for me now is that I think it's s**t - I hate the condition'
# Relentless
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# Relentless

'Acceptance for me now is that I think it's s**t - I hate the condition'

Mar 13th 2016, 8:00 PM 74,832 Views 17 Comments

A Tipperary minor hurler, Peter Ryan’s life changed when diagnosed with a rare disorder. Now, after sinking to dark, depressing lows, he’s Rio-bound as a para-cyclist.

# paralympics-ireland - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Vice President of Paralympics Ireland prevented from voting freely
# Access Issues
# Access Issues

Vice President of Paralympics Ireland prevented from voting freely

Feb 27th 2016, 12:56 PM 16,887 Views 17 Comments

Wheelchair users were yesterday required to call ahead to arrange access at some polling stations.

# paralympics-ireland - Thursday 29 August, 2013

A brilliant pic of double Paralympic champion Mark Rohan
# Hard Yards
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# Hard Yards

A brilliant pic of double Paralympic champion Mark Rohan

Aug 29th 2013, 2:11 PM 1,361 Views 2 Comments

The Westmeath handcyclist features in the next installment of “The Journey,” a Sports Council series looking at the lives of elite athletes.

# paralympics-ireland - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Pics: Ireland's Paralympic swimmers return home with 8 world championship medals
# Homecoming
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# Homecoming

Pics: Ireland's Paralympic swimmers return home with 8 world championship medals

Aug 20th 2013, 5:47 PM 1,433 Views 2 Comments

Team Ireland won eight medals in eight days at the Paralympic Swimming World Championships in Montreal.

# paralympics-ireland - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Ever wondered who'd win in a race between Mark Rohan and Davy Russell?
# Charity
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# Charity

Ever wondered who'd win in a race between Mark Rohan and Davy Russell?

Feb 27th 2013, 2:03 PM 4,191 Views 8 Comments

You’re about to find out.