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# Top of the World
Adjusted for population, Ireland came fourth in the Paralympics
We’ve crunched through the Paralympics medal table to reveal just how well Ireland really did…
# team ireland
Paralympic Village: Smyth secures iconic status
The sprinter, along with Mark Rohan and Catherine O’Neill, added to Ireland’s medal haul today.
# Legend
Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style
The Irish athlete recorded a time of 21.05 at the Olympic Stadium tonight.
# team ireland
Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth set to chase double double
We also have news of the other Irish athletes in action as the Games’ end comes into sight.
# Paralympics 2012
Jason Smyth safely through to 200m final in London
The 100m T13 champion even managed to ease up 20 metres from the line.
# world's fastest
Top bracket: Smyth happy to be among sprinting elite
Derry’s gold medallist has espoused the advantages of training in the US before defending his 200 metre title this week.
# paralympics
Taoiseach congratulates Paralympic athletes on winning gold
Enda Kenny said the athletes had “done their country, family and Team Ireland proud”.
# 10.46
VIDEO: Jason Smyth takes 100m title in record time
Blink and you’ll miss him.
# Champion
World’s fastest! Jason Smyth secures Ireland’s third gold at Paralympics
The Derry sprinter secured his second world record in two days to win his 100m event by more than half a second.
# Nostalgia
VIDEO: Relive Jason Smyth’s gold medal win at the 2008 Paralympics
Ahead of his big event tonight, here’s a chance to look back on the Irish athlete’s moment of glory in Beijing.
# Ready to go
Paralympic breakfast: 2008 gold medalist Smyth hoping for repeat performance
From an Irish perspective, there is also much anticipation surrounding the cycling events taking place today.
# Social Media
Paralympics: Here's who to follow on Twitter
We’ve got the Irish athletes who will be tweeting their way through the London Games over the next week and a half.
# Paralympics 2012
'Inspirational' Paralympics to open in London tonight
Cyclist Cathal Miller will lead the 49 Irish athletes into the Olympic Stadium for tonight’s sold-out opening ceremony.
# team ireland
VIDEO: Jason Smyth, the fastest Paralympian on the planet
The Derry sprinter tells his inspiring story ahead of next week’s London Games.
# Road to London
Stars come out for National Track and Field Championships
This weekend is the last chance saloon for those Irish athletes still hoping to achieve the Olympic “A” Standard.
# Mixed Fortunes
Athletics round-up: Gregan triumphs, Cuddihy disqualified in Helsinki
Meanwhile, Double Para-Olympian champion Jason Smyth finished seventh in his semi-final this evening.
# Road to London
European Championships: Smyth hits the ground running in Helsinki
Derry’s Jason Smyth got his European Championships off to a flying start, securing automatic qualification for the 100m semi-finals.
# Helsinki 2012
Britton named in Irish squad for European Championships
Deirdre Ryan and Derval O’Rourke won’t compete in Helsinki in order to focus on their own Olympic preparations.
# Money matters
Sports Council announce €10.5m funding for Irish athletes in 2012
The Irish Sports Council today revealed details of a “very significant investment package for our top athletes” ahead of the London 2012 Olympics.
# Jason Smyth
Smyth credits Gay with Olympic improvement
Irish Olympic and Paralympic athlete Jason Smyth has credited the assistance of his winter training partner, sprinter Tyson Gay, with his rapid improvement in recent seasons.
# Snaps
The sports week in pictures
From Shamrock Rovers’ exploits in Belgrade to the world’s highest-paid footballer, enjoy our look back at the best images from the week in sport.
# On track
Daegu days: Cuddihy best of the Irish as the Worlds get underway
Here’s everything you need to know about Day One at the IAAF World Championships.
# Developing story
The sports week in pictures
Every week we flick through the best images from the sporting week.
# Leg-up
Show me the money: Sports Council announces funding for 2011 season
Around €7.8million will be invested in the country’s high-performance athletes ahead of the London Olympics next year.