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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Paralympics Ireland

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# Champions
Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal secure another cycling gold medal at Paralympic Games
The tandem duo posted a time of 2.35.53 to win their third medal in Tokyo.
# day 3
Paralympic Breakfast: Ní Riain storms to another final while Grimes falls just short
Róisín Ní Riain secured her spot in the final with another PB after a 4:45.14 time in the S13 400 Freestyle.
# more to come
Ní Riain aims to find stride after ideal preparation in S13 100m Butterfly
‘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
President Higgins sends best wishes to Ireland's Paralympics team
The 29 athletes representing Ireland at the Paralympics in Japan will compete in nine sports.
# the next level
'It's tough to describe it in words but it means so much' - Team Ireland's fundraising drive
Paralympics Ireland’s new fundraising campaign ‘The Next Level’ has already raised over €60,000.
# 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'
Colin Lynch is a decorated Paralympian but 2018 was a relentless struggle as he faced up to his mental health problems and their origin.
# Swimming
'I want to show everybody what I can do': Ireland's swimmers bidding for European glory in Dublin
The National Aquatic Centre welcomes over 500 athletes from 40 countries this week.
# uncommon people
Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year
The list also includes some extraordinary acts of heroism.
# more than sport
Three world champions and two Paralympic champions included in Ireland team for Rio
Minister for Sport Patrick O’Donovan was in attendance in Dublin as the 44-strong team for this summer’s Games was announced.
# Inspirational
'Going to Rio would be an opportunity to say thank you to Ireland for accepting me'
Greta Streimikyte has rarely shared her story. By the end of the summer, you’re likely to know all about it.
# more than sport
'I've found myself in dark places at times, trying to live up to people's expectations'
Michael McKillop is the subject of Paralympic Ireland’s ‘More Than Sport’ video series.
# more than sport
We spent a day competing with some of Ireland's most inspiring athletes
Ahead of the Rio Paralympics, we headed down to Santry to try out some of the sports Ireland will be represented in this summer.
# relentless
'Acceptance for me now is that I think it's s**t - I hate the condition'
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.
# access issues
Vice President of Paralympics Ireland prevented from voting freely
Wheelchair users were yesterday required to call ahead to arrange access at some polling stations.
# Hard Yards
A brilliant pic of double Paralympic champion Mark Rohan
The Westmeath handcyclist features in the next installment of “The Journey,” a Sports Council series looking at the lives of elite athletes.
# Homecoming
Pics: Ireland's Paralympic swimmers return home with 8 world championship medals
Team Ireland won eight medals in eight days at the Paralympic Swimming World Championships in Montreal.
# Charity
Ever wondered who'd win in a race between Mark Rohan and Davy Russell?
You’re about to find out.