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Paralympics: O’Neill throws her way to silver medal
The Wexford woman threw a season’s best 5.66m in the discus to secure Ireland’s third silver of the Games.
Make mine a double! Mark Rohan wins his second cycling gold
Westmeath’s Mark Rohan doubled up on his Paralympic haul with gold in the men’s individual road race H1 this morning.
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.
VIDEO: Peacock takes Pistorius' 100m crown
The Briton was in imperious 100 metre form tonight.
Paralympic Village: No medals today, but still plenty to shout about
Day eight of the Games was as absorbing as ever, though it held plenty of disappointment for Irish athletes.
Freney in seventh heaven as sleepy Cowdrey makes it 12 golds
Meanwhile, Ireland’s Ellen Keane was in action in he 200m medley final.
Jason Smyth safely through to 200m final in London
The 100m T13 champion even managed to ease up 20 metres from the line.
Paralympics 2012: Brazilian powerlifter banned after drugs test
Bruno Pinheiro Carra was tested out of competition on August 24.
Disappointment for Firth as she is forced to pull out of 100m breaststroke
The 16-year-old was Ireland’s first gold medal winner of the Games, but a recurring shoulder injury has ruled her out.
The Morning Score: Thursday
Pat Gilroy, Jason Smyth and Roger Federer all feature in today’s edition.
Mark Rohan secures yet another gold medal for Ireland
The 31-year-old won the Men’s Individual H1 Time Trial at Brands Hatch on Wednesday afternoon.
The best Paralympic picture you'll see today: Alex Zanardi celebrates hand-cycling gold
The Italian, who lost both legs in a motor racing crash, won Wednesday’s individual hand-cycling time trial at Brands Hatch.
Ireland secure two more bronze medals in cycling
James Brown and Damien Shaw finished third behind only Spain and Italy, while Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan secured their second medals of the Games.
Paralympics: No evidence for Pistorius' blade claims, says IPC
The Games’ governing body has found no grounds for the sprinter’s complaint following his 200 metre defeat by Alan Oliveira.
Paralympics 2012: Cronin advances, Miller misses out
This morning brought more success for Team Ireland in Boccia, but cyclist Cathal Miller suffered disappointment at Brands Hatch.
Wheelchair rugby -- or 'Murderball' -- starts at the Paralympics today. Here's what to expect
This one’s not for the faint of heart.
Sprint showdown: Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold
The South African goes up against world record holder Jonnie Peacock and Jerome Singleton in the Paralympics’ showpiece event, which starts tonight.
The Morning Score: Wednesday
Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from the price of a pint in Astana.
Paralympic Breakfast: Another busy day for Team Ireland
Sean Baldwin is among the Irish athletes competing on Day Seven of the Paralympics.
Paralympic Village: Joy for Kearney and Barry on Day Six
It was a historic day in London, with a number of world records being broken.
Medal number ten: Orla Barry takes bronze in the discus
The Cork native finished with a score of 28.12 in London this evening.
Cool as you like: Kearney secures bronze medal at Paralympics (updated)
Team Ireland have now won nine medals in total, following the rider’s success.
Paralympics 2012: McDonald into final, Baldwin misses out despite PB
Meanwhile, James Dwyer has placed sixth in the individual freestyle test – grade IV.
President congratulates magnificent McKillop on double gold
“It is heartening to see an athlete so clearly enjoying himself,” President Michael D Higgins said on Tuesday morning.
Poll: Have you been watching the Paralympic Games?
Ireland are enjoying great success – but many Irish viewers don’t have the TV channels they might need.
VIDEO: GB Paralympian David Wetherill plays a table tennis shot you really have to see
He calls it a “Superman diving forehand winner” and it really is quite special.
Mum's the word: McKillop's Mammy presents medal in 'surprise' ceremony
A games sponsor ensured that Michael McKillop’s second medal presentation became a first for the Paralympic Games.
Paralympic Breakfast: Kearney bids for more glory
The Irish rider is hoping to add to the silver medal she already won, as she competes in Individual Freestyle Test later today.
Paralympic Village, Day Five: Double delight for McKillop
The Irish sprinter won his second gold medal, while Eilish Byrne came fourth in the Equestrian Individual Freestyle Test.
Paralympics 2012: Golden boy McKillop triumphs in 1500m
The Antrim man won Ireland’s eighth medal of the competition in London today.
So close! Byrne 'delighted' despite medal heartbreak
Meanwhile, the sailing event in which Ireland are competing has been delayed.
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.
Contrite: Pistorius apologises for ‘timing’ of prosthetic complaint
The South African sprinter complained that Alan Oliveira’s legs were ‘unbelievably long’ after the Brazilan beat him in last night’s 200m final.
Paralympics: Defeated Pistorius wants prosthetics debate‎
The South African sprinter lost out to Alan Oliveira in a thrilling 200 metre final last night.
Paralympic Breakfast: Take two for Michael McKillop
The Irish gold medalist tonight bids to emulate the success he enjoyed at the weekend.
Paralympics 2012: Organisers defend Games drug-testing policy
There has been a 25 percent increase on the number of tests conducted in Beijing four years ago.
The Evening Fix: Sunday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
Paralympics Update: Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan secure a silver medal
The Irish cyclists finished with a time of 3.36.360 this afternoon.