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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Rio 2016

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# medal alert
We've hit 10! Dynamic duo Dunlevy and McCrystal win silver in Paralympic Road Race
Ireland have now won five cycling medals in Rio.
# Rio 2016
'Exhausted' Keane finishes with another final as Nicole Turner pulls out on medical advice
The 21-year-old was happy to finish strongly.
# rebels in rio
Rebels Abú! Cork room-mates share Paralympic glory on memorable Rio night
Niamh McCarthy used Orla Barry’s silver-medal winning performance earlier in the day to spur her on to emulate the feat.
# chain pain
'I really felt I had a medal there': Mechanical failure costs Eoghan Clifford dearly
It wasn’t to be for the 36-year-old today.
# Rio 2016
Alex Brooker's speech on 'The Last Leg' is 3 minutes of must-see TV
Brooker paid tribute to former F1 driver Alex Zanardi, who won Paralympic silver on the anniversary of the horrific accident that saw him lose both legs.
# Day 9
Paralympic Breakfast: Cycling medalists back for another shot at glory
Eoghan Clifford will be hoping for a third medal at this year’s Games.
# Dopes
Weightlifter sent home from Rio for doping set to win London 2012 bronze despite finishing 9th
Poland’s Tomasz Zielinski will receive a bronze medal after six competitors from London tested positive.
# medal alert
Niamh McCarthy wins Ireland's second Paralympic medal of the day
She follows Orla Barry in claiming silver at the Olympic Stadium.
# Rio 2016
Ellen Keane runs out of steam as four races in 24 hours takes its toll
Nicole Turner was also in action this evening.
# Rio 2016
'If what I am is sixth in the world, then how bad is that?': O'Leary proud of Rio journey
The Corkman made Paralympic history this week.
# Silver lining
Medal alert! Cork's Orla Barry goes one better than London to take home Paralympic silver
A brilliant performance from the 26-year-old.
# Crowning Glory
'I rang my wife saying I don't want any more of this but there's no way I wasn't going to do it'
Eoghan Clifford had been in pain days before his surge to Paralympic glory but he wasn’t going to let anything get in his way.
# wonderful wednesday
A day to remember as Ireland shine in the Rio sun to deliver four glorious medals
Two gold, one silver and one bronze made Wednesday an unforgettable day at the Paralympic Games.
# Rio 2016
Ellen Keane produces the performance of her life to win bronze in the pool
The 21-year-old claims Ireland’s fourth medal of the day.
# winning wednesday
Gold rush for Ireland as Dunlevy and McCrystal complete memorable afternoon in Rio
What a day for Irish cycling.
# medal alert
Gold! Sensational Eoghan Clifford battles knee injury to win second Paralympic medal
The three-time World champion adds the Paralympic crown to his collection.
# Rio 2016
Cork's Pat O'Leary makes Paralympic history on the Rio water
The 43-year-old qualified for tomorrow’s KL3 canoe final.
# perfectly timed
'You get me the new leg, I will do the rest': Lynch delivers on his promise in style
After the heartbreak of London, the 45-year-old timed it right today to claim silver.
# medal alert
Ireland's Colin Lynch storms to Paralympic silver with stunning Time Trial performance
Team Ireland are now halfway towards their medal target of eight.
# soldiering on
'Two years ago I was at the darkest point of my life. I didn't want to be alive anymore'
Phil Eaglesham contracted Q Fever, a rare and incurable condition that left him using a wheelchair, six years ago. Yesterday he made his Paralympic debut to set an example for his three young boys.
# Day 7
Paralympic Breakfast: Bronze medallist Clifford back in action as cycling dominates day 7
There’s also shooting and swimming on the menu for Irish athletes.
# Rio 2016
Rising star Turner leads the way on another disappointing day for Ireland in Rio
The 14-year-old competed in her fourth final tonight.
# view from the games
Letter from Rio: Record crowds and sporting theatre make Games a memorable experience
But we’re desperately hoping Ireland’s athletes can feed off the atmosphere and give us more to shout about over the next week.
# Rio 2016
Four Paralympians ran faster times than the Olympic final - but it's not fair to compare
Abdellatif Baka set a new world record in winning the men’s T13 1500m final.
# reid all about it
Setting the wheels in motion: Wimbledon champion's tale of triumph over adversity
Gordon Reid is hoping to win Paralympic gold this week, but by showcasing his talents he’s transcending the sport of wheelchair tennis.
# day six
Paralympic Breakfast: Turner targets another final while Brannigan to star on the track
Six Irish athletes are in action in Rio today.
# The Heat Is On
Ireland's athletes toil under the searing Brazilian sun but swimming star continues to shine
A disappointing day in Rio.
# Hammering
Great Britain a class apart as Ireland's miserable campaign ends with another heavy defeat
Barry Ferguson’s side were outclassed again.
# magic michael
'Nobody knows but I've had a foot injury for the last 3 months. I couldn't get out of bed in the morning'
An emotional Michael McKillop reflects on his fourth Paralympic gold and what it means at the end of a difficult year.
# Day 5
Paralympic Breakfast: Mongan hopes to add to Ireland's haul - and here comes the Weirwolf
Eight Irish athletes, and the footballers, will be in action in Rio today.
# Rio 2016
Irish track duo hit out at lack of velodrome at home after Paralympic heartache
Here’s a round-up of the Irish in action on day four of the Games.
# the long road to glory
From rock bottom to top of the world in five weeks, emotional McKillop seizes his moment
Michael McKillop used the difficult days as motivation to drive him on to Paralympic glory in Rio earlier.
# Rio 2016
Gold star Michael McKillop blows field away to defend Paralympic title in sensational fashion
The Antrim athlete remains untouchable as he stormed to 1500m glory.
# golden boys
The golden boys: McKillop using Smyth room-mate rivalry to spur him on for Rio defence
The Antrim athlete looks to defend his 1500m title this afternoon.
# One Way Traffic
Ireland no match for rampant hosts as Brazil run riot in Rio
The 7-a-side CP team were in Paralympic action on Saturday night.
# Rio 2016
'My family is more nervous than me, my mum didn't sleep last night'
It’s easy to forget Nicole Turner is just 14 years of age.
# Teenage Kicks
A star in the making! 18-year-old Orla Comerford sprints into Rio final
The sprinter progresses as the fastest loser.
# Rio 2016
A performance to be proud of as Greta Streimikyte shaves 4 seconds off lifetime best
The DCU student produced another excellent run in Rio.
# Rio 2016
Galway lecturer Clifford battles through the pain barrier to ensure he 'didn't let anyone down'
Eoghan Clifford will wake up one happy, but sore, man today.
# teen sensation
14-year-old Nicole Turner just misses out on Paralympic medal after smashing personal best
The Laois native just came up short of a podium finish.