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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the seventh VISTA conference for scientists and experts in para-sport will be held in the historic Spanish city of Girona from 7-10 October 2015 and the theme will be “securing the future for young para-athletes”.
Paralympics Ireland has announced Denis Toomey as Chef de Mission for the Irish Paralympic team for the 2016 Games in Rio. The Cork man, who is currently President of Cycling Ireland, was appointed by the Board of Directors of Paralympics Ireland. The Chef de Mission is responsible for leading the team, and overseeing the operational preparation and participation of Team Ireland at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
General Admission tickets for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow have been officially launched. This will be the nation’s biggest para-sport event since the London Paralympic Games in 2012.
CPSI and Paralympics Ireland are jointly seeking to appoint a Team Manager to lead the preparation of the Irish 7-a-side Football Team for the 2015 World Championships and the 2016 Paralympic Games.