IPC to eliminate need to classify athletes at a Paralympic Games

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has adopted a `zero classification’ policy in an effort to minimise the number of athletes who need to be classified in the final days leading up to or during a Paralympic Games. Continue reading

2015 Cerebral Palsy Football World Championships volunteer programme launched

Organisers of this year’s Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) Football World Championships in England have launched the tournament’s volunteer programme.

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Sochi 2014 named IPC Top Moment of 2014

The record-breaking Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games have been named as the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) top moment of 2014.

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Christmas Office Opening Hours

Please note that the Paralympics Ireland offices close; Friday 19th December at lunch time and re-open on Monday 5th January!


We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our supporters a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thank you all for your continued support.

The IPC has announced the seventh VISTA conference

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”.

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