Paralympics Ireland AGM welcomes new members

At the Paralympics Ireland AGM last night the organisation and it’s members welcomed three new members to the Paralympic family, as well as approval of the 2014 Annual Report and Financial Statements. 

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IPC confident of breaking Paralympic TV viewing records at Rio 2016

IPC President Sir Philip Craven speaks about his confidence for the Games to mark 500 days to go!

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Dave Malone announced as Paralympic Performance Director

Dave, previously Performance Manager and Head of Paralympic Swimming at Paralympics Ireland since 2009, takes up the role after previous Performance Director Nancy Chillingworth left the organisation earlier this year. The Paralympic Performance Director leads the organisation’s sports department and is responsible for the strategic development and success of the High Performance Programme on the world stage and to put systems in place to ensure its sustainability.

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2015 Rio & Uberlandia Recce

This weekend our Chef de Mission Denis Toomey, Performance Director Dave Malone & Acting Performance Assistant Hayley Burke will be travelling to our pre Games training base in Uberlandia, Brazil, and also Rio to compete a further recce.

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British Para-Swimming International Meet Report

A team of eight Irish swimmers, led by team manager Hayley Burke and national coach Jim Laverty, flew out to Glasgow at the end of March to compete in their first major International meet this year. The event was one of the largest open competitions for Para Swimming and attracts many international teams.

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