After a hugely successful 4 year campaign, cumulating with 3 fifth place finishes at the Paralympic games in Beijing, Cycling Ireland (CI) and the Paralympic Council of Ireland (PCI) are now undertaking a talent trawl to identify athletes with a disability and able bodied tandem pilots to try out for their 2012 Eye on London Programme.Read More No Comments
Kildare Sports Partnership in conjunction with the FAI is setting up a power soccer club in County Kildare.
Power Soccer is an action-packed team sport combining the skills of the wheelchair user with the speed and power of the chair itself to create an extremely challenging game very similar to soccer.
Cerebral Palsy Sport Ireland and the FAI are hosting a Development Training Roadshow in Waterford on the 1st November. The session will take place in the Kingfisher Club from 1pm – 3pm. The session is open to boys, girls, men & Women of all ages with Cerebral Palsy and is completely free. The Irish [...]Read More No Comments
Ireland’s Jason Smyth achieved an amazing golden double tonight in the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing, winning Paralympic gold for the second time this week. The visually impaired athlete won the 200m (T13) in front of 91,000 spectators, in a new world record time; 21.43sec, remarkably destroying the mark he set in qualifying yesterday by a massive 0.38 of a second.Read More No Comments
Irish teenage swimming sensation fourteen year old Darragh Mc Donald won Paralympic silver tonight for Ireland in the 400m freestyle (S6 class) in the Water Cube in Beijing. The Wexford swimmer qualified second fastest for the final from this morning’s two heats of the event, when he swam a massive PB and new Irish record of 5:13.68 to win heat one.Read More No Comments