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#2016 paralympic games

# 2016-paralympic-games - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Paralympic Breakfast: 1500m final for Greta Streimikyte and the footballers take on Brazil

There’s another busy day ahead for Team Ireland in Rio.

# 2016-paralympic-games - Friday 9 September, 2016

Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth going for gold, Irish compete in cycling and table tennis

Seven more members of Team Ireland are flying the flag in Rio today.

# 2016-paralympic-games - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Paralympic Breakfast: Jason Smyth gets his T13 100m defence under way

There are six Irish competitors in action on the opening day in Rio.

# 2016-paralympic-games - Monday 29 August, 2016

Meet Ireland's Paralympic team: the track and field athletes

Our athlete-by-athlete guide to the Rio Games begins today.

# 2016-paralympic-games - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Former Tipp minor hurler qualifies for Rio Paralympics after expulsion of Russian athletes

Ireland’s athletes depart for Rio this afternoon.

# 2016-paralympic-games - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Three world champions and two Paralympic champions included in Ireland team for Rio

Minister for Sport Patrick O’Donovan was in attendance in Dublin as the 44-strong team for this summer’s Games was announced.

# 2016-paralympic-games - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

'Going to Rio would be an opportunity to say thank you to Ireland for accepting me'

Greta Streimikyte has rarely shared her story. By the end of the summer, you’re likely to know all about it.

# 2016-paralympic-games - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

'I've found myself in dark places at times, trying to live up to people's expectations'

Michael McKillop is the subject of Paralympic Ireland’s ‘More Than Sport’ video series.

# 2016-paralympic-games - Saturday 26 March, 2016

We spent a day competing with some of Ireland's most inspiring athletes

Ahead of the Rio Paralympics, we headed down to Santry to try out some of the sports Ireland will be represented in this summer.