# 2016 Paralympics

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Sports Person of the Year 2016: Why Eoghan Clifford deserves to be on the shortlist
'I kind of needed to win that medal. I’ve nothing to lose now in the future'
'I don't want to be just known as the athlete who runs around every four years and wins gold medals'
Letter from Rio: Adeus to a memorable Games which will live long for all the right reasons
'If I came to these Games and left without a medal I don't know what would have happened'
Paralympic cyclist dies after suffering head injuries during today's Road Race
We've hit 10! Dynamic duo Dunlevy and McCrystal win silver in Paralympic Road Race
'Exhausted' Keane finishes with another final as Nicole Turner pulls out on medical advice
Rebels Abú! Cork room-mates share Paralympic glory on memorable Rio night
'I really felt I had a medal there': Mechanical failure costs Eoghan Clifford dearly
Paralympic Breakfast: Cycling medalists back for another shot at glory
Niamh McCarthy wins Ireland's second Paralympic medal of the day
'If what I am is sixth in the world, then how bad is that?': O'Leary proud of Rio journey
'I rang my wife saying I don't want any more of this but there's no way I wasn't going to do it'
A day to remember as Ireland shine in the Rio sun to deliver four glorious medals
Ellen Keane produces the performance of her life to win bronze in the pool
Gold rush for Ireland as Dunlevy and McCrystal complete memorable afternoon in Rio
Gold! Sensational Eoghan Clifford battles knee injury to win second Paralympic medal
Cork's Pat O'Leary makes Paralympic history on the Rio water
Ireland's Colin Lynch storms to Paralympic silver with stunning Time Trial performance
'Two years ago I was at the darkest point of my life. I didn't want to be alive anymore'
Paralympic Breakfast: Bronze medallist Clifford back in action as cycling dominates day 7
Rising star Turner leads the way on another disappointing day for Ireland in Rio
Letter from Rio: Record crowds and sporting theatre make Games a memorable experience
Setting the wheels in motion: Wimbledon champion's tale of triumph over adversity
Ireland's athletes toil under the searing Brazilian sun but swimming star continues to shine
Great Britain a class apart as Ireland's miserable campaign ends with another heavy defeat
'Nobody knows but I've had a foot injury for the last 3 months. I couldn't get out of bed in the morning'
Irish track duo hit out at lack of velodrome at home after Paralympic heartache
From rock bottom to top of the world in five weeks, emotional McKillop seizes his moment
The golden boys: McKillop using Smyth room-mate rivalry to spur him on for Rio defence
Ireland no match for rampant hosts as Brazil run riot in Rio
'My family is more nervous than me, my mum didn't sleep last night'
A star in the making! 18-year-old Orla Comerford sprints into Rio final
A performance to be proud of as Greta Streimikyte shaves 4 seconds off lifetime best
Galway lecturer Clifford battles through the pain barrier to ensure he 'didn't let anyone down'
Paralympic Breakfast: 1500m final for Greta Streimikyte and the footballers take on Brazil
14-year-old Nicole Turner just misses out on Paralympic medal after smashing personal best
Brilliant day for Ireland in Rio capped as Eoghan Clifford claims bronze on the track
'It's like a fairytale to keep coming to these major championships and winning gold'