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#Paralympics 2012

# paralympics-2012 - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics
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# Looking Back

Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics

Dec 30th 2012, 8:30 AM 16,649 Views 9 Comments

The past week and a half in London has been memorable for a number of reasons. Here are some of its defining images.

# paralympics-2012 - Friday 14 September, 2012

In pictures: Ireland's Paralympians attend a government reception
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# Say Cheese

In pictures: Ireland's Paralympians attend a government reception

Sep 14th 2012, 5:12 PM 6,255 Views 16 Comments

Gold medal winners Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop were among those in attendance today.

The Morning Score: Friday
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Sep 14th 2012, 9:00 AM 317 Views 0 Comments

Your weekend starts here. Grab a cup of coffee and get stuck into the morning’s important sports news.

# paralympics-2012 - Monday 10 September, 2012

Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes
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# Paralympics 2012

Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes

Sep 10th 2012, 11:14 AM 2,492 Views 1 Comment

Team Ireland’s 49 athletes are expected to meet the public in Dublin Airport shortly after 8pm this evening.

The Morning Score: Monday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Monday

Sep 10th 2012, 9:00 AM 504 Views 0 Comments

Time to seize the week – here’s everything you need to know this Monday morning.

# paralympics-2012 - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Paralympics 2012: 'Weirwolf' wins marathon for fourth gold
# Golden Moments
# Golden Moments

Paralympics 2012: 'Weirwolf' wins marathon for fourth gold

Sep 9th 2012, 2:21 PM 866 Views 0 Comments

GB’s David Weir won his fourth gold of the Paralympics, beating rivals Marcel Hug and Kurt Fearnley in the marathon on Sunday.

Paralympic Breakfast: Time to say goodbye
# Endgame
# Endgame

Paralympic Breakfast: Time to say goodbye

Sep 9th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,927 Views 1 Comment

Brace yourselves, the Games are almost over, but first…

# paralympics-2012 - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Paralympic Village: Team Ireland pack up their medals
# Awesome
# Awesome

Paralympic Village: Team Ireland pack up their medals

Sep 8th 2012, 10:47 PM 9,320 Views 12 Comments

Plus, Oscar Pistorius waits for the final track event to reassert his dominance.

Paralympics 2012: No medal for McDonald despite PB
# Unlucky
# Unlucky

Paralympics 2012: No medal for McDonald despite PB

Sep 8th 2012, 9:00 PM 4,741 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, James Scully brought the curtain down on Ireland’s involvement and called it ‘the best experience of his life’.

Paralympics 2012: McDonald and Scully reach final, Keane misses out (updated)
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# Latest

Paralympics 2012: McDonald and Scully reach final, Keane misses out (updated)

Sep 8th 2012, 1:34 PM 3,191 Views 1 Comment

The gold medallist has qualified for this evening’s event with a time of 1:10.59.

Paralympic breakfast: Triumphant Team Ireland hoping to end Games on a high
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# Preview

Paralympic breakfast: Triumphant Team Ireland hoping to end Games on a high

Sep 8th 2012, 7:20 AM 3,969 Views 6 Comments

Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan are among those hoping to add to the Irish side’s medal haul today.

# paralympics-2012 - Friday 7 September, 2012

Paralympic Village: Smyth secures iconic status
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

Paralympic Village: Smyth secures iconic status

Sep 7th 2012, 11:25 PM 8,004 Views 17 Comments

The sprinter, along with Mark Rohan and Catherine O’Neill, added to Ireland’s medal haul today.

Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style
# Legend
# Legend

Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style

Sep 7th 2012, 8:44 PM 10,710 Views 25 Comments

The Irish athlete recorded a time of 21.05 at the Olympic Stadium tonight.

The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal

Sep 7th 2012, 8:00 PM 8,561 Views 12 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Mark Rohan's coach deserves the gold medal for Paralympics celebrations
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# Ballsy

Mark Rohan's coach deserves the gold medal for Paralympics celebrations

Sep 7th 2012, 4:31 PM 3,107 Views 2 Comments

The look on Rohan’s face says it all – consider that your (possibly) NSFW warning if you’re unsure whether to click.

Paralympics: O’Neill throws her way to silver medal
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# Discus

Paralympics: O’Neill throws her way to silver medal

Sep 7th 2012, 3:30 PM 1,662 Views 2 Comments

The Wexford woman threw a season’s best 5.66m in the discus to secure Ireland’s third silver of the Games.

Make mine a double! Mark Rohan wins his second cycling gold
# Paralympics
# Paralympics

Make mine a double! Mark Rohan wins his second cycling gold

Sep 7th 2012, 1:17 PM 3,723 Views 8 Comments

Westmeath’s Mark Rohan doubled up on his Paralympic haul with gold in the men’s individual road race H1 this morning.

Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth set to chase double double
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# Team Ireland

Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth set to chase double double

Sep 7th 2012, 7:20 AM 2,643 Views 4 Comments

We also have news of the other Irish athletes in action as the Games’ end comes into sight.

# paralympics-2012 - Thursday 6 September, 2012

VIDEO: Peacock takes Pistorius' 100m crown
# Paralympics
# Paralympics

VIDEO: Peacock takes Pistorius' 100m crown

Sep 6th 2012, 10:30 PM 1,399 Views 1 Comment

The Briton was in imperious 100 metre form tonight.

Paralympic Village: No medals today, but still plenty to shout about
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# Lights Out

Paralympic Village: No medals today, but still plenty to shout about

Sep 6th 2012, 9:34 PM 667 Views 0 Comments

Day eight of the Games was as absorbing as ever, though it held plenty of disappointment for Irish athletes.

Freney in seventh heaven as sleepy Cowdrey makes it 12 golds
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# Paralympics

Freney in seventh heaven as sleepy Cowdrey makes it 12 golds

Sep 6th 2012, 7:53 PM 758 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Ellen Keane was in action in he 200m medley final.

Jason Smyth safely through to 200m final in London
# Paralympics 2012
# Paralympics 2012

Jason Smyth safely through to 200m final in London

Sep 6th 2012, 2:10 PM 4,837 Views 5 Comments

The 100m T13 champion even managed to ease up 20 metres from the line.

Paralympics 2012: Brazilian powerlifter banned after drugs test
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# Guilty

Paralympics 2012: Brazilian powerlifter banned after drugs test

Sep 6th 2012, 12:57 PM 349 Views 0 Comments

Bruno Pinheiro Carra was tested out of competition on August 24.

Disappointment for Firth as she is forced to pull out of 100m breaststroke
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

Disappointment for Firth as she is forced to pull out of 100m breaststroke

Sep 6th 2012, 10:31 AM 3,250 Views 4 Comments

The 16-year-old was Ireland’s first gold medal winner of the Games, but a recurring shoulder injury has ruled her out.

The Morning Score: Thursday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

Sep 6th 2012, 9:35 AM 510 Views 1 Comment

Pat Gilroy, Jason Smyth and Roger Federer all feature in today’s edition.

Paralympic Breakfast: Champions coming back for more?
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# Preview

Paralympic Breakfast: Champions coming back for more?

Sep 6th 2012, 7:20 AM 2,637 Views 6 Comments

Jason Smyth and Bethany Firth are back in action for Team Ireland on Day Eight.

# paralympics-2012 - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Paralympic Village: Mark Rohan joins the list of champions
# Review
# Review

Paralympic Village: Mark Rohan joins the list of champions

Sep 5th 2012, 9:02 PM 4,885 Views 3 Comments

Another day. Another gold for Ireland. Can’t we give anyone else a chance?

The best Paralympic picture you'll see today: Alex Zanardi celebrates hand-cycling gold
# Paralympics
# Paralympics

The best Paralympic picture you'll see today: Alex Zanardi celebrates hand-cycling gold

Sep 5th 2012, 4:57 PM 2,063 Views 4 Comments

The Italian, who lost both legs in a motor racing crash, won Wednesday’s individual hand-cycling time trial at Brands Hatch.

Ireland secure two more bronze medals in cycling
# Double Bronze
# Double Bronze

Ireland secure two more bronze medals in cycling

Sep 5th 2012, 4:51 PM 2,869 Views 3 Comments

James Brown and Damien Shaw finished third behind only Spain and Italy, while Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan secured their second medals of the Games.

Paralympics: No evidence for Pistorius' blade claims, says IPC
# Blade Row
# Blade Row

Paralympics: No evidence for Pistorius' blade claims, says IPC

Sep 5th 2012, 3:25 PM 558 Views 1 Comment

The Games’ governing body has found no grounds for the sprinter’s complaint following his 200 metre defeat by Alan Oliveira.

Paralympics 2012: Cronin advances, Miller misses out
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# Paralympics

Paralympics 2012: Cronin advances, Miller misses out

Sep 5th 2012, 2:22 PM 3,602 Views 0 Comments

This morning brought more success for Team Ireland in Boccia, but cyclist Cathal Miller suffered disappointment at Brands Hatch.

Wheelchair rugby -- or 'Murderball' -- starts at the Paralympics today. Here's what to expect
# Paralympics
# Paralympics

Wheelchair rugby -- or 'Murderball' -- starts at the Paralympics today. Here's what to expect

Sep 5th 2012, 12:17 PM 1,114 Views 0 Comments

This one’s not for the faint of heart.

Sprint showdown: Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold
# Paralympics
# Paralympics

Sprint showdown: Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold

Sep 5th 2012, 10:02 AM 588 Views 1 Comment

The South African goes up against world record holder Jonnie Peacock and Jerome Singleton in the Paralympics’ showpiece event, which starts tonight.

Paralympic Breakfast: Another busy day for Team Ireland
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# Preview

Paralympic Breakfast: Another busy day for Team Ireland

Sep 5th 2012, 7:20 AM 3,334 Views 4 Comments

Sean Baldwin is among the Irish athletes competing on Day Seven of the Paralympics.

# paralympics-2012 - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Paralympic Village: Joy for Kearney and Barry on Day Six
# Review
# Review

Paralympic Village: Joy for Kearney and Barry on Day Six

Sep 4th 2012, 11:35 PM 3,593 Views 4 Comments

It was a historic day in London, with a number of world records being broken.

Medal number ten: Orla Barry takes bronze in the discus
# Paralympics
# Paralympics

Medal number ten: Orla Barry takes bronze in the discus

Sep 4th 2012, 10:46 PM 5,242 Views 6 Comments

The Cork native finished with a score of 28.12 in London this evening.

Cool as you like: Kearney secures bronze medal at Paralympics (updated)
# Winning
# Winning

Cool as you like: Kearney secures bronze medal at Paralympics (updated)

Sep 4th 2012, 8:33 PM 5,409 Views 11 Comments

Team Ireland have now won nine medals in total, following the rider’s success.

Paralympics 2012: McDonald into final, Baldwin misses out despite PB
# Update
# Update

Paralympics 2012: McDonald into final, Baldwin misses out despite PB

Sep 4th 2012, 2:32 PM 2,806 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, James Dwyer has placed sixth in the individual freestyle test – grade IV.

President congratulates magnificent McKillop on double gold
# You The Man
# You The Man

President congratulates magnificent McKillop on double gold

Sep 4th 2012, 11:13 AM 507 Views 0 Comments

“It is heartening to see an athlete so clearly enjoying himself,” President Michael D Higgins said on Tuesday morning.

Poll: Have you been watching the Paralympic Games?
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# Your Say

Poll: Have you been watching the Paralympic Games?

Sep 4th 2012, 11:11 AM 5,683 Views 28 Comments

Ireland are enjoying great success – but many Irish viewers don’t have the TV channels they might need.

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