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# team-ireland - Saturday 4 September, 2021

'I left my spikes out on the track and walked away' - Heartbreak for McKillop in 1500m final
# Tough To Take
# Tough To Take

'I left my spikes out on the track and walked away' - Heartbreak for McKillop in 1500m final

Sep 4th 2021, 12:29 PM 63,435 Views 10 Comments

Michael McKillop finished eighth in the Paralympic T38 1500m final.

Paralympic Breakfast: Pat O'Leary narrowly misses out on medal in blanket finish
# So Close
# So Close

Paralympic Breakfast: Pat O'Leary narrowly misses out on medal in blanket finish

Sep 4th 2021, 7:31 AM 13,208 Views 3 Comments

O’Leary finished 5th in the VL3 Va’a final in a time of 52.910.

# team-ireland - Friday 3 September, 2021

'That is due to all the time and hard work we have put into it'
# Dream Big
# Dream Big

'That is due to all the time and hard work we have put into it'

Sep 3rd 2021, 10:42 AM 1,543 Views 1 Comment

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal ended their Paralympics campaign with another gold medal.

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal secure another cycling gold medal at Paralympic Games
# Champions
# Champions

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal secure another cycling gold medal at Paralympic Games

Sep 3rd 2021, 7:54 AM 29,749 Views 19 Comments

The tandem duo posted a time of 2.35.53 to win their third medal in Tokyo.

Paralympic Breakfast: Pat O'Leary wins B final in Tokyo
# Finish Strong
# Finish Strong

Paralympic Breakfast: Pat O'Leary wins B final in Tokyo

Sep 3rd 2021, 7:32 AM 14,610 Views 1 Comment

O’Leary won the B final of KL3 in a time of 42:416 to take 9th overall in the event.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Ellen Keane records personal best to finish fifth in 200m final
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Ellen Keane records personal best to finish fifth in 200m final

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 1:11 PM 2,107 Views 1 Comment

The Team Ireland swimmer has already claimed gold at these Paralympic Games.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''
# Pinching Herself
# Pinching Herself

'When I woke up this morning I was like ‘was I in a crazy dream, did that really just happen?''

Aug 31st 2021, 3:59 PM 1,906 Views 0 Comments

A day after claiming Paralympic silver for Ireland in the 50m butterfly, Nicole Turner reflects on the achievement and discusses her rivalry with friend Ellie Robinson.

# team-ireland - Sunday 29 August, 2021

'Just have to take it on the chin and use it as a learning experience for Paris 2024'
# High Jump
# High Jump

'Just have to take it on the chin and use it as a learning experience for Paris 2024'

Aug 29th 2021, 1:53 PM 6,570 Views 2 Comments

Jordan Lee finished ninth in Tokyo after three unsuccessful attempts at 1.79.

Sprinter Jason Smyth storms to sixth Paralympic gold medal in Tokyo
# Goat
# Goat

Sprinter Jason Smyth storms to sixth Paralympic gold medal in Tokyo

Aug 29th 2021, 12:07 PM 51,608 Views 44 Comments

Smyth won his sixth gold medal after a dramatic photo finish in the T13 100m final.

Britney Arendse claims PB to finish seventh in powerlifting
# Big Lift
# Big Lift

Britney Arendse claims PB to finish seventh in powerlifting

Aug 29th 2021, 10:26 AM 3,169 Views 1 Comment

Arendse set a new PB of 107kg in Tokyo this morning.

Paralympic Breakfast: Jason Smyth cruises to 100m final
# Jets
# Jets

Paralympic Breakfast: Jason Smyth cruises to 100m final

Aug 29th 2021, 7:34 AM 25,168 Views 2 Comments

Smyth will look to add to his five Paralympic titles later today on the track in Toyko.

# team-ireland - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Greta Streimikyte finishes fifth in the T13 1500m final
# Heartbreak
# Heartbreak

Greta Streimikyte finishes fifth in the T13 1500m final

Aug 28th 2021, 11:35 AM 7,657 Views 2 Comments

Ethiopian Tigist Gezahagn Menigstu took gold in a time of 4:23.24.

Dunlevy and McCrystal win silver medal in individual pursuit
# Silver Medal
# Silver Medal

Dunlevy and McCrystal win silver medal in individual pursuit

Aug 28th 2021, 8:31 AM 7,911 Views 3 Comments

It is only the third ever medal for an Irish competitor on the track at the Paralympic Games.

Paralympic Breakfast: Dunlevy and McCrystal secure silver medal for Ireland
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

Paralympic Breakfast: Dunlevy and McCrystal secure silver medal for Ireland

Aug 28th 2021, 8:00 AM 27,624 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Para Athletes took silver in the B 3000m Individual Pursuit with a time of 3:21.505.

# team-ireland - Friday 27 August, 2021

Head up, full strokes and coffee – How Ellen Keane changed to win gold
# Winning Formula
# Winning Formula

Head up, full strokes and coffee – How Ellen Keane changed to win gold

Aug 27th 2021, 1:24 PM 2,506 Views 0 Comments

Ellen Keane reflects on her achievement after winning Ireland’s first medal of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Paralympic Breakfast: Ní Riain storms to another final while Grimes falls just short
# Day 3
# Day 3

Paralympic Breakfast: Ní Riain storms to another final while Grimes falls just short

Aug 27th 2021, 8:20 AM 10,434 Views 0 Comments

Róisín Ní Riain secured her spot in the final with another PB after a 4:45.14 time in the S13 400 Freestyle.

# team-ireland - Thursday 26 August, 2021

'I just knew I was capable of doing something great' - Ellen Keane's nerveless gold medal performance in Tokyo
# Golden Girl
# Golden Girl

'I just knew I was capable of doing something great' - Ellen Keane's nerveless gold medal performance in Tokyo

Aug 26th 2021, 4:00 PM 24,636 Views 12 Comments

The Clontarf swimmer clinched Ireland’s first medal of the Paralympic Games earlier.

Ellen Keane storms to gold to seal Ireland's first medal of Paralympic Games
# Golden Girl
# Golden Girl

Ellen Keane storms to gold to seal Ireland's first medal of Paralympic Games

Aug 26th 2021, 11:55 AM 42,790 Views 33 Comments

The Dubliner came home in a time of 1.19.93.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Ní Riain aims to find stride after ideal preparation in S13 100m Butterfly
# More To Come
# More To Come

Ní Riain aims to find stride after ideal preparation in S13 100m Butterfly

Aug 25th 2021, 12:39 PM 1,727 Views 0 Comments

‘My main events are still to come so getting out there and being able to race in a final today felt really great,’ the Limerick native said.

Promising start as Nicole Turner seals personal best time in 50m Freestyle final
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

Promising start as Nicole Turner seals personal best time in 50m Freestyle final

Aug 25th 2021, 11:20 AM 1,626 Views 0 Comments

“It gets serious from here on,” said Turner, who has preferred events to come later this week.

# team-ireland - Sunday 8 August, 2021

'It is just fantastic. I can't wait to get home'
# Delighted
# Delighted

'It is just fantastic. I can't wait to get home'

Aug 8th 2021, 7:56 AM 7,194 Views 1 Comment

Kellie Harrington won gold in the lightweight boxing final in Tokyo.

Olympic breakfast: Kellie Harrington wins gold for Ireland
# Fairytale Finish
# Fairytale Finish

Olympic breakfast: Kellie Harrington wins gold for Ireland

Aug 8th 2021, 7:07 AM 40,483 Views 14 Comments

Catch up on all you need to know from the final day of action in Tokyo.

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic gold after triumph over Beatriz Ferreira
# Gold
# Gold

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic gold after triumph over Beatriz Ferreira

Aug 8th 2021, 6:28 AM 77,094 Views 80 Comments

The Irish boxer beat the Brazilian with a unanimous decision victory.

Emily Kay recovers after chaotic start to finish 13th in women's omnium
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

Emily Kay recovers after chaotic start to finish 13th in women's omnium

Aug 8th 2021, 5:09 AM 3,404 Views 2 Comments

There was carnage in the opening scratch race in Tokyo.

Kevin Seaward finishes 58th while Paul Pollock takes 71st in gruelling Olympic marathon
# Boiling
# Boiling

Kevin Seaward finishes 58th while Paul Pollock takes 71st in gruelling Olympic marathon

Aug 8th 2021, 1:59 AM 5,982 Views 4 Comments

There was disappointment for Stephen Scullion who withdrew before the 20km mark.

# team-ireland - Friday 6 August, 2021

Heartbreak for Natalya Coyle as unlucky horse draw derails Olympic medal hopes
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

Heartbreak for Natalya Coyle as unlucky horse draw derails Olympic medal hopes

Updated Aug 6th 2021, 11:27 AM 66,668 Views 62 Comments

Coyle finished in 24th place overall, with Britain’s Kate French winning gold.

Olympic Breakfast: Meadow in the medal hunt while 50km walk ends on a high
# Busy Morning
# Busy Morning

Olympic Breakfast: Meadow in the medal hunt while 50km walk ends on a high

Aug 6th 2021, 6:55 AM 42,897 Views 4 Comments

Catch up on all you need to know from the overnight action in Tokyo.

Meadow moves into medal contention but frustration for Maguire
# Back In The Mix
# Back In The Mix

Meadow moves into medal contention but frustration for Maguire

Aug 6th 2021, 6:07 AM 6,726 Views 1 Comment

Meadow shot a 68 and Maguire stuck a 70 at the Kasumigaseki Country Club.

Brendan Boyce claims top 10 finish while Alex Wright takes 29th place in Tokyo
# Race Walk
# Race Walk

Brendan Boyce claims top 10 finish while Alex Wright takes 29th place in Tokyo

Aug 6th 2021, 1:57 AM 5,062 Views 3 Comments

It was a strong showing in stifling conditions from Boyce who clocked 3:53:40.

# team-ireland - Thursday 5 August, 2021

A childhood dream, allegiance switch and personal struggles: Emily Kay's long Road to Tokyo
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

A childhood dream, allegiance switch and personal struggles: Emily Kay's long Road to Tokyo

Aug 5th 2021, 6:45 AM 6,059 Views 0 Comments

’20 years of working every day with the dream of going to the Olympics, to finally achieve that was pretty incredible.’

# team-ireland - Monday 2 August, 2021

Irish diver Oliver Dingley bows out in Tokyo
# Hard Going
# Hard Going

Irish diver Oliver Dingley bows out in Tokyo

Aug 2nd 2021, 9:42 AM 5,065 Views 3 Comments

The Irish diver’s form deserted him at the Aquatics Centre as he scored 335 overall.

# team-ireland - Saturday 31 July, 2021

'We showed everyone that we can compete on an international stage and put it up to these bigger countries'
# Relay Reaction
# Relay Reaction

'We showed everyone that we can compete on an international stage and put it up to these bigger countries'

Jul 31st 2021, 3:31 PM 14,942 Views 0 Comments

The Irish 4x400m mixed relay team finish eighth in the Olympic final this afternoon.

# team-ireland - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Irish sailors Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove disqualified from today's races in Tokyo
# Setback
# Setback

Irish sailors Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove disqualified from today's races in Tokyo

Updated Jul 29th 2021, 11:57 AM 12,616 Views 5 Comments

The 49er team’s harness was deemed to be overweight.

Derek Burnett finishes in 26th place after second day of trap shooting
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Derek Burnett finishes in 26th place after second day of trap shooting

Jul 29th 2021, 7:57 AM 1,871 Views 0 Comments

The Longford shooter concluded the event with a score of 118.

Olympic Breakfast: Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secure gold for Ireland
# Legends
# Legends

Olympic Breakfast: Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secure gold for Ireland

Jul 29th 2021, 6:35 AM 57,580 Views 22 Comments

The Irish pair saw off a strong German challenge to clinch first place on what was another busy day for Team Ireland.

'It is tough' - Ben Fletcher narrowly beaten by Khurramov
# Judo
# Judo

'It is tough' - Ben Fletcher narrowly beaten by Khurramov

Jul 29th 2021, 4:13 AM 5,497 Views 3 Comments

A second minute Waza-ari swung the contest for the Uzbekistan competitor.

'The race plan we had, we do it all the time and it seems to work out'
# Cool As You Like
# Cool As You Like

'The race plan we had, we do it all the time and it seems to work out'

Jul 29th 2021, 3:40 AM 9,891 Views 5 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy secured Ireland’s second medal in Tokyo with victory in the men’s lightweight double sculls final.

McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo
# Gold
# Gold

McCarthy and O'Donovan make history with gold medal in Tokyo

Jul 29th 2021, 2:05 AM 73,145 Views 40 Comments

The pair produced a brilliant performance to finish first in a time of 6:06.43.

# team-ireland - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Olympic Breakfast: Quartet get Ireland off the mark with bronze medal
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

Olympic Breakfast: Quartet get Ireland off the mark with bronze medal

Jul 28th 2021, 6:54 AM 46,768 Views 14 Comments

It was a positive day for Ireland at the Sea Forest Waterway and Kokugikan Arena.

Tenth overall for Irish pair Doyle and Byrne after they finish fourth in B final
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Tenth overall for Irish pair Doyle and Byrne after they finish fourth in B final

Jul 28th 2021, 1:10 AM 2,213 Views 0 Comments

The pair crossed the line with a time of 6:16.89.

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