Finding sport helped transform Katie-George Dunleavy’s life. Today she competes in the World Championships in Rio. She has a fascinating story to tell. Continue reading
Karen Coventry has been confirmed as the new Director of Sport at Special Olympics Ireland. She succeeds Frances Kavanagh who retired last week after 25 years having been one of the founding members of Special Olympics Ireland as a volunteer … Continue reading
Irish athlete Sinead Kane, with the support of Allianz Ireland, has landed a second Guinness World Record and became the first female athlete to run four marathons back to back. Running on a treadmill the blind Cork Marathon Woman covered … Continue reading
If you are good with people, willing to help and looking for something to remember all your life then Paralympics Ireland are looking for you.
Sport Ireland has launched a new Policy on Participation in Sport by People with Disabilities. The policy, which explicitly sets out Sport Ireland’s position in relation to the important area of sport and physical activity participation by people with disabilities, … Continue reading
Sport in Ireland will have to do without one of its finest administrators from next March after Special Olympics Ireland confirmed that Director of Sport Frances Kavanagh is to retire…
The Irish Amputee Football team will compete at the first-ever Amputee Football European Championships in Turkey, with the first game against Russia later today…