Garrett Culleton, Laois Sports Partnership and Paralympian Ailish Dunne. Photograph: Jeff Harvey/HR Photo

Ireland’s Paralympic exploits of recent years have seen our athletes become as renowned and celebrated as their able-bodied counterparts on the track (...)

Ireland’s Michael McKillop won his second gold medal of the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea this monring. Photograph: Sportsfile

Michael McKillop joined Jason Smyth in winning double gold at the Paralympic Athletics European Championships in Swansea, when adding the T38 1500m t(...)

 Jason Smyth of Ireland has won the 200m T12 gold medal. Photograph: Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jason Smyth won his second gold medal at the IPC European Athletics Championship in Swansea on Thursday, adding the T12 200 metres title to the 100 me(...)

Jason Smyth claimed Ireland’s first gold medal at the IPC Athletics European Championships at Swansea University when he won the T12 100m. Photograph:  Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jason Smyth claimed Ireland’s first gold medal at the IPC European Championships in Swansea when he won the 100 metres final at the first time of comp(...)

Jason Smyth has been reclassified from T13 to T12 by the International Paralympic Committee due to the deterioration of his eye condition. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Just 24 hours before the start of the Paralympic Athletics European Championships, Derry’s four-time Paralympic gold medallist Jason Smyth has been re(...)

 Jason Smyth crosses the line to win his Men’s 100m-T13 semi-final at the  IPC Athletics World Championships in  Lyon. He later blitzed the field in the  final. Photograph: John Paul Thomas/Sportsfile

What now for Jason Smyth? He can only beat those in front of him – or rather left far behind – but such is his dominance of Paralympics sprinting Smyt(...)

 Michael McKillop  celebrates after winning the men’s 1500 metres T38 final at the IPC Athletics World Championships  in Lyon, France. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Michael McKillop continued his dominance of middle distance running at the IPC World Athletics Championship in Lyon on Wednesday by adding the 1,500 m(...)

Paralympic athletes Jason Smyth with Orla Barry and Darragh McDonald at Sandymount Strand, Dublin. Photograph: Sportsfile

The threadbare reputations of cycling and athletics this week elevated suspicion to the levels of accusation. Because of Chris Froome’s flashing accen(...)

Ireland’s Brian Gregan takes the baton on the last leg of the 4x400m relay. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Brian Gregan and his fellow 400 metre relay runners brought the curtain down on a tremendous Irish effort in the European Athletics Team Championship (...)