Ireland’s Jason Smyth celebrates after winning the Men’s 100m T13 Final in a time of 10.62 at the IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Photo: Marcus Hartmann/Sportsfile

Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop have made a habit of winning Paralympics gold medals in quick succession. The relative ease with which they won the(...)

 Jason Smyth celebrates  wining the 200m T13  final during the London 2012 Paralympic Games. He received €40,000 from the Irish Sports Council. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Gone are the days when our elite athletes greeted the announcement of the International Carding Scheme with applause, surprise or else total horror –(...)

European indoord silver medalist Mark English missed out on full podium funding. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s Paralympics athletes, swimmers and cyclists are once again the big winners in the latest allocation of the Irish Sports Council’s Internatio(...)

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(...)

Michael McKillop will  look to add the T38 1500m  title to the 800m gold he won on Wednesday. Photograph:  Pat Murphy / Sportsfile

Ireland’s Lorraine Regan finished fifth in the F57 Shot Put with a throw of 6.88m on the penultimate day of competition at the Paralympic Athletics Eu(...)

 Michael McKillop of Ireland wins the mens 800m T38 final during day two of the IPC Athletics European Championships at Swansea University Sports Village. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Reigning double Paralympic and World champion and world record holder, Ireland’s Michael McKillop has added a European title following a commanding pe(...)

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(...)

Isaac Westbrooks of Killester takes a breather against Templeogue during a Men’s Premier League game in October last year. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Just one week before a titanic cup semi-final at home, Bord Gáis Neptune are looking to bounce back from one of their worst defeats in Basketball Irel(...)

 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(...)