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(...)

 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(...)

Irish Paralympic champion Michael McKillop with his mother Catherine at London 2012 after she presented him with his gold medal

For Irish Paralympian Michael McKillop, it was a golden moment – he had just won the 1,500m at London 2012. But there was a surprise to come. At the c(...)