John Murphy with a  photograph  of himself taken before he started working on a social farm. Photograph Brian Farrell

John Murphy remembers a time when he wanted to end his own life. He had a “full mental breakdown”, he used to cut his arms, and he was committed to a (...)

Co Armagh’s Cyril Walker was presented with his silver medal by Special Olympics ambassador Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Irish skiers claimed four more medals on Thursday at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. On the final day of competition, Team Irelan(...)

Seán McCartan, a member of Skiability Special Olympics Club, from Carryduff, Co Antrim.

Team Ireland secured their first medals at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria on Tuesday. Cyril Walker (46) from Co Armagh took bronz(...)