Ireland’s Ellen Keane celebrates with gold after winning the women’s 100m breaststroke (SB8)   at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. Photograph:  Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP via Getty Images

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Daráine Mulvihill, presenter of RTÉ’s Paralympics TV coverage. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It’s a quiet enough spell in the life of Daráine Mulvihill. Well, if you don’t count her daily work as a presenter on RTÉ’s coverage of the Paralympi(...)