Gary O Reilly

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 Ireland’s Niamh McCarthy  competing in the F41 women’s discus final at the Olympic Stadium. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

There’s a reason ‘on the day’ is an integral part of sporting parlance when it comes to performance, a reckoning between preparation and the ability t(...)

 Gary O’Reilly of Ireland reacts after finishing fourth in the men’s H5 road race at the Fuji International Speedway. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Gary O’Reilly went close to taking his second Paralympic medal in two days on Wednesday, finishing a strong fourth in the H5 road race in Tokyo. The(...)

Gary O’Reilly of Ireland competes in the men’s H5 road race at the Fuji International Speedway. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Road cycling: Gary O’Reilly finishes in fourth place in the H5 road race. Swimming: Ellen Keane finishes fifth in the final of the 200m indi(...)

Eve McCrystal and Katie George Dunlevy of Ireland celebrate during the medal ceremony in Shizuoka, Japan. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Irish duo Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal have dominated the B time trial at the Paralympics Games, adding gold to the gold medal they took fiv(...)

Eve McCrystal and Katie George Dunlevy competing in the women’s B time trial at the Fuji International Speedway. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Road cycling: The tandem duo of Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal take the gold medal in the B time trial. Gary O’Reilly wins a bronze in(...)

 Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal of Ireland are chasing victory in three events at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. File photograph: Buda Mendes/Getty Images

Five years on from landing gold and silver medals in the Rio Paralympic Games, Katie-George Dunlevy is convinced that chasing victory in three events (...)

Karma mechanic: Will Toledo aka Car Seat Headrest

Who: Car Seat Headrest What: Indie wunderkind Where: Virginia, US Why: It’s a long time since Jay-Z and Beyoncé were spotted at an indie-rock concert.(...)

Professor John Crown: lack of thoughtfulness is the single greatest menace. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Is the lack of evidence-based thinking the greatest problem afflicting the modern world? According to senator and professor John Crown, it’s the singl(...)