Niamh Mccarthy

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 Jason Smyth: “I grew up in Ireland, nothing special, no better privileges than anyone else.” Photograph:  Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images

September 7th-18th, 2016: Rio Paralympics The Paralympics champion the indomitability of the human spirit set against a backdrop of sporting endeavo(...)

Michael McKillop finished fourth in the  T38 1,500 metres final at the 2019 World Para-Athletics Championships in Dubai. Photograph: Kieran Galvin/Inpho

Nine-time World champion Michael McKillop has lost his first race in Para-athletics competition since 2005 after finishing fourth in the T38 1,500 met(...)

Jason Smyth shows his rivals a clean pair of heels in Dubai on Wednesday. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Beat that. Still undefeated on the major championship stage, Jason Smyth has won his 20th gold medal in a Para-athletics sprint event, winning the 100(...)

Team Ireland’s Niamh McCarthy celebrates after win  bronze in the F41 Discus at  the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai. Photograph:  Ben Booth/Sportsfile

Niamh McCarthy has won Team Ireland its first medal at the 2019 World Para-Athletics Championships in Dubai. The Cork athlete, and European champion (...)

 (L-R) Richard Guiney, chief executive of DublinTown, Fergal Barton from Bartons Coaches, Lynn Henderson Operations Manager of Excursions Ireland and Niamh McCarthy, chief executive of Excursions Ireland at the launch of the All-Ireland Cruise Ship Action Group campaign in Buswells Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Maxwells

A decision to cut back on the number of cruise liners in Dublin Port could “devastate Irish tourism”, a campaign group to oppose the move has claimed.(...)

Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

Ellen Keane won the bronze medal in the  2018 World Para Swimming  European Championships at the National Aquatic Centre, Dublin in August.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

This year, to date, can only be described as the year for sportswomen. It became the year where, if you named a sport, chances are a female athlete ha(...)

 Niamh McCarthy of Ireland competing in the F41 Discu in Berlin . Photograph: Luc Percival/Sportsfile

Ten athletes, nine medals, six of them gold - by any standards a remarkable measure of success for the Irish team at the European Para-Athletics Champ(...)

Cork’s Orla Cotter celebrates scoring a goal. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Cork 2-9 Galway 1-9 Cork withstood a frantic last-quarter rally from Galway to return to the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie final for t(...)

 Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop celebrate their gold medals at the 2017 Para Athletics World Championships at the Olympic Stadium in London. Photograph: Luc Percival/Sportsfile

Not for the first time Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop repeated their double Paralympics heroics for Team Ireland with gold medal performances on the(...)

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