Ireland leads the way in the arena of Paralympics

The 2018 European Para Swimming Championships will take place at the National Aquatic Centre, proving that Ireland can host sporting events at the highest levels

30th July, 2017
Jason Smyth tok home another gold for team Ireland during last week Pic: Getty

Ireland is a small nation on the fringe of Europe. And yet we always believe that we have the ambition to think big, and the ability to punch way above our weight on a world stage.

There are sports in which we do that. The Rugby World Cup bid is real, our strength in boxing may ebb and flow, but we have genuinely world-class competitors. In horse racing, we are a global powerhouse. All three...

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