Disability Sports and Recreation in Ireland
Sports for the disabled and special needs is very popular throughout both Southern and Northern Ireland and there is an ever-growing group of clubs and associations dedicated to disabled sports and a number of recreation activities in Ireland. Find a number of websites listed here providing information and club details for a range of sports such as wheelchair sports, deaf sports, sailing, riding, flying, gliding for the disabled and rambling along with a host of disability related sports just waiting for you to enjoy.
Disabled athletes representing Ireland in the 2012 London Olympics received an impressive eight gold medals, three silver and five bronze across a range of sports, an achievement in Irish sport well worth a mention.
Details of disabled sports throughout Ireland. Includes a list of sports clubs, news and how to get involved along with video clips and a list of sports aimed at a range of disabilities and special needs.
Details of summer and winter sports, training and competitions for people with special needs in Ireland. Find details of Special Olympics in your area of Ireland and how to get involved.
Assisting people of all ages with physical disability to take up sailing. View details of the boats with video clips and contacts to give sailing a go with a disability in Ireland.
Dedicated to providing sport and physical activities for the disabled and special needs adults and children of Ireland. Check out what they have to offer and how to get involved in sport.
Para-cycling is cycling for people with disabilities including handcycling road racing, assisted bling cycling and other disabilities. Find information and contacts for disability cycling in Ireland.
Offers a broad range of sporting activities to deaf people in Ireland and highlights the awards won and how to get involved.
Provides details, locations and contacts for disabled and wheelchair accessible fishing in areas of Ireland.
Details of trial lessons and full membership for disabled people wishing to enjoy gliding. Site includes access details, club facilities and how to get involved.
Explains the rules of the game, tournament details and how to get involved along with future disability golf events for Ireland.
Details of wheelchair sports in Ireland including archery, bowls, wheelchair rugby and tennis with information supplied by the Irish Wheelchair Association.
Northern Ireland based charity that has a total of 50 players involved in wheelchair basketball. View fixtures, results and how to join.
Responsible for managing and preparing the Irish team for the Paralympic Games. Site highlights a number of sports with profiles and details of how to get involved.
Offers horse riding and carriage driving activities for people with learning or physical disabilities.