As always @snisportsnews will bring you the latest LIVE news of Ray O’Dwyer ,Michael McKillop, Jason Smyth, Mark Rohan, Fran Meehan, Catherine Walsh and all the Irish team competing in the London 2012 Paralympic Games
The games commence with the opening ceremony on Wednesday 29th August but you can of course also ‘follow’ your favourites Irish paralympians on their Twitter accounts, a selection of whom we include here . Missed any? If so just tell us via email info@SportsNewsIreland.com or via our Twitter or Facebook pages.
In the coming days we will also bring you news of the Irish team – prior to the commencement of the Games – and give you some background information regarding the history of the Paralympics, going back even before the Games became an “official” event on the sporting calendar.
For those of you travelling overseas or without access to any LIVE coverage,wherever you live, we will also tell you how you can see or listen to LIVE streaming from London 2012 and the other venues, Eton Dorney (Rowing), Brands Hatch (Road Cycling) and Weymouth and Portland (Sailing).
Remember to tell your family and friends too so that they fully enjoy the great sporting achievements of the coming weeks.
Twitter accounts to follow for Irish Paralympic news:
Jason Smyth – @smyth_jason
Michael McKillop – @Mckillop21
Ray O’Dwyer – @RayODwyer
Ailish Dunne – @awesome_ails
Orla Barry – @xorlabarryx
Padraic Moran – @padraicsboccia
Mark Rohan – @mark_rohan
Colin Lynch – @TTworldchamp
James Brown – @jbcycling
Enda Smyth – @enda_smyth
Sandra Fitzgerald – @SandieFitz
Katie-George Dunlevy – @KatieGDunlevy
Kevin Du Toit – @kedutoit
Shane Ryan – @ShaneRyan4
Sarah Caffrey – @SarahCaffrey
Helen Arbuthnot – @helen_arbuthnot
Anthony Hegarty – @ant_hegarty
Darragh McDonald – @Darragh_McD
Laurence McGivern – @LaurenceMcG
James Scully – @jamespscully
Helen Kearney – @KearneyHelen
Seán Baldwin – @SeanBaldwin1
Eimear Breathnach – @mrseimearb
@Darainemul = Daraine Mulvihill and @Paralympic (International Paralympic Committee