Twitter accounts to follow for Irish Paralympic news

Updated: August 26, 2012

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 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

Table Tennis:

Eimear Breathnach – @mrseimearb

Paralympics Ireland: @paralympicsire
COME ON IRELAND @IrishOlympians
SportsNewsIRELAND @SNIsportsnews

@Darainemul = Daraine Mulvihill and @Paralympic (International Paralympic Committee

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