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From The42 Paralympics: O’Neill throws her way to silver medal Discus

Paralympics: O’Neill throws her way to silver medal

The Wexford woman threw a season’s best 5.66m in the discus to secure Ireland’s third silver of the Games.

From The42 Make mine a double! Mark Rohan wins his second cycling gold Paralympics

Make mine a double! Mark Rohan wins his second cycling gold

Westmeath’s Mark Rohan doubled up on his Paralympic haul with gold in the men’s individual road race H1 this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Friday.

From The42 Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth set to chase double double Team Ireland

Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth set to chase double double

We also have news of the other Irish athletes in action as the Games’ end comes into sight.

From The42 VIDEO: Peacock takes Pistorius' 100m crown Paralympics This post contains videos

VIDEO: Peacock takes Pistorius' 100m crown

The Briton was in imperious 100 metre form tonight.

From The42 Paralympic Village: No medals today, but still plenty to shout about Lights Out

Paralympic Village: No medals today, but still plenty to shout about

Day eight of the Games was as absorbing as ever, though it held plenty of disappointment for Irish athletes.

From The42 Freney in seventh heaven as sleepy Cowdrey makes it 12 golds Paralympics

Freney in seventh heaven as sleepy Cowdrey makes it 12 golds

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Ellen Keane was in action in he 200m medley final.

From The42 Jason Smyth safely through to 200m final in London Paralympics 2012

Jason Smyth safely through to 200m final in London

The 100m T13 champion even managed to ease up 20 metres from the line.

From The42 Paralympics 2012: Brazilian powerlifter banned after drugs test Guilty

Paralympics 2012: Brazilian powerlifter banned after drugs test

Bruno Pinheiro Carra was tested out of competition on August 24.

From The42 Disappointment for Firth as she is forced to pull out of 100m breaststroke Disappointment

Disappointment for Firth as she is forced to pull out of 100m breaststroke

The 16-year-old was Ireland’s first gold medal winner of the Games, but a recurring shoulder injury has ruled her out.

From The42 The Morning Score: Thursday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

Pat Gilroy, Jason Smyth and Roger Federer all feature in today’s edition.

From The42 Mark Rohan secures yet another gold medal for Ireland Paralympics

Mark Rohan secures yet another gold medal for Ireland

The 31-year-old won the Men’s Individual H1 Time Trial at Brands Hatch on Wednesday afternoon.

From The42 The best Paralympic picture you'll see today: Alex Zanardi celebrates hand-cycling gold Paralympics

The best Paralympic picture you'll see today: Alex Zanardi celebrates hand-cycling gold

The Italian, who lost both legs in a motor racing crash, won Wednesday’s individual hand-cycling time trial at Brands Hatch.

From The42 Ireland secure two more bronze medals in cycling Double Bronze

Ireland secure two more bronze medals in cycling

James Brown and Damien Shaw finished third behind only Spain and Italy, while Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan secured their second medals of the Games.

From The42 Paralympics: No evidence for Pistorius' blade claims, says IPC Blade Row

Paralympics: No evidence for Pistorius' blade claims, says IPC

The Games’ governing body has found no grounds for the sprinter’s complaint following his 200 metre defeat by Alan Oliveira.

From The42 Paralympics 2012: Cronin advances, Miller misses out Paralympics

Paralympics 2012: Cronin advances, Miller misses out

This morning brought more success for Team Ireland in Boccia, but cyclist Cathal Miller suffered disappointment at Brands Hatch.

From The42 Wheelchair rugby -- or 'Murderball' -- starts at the Paralympics today. Here's what to expect Paralympics This post contains videos
From The42 Sprint showdown: Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold Paralympics

Sprint showdown: Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold

The South African goes up against world record holder Jonnie Peacock and Jerome Singleton in the Paralympics’ showpiece event, which starts tonight.

From The42 The Morning Score: Wednesday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from the price of a pint in Astana.

From The42 Paralympic Breakfast: Another busy day for Team Ireland Preview

Paralympic Breakfast: Another busy day for Team Ireland

Sean Baldwin is among the Irish athletes competing on Day Seven of the Paralympics.

From The42 Paralympic Village: Joy for Kearney and Barry on Day Six Review

Paralympic Village: Joy for Kearney and Barry on Day Six

It was a historic day in London, with a number of world records being broken.

From The42 Medal number ten: Orla Barry takes bronze in the discus Paralympics

Medal number ten: Orla Barry takes bronze in the discus

The Cork native finished with a score of 28.12 in London this evening.

From The42 Cool as you like: Kearney secures bronze medal at Paralympics (updated) Winning

Cool as you like: Kearney secures bronze medal at Paralympics (updated)

Team Ireland have now won nine medals in total, following the rider’s success.

From The42 Paralympics 2012: McDonald into final, Baldwin misses out despite PB Update

Paralympics 2012: McDonald into final, Baldwin misses out despite PB

Meanwhile, James Dwyer has placed sixth in the individual freestyle test – grade IV.

From The42 President congratulates magnificent McKillop on double gold You The Man

President congratulates magnificent McKillop on double gold

“It is heartening to see an athlete so clearly enjoying himself,” President Michael D Higgins said on Tuesday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you been watching the Paralympic Games? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you been watching the Paralympic Games?

Ireland are enjoying great success – but many Irish viewers don’t have the TV channels they might need.

From The42 VIDEO: GB Paralympian David Wetherill plays a table tennis shot you really have to see Paralympics This post contains videos

VIDEO: GB Paralympian David Wetherill plays a table tennis shot you really have to see

He calls it a “Superman diving forehand winner” and it really is quite special.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you kick off your week…

From The42 Mum's the word: McKillop's Mammy presents medal in 'surprise' ceremony Golden Mum-ent

Mum's the word: McKillop's Mammy presents medal in 'surprise' ceremony

A games sponsor ensured that Michael McKillop’s second medal presentation became a first for the Paralympic Games.

From The42 Paralympic Breakfast: Kearney bids for more glory Preview

Paralympic Breakfast: Kearney bids for more glory

The Irish rider is hoping to add to the silver medal she already won, as she competes in Individual Freestyle Test later today.

From The42 Paralympic Village, Day Five: Double delight for McKillop Review

Paralympic Village, Day Five: Double delight for McKillop

The Irish sprinter won his second gold medal, while Eilish Byrne came fourth in the Equestrian Individual Freestyle Test.

From The42 Paralympics 2012: Golden boy McKillop triumphs in 1500m Winning

Paralympics 2012: Golden boy McKillop triumphs in 1500m

The Antrim man won Ireland’s eighth medal of the competition in London today.

From The42 So close! Byrne 'delighted' despite medal heartbreak Agonising

So close! Byrne 'delighted' despite medal heartbreak

Meanwhile, the sailing event in which Ireland are competing has been delayed.

From The42 Top bracket: Smyth happy to be among sprinting elite World's Fastest

Top bracket: Smyth happy to be among sprinting elite

Derry’s gold medallist has espoused the advantages of training in the US before defending his 200 metre title this week.

From The42 Contrite: Pistorius apologises for ‘timing’ of prosthetic complaint London 2012

Contrite: Pistorius apologises for ‘timing’ of prosthetic complaint

The South African sprinter complained that Alan Oliveira’s legs were ‘unbelievably long’ after the Brazilan beat him in last night’s 200m final.

From The42 Paralympics: Defeated Pistorius wants prosthetics debate‎ Blade Runner 2

Paralympics: Defeated Pistorius wants prosthetics debate‎

The South African sprinter lost out to Alan Oliveira in a thrilling 200 metre final last night.

From The42 Paralympic Breakfast: Take two for Michael McKillop Preview

Paralympic Breakfast: Take two for Michael McKillop

The Irish gold medalist tonight bids to emulate the success he enjoyed at the weekend.

From The42 Paralympics 2012: Organisers defend Games drug-testing policy Controversy

Paralympics 2012: Organisers defend Games drug-testing policy

There has been a 25 percent increase on the number of tests conducted in Beijing four years ago.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Sunday Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From The42 Paralympics Update: Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan secure a silver medal More Success

Paralympics Update: Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan secure a silver medal

The Irish cyclists finished with a time of 3.36.360 this afternoon.