IWA-Sport News

Powerlifters compete at World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai

The Irish para powerlifting team are in Dubai this week to begin their international competitive season at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup. The team comprises of a mix of new and experienced athletes. All athletes will be aiming to secure pb’s as they gear towards the World Championships in Mexico later in the year.
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Slevin elected as new IWA-Sport Chairman

The IWA-Sport AGM was held at HQ in Clontarf on Saturday, February 25th. The AGM was preceded that morning by the National Sports Council Forum which is held annually for the clubs and sections of IWA-Sport. Information topics on the day included; Safeguarding, Finance, Anti doping, and Governance. The Rebel Wheelers club from Cork also
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Notice of IWA-Sport AGM, Saturday 25th February 2017

Notice of IWA – Sport Annual General Meeting Saturday 25th February, 2017 at 2pm Irish Wheelchair Association Clontarf, Dublin Date of Notice – February 3rd 2017 Notice is hereby provided of the Annual General Meeting of IWA‐Sport which will be held on Saturday 25th February 2017, at 2.00pm sharp, in the IWA Sports Centre Clontarf,
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Irish 2016 Paralympic team – the IWA-Sport involvement

The Irish Paralympic team departs for the Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil, from September 7th to 18th. IWA-Sport would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the IWA members, athletes, coaches and support staff on qualification and wishes them every success at the Games. IWA has a long and proud history of involvement in the
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IWA-Sport Strategy development process

IWA-Sport is currently undertaking to develop a new strategic plan that will set out our objectives for next four years. In order to ensure the plan meets the needs of our members we would like to invite engagement in the consultation process, via the forum of this survey. The purpose of this survey is to
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Para Sport Expo – July 22nd

We are delighted to to host a Para Sport Expo event on Friday the 22nd of July from 10am to 2pm at the Irish Wheelchair Association in Clontarf, Dublin. The event promises to be a great opportunity to learn about the different para sports in Ireland currently and how to get involved in them. There
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Irish team set for European Championships

Irish Wheelchair Basketball senior squad set to depart for IWBF European B Championships. The Irish Senior Wheelchair Basketball team has been announced in advance of their participation in the European B Championships this coming July in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The tournament will feature ten teams including the hosts, who are, Lithuania, Austria, Latvia, Portugal, France
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Invacare Wheelchair Basketball Challenge Cup – Ireland V GB U23’s

This weekend sees the preparations of our men’s wheelchair basketball senior team step up a gear for our upcoming participation at the European Championships in Sarajevo with a visit of the GB U23 team to compete for the Invacare Wheelchair Basketball Challenge Cup. The GB team will visit in preparation for the 2017 U23 World Championships in
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IWA-Sport Members Summer Camp – registration now open

We’re delighted to announce details of our annual members only summer camp. This year and for the first time our camp will run over five days from Monday 18th until Friday 22nd of July. We welcome children with a physical disability and their siblings to attend between the ages of 5 and 17 years. For
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Letterkenny win inaugural IWA National Boccia Final

Yesterday, June 16th, we held the first ever National Boccia Finals in IWA which was the culmination of a brilliant few months of regional competition. Boccia is played in most IWA Community Support centres around the country and following a successful pilot competition in the North East region it was established that there would be
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