Ireland at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Ireland at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Ireland
IPC code  IRL
NPC Paralympics Ireland
At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London
Competitors 49 in 10 sports
Flag bearer Cathal Miller (opening)[1]
Gabriel Shelly (closing)[2]
Medals
Rank: 19
Gold
8
Silver
3
Bronze
5
Total
16
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Ireland competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom from August 29 to September 9, 2012.[3] There are 49 participants representing Ireland at the games, competing across ten sports.

These were the best Paralympics for Ireland since 1988 Summer Paralympics in Seoul, South Korea winning 13 gold, 11 silver, and 18 bronze. For its efforts the Team was presented with a People of the Year Award in September 2012.[4]

Medallists[edit]