Delegates of Paralympics Ireland could attend the AGM for the first time since 2019 ©Paralympics Ireland

Paralympics Ireland has held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Sport Ireland Sports Headquarters at Abbotstown, where it reflected upon its preparation and performance for the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Ireland claimed four golds, two silvers and one bronze at the marquee multi-sport competition, with cycling being the country’s most successful sport.

Katie-George Dunlevy claimed two golds in the women's road time trial B and women's road race B as well as one silver in the women's individual pursuit B.

Gary O'Reilly finished third in the men's road time trial H5.

Ellen Keane and Nicole Turner were Ireland's swimming medallists with Keane winning the women's 100 metre breaststroke SB8 and Turner taking silver in the women's 50 metre butterfly S6.

Sprinter Jason Smith also championed in the men's 100 metres T13.

Katie-George Dunlevy stood on top of the podium twice at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics ©Getty Images
Katie-George Dunlevy stood on top of the podium twice at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics ©Getty Images

Irish athletes recorded 28 personal bests, including 18 personal bests from 28 swims and eight personal bests from nine events.

Chaired by President Eimar Breathnach, the hybrid event on May 18 was the first time that delegates could attend the meeting in-person since 2019.

Chief executive Miriam Malone delivered that positive changes can be made to disability sport through working with key stakeholders

The Annual General Meeting passed three motions to adopt the 2021 Annual Report, Financial Accounts and appointed auditing firm Crowe, replacing Grant Thornton.

Jack Chambers, the Minister of State for Sport and Gaeltacht, joined the call as a special guest and complimented Paralympics Ireland for their dedication to their sports and athletes.