Table Tennis Ireland (Sligo and Limerick)

Table Tennis Ireland is the National Governing Body for Para Table Tennis. Para table tennis is the third largest Paralympic Sport in terms of athlete numbers and is practiced in more than 100 countries. Table tennis is one of the most adaptable and inclusive sports there is for people with all kinds of disabilities. Whether … Continued

Dr. Colman Noctor (Sligo and Limerick)

Colman Noctor is a psychotherapist, assistant professor of mental health, and author. Dr. Noctor is particularly interested in the impact of technology on our mental health – on things such as childhood development, wellbeing and relationships, but also on our work lives. Dr. Noctor became interested in child and teenage mental health after a period … Continued

Una Curran Yoga (Sligo and Limerick)

Una Curran and runs Finding Your Wings teaching Mindfulness and Well-being to children, teenagers, educators and parents. The programme she teaches in Pre-schools, Schools and family sessions is based on her own teaching experience in a variety of educational settings, being a parent and her professional training over many years.

The Rhythm Room (Sligo and Limerick)

Rhythm Room was set up in 2009 by Nicola Kealy and Mischa O’ Mahony in response to the need for an accessible training programme for Actors with an intellectual disability. Their work is inclusive, which means they work with non-disabled and disabled actors. The work they create focuses on the ability of all their actors … Continued

Fiacre Ryan (Sligo)

Fiacre Ryan is 21-year-old autistic writer and poet from Castlebar, Co. Mayo. He is non-verbal, but can communicate with an alphabet letter board and keyboard devices. In 2018, he became the first non-verbal autistic student to sit the Leaving Cert exams. In March of this year, he scripted his own documentary “Speechless” for RTE, which … Continued

The GAA (Sligo and Limerick)

GAA for All is a family of initiatives in the GAA encompassing Wheelchair Hurling and Camogie, Football for all, Fun and Run, “All Star” Inclusive clubs, Cúl 4 All / Cúl Eile Camps and intercultural activities.

Bluestack Choir (Sligo and Limerick)

The Bluestack choir is a fun celebration of music for people of all abilities. The choir provides a safe environment for self-expression while building confidence, improving social skills, communication, and inspiring creativity. We pride ourselves on being inclusive and use Lamh signs for many of our songs, so we are also accessible to those who … Continued

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal (Sligo)

Eve McCrystal and Katie-George Dunlevy have been amongst the most successful Para Athletes ever to represent Ireland having medalled consistently at World and Paralympic Games since 2014. Katie-George was diagnosed with a genetic, progressive eye condition RP (Retinitis Pigmentosa) at the age of 11 but hasn’t let that stop her achieving.

Paddy Smyth (Sligo MC and Limerick)

Paddy Smyth will be our MC for Beyond Limits Sligo. On his social media with the hashtag #mydisabledlife Paddy showcases that you can still live life to the full no matter what barriers are in your way and in general creating positive disability awareness. His positive attitude is inspiring to many. Paddy has appeared on … Continued

James Casserly (Sligo and Limerick)

James Casserly believes that everyone should have an equal chance in life regardless of your ability. James is a football coach and currently travelling 32 county’s of Ireland on public transport. James has Cerebral Palsy and Polyarticular Juvenile Arthritis. He is a power chair user and attends Crumlin Children’s Hospital every second Wednesday for his … Continued

IRFU (Sligo and Limerick)

At Beyond Limits, the IRFU will show you what rugby has to offer. The IRFU currently have over 850+ players in their disability tag teams around Ireland and a further 700+ players that access the game that have a disability in many different areas and roles.

Adam O’Brien (Sligo and Limerick)

Adam O Brien is a 28 year old hailing from the county of Dublin and who has Autism. Adam also has Dyspraxia and a generalised anxiety disorder. Adam has not let his difficulties hold him back. At Beyond Limits, Adam will talk about himself, some of his achievements and how he has managed to overcome … Continued