Rio Reflections

Ciarán Breen at the Aquatics Stadium in Rio

Ciarán Breen: ‘shake your soul’

The 2016 Paralympics have offered me a window into the beauty that can be created when people coalesce in support of a common cause. Decked primarily in Seleção soccer jerseys, the locals have supported their athletes with a vigour and song loud enough to shake your soul.

Lauren Cascagnette in Rio

Lauren Cascagnette: ‘indescribable’

The Rio Paralympic Games have been nothing short of incredible. It is an opportunity that as a journalism student, I could’ve never imagined. Although there are too many amazing moments and stories to list, one particular event stands out in my mind as I reflect on my time at the Games.