The defiantly-manicured Bethany Firth, from Seaford, Co Down, winning gold last night in the women’s 100m backstroke at the London Paralympics, 2012.

She’s 15.


(Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP)

Meanwhile, on the track:

The “Fastest Paralympian on Earth” just got a little bit faster.

Jason Smyth Sets New World Record In 100m T13 heats (RTE)

And Saturday’s Irish interest:

Go the Eilish.

Ireland (LondonParalympics2012)