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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Olympic Flame

All time
# mockery
'The girl you were warned about': Paris 2024 logo earns ridicule
Unveiled on Monday, the design incorporates an art deco style.
# Olympic Flame
Annalise did it, why can't she? Howth's own Hopkins breaking down barriers with 2020 vision
It’s not all plain sailing for the 21-year-old Trinity College student though.
# flame on
Pictures: The Olympic flame begins its long journey to Rio
The flame was kindled in the 2,600 year-old Temple of Hera at Ancient Olympia today.
# Brucie Bonus
Pics, videos: Bruce Forsyth carries Olympic torch, busts several moves
“Nice to see you, to see you, nice…”
# Wave Goodbye
Olympic flame braves stormy seas, departs Ireland
Patrick Kielty and Eorann O’Neill were among those who carried the torch just before it departed the country.
# Controversy
Mail Online article about Olympic torch in Ireland draws Twitter criticism
The popular website’s questioning of the parading of the Olympic torch through Dublin and allowing pop duo Jedward to carry it did not please some Irish tweeters.
# Olympic torch
Olympic torch makes historic visit to Dublin
The Dublin relay started at Croke Park stadium before passing some of the capital’s most famous sites.
# Your Say
Poll: Does having the Olympic flame in Ireland cheer you up?
The flame is here as part of the relay leading up to the opening ceremony of London 2012. Did having it here this morning affect your mood?
# London 2012
Olympic torch starts five-day tour of Northern Ireland
The flame will cross the border and tour Dublin on Wednesday morning.
# London 2012
Olympic flame within reach of London Games chiefs
A cauldron in front of the Parthenon has been lit and the flame was burning brightly today, just hours before it was to be handed to the London organisers.
# Double trouble
Joe Duffy backs 'great little runners' Jedward for Olympic torchbearer mission
Disgruntled callers to Liveline want Bernard Dunne to carry the flame in June rather than the marathon-running pop twins.
# London 2012
Torch lit in Greece as Games countdown gets underway
An actress dressed as a high priestess used a concave mirror to focus the sun’s rays and light a torch under bright sunny skies this morning.
# London 2012
Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame
The Black Pearl of Inchicore has emerged as the favourite to carry the Olympic torch through Dublin and fly the flag for Irish football.
# Heist
Robbery at Greece's Ancient Olympia museum
It was the second major museum heist in the past two months.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, plus the bits you may have missed…
# London 2012
Minding the Torch: Olympic flame travels in style
London organisers revealed the first details of the Olympic flame’s trip from Greece to Britain for the 2012 London Games yesterday.
# Olympic Flame
Here's where the Olympic torch will be headed in Ireland next year...
Details of the flame’s route have been released – and it’s bad news for those outside the capital.
# Olympic torch
London 2012 Games organisers considering Dublin leg for Olympic flame
The 2012 organising committee is considering “the feasibility” of bringing the torch on a brief trip to Dublin during its 70 day pre-Games tour.