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# team-ireland - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Current Affairs
From The Daily Edge
# Current Affairs

Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 18th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,566 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The GAA dismisses reports of vajazzling – and the Mars Curiosity rover faces a hostile reaction from the natives.

# team-ireland - Friday 17 August, 2012

In tweets: Ireland's Olympians enjoy some time off
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

In tweets: Ireland's Olympians enjoy some time off

Aug 17th 2012, 2:14 PM 2,811 Views 0 Comments

Badminton player Scott Evans arranged a couple of nights out for the willing members of Team Ireland.

# team-ireland - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Patients angered by Michael Ring's Olympic homecoming comments
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

Patients angered by Michael Ring's Olympic homecoming comments

Aug 14th 2012, 12:39 PM 11,807 Views 54 Comments

Sports Minister said his comments at Team Ireland homecoming about money spent on sport being “better than putting it into hospitals” was meant to highlight importance of exercise in keeping nation healthy.

Opinion: 6 steps to understanding the impact of London 2012
# Lessons Learned
From The42
# Lessons Learned

Opinion: 6 steps to understanding the impact of London 2012

Aug 14th 2012, 12:17 PM 5,315 Views 8 Comments

Sports psychologist Tadhg MacIntyre reflects on what these Games meant for Ireland.

# team-ireland - Monday 13 August, 2012

LISTEN: Air Traffic Control welcomes Ireland's Olympic team home
# They're Home!
# They're Home!

LISTEN: Air Traffic Control welcomes Ireland's Olympic team home

Aug 13th 2012, 2:16 PM 11,797 Views 14 Comments

We’ve got segments of air traffic control audio as the Irish Olympic team touched down in Dublin Airport this afternoon.

Open thread: What is your stand out moment of the London Olympics?
# Games Over
From The42
# Games Over

Open thread: What is your stand out moment of the London Olympics?

Aug 13th 2012, 11:31 AM 4,556 Views 65 Comments

So, how was it for you?

# team-ireland - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap
# Games Over
From The42
# Games Over

Olympic Village: Day 16, wrap

Aug 12th 2012, 9:45 PM 25,281 Views 51 Comments

We wave goodbye to London 2012 before making plans to head out to Dublin Airport early for Team Ireland’s return.

In pictures: London 2012, Day 16
# Final Day
From The42
# Final Day

In pictures: London 2012, Day 16

Aug 12th 2012, 8:27 PM 6,044 Views 1 Comment

The final medals were handed out as Great Britain prepared for a huge send-off.

Natalya Coyle delighted with top 10 finish in Women's Modern Pentathlon
# Fencing
From The42
# Fencing

Natalya Coyle delighted with top 10 finish in Women's Modern Pentathlon

Aug 12th 2012, 7:07 PM 9,226 Views 96 Comments

“Hopefully I made everyone in Ireland proud,” said the Olympian from Meath.

Sonia O'Sullivan: It has been a very, very successful Olympics for Team Ireland
# Team Ireland
From The42
# Team Ireland

Sonia O'Sullivan: It has been a very, very successful Olympics for Team Ireland

Aug 12th 2012, 6:40 PM 6,542 Views 46 Comments

The Cork woman says all 66 of the Irish Olympians in London are now part of her family.

What next? Nevin to take his time before planning for the future
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

What next? Nevin to take his time before planning for the future

Aug 12th 2012, 5:59 PM 1,318 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic silver medallist intends to take a break with his family.

Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes
# What's Happening
# What's Happening

Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes

Aug 12th 2012, 4:07 PM 13,780 Views 72 Comments

There will be no official event for Team Ireland when they arrive back tomorrow afternoon – but no-one is quite sure why.

# team-ireland - Saturday 11 August, 2012

All-rounder: 25th place finish for Lanigan O'Keeffe
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

All-rounder: 25th place finish for Lanigan O'Keeffe

Aug 11th 2012, 8:00 PM 921 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s first Olympic competitor in the men’s modern pentathlon gave an excellent showing of himself today.

Taylor urges IABA to award new contract to Antia
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Taylor urges IABA to award new contract to Antia

Aug 11th 2012, 5:19 PM 15,860 Views 25 Comments

The boxer also hinted she was keen on defending her Olympic title in Rio.

Darren O'Neill to lead Team Ireland at Olympic closing ceremony
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Darren O'Neill to lead Team Ireland at Olympic closing ceremony

Aug 11th 2012, 1:07 PM 6,605 Views 11 Comments

The Kilkenny boxer will carry the Irish flag at tomorrow night’s ceremony.

Andrzej Jezierski takes "B" honours, finishes 9th
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Andrzej Jezierski takes "B" honours, finishes 9th

Aug 11th 2012, 11:36 AM 787 Views 1 Comment

The Polish national won the “B” final of the men’s canoe single (C1) 200m in Eton Dorney this morning.

Olympic Breakfast: John Joe Nevin awaits moment of destiny
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Olympic Breakfast: John Joe Nevin awaits moment of destiny

Aug 11th 2012, 7:10 AM 6,887 Views 10 Comments

Check out all you need to know about Day 15 of the Olympics, including proof that Ireland are topping the only medal table that counts (sort of).

# team-ireland - Friday 10 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap
# Highlights
From The42
# Highlights

Olympic Village: Day 14, wrap

Aug 10th 2012, 10:18 PM 5,793 Views 1 Comment

Hope you have some fingernails left – another gold medal bout awaits.

Michael Conlan handsomely defeated by Cuban as he settles for Bronze Medal
# Bronze
From The42
# Bronze

Michael Conlan handsomely defeated by Cuban as he settles for Bronze Medal

Aug 10th 2012, 9:12 PM 5,876 Views 13 Comments

The Belfast boxer was given a rough ride by Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana of Cuba.

Season's Best time not enough for Irish Women's 4x400m Relay Team to progress
# Sixth
From The42
# Sixth

Season's Best time not enough for Irish Women's 4x400m Relay Team to progress

Aug 10th 2012, 7:54 PM 7,066 Views 2 Comments

Joanne Cuddihy ran an impressive leg to give Irish supporters hope but their time was four seconds off the finals pace.

Olympic Breakfast: More boxing glory on the cards?
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Olympic Breakfast: More boxing glory on the cards?

Aug 10th 2012, 7:31 AM 7,301 Views 8 Comments

Just as we’ve calmed our nerves after yesterday, it’s about to happen all over again.

# team-ireland - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Open thread: What are your favourite Irish Olympic memories?
# You Tell Us
# You Tell Us

Open thread: What are your favourite Irish Olympic memories?

Aug 9th 2012, 10:43 AM 3,462 Views 29 Comments

Michael Carruth in Barcelona? Sonia in Sydney? What’s your favourite memories of Irish Olympians in action?

# team-ireland - Monday 6 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day 10, wrap
# Ladies' Night
From The42
# Ladies' Night

Olympic Village: Day 10, wrap

Aug 6th 2012, 10:43 PM 9,178 Views 6 Comments

You wait four years for an Olympic medal to come along and two come along in quick succession.

Sailing wrap: Seaton and McGovern bow out as Murphy comes so close
# Homeward Bound
From The42
# Homeward Bound

Sailing wrap: Seaton and McGovern bow out as Murphy comes so close

Aug 6th 2012, 6:53 PM 623 Views 0 Comments

The 49er duo needed a top ten finish in their final race to make the medal race but were unsuccessful.

Cathal Miller selected as flag bearer for Irish Paralympic Team
# 3 Weeks To Go
From The42
# 3 Weeks To Go

Cathal Miller selected as flag bearer for Irish Paralympic Team

Aug 6th 2012, 4:21 PM 752 Views 1 Comment

The Dublin cyclist finished fourth in the 2010 world championships and is ‘delighted’ with his selection.

Annalise Murphy: I'll work so hard and hopefully be ready to win at Rio 2016
# Close Call
From The42
# Close Call

Annalise Murphy: I'll work so hard and hopefully be ready to win at Rio 2016

Aug 6th 2012, 3:17 PM 6,935 Views 15 Comments

The Laser Radial competitor fought back the tears after she finished just outside of the Olympic medals.

Go Katie: Taylor guarantees medal with quarter-final win
# Team Ireland
From The42
# Team Ireland

Go Katie: Taylor guarantees medal with quarter-final win

Aug 6th 2012, 2:51 PM 18,455 Views 86 Comments

The 26-year-old won her first ever Olympic fight against Team GB’s Natasha Jonas.

Derval O'Rourke qualifies for 100m Hurdles semi-final
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Derval O'Rourke qualifies for 100m Hurdles semi-final

Aug 6th 2012, 12:28 PM 7,265 Views 4 Comments

The Cork athlete recorded a season’s best time of 12.91 and paid credit to her training partner, our very own Ails McSweeney.

# team-ireland - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Sailing wrap: Top ten finish for Star duo as Ireland prepares for Murphy race
# London2012
From The42
# London2012

Sailing wrap: Top ten finish for Star duo as Ireland prepares for Murphy race

Aug 5th 2012, 6:41 PM 1,308 Views 0 Comments

Peter O’Leary and David Burrows bowed out of the games with the country’s best ever ‘Star’ class finish.

# team-ireland - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day Eight, wrap
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Olympic Village: Day Eight, wrap

Aug 4th 2012, 10:24 PM 8,041 Views 5 Comments

Annalise Murphy and Paddy Barnes keep the medal dreams alive while Phelps snatches his 22nd.

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day eight From The42
Live Aug 4th 2012, 8:05 PM

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day eight

Reilly delighted to soak up Olympic experience
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Reilly delighted to soak up Olympic experience

Aug 4th 2012, 1:35 PM 1,257 Views 0 Comments

Wicklow’s Stephanie Reilly finished ninth in her 3000m steeplechase heat this morning.

Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more
# Iron Lady
From The42
# Iron Lady

Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more

Aug 4th 2012, 6:55 AM 579 Views 0 Comments

Aileen Morrison does not like setting targets for this morning’s Olympic triathlon, but that hasn’t prevented others doing it for her.

# team-ireland - Friday 3 August, 2012

Rain dance: Downpour brings relief for Cuddihy in 400 metre heats
# 400 Metres
From The42
# 400 Metres

Rain dance: Downpour brings relief for Cuddihy in 400 metre heats

Aug 3rd 2012, 1:05 PM 8,129 Views 8 Comments

The sprinter was scathingly self-critical of her 52.09 finish, but as conditions changed, it proved enough to qualify for the next phase.

# team-ireland - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:21 PM 8,214 Views 6 Comments

“Wind yer neck in Kate, it’s only five golds for Team GB, not 10.”

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day six From The42
Live Aug 2nd 2012, 8:46 PM

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day six

Triathlete Aileen Morrison ready for the challenge of a lifetime
# Say Cheese
From The42
# Say Cheese

Triathlete Aileen Morrison ready for the challenge of a lifetime

Aug 2nd 2012, 7:38 PM 968 Views 1 Comment

An estimated half a million supporters will line the streets of London on Saturday to cheer the athletes on.