European Youth Olympic Festival Tbilisi, Georgia

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The 13th Summer European Youth Olympic Fesitval will take place in Tbilisi, Georgia with the Opening Ceremony  on 26th July. Team Ireland will have 35 Athletes participating in the sports of Athletics, Cycling, Gymnastics, Judo, and Swimming. Overall there will be 9 sports on the EYOF programme with over 3800 …

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Swim Ireland visit the OCI

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Athletes and staff from Swim Ireland accompanied by Rio Team Leader Peter Banks and Swim Ireland CEO Sarah Keane today visited the offices of the Olympic Council of Ireland for a Rio orientation seminar. The seminar was led by Team Ireland Chef de Mission Kevin Kilty, who gave an update …

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Ballybunion’s Olympic Plaque

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A ceremony on the fifth tee at Ballybunion on  Satruday, 9th May, brought to mind scenes from the Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire. It was amidst the dunes of Ballybunion’s revered Old Course and specifically the fifth fairway that Ireland’s Bob Tisdall and Dr Pat O’Callaghan trained in preparation for the …

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Catherine O’Grady graduation from Russian International Olympic University

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Catherine O’Grady’s graduation ceremony at the Russian International Olympic University in June.   Catherine was put forward for one of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation scholarships to study a Master of Sport Administration (MSA) in Sochi for the past year.

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