Youth Games

New Look for Team Ireland as the OCI becomes Olympic Federation of Ireland


A new name and logo have been unveiled for the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the island of Ireland with a name change from The Olympic Council of Ireland to Olympic Federation of Ireland. A modernised Olympic crest will also be sported by the Team Ireland athletes for the first time at the Youth Olympic […]

Three More Medals in Tbilisi 2015

Its been a fantastic afternoon  so far in Tbilisi with excellent all round performances and three more medals for Team Ireland. Athletics:  Gina Akpe Moses SILVER in the 100m hurdles Swimming: SILVER for Conor Ferguson in the 200BC and SILVER for Ellen Walshe in the 100BF !   Irish swimmers brought the total medal tally […]

EYOF Tbilisi Swimming Update

Ireland’s swimmers continued their fantastic form at the European Youth Olympic Games in Tbilisi yesterday with Dubliner’s Niamh Coyne and Ellen Walshe both in Finals action.   Walshe has advanced to the 100m Butterfly Final after an outstanding display in the semi-final. The Templeogue SC swimmer held the top ranking from the morning heats as […]

High Jump Bronze for Lecky

Sommer Lecky added to the Irish medal haul at the European Youth Olympics in Tbilisi with a bronze medal in the high jump with a new personal best of 1.80m. The Finn Valley youngster was in excellent form in 30 degrees heat and cleared the same height as eventual Ekaterina Prikhodkova of Russia – Lecky […]

Team Ireland now have 6 medals at EYOF

Team Ireland have now secured 6 medals at EYOF in Tbilisi, Georgia Ciara Neville – Ahletics   Gold 100m Kevin Mc Grath – Athletics – Gold 1500m Ryan Carthy Walsh – Athletics – Silver high jump Antoinette Neamt – Swimming – Silver 400m F Antoinette Neamt – Swimming Bronze 800m F Conor Ferguson – Swimming […]

EYOF Tbilisi 2015 Swimming Update

Ireland’s Antoinette Neamt has added 400m Freestyle Silver to the 800m Bronze medal she won yesterday at the European Youth Olympics in Tbilisi, Georgia. Neamt put in an impressive performance in this afternoon’s Final in an exciting race with Hungary’s Ajna Kesely. There was less than a second separating the two through the whole 400 […]

EYOF Medals for Neamt and Carthy Walsh

Medal alert…..A silver medal for Wexford’s Ryan Carthy Walsh in the High Jump! and a swimming’s Antoinette Neamt wins silver ( to add to her earlier bronze) in the 400m Final.

1500m Gold for Kevin McGrath

Kevin McGrath showed his class winning the 1500m in style at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi. The Bohermeen teenager won a tactical 1500m in 4:01.11. There was a cagey opening 800m and McGrath took control with just over 200m to go and showed superior leg speed to win the gold. Serbia’s Elzan Bibic […]

Ferguson and Neamt star in Tbilisi 2015

Congratulations again to Irish swimmers Conor Ferguson and Antoinette Neamt have won Silver and Bronze medals on Day 2 of the European Youth Olympics in Tbilisi, Georgia. Larne’s Conor Ferguson was Ireland’s first medallist securing Silver in the Final of the 100m Backstroke. 16 year old Ferguson was ranked 2nd going into the Final after he […]

Silver and Bronze Swimming Medals

Medal Alert – Congratulations to Conor Ferguson who has won Silver in the Boys 100m Backstroke, and Antoinette Neamt who won Bronze in a very tight finish in the girls 800m Freestyle  at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi today.  The Irish Mixed Relay Team just missed a medal in 4th place, but set […]

100m Gold for Ciara Neville

Ciara Neville has struck gold in the 100m at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia. The Emerald AC starlet sped to glory in a time of 12.01 seconds in the final ahead of Poland’s Klaudia Adamek (12.16) and Norway’s Ingvild Meinseth (12.17). Neville won her heat and semi-final on Monday in 11.90 and […]
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