Olympic Day Innovation

June 23, 2011

To Celebrate Olympic Day in Ireland , 23 June, the Olympic Council of Ireland has launched their new app.

The app provides easy to read and up to-date news direct from the OCI website.

The video content is direct from the OCI channel on YouTube which will be a key channel for OCI news in the run-up to and during games times.

The app can be downloaded from the itunes link : http://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/olympic-council-of-ireland/id439739414?mt=8

Pictured at the  launch are 2011 Trabzon bound European Youth Olympic Athletes:

Marcus Lawlor, 200m, athletics, Brendan Gibbens, 1500m freestyle, swimming, Sarah Lavin, 100m hurdles, athletics, Brian O’Sullivan, 100m backstroke and 50m freestyle, swimming, and Sean O’Brien, 200m Individual medley, swimming.

Our sincere thanks to Kevin Kilty, team manager of the Clay Pigeon Shooting Federation for his technical support in this project

Note:
Olympic Day was introduced in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the Modern Olympic Games on 23 June 1894 at the Sorbonne in Paris.
The goal was to promote participation in sport across the globe regardless of age, gender or athletic ability.
All around the world National Olympic Committees are celebrating Olympic Day in a variety of ways.

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