Winter Games


Ireland’s five-athlete team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang may have been its smallest since 2006 (just four in Sestriere) but this particularly young and inexperienced group did well in extremely testing conditions.   Double Olympian Seamus O’Connor (20), who had competed in both half-pipe and slopestyle snowboard in Sochi, did remarkably well to […]

Team Ireland Schedule Update

Irish Team Schedule (Subject to Change)   Feb 11 Pat McMillan Men’s Downhill Jeongseon Alpine Centre 11:00-13:05   Thomas Westgaard 15 km Skiathlon Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre 15:15-17:10   Feb 12 Tess Arbez Women’s Giant Slalom Yongpyong Alpine Centre 10:15-11:55 & 13:45-15:35   Feb 13 Thomas Westgaard Men’s Individual Sprint Classic Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre […]

Flag Raising Ceremony Dance – PyeongChang

Flag Raising Ceremony – PyeongChang 1

Tess Arbez warming up on the course in PyeongChang

Seamus O Connor, Bubba Newby and Pat McMillan take to the course

Seamus O Connor, Bubba Newby and Pat McMillan take to the course to loosen out before their official training sessions start in PyeongChang.

PyeongChang 2018 Team Ireland Competition Schedule

Phoenix Snow Park PyeongChang

Stephen Martin, Chef de Mission with Physio Sarah Jane McDonnell and Seamus O Connor’s Manager, Kevin O Connor, checking out the training facilities at Phoenix Snow Park

Olympic Village Tour by Team Ireland representatives – PyeongChang 2018

Irish Team has left for PyeongChang

Alpine Skiers Tess Arbez and Patrick McMillian, Cross Country Skier, Thomas Westgard, Half Pipe Skier, Bubba Newby and Snowboarder Seamus O’Connor and their support personnel have left for PyeongChang this morning, we would like to wish them all the very best from all at OCI!
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