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Martin Chef de Mission for Pyeongchang 2018


OCI Chief Executive Stephen Martin has been appointed by the Olympic Council of Ireland Executive Board to be Team Ireland’s Chef de Mission for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games between 9-25th February 2018. The double Olympic medalist said “It’s a privilege to lead the Irish Team in Pyeongchang following on from Sochi 2014” and added ” […]

Team Ireland Celebrating Olympic Day

We are celebrating #OlympicDay by reflecting upon the values of Friendship, Respect and Excellence. pic.twitter.com/41R37VXQxn — Team Ireland (@olympiccouncil) June 23, 2017  

OCI meetings with IOC in Lausanne

An OCI delegation met with key IOC staff at their offices in Lausanne recently and during the visit OCI President Sarah Keane had a private meeting with and IOC President Thomas Bach. The meetings were designed to introduce the new OCI Officers to key staff within the IOC  and to continue the very positve working […]

IOC and Intel Worldwide TOP Partnership

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) have announced a long-term technology partnership at an official signing ceremony in New York with IOC President Thomas Bach and Brian Krzanich, Intel’s Chief Executive Officer. Intel will join “The Olympic Partner” (TOP) worldwide sponsorship programme, becoming a Worldwide TOP Partner through 2024. This partnership will […]

RIP Eddie Kelliher Tokyo 1964 Olympian

We have learned of the passing of 1964 Olympic Sailor Eddie Kelliher : March 8th 1920 -June 1st 2017. Born in Tralee, Co Kerry, he was an accomplished sailor, representing Ireland at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics (along with the late Harry Maguire and the late Rob Dalton) in the Dragon class. Tokyo was the peak […]

Olympic Council of Ireland AGM 22nd June 2017

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Olympic Council of Ireland CLG will be held at the Conference Centre, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. (building next to FAI). Date of Meeting:    Thursday 22nd June 2017. Time of meeting:    6.00pm

Olympic Council of Ireland announce details of new Athletes Commission

Following a nomination procedure the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has today announced the composition of a new Athlete Commission for the period 2017-20. The role of the Commission is to advise the OCI Executive Committee on all athlete related matters and to ensure that the voice of Irish athletes is heard in all future […]

Tokyo 2020 Sports Programme Finalised

Following approval by the IOC Executive Board, the full programme of events for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 has now been finalised. This represents a major step forward in the journey towards Tokyo 2020 and will allow the Organising Committee to accelerate concrete preparations for the Games. Across the 28 existing Olympic sports, the revised total number […]

OCI attend IOC Marketing Seminar

OCI Executive Board members Ciaran Gallagher and PJ Nolan will attend the International Olympic Committee Marketing Seminar in Slovakia between 13 – 15 June 2017. The Seminar will cover various Marketing topics over the two days to include:- How to engage with the International Olympic Committees Top Partners Looking ahead to PyeongChang 2018 Maximising the […]

Unprecendented Results Rowing Ireland

What a morning it’s been for Rowing Ireland in Racice, Czech Republic. Once again, the Irish are European Champions, this time in the lightweight men’s pair, Shane O’ Driscoll and Mark O’ Donovan. Each of the remaining Irish crews then followed up with medals of their own – Silver for Denise Walsh in the lightweight […]

EOC Seminar takes place in Skopje

The 38th EOC Seminar European Olympic Committees (EOC) Seminar is being held in Skopje, Macedonia over the next few days.Delegates will be given a debrief of the 2017 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Erzurum, which took place over five days in February. The two-day seminar will include an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Solidarity […]
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