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EYOF Team Ireland Gymnastics Squad

GYMNASTICS IN EYOF   What to expect The gymnastics venue is the National Gymnastics Arena (MGA) which is a bit of a drive from the centre but is close to the Athletes Village. Team Ireland is represented by two young, talented gymnasts, Caoimhe Donohoe and Eve McGibbon who will compete in the All Around event […]

Olympic Federation of Ireland Plans for the Future

Olympic Federation of Ireland plans for the future   The Board of the Olympic Federation of Ireland today (23 July) announced the appointment of Nancy Chillingworth as Chef de Mission for Beijing 2022 and the renewal of CEO, Peter Sherrard’s, contract to 2024. The Federation has also opened its recruitment process for the role of […]

Team Ireland Chef de Mission Appointment Process for Paris 2024 and Krakow 2023

2023 European Games, and 2024 Olympic Games Team Ireland Chef de Mission Appointment Process   Background   The Chef de Mission (CDM) is responsible for leading Team Ireland’s preparations and performance at the Summer Olympic and European Games. The role requires strong leadership qualities, a detailed understanding of the Irish high performance system, and the […]


“This is the best moment of my life – by a mile” – Walker secures sensational gold for Ireland *All interviews on soundcloud* 30 June 2019   Kurt Walker has secured a gold medal for Ireland in sensational fashion this afternoon, with a unanimous decision win over Mykola Butsenko of Ukraine in the Bantamweight final. […]

Kurt Walker Names as Team Ireland Flagbearer for the Closing Ceremony

European Games Gold Medallist Kurt Walker has been named as the Team Ireland Flagbearer for the Closing Ceremony of the Games in Minsk. Walker was selected following his sensational win in the Sports Palace Uruchie in Minsk, when he beat Mykola Butsenko from Ukraine 5-0 in the Men’s Bantamweight -56kg today.   “Today was the […]


1 July at 11.15 in Dublin Airport T1 Arrivals (Area 14)   Team Ireland athletes from Boxing, Badminton and Cycling will be arriving in Dublin Airport on Monday 1 July at 11.15am on Flight LH979. The Team Ireland medal tally is currently seven, with six boxing medals and one badminton medal already guaranteed.   What     […]


On the final day of the competition at the European Games a decision has been made to withdraw Kellie Harrington from her final fight in the Women’s Light -60kg today due to injury. Harrington sustained a hand injury in the semi-final bout with Agnes Alexiusson from Sweden, and she has been deemed unfit to box. […]


All the Team Ireland action was in the velodrome on Saturday evening, with Shannon McCurley competing in the Women’s Omnium and Mark Downey and Fintan Ryan racing the Men’s Madison at the European Games in Minsk.   McCurley finished 8th in the four-race event that was won by multiple world champion Kirsten Wild of the […]

Irish boxing is well and truly alive as Harrington and Walker Book Place in Final

This evening saw four boxers and two track cyclists in action at the European Games in Minsk, on an evening when boxers Kellie Harrington and Kurt Walker upgraded their bronze medals and booked their place in their respective finals on Sunday.   Kellie Harrington has teed up a mouth-watering final showdown in Minsk this weekend […]

Bronze Medalled Bagged for Magees and Michaela Walsh Upgrades Her Medal Colour

Friday got off to a great start for Team Ireland when boxer Michaela Walsh booked her place in the final of the Women’s Featherweight -57kg beating Russian boxer Daria Abramova in the semi-finals guaranteeing her silver. This was not long after badminton secured a guaranteed medal with a 2-1 win by Chloe and Sam Magee […]


Team Ireland’s Felix English came within metres of winning a medal in the Men’s Scratch Race at the European Games today. It was the first day of track cycling at the Games, and English finished fourth in the 15km race. Lydia Boylan was also in action, racing in the Women’s Points Race, where she finished […]
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