Cyclist Aoife O’Brien has been named as the flagbearer for Team Ireland in the Opening Ceremony of the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) which takes place in the Baku Crystal Hall on the 21 July. The EYOF is a multi-sport event aimed at athletes aged 14-18 years of age and runs from the 21 […]


It was a busy day for Team Ireland at the EYOF in Baku with Athletics, Swimming and Tennis all featuring on the schedule: 06:00 SWIMMING Ellie McKibbin 100m Freestyle   06:00 TENNIS Arthur O’Sullivan Boy’s Singles 06:00 ATHLETICS Diarmuid O’Connor Decathlon (throughout day) 06:20 ATHLETICS Ciara Sheehy Shot Put 06:50 ATHLETICS Aimee Hayde 800m 07:20 […]

EYOF Schedule – Day by Day for Team Ireland

Ireland has entered thirty two athletes in five sports at the EYOF in Baku. Daily Schedule: DAY ONE Sport Name Event Date Session Start Time Session End Time Round Opponent Venue Athletics Diarmuid O’Connor Decathlon 110 Hurdles 23-Jul 09:00:00 FINAL Tofig Bahramov Stadium (TBS) Swimming Molly Mayne 200m Breaststroke 23-Jul 09:00:00 11:30:00 Round 1 Baku […]

Tickets for Tokyo Olympics Available to Purchase from the 15th July

Tickets for the Olympic Games in Tokyo go on sale on the 15th July 2019. Irish people who are planning to travel to Tokyo for the Games can purchase the tickets at THIS LINK through the Team Ireland Authorised Ticket Reseller (ATR) Elamys Group – and extra queries can be directed to Joanna Sheridan ( […]

WHO’S WHO at the EYOF #TeamIreland

Thirty three athletes will be competing across athletics, cycling, gymnastics, swimming and tennis at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) next week. Here’s a list of who they are, where they’re from, and what they’re competing in:   Athletics   Aimee Hayde  (Co. Tipperary) 800m Aoife O’Sullivan (Co. Cork) High Jump Ava O’Connor (Co. Offaly) […]

Thirty-Three Team Ireland Athletes to Compete in EYOF in Baku

Thirty-three athletes across five sports will compete as part of Team Ireland in the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku, Azerbaijan this month. The EYOF is a multi-sport event aimed at athletes aged 14-18 years of age and plays an important role in preparing athletes for future Games, run in a similar format […]

Words of Olympians – Short Series

The Olympic Channel regularly release short films documenting the journey of athletes in their quest for glory. Check out this series called ‘Words of Olympians’ where personal profiles of famous Olympians are brought to life through animation and mixed media!   Find the link to the individual episodes HERE or watch the series below.  

Bridgestone announce support for Team Ireland

The Olympic Federation of Ireland today announced that Bridgestone, the world’s number 1 tyre and rubber company, and Worldwide Olympic Partner, will support Team Ireland locally through a range of initiatives, starting this year and building next year ahead of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.   Bridgestone is one of 13 Worldwide Olympic Partners under […]


“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     […]
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