Deirdre Duke, Anna O’Flanagan and Chloe Watkins, all of whom were part of the 2018 Hockey World Cup squad who brought home the Silver Medal for Ireland, have announced their retirements from international hockey. Deirdre Duke DEIRDRE DUKE made her International debut for the IRL Women’s team in June 2013 against Scotland and went on [...]

Deloitte Double Down at Team Ireland’s Fittest Sponsor

Six teams – our title sponsor PTSB and partners Allianz, Deloitte, Flogas, McKeever and Sport Ireland – went head to head yesterday at the Sport Ireland Campus to see who would be crowned Team Ireland’s Fittest Sponsor. With great encouragement from MC Greg O’Shea, their own personal Olympic coaches and in front of a vocal [...]

Irish Sailor Eve McMahon selected to take part in the Olympic Torch Relay in Marseille

Celebrations are about to get underway in Marseille, France today (8 May) as the city prepares for the arrival of the Olympic flame to French soil. Irish sailor, and Team Ireland Paris Scholar, Eve McMahon, has been selected by the French Embassy in Ireland as the Irish representative to participate in the Olympic Torch Relay [...]

Ireland’s Pool Opponents Confirmed For HSBC SVNS Grand Final Event

25 June 2023; Terry Kennedy of Ireland on his way to scoring his side's first try in the Men's Rugby Sevens match between Ireland and Italy at the Henryk Reyman Stadium during the European Games 2023 in Krakow, Poland. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile   The pools have been announced for the Ireland Men’s and Women’s [...]

Olympic Flame Arrival To France

AN HISTORIC CELEBRATION IN MARSEILLE ON 8 MAY TO KICK-OFF CELEBRATIONS IN FRANCE Carrying a message of unity and symbolising the unifying dimension of sport, the Olympic flame has begun its journey in Greece to pay tribute to the origins of the Games. After departing from the port of Piraeus in Greece on 27 April, [...]

Key Patent Innovations becomes Team Ireland Partner

Key Patent Innovations becomes Team Ireland Partner Irish patent licencing company to back Team Ireland at Paris 2024 and beyond The Olympic Federation of Ireland today announced that Key Patent Innovations will become official partner to Team Ireland, following an agreement which opens with the Paris 2024 Games. The homegrown Irish company is a global [...]

Team Announcement: 2nd Olympic Boxing World Qualifier, Bangkok, Thailand

Team Announcement: 2nd Olympic Boxing World Qualifier, Bangkok, Thailand   The 7-strong team to contest the final boxing qualifier for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games has been named and is: Tokyo bronze medalist at 71kg, Aidan Walsh, European Games athletes Daina Moorehouse (50kg), Jennifer Lehane (54kg), Sean Mari (51kg), and Kelyn Cassidy (80kg), 66kg Grainne […]

Volleyball Set for Biggest and Best Cup Finals Weekend!

The annual Volleyball Ireland Cup Finals weekend takes place over the Bank Holiday with 14 matches and an event taken to the next level. Unbeaten Premier Division champions Santry Calypso take on a hard hitting UCD in the showpiece Women’s final (Saturday 2.45pm), whilst 2nd and 3rd placed Aer Lingus and Dalkey Devils battle for […]

Early Swimming Siblings | 100 Year Moments

It was in water-polo, in 1924, that Ireland first made waves in an Olympic swimming pool and another men’s water polo team took part four years later when Irish swimming history was made. That was when the first two swimmers took part; William Broderick in 400m freestyle and Marquerite Dockrell in 100m freestyle. Broderick, from [...]

Trinity College Dublin Celebrates its Olympian Alumni

Trinity College Dublin has celebrated its Olympian alumni and heritage with a special ceremony and exhibition on campus. The college’s historic Exam Hall hosted the reception, which is the latest in a series of events marking the Centenary of Team Ireland’s first participation in the Olympic Games. The exhibition featured images and biographies of Olympians […]


OFI AGM APPROVES FOUR NEW MEMBERS FOR LA 2028 CYCLE AND GOVERNANCE REFORMS Cricket, Lacrosse, Squash and Flag Football join 43 current OFI member sports Coinciding with the 100-days-to-go mark for Paris 2024, the Olympic Federation of Ireland today (17 April) held its Annual General Meeting, at which four new member federations were welcomed; Cricket […]

Paris 2024 – Olympic Flame Lit

Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 lit in symbolic ceremony in Ancient Olympia  On the eve of 100 days to go, the flame for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 has been lit. It was ignited at the historic birthplace of the Olympic Games in Ancient Olympia in Greece. The Olympic flame, embodying peace […]

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