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# london-2012 - Thursday 30 August, 2012
There were mixed fortunes for Team Ireland today, with Ellen Keane among the athletes who impressed.
Eilish Byrne also put in an encouraging display earlier today.
Read our short profiles on the men and women competing in London over the next nine days.
Fireworks? Check. Flying wheelchairs? Check. Queen Elizabeth II wearing red earplugs? Check.
Don’t know much about the upcoming events? Check out our comprehensive guide.
We’ve got the Irish athletes who will be tweeting their way through the London Games over the next week and a half.
# london-2012 - Wednesday 29 August, 2012
The campaigners are hoping that plans will be put in place for a monument paying tribute to the Bray native.
Other famous faces including Ian McKellen and Queen Elizabeth II will also be involved.
They’ve waited four years for this day. With hours to go until tonight’s opening ceremony, here’s how some of Team Ireland are feeling.
Cyclist Cathal Miller will lead the 49 Irish athletes into the Olympic Stadium for tonight’s sold-out opening ceremony.
Dubbed the “Poppa of the Games”, Guttman is survived by his daughter Eve who now finds endless pride in her father’s work.
# london-2012 - Tuesday 28 August, 2012
The 24-hour countdown to the Games is on after tonight’s event at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
The T44 showdown between Pistorius, Jonnie Peacock and Jerome Singleton has been billed as the race of the Paralympics.
British Swimming has opened the investigation into ‘poor performance’ after their target of five medals was not met in London.
# london-2012 - Monday 27 August, 2012
It’s grand, there’s only two more sleeps until the Paralympics starts.
As the London Paralympic Games get underway this week, we look ahead to all the action.
# london-2012 - Sunday 26 August, 2012
The British athlete triumphed in the Birmingham Grand Prix Diamond League today.
# london-2012 - Saturday 25 August, 2012
The Derry sprinter tells his inspiring story ahead of next week’s London Games.
Team Ireland will be competing in the games but will you be watching them?
# london-2012 - Friday 24 August, 2012
Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the crowd in London’s Trafalgar Square as marathon participant Claire Lomas lit the cauldron.
# london-2012 - Thursday 23 August, 2012
The practice of ‘boosting’ for athletes with spinal injuries is a natural but gruesome method of gaining a physical edge.
# london-2012 - Tuesday 21 August, 2012
Who knew Tokyo could get so crowded.
They’re appealing their suspensions.
# london-2012 - Monday 20 August, 2012
The Olympic champion is thrilled that her fellow boxers are finally getting the recognition they deserve.
The boxing champion spent the day with some of her younger fans…
# london-2012 - Sunday 19 August, 2012
The Kildare show jumper finished behind Carsten-Otto Nagel of Germany and France’s Kevin Staut.
The Serb was a straight-sets winner over the man who bested him at London 2012.
Celebrations to welcome home Cian O’Connor and Natalya Coyle are planned in the County Meath village tonight.
This week, Michael Conlan gets a look at his own portrait, RVP is exposed and Usain Bolt meets Jason Statham.
While many are still lapping up the limelight, some are happy to continue the hard work, go fishing or have a nice game of dominoes.
Here’s how the week developed.
# london-2012 - Saturday 18 August, 2012
The Swiss will face fellow countryman Stanislas Wawrinka in the last four, safe in the knowledge that he will remain world number one.
Ireland’s Olympic champion is weighing up her options about a professional career – do you think she should take the plunge?
The multi-talented athlete has prospered on the American Football field with University of Florida.
It’s like Michael Jordan got sick in here…
# london-2012 - Friday 17 August, 2012
Badminton player Scott Evans arranged a couple of nights out for the willing members of Team Ireland.
The North won four gold medals and two bronze at the London Games, the country’s best result since Barcelona in 1992.
Heading outside and spending the day with love ones during your leisure time? Not for me, Jeff.
# london-2012 - Thursday 16 August, 2012
The race walker also suggested the government should provide sport in this country with significant funding.