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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Olympic torch

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# Brucie Bonus
Pics, videos: Bruce Forsyth carries Olympic torch, busts several moves
“Nice to see you, to see you, nice…”
# Cheeky
Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch
The kids broke through a cordon and briefly got their hands on the torch before they were shepherded away.
# Olympic torch
VIDEO: How does it feel to carry the Olympic torch? Let Mark Pollock tell you...
Inspirational blind adventurer who broke his back in an accident in 2010 speaks of his proud moment carrying the flame through Dublin today.
# Controversy
Mail Online article about Olympic torch in Ireland draws Twitter criticism
The popular website’s questioning of the parading of the Olympic torch through Dublin and allowing pop duo Jedward to carry it did not please some Irish tweeters.
# Shaggy
Torch-bearing duty is fantastic, but nerve-wrecking - Horgan
Former Ireland and Leinster wing, Shane Horgan, was delighted to have carried the Olympic flame.
# Olympic torch
Olympic torch makes historic visit to Dublin
The Dublin relay started at Croke Park stadium before passing some of the capital’s most famous sites.
# Olympic torch
In pictures: the Olympic Flame's historic visit to Ireland
Wayne McCullough, Michael Carruth, Paul McGrath and Sonia O’Sullivan were among the sporting icons to take part in today’s torch relay.
# Prolific
'Robbie Keane can have my record', says Ireland's leading goalscorer
Honoured torch-bearer Olivia O’Toole says she would be more than happy for her male counterpart to overhaul her tally.
# Olympic torch
'We'll have to find somewhere for it' -- Henry Shefflin brings new memento home from Croker
The Kilkenny talisman represented the GAA at HQ earlier.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Wednesday
Here’s all you need to know at 9am.
# Dublin Relay Event
Here's where to see the Olympic Torch today
Plus, Sonia O’Sullivan, Bernard Brogan, Henry Shefflin and more of Ireland’s favourite athletes.
# Olympic torch
Olympic torch travels to Newry ahead of Dublin visit
The Olympic flame is due in the Republic early tomorrow after crossing over the border at Newry.
# voyage
Olympic torch spotlights Northern Ireland coast
The ruins of Dunluce Castle and the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge were among the sights it passed.
# State Exams
Message to Leaving Cert students: get to your exams on time
Those attending Dublin exam centres have also been warned about delays because of the Olympic Torch relay event.
# London 2012
Relight my fire: Olympic torch goes out on Day 3 of relay
Don’t worry, they’ve got measures in place to deal with this sort of thing.
# London 2012
Carrying the Olympic torch my biggest honour yet, says Ireland's all-time top scorer
Olivia O’Toole, who has scored one more goal for Ireland than Robbie Keane, will be involved in next month’s Olympic relay.
# London 2012
Torch lit in Greece as Games countdown gets underway
An actress dressed as a high priestess used a concave mirror to focus the sun’s rays and light a torch under bright sunny skies this morning.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed.
# Light my fire
Hands on: Shannon worker becomes unexpected Olympic torchbearer
The torch made an unscheduled stop at Shannon Airport yesterday.
# preparation
Dress rehearsal for Olympic torch underway as Dublin date awaits
8,000 torchbearers will participate in the Olympic torch relay, which takes place over 70 days.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.
# London 2012
Olympic torch has 'deep meaning' for any athlete, says delighted O'Sullivan
The Cobh native will carry the iconic flame during its whistlestop visit to Dublin next June.
# London 2012
Sonia O'Sullivan to carry Olympic torch into Dublin, Olympic chiefs reveal
Organiser also reveal that boxing heroes Michael Carruth and Wayne McCullough would pass the torch over the border.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, plus the bits you may have missed…
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
In tonight’s Fix: what have Sarkozy and Kenny been saying today; what does the interest rate cut mean for mortgage holders; and who has had some harsh words for Roy Keane?
# Good News
Olympic torch to visit Dublin on 6 June
OCI President Pat Hickey celebrates “the culmination of a dream” as Olympic officials confirm the torch’s visit to Ireland next summer.
# Olympics
London 2012 chairman backs Dublin visit for Olympic torch
Sebastian Coe said a symbolic visit to the Republic “would speak eloquently and powerfully for sport”.
# Olympic Flame
Here's where the Olympic torch will be headed in Ireland next year...
Details of the flame’s route have been released – and it’s bad news for those outside the capital.
# Let there be light
Olympic torch set for Ireland, as officials on the brink of agreement
As part of the schedule for the torch’s current 70-day tour through Britain, an unspecified day in June has been reserved for any potential Irish journey.
# Olympic torch
London 2012 Games organisers considering Dublin leg for Olympic flame
The 2012 organising committee is considering “the feasibility” of bringing the torch on a brief trip to Dublin during its 70 day pre-Games tour.
# Light up
'No decision yet' on Dublin detour for Games torch, say Olympic Council of Ireland
Irish organisers say they haven’t heard ‘one way or the other’ on the matter – despite reports in London to the contrary this afternoon.