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#Olympic torch

# olympic-torch - Friday 27 July, 2012

Pics, videos: Bruce Forsyth carries Olympic torch, busts several moves
# Brucie Bonus
From The Daily Edge
# Brucie Bonus

Pics, videos: Bruce Forsyth carries Olympic torch, busts several moves

Jul 27th 2012, 9:21 AM 6,242 Views 10 Comments

“Nice to see you, to see you, nice…”

# olympic-torch - Monday 2 July, 2012

Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch
# Cheeky
# Cheeky

Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch

Jul 2nd 2012, 3:26 PM 9,845 Views 14 Comments

The kids broke through a cordon and briefly got their hands on the torch before they were shepherded away.

# olympic-torch - Thursday 7 June, 2012

VIDEO: How does it feel to carry the Olympic torch? Let Mark Pollock tell you...
# Olympic Torch
# Olympic Torch

VIDEO: How does it feel to carry the Olympic torch? Let Mark Pollock tell you...

Jun 7th 2012, 12:09 AM 3,355 Views 7 Comments

Inspirational blind adventurer who broke his back in an accident in 2010 speaks of his proud moment carrying the flame through Dublin today.

# olympic-torch - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Mail Online article about Olympic torch in Ireland draws Twitter criticism
# Controversy
From The Daily Edge
# Controversy

Mail Online article about Olympic torch in Ireland draws Twitter criticism

Jun 6th 2012, 8:53 PM 13,837 Views 81 Comments

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.

Torch-bearing duty is fantastic, but nerve-wrecking - Horgan
# Shaggy
From The42
# Shaggy

Torch-bearing duty is fantastic, but nerve-wrecking - Horgan

Jun 6th 2012, 1:10 PM 462 Views 0 Comments

Former Ireland and Leinster wing, Shane Horgan, was delighted to have carried the Olympic flame.

Olympic torch makes historic visit to Dublin
# Olympic Torch
From The42
# Olympic Torch

Olympic torch makes historic visit to Dublin

Jun 6th 2012, 12:43 PM 3,288 Views 29 Comments

The Dublin relay started at Croke Park stadium before passing some of the capital’s most famous sites.

In pictures: the Olympic Flame's historic visit to Ireland
# Olympic Torch
From The42
# Olympic Torch

In pictures: the Olympic Flame's historic visit to Ireland

Jun 6th 2012, 12:42 PM 4,624 Views 8 Comments

Wayne McCullough, Michael Carruth, Paul McGrath and Sonia O’Sullivan were among the sporting icons to take part in today’s torch relay.

'Robbie Keane can have my record', says Ireland's leading goalscorer
# Prolific
From The42
# Prolific

'Robbie Keane can have my record', says Ireland's leading goalscorer

Jun 6th 2012, 12:33 PM 769 Views 0 Comments

Honoured torch-bearer Olivia O’Toole says she would be more than happy for her male counterpart to overhaul her tally.

'We'll have to find somewhere for it' -- Henry Shefflin brings new memento home from Croker
# Olympic Torch
From The42
# Olympic Torch

'We'll have to find somewhere for it' -- Henry Shefflin brings new memento home from Croker

Jun 6th 2012, 11:46 AM 2,512 Views 8 Comments

The Kilkenny talisman represented the GAA at HQ earlier.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Jun 6th 2012, 9:00 AM 160 Views 0 Comments

Here’s all you need to know at 9am.

Here's where to see the Olympic Torch today
# Dublin Relay Event
# Dublin Relay Event

Here's where to see the Olympic Torch today

Jun 6th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,520 Views 17 Comments

Plus, Sonia O’Sullivan, Bernard Brogan, Henry Shefflin and more of Ireland’s favourite athletes.

# olympic-torch - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Olympic torch travels to Newry ahead of Dublin visit
# Olympic Torch
# Olympic Torch

Olympic torch travels to Newry ahead of Dublin visit

Jun 5th 2012, 10:29 AM 2,686 Views 4 Comments

The Olympic flame is due in the Republic early tomorrow after crossing over the border at Newry.

# olympic-torch - Monday 4 June, 2012

Olympic torch spotlights Northern Ireland coast
# Voyage
From The42
# Voyage

Olympic torch spotlights Northern Ireland coast

Jun 4th 2012, 6:31 PM 2,231 Views 4 Comments

The ruins of Dunluce Castle and the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge were among the sights it passed.

Message to Leaving Cert students: get to your exams on time
# State Exams
# State Exams

Message to Leaving Cert students: get to your exams on time

Jun 4th 2012, 3:22 PM 5,181 Views 13 Comments

Those attending Dublin exam centres have also been warned about delays because of the Olympic Torch relay event.

# olympic-torch - Saturday 2 June, 2012

# olympic-torch - Monday 21 May, 2012

Relight my fire: Olympic torch goes out on Day 3 of relay
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Relight my fire: Olympic torch goes out on Day 3 of relay

May 21st 2012, 4:00 PM 307 Views 0 Comments

Don’t worry, they’ve got measures in place to deal with this sort of thing.

# olympic-torch - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Carrying the Olympic torch my biggest honour yet, says Ireland's all-time top scorer
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Carrying the Olympic torch my biggest honour yet, says Ireland's all-time top scorer

May 10th 2012, 11:14 AM 2,189 Views 15 Comments

Olivia O’Toole, who has scored one more goal for Ireland than Robbie Keane, will be involved in next month’s Olympic relay.

Torch lit in Greece as Games countdown gets underway
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Torch lit in Greece as Games countdown gets underway

May 10th 2012, 11:12 AM 99 Views 0 Comments

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.

# olympic-torch - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

May 9th 2012, 7:51 PM 2,931 Views 3 Comments

Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed.

# olympic-torch - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Hands on: Shannon worker becomes unexpected Olympic torchbearer
# Light My Fire
# Light My Fire

Hands on: Shannon worker becomes unexpected Olympic torchbearer

Apr 28th 2012, 1:46 PM 4,098 Views 14 Comments

The torch made an unscheduled stop at Shannon Airport yesterday.

# olympic-torch - Friday 20 April, 2012

Dress rehearsal for Olympic torch underway as Dublin date awaits
# Preparation
From The42
# Preparation

Dress rehearsal for Olympic torch underway as Dublin date awaits

Apr 20th 2012, 6:18 PM 534 Views 0 Comments

8,000 torchbearers will participate in the Olympic torch relay, which takes place over 70 days.

# olympic-torch - Monday 16 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Apr 16th 2012, 8:00 PM 6,312 Views 0 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

# olympic-torch - Friday 17 February, 2012

Olympic torch has 'deep meaning' for any athlete, says delighted O'Sullivan
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Olympic torch has 'deep meaning' for any athlete, says delighted O'Sullivan

Feb 17th 2012, 11:39 AM 1,579 Views 17 Comments

The Cobh native will carry the iconic flame during its whistlestop visit to Dublin next June.

# olympic-torch - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Sonia O'Sullivan to carry Olympic torch into Dublin, Olympic chiefs reveal
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Sonia O'Sullivan to carry Olympic torch into Dublin, Olympic chiefs reveal

Feb 16th 2012, 8:02 PM 4,112 Views 45 Comments

Organiser also reveal that boxing heroes Michael Carruth and Wayne McCullough would pass the torch over the border.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Feb 16th 2012, 8:00 PM 3,346 Views 1 Comment

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, plus the bits you may have missed…

# olympic-torch - Thursday 8 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Dec 8th 2011, 7:54 PM 3,173 Views 1 Comment

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?

Olympic torch to visit Dublin on 6 June
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Olympic torch to visit Dublin on 6 June

Dec 8th 2011, 12:51 PM 2,419 Views 13 Comments

OCI President Pat Hickey celebrates “the culmination of a dream” as Olympic officials confirm the torch’s visit to Ireland next summer.

# olympic-torch - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

London 2012 chairman backs Dublin visit for Olympic torch
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

London 2012 chairman backs Dublin visit for Olympic torch

Nov 16th 2011, 10:35 AM 1,213 Views 8 Comments

Sebastian Coe said a symbolic visit to the Republic “would speak eloquently and powerfully for sport”.

# olympic-torch - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Here's where the Olympic torch will be headed in Ireland next year...
# Olympic Flame
From The42
# Olympic Flame

Here's where the Olympic torch will be headed in Ireland next year...

Sep 22nd 2011, 11:50 AM 1,616 Views 12 Comments

Details of the flame’s route have been released – and it’s bad news for those outside the capital.

# olympic-torch - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Olympic torch set for Ireland, as officials on the brink of agreement
# Let There Be Light
From The42
# Let There Be Light

Olympic torch set for Ireland, as officials on the brink of agreement

Jun 8th 2011, 12:50 PM 582 Views 14 Comments

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 - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

London 2012 Games organisers considering Dublin leg for Olympic flame
# Olympic Torch
# Olympic Torch

London 2012 Games organisers considering Dublin leg for Olympic flame

May 18th 2011, 8:43 AM 653 Views 0 Comments

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.

# olympic-torch - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

'No decision yet' on Dublin detour for Games torch, say Olympic Council of Ireland
# Light Up
From The42
# Light Up

'No decision yet' on Dublin detour for Games torch, say Olympic Council of Ireland

Apr 26th 2011, 2:22 PM 773 Views 0 Comments

Irish organisers say they haven’t heard ‘one way or the other’ on the matter – despite reports in London to the contrary this afternoon.