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#Olympic Council of Ireland

From The42 'Captain Fantastic' McGinley to lead Irish golf team at 2016 Olympics Mac's Back

'Captain Fantastic' McGinley to lead Irish golf team at 2016 Olympics

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport make €2m in funding available for Olympic preparations.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas agenda: Could Ireland have done better in London 2012? London 2012

Oireachtas agenda: Could Ireland have done better in London 2012?

The transport committee meets Sports Council and Olympic Council officials to discuss a high-performance review.

From The42 ISA critical of 'malicious' Olympic betting allegations London 2012

ISA critical of 'malicious' Olympic betting allegations

Peter O’Leary escaped with a warning following an Olympic betting investigation, but Irish sailing bosses still have questions about the motive and timing of the allegations.

From The42 McIlroy can carry Irish flag if he declares for us  - Olympic Council Rio 2016

McIlroy can carry Irish flag if he declares for us - Olympic Council

OCI president Pat Hickey has tried to tip Rory McIlroy’s allegiance in Ireland’s favour ahead of the 2016 Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie Mansion House homecoming: Who's coming?  What's the plan? Welcome Home

Mansion House homecoming: Who's coming? What's the plan?

Details are still a little sketchy about who’ll be there, but the official reception for Team Ireland will get underway at 1pm tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie No Dublin event - for now - to welcome Ireland's Olympians home Homecoming

No Dublin event - for now - to welcome Ireland's Olympians home

Ireland’s 66 Olympians are thought to want to get home and see their families and friends before having any public events.

From The42 London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop Rough Ride

London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop

Nicolas Roche, Dan Martin and David McCann represent Irish hopes in the road race in London today.

From The42 London 2012: Hickey signs up to IOC top table Top Job

London 2012: Hickey signs up to IOC top table

Dubliner Pat Hickey was elected today to the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

From The42 London 2012: Joe Ward waits after last-gasp Olympic appeal London 2012

London 2012: Joe Ward waits after last-gasp Olympic appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) are expected to make a decision on Ward’s case this afternoon.

From The42 It's time to move on from women's relay selection fiasco says athletics team chief London 2012

It's time to move on from women's relay selection fiasco says athletics team chief

Patsy McGonagle says the spirit of the team heading to London today has not been affected by the Joanna Mills ‘deselection’.

From The42 We'll learn from Cuddihy/Mills saga, promise athletics bosses London 2012

We'll learn from Cuddihy/Mills saga, promise athletics bosses

Athletics Ireland have promised to conduct a review of the selection and appeals processes after the Olympics.

From The42 London 2012: Cuddihy's Olympic appeal successful London 2012

London 2012: Cuddihy's Olympic appeal successful

Joanna Mills will miss out on London after an OCI Appeal Tribunal reinstated Catriona Cuddihy to the women’s 4x400m relay team.

From The42 The Morning Score: Tuesday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from whether or not you’ll need an umbrella.

Father Ted-themed bar ‘just part’ of official Irish Olympic venue

Father Jack’s Bar aims to capture “the whole atmosphere of Craggy Island”.

From The42 Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics London 2012

Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics

The Tipperary jockey has been cut from Team Ireland days after the disqualification of his horse from an event in Germany.

From The42 Mills wins appeal for a place in 4x400 relay squad Road To London

Mills wins appeal for a place in 4x400 relay squad

Catriona Cuddihy looks set to miss the Olympics after Joanna Mills won an appeal against her exclusion from the Irish squad.

From The42 Joe Duffy backs 'great little runners' Jedward for Olympic torchbearer mission Double Trouble

Joe Duffy backs 'great little runners' Jedward for Olympic torchbearer mission

Disgruntled callers to Liveline want Bernard Dunne to carry the flame in June rather than the marathon-running pop twins.

From The42 Olympic flame lighting rehearsal goes off 'without a hitch' in Greece London 2012

Olympic flame lighting rehearsal goes off 'without a hitch' in Greece

The flame – which will visit Dublin next month – will be lit in a ceremony tomorrow.

From The42 Henry Shefflin, Paul McGrath and Shane Horgan to carry Olympic flame Torch

Henry Shefflin, Paul McGrath and Shane Horgan to carry Olympic flame

Some of the torchbearers have been revealed ahead of next month’s relay in Dublin.

From The42 Ireland clinging to Olympic wildcard hopes for Joe Ward London 2012

Ireland clinging to Olympic wildcard hopes for Joe Ward

Boxing coach Billy Walsh says that he won’t be holding his breath on Ward getting a place in London this summer.

From The42 Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012 Tweet On

Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012

Pat Hickey knows what a London Bus looks like but, by the looks of it, he prefers vintage technology.

From The42 Roy Keane in the frame for Irish Olympic torch relay, says OCI chief London 2012

Roy Keane in the frame for Irish Olympic torch relay, says OCI chief

“I have no problems with Roy Keane but we have to ask the Football Association of Ireland who are our partners in this,” Pat Hickey told TheScore yesterday.

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

From The42 New federation to seek Olympic status for GAA-style Handball GAA Handball

New federation to seek Olympic status for GAA-style Handball

33 national handball associations, including the GAA, form a new international body that will seek Olympic status for the game.

From The42 State Papers: Government tried to stop Moscow Olympics and Lions athletes State Papers

State Papers: Government tried to stop Moscow Olympics and Lions athletes

The government withdrew funding for the Olympic Council of Ireland for participating in Moscow 1980, and opposed the Lions tour to SA.