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#Olympic Flame

From The42 'The girl you were warned about': Paris 2024 logo earns ridicule Mockery

'The girl you were warned about': Paris 2024 logo earns ridicule

Unveiled on Monday, the design incorporates an art deco style.

From The42 Annalise did it, why can't she? Howth's own Hopkins breaking down barriers with 2020 vision Olympic Flame

Annalise did it, why can't she? Howth's own Hopkins breaking down barriers with 2020 vision

It’s not all plain sailing for the 21-year-old Trinity College student though.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: The Olympic flame begins its long journey to Rio Flame On

Pictures: The Olympic flame begins its long journey to Rio

The flame was kindled in the 2,600 year-old Temple of Hera at Ancient Olympia today.

Pics, videos: Bruce Forsyth carries Olympic torch, busts several moves Brucie Bonus This post contains images

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

“Nice to see you, to see you, nice…”

From The42 Olympic flame braves stormy seas, departs Ireland Wave Goodbye

Olympic flame braves stormy seas, departs Ireland

Patrick Kielty and Eorann O’Neill were among those who carried the torch just before it departed the country.

Mail Online article about Olympic torch in Ireland draws Twitter criticism Controversy This post contains images

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.

From The42 Olympic torch makes historic visit to Dublin 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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does having the Olympic flame in Ireland cheer you up? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does having the Olympic flame in Ireland cheer you up?

The flame is here as part of the relay leading up to the opening ceremony of London 2012. Did having it here this morning affect your mood?

From The42 Olympic torch starts five-day tour of Northern Ireland London 2012

Olympic torch starts five-day tour of Northern Ireland

The flame will cross the border and tour Dublin on Wednesday morning.

From The42 Olympic flame within reach of London Games chiefs London 2012

Olympic flame within reach of London Games chiefs

A cauldron in front of the Parthenon has been lit and the flame was burning brightly today, just hours before it was to be handed to the London organisers.

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 Torch lit in Greece as Games countdown gets underway 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.

From The42 Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame London 2012

Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame

The Black Pearl of Inchicore has emerged as the favourite to carry the Olympic torch through Dublin and fly the flag for Irish football.

From TheJournal.ie Robbery at Greece's Ancient Olympia museum Heist

Robbery at Greece's Ancient Olympia museum

It was the second major museum heist in the past two months.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

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

From The42 Minding the Torch: Olympic flame travels in style London 2012

Minding the Torch: Olympic flame travels in style

London organisers revealed the first details of the Olympic flame’s trip from Greece to Britain for the 2012 London Games yesterday.

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

From TheJournal.ie London 2012 Games organisers considering Dublin leg for Olympic flame 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.