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From TheJournal.ie Celebrations as Paralympic Flame reaches Northern Ireland (Pics) Paralympics This post contains images

Celebrations as Paralympic Flame reaches Northern Ireland (Pics)

Celebrations took place in Belfast on Saturday night to mark the journey of the flame around Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

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

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

From The42 Smurf-tacular: Sales of Olympic torches heat up on eBay after £153,000 sale Hot Item

Smurf-tacular: Sales of Olympic torches heat up on eBay after £153,000 sale

A ‘soot marked’ torch used in the UK leg of the pre-Olympic relay has fetched a hefty price after it was advertised online.

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 TheJournal.ie Olympic Flame to burn bright in Ireland London2012

Olympic Flame to burn bright in Ireland

The torch will visit Dublin on day 19 of its 70-day relay journey, on Wednesday 6 June this year. 8,000 volunteers will help it travel 8,000 miles across the UK and Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know by 9am: Britain offers compensation to Bloody Sunday families, Ireland’s €29m doctors’ bill for sick notes, and how the rest of the world is preparing for Arthur’s Day…