It was fitting that the youngest member of the Irish Winter Olympics team carried the tricolour at last night’s lavish closing ceremony in Sochi.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2014
The Olympic Council of Ireland has recognised Seamus O'Connor's impressive performances in snowboard events by selecting him as the Irish flag bearer for Sunday's Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics closing ceremony.
Sun, 23 Feb, 2014
Irish alpine skier Florence Bell suffered a disappointing Winter Olympics debut in Sochi, failing to complete her first run of the women’s giant slalom event.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
The doomsday scenarios surrounding the Winter Olympics seemed as plentiful as the snow which covers the sprawling complexes of Sochi and its hinterland.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
It’s not as prestigious as the track-and-field, but since its inception in 1924 there has been plenty of drama on the slopes, says Jonathan de Burca Butler
It’s unlikely there is an Olympian alive who can’t recall where they were when news filtered through that they had been selected to represent their country, but few can tell as unique a tale as Florence Bell.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2014
Alpine skier Conor Lyne will lead a five-strong Ireland team to the Winter Olympics in Sochi next month.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2014
The Olympic Council of Ireland received an email containing terrorist threats ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Thu, 23 Jan, 2014
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