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# olympic-torch - Friday 27 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge 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…”

# olympic-torch - Monday 2 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch Cheeky This post contains videos

Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch

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

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: How does it feel to carry the Olympic torch? Let Mark Pollock tell you… Olympic Torch This post contains videos

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

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

From The Daily Edge 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 TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

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.

In pictures: the Olympic Flame’s historic visit to Ireland Olympic Torch This post contains images

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

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

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

The Kilkenny talisman represented the GAA at HQ earlier.

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Here’s all you need to know at 9am.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s where to see the Olympic Torch today Dublin Relay Event

Here’s where to see the Olympic Torch today

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

# olympic-torch - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Olympic torch travels to Newry ahead of Dublin visit Olympic Torch

Olympic torch travels to Newry ahead of Dublin visit

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Message to Leaving Cert students: get to your exams on time State Exams

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

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

# olympic-torch - Saturday 2 June, 2012

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day…

# olympic-torch - Monday 21 May, 2012

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you should know this morning.

# olympic-torch - Thursday 10 May, 2012

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

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

From TheJournal.ie Hands on: Shannon worker becomes unexpected Olympic torchbearer Light My Fire

Hands on: Shannon worker becomes unexpected Olympic torchbearer

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

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

# olympic-torch - Monday 16 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

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

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

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

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…

# olympic-torch - Thursday 8 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

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?

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Olympic torch to visit Dublin on 6 June

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

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…

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

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…

# olympic-torch - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Olympic torch set for Ireland, as officials on the brink of agreement Let There Be Light This post contains videos

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

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

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.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Day 2 of the Queen’s trip sees her visit Croke Park; the Olympic torch may stop over in Dublin during its London 2012 tour; and IMF boss’s lawyers claim sex with chambermaid was consensual.

# olympic-torch - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

‘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.