# olympic-torch - Today’s News
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# olympic-torch - Friday 27 July, 2012
“Nice to see you, to see you, nice…”
# olympic-torch - Monday 2 July, 2012
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
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
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.
Former Ireland and Leinster wing, Shane Horgan, was delighted to have carried the Olympic flame.
The Dublin relay started at Croke Park stadium before passing some of the capital’s most famous sites.
Wayne McCullough, Michael Carruth, Paul McGrath and Sonia O’Sullivan were among the sporting icons to take part in today’s torch relay.
Honoured torch-bearer Olivia O’Toole says she would be more than happy for her male counterpart to overhaul her tally.
The Kilkenny talisman represented the GAA at HQ earlier.
Plus, Sonia O’Sullivan, Bernard Brogan, Henry Shefflin and more of Ireland’s favourite athletes.
# olympic-torch - Tuesday 5 June, 2012
The Olympic flame is due in the Republic early tomorrow after crossing over the border at Newry.
# olympic-torch - Monday 4 June, 2012
The ruins of Dunluce Castle and the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge were among the sights it passed.
# olympic-torch - Saturday 2 June, 2012
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# olympic-torch - Monday 21 May, 2012
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# olympic-torch - Thursday 10 May, 2012
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
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
The torch made an unscheduled stop at Shannon Airport yesterday.
# olympic-torch - Friday 20 April, 2012
8,000 torchbearers will participate in the Olympic torch relay, which takes place over 70 days.
# olympic-torch - Monday 16 April, 2012
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
The Cobh native will carry the iconic flame during its whistlestop visit to Dublin next June.
# olympic-torch - Thursday 16 February, 2012
Organiser also reveal that boxing heroes Michael Carruth and Wayne McCullough would pass the torch over the border.
Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, plus the bits you may have missed…
# olympic-torch - Thursday 8 December, 2011
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?
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
Sebastian Coe said a symbolic visit to the Republic “would speak eloquently and powerfully for sport”.
# olympic-torch - Thursday 22 September, 2011
Details of the flame’s route have been released – and it’s bad news for those outside the capital.
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
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
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.
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
Irish organisers say they haven’t heard ‘one way or the other’ on the matter – despite reports in London to the contrary this afternoon.