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#the jimmies

# the-jimmies - Friday 27 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing… Katie Taylor

Ireland’s four-time world boxing champion doesn’t need any introduction but in the interests of completion, here you go.

London 2012: Introducing... Scott Flanigan and Ger Owens It's Here This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Scott Flanigan and Ger Owens

Jimmy’s penultimate profile is of the dynamic sailing duo from Dublin.

# the-jimmies - Thursday 26 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Martyn Irvine 1 Day To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Martyn Irvine

Jimmy’s on his bike with a cyclist who could cause an Olympic shock.

London 2012: Introducing... Ireland's Eventing team 1 Day To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Ireland's Eventing team

Saddle up with Jimmy and the multi-discipline equestrian squad.

# the-jimmies - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing… Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe 2 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing… Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe

The 20-year-old modern pentathlete is a late addition to Team Ireland.

London 2012: Introducing... Laura Reynolds 2 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Laura Reynolds

The 23-year-old walker will compete in her first Games in London.

London 2012: Introducing... Women's 4x400m relay team

Selection issues aside, it’s time to focus on the main event.

# the-jimmies - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... David McCann

The Belfast rider will compete in both the road race and time trial events at this year’s Games.

# the-jimmies - Monday 23 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... John Joe Nevin 4 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... John Joe Nevin

Today we get in the ring with Ireland’s top-seeded male boxer.

# the-jimmies - Sunday 22 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Nicolas Roche 5 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Nicolas Roche

Today, Jimmy is in Paris profiling our main man on two wheels.

# the-jimmies - Saturday 21 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Cian O'Connor 6 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Cian O'Connor

The man who needs little introduction.

# the-jimmies - Friday 20 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Gráinne Murphy

Under Jimmy’s spotlight today is a triple European champion swimmer at junior level.

# the-jimmies - Thursday 19 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Andrzej Jezierski 8 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Andrzej Jezierski

Here’s the second-most decorated athlete Ireland will send to the games.

# the-jimmies - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing… Linda Byrne 9 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing… Linda Byrne

The 25-year-old marathon runner has described the chance to compete at the Olympics as “a dream come true”.

London 2012: Introducing... Hannah Craig 9 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Hannah Craig

The 27-year-old will compete in the K1 canoe slalom at the Games.

# the-jimmies - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing… Chloe Magee 10 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing… Chloe Magee

The Donegal-born athlete is looking to build on her success at the 2008 Olympics.

London 2012: Introducing... Paddy Barnes 10 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Paddy Barnes

The 2008 bronze medallist is another big hope for Ireland this time around. Just don’t mention Turkey or the world rankings.

# the-jimmies - Monday 16 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Dan Martin 11 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Dan Martin

The Tour de France competitor is part of Ireland’s three-man road race team.

London 2012: Introducing... Fionnuala Britton

The cross-country star is running in three separate events at the Olympics.

# the-jimmies - Sunday 15 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Alistair Cragg

The US-based runner will be one of Ireland’s most experienced athletes in London.

London 2012: Introducing... James Espey 12 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... James Espey

The Ulster sailor will compete in his first Olympic Games this month.

# the-jimmies - Saturday 14 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Rob Heffernan 13 DAYS TO GO This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Rob Heffernan

Jimmy’s second exam of the day is set for Ireland’s leading race-walker.

London 2012: Introducing… Joanne Cuddihy

The 400m athlete and former UCD Medicine student is hoping to make amends for her disappointing performance in 2008.

# the-jimmies - Friday 13 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Darren O'Neill 14 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Darren O'Neill

The Kilkenny middleweight captains Ireland’s boxers for this month’s Games.

London 2012: Introducing... Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern

The duo finished 10th in the Sailing World Championships last year.

# the-jimmies - Thursday 12 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing… Ava Hutchinson Profile This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing… Ava Hutchinson

The former Late Late Show researcher says she’s hoping to be “as competitive as possible” in the Olympics.

London 2012: Introducing... Billy Twomey 15 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Billy Twomey

Our expert panel of Jimmies cast an eye upon our leading showjumper.

# the-jimmies - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Brendan Boyce 16 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Brendan Boyce

The Donegal native will compete in the 50km walk at this summer’s Games.

London 2012: Introducing… Sycerika McMahon 16 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing… Sycerika McMahon

The Portaferry teenager will be hoping to confirm her considerable potential this summer.

# the-jimmies - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing… Olive Loughnane 17 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing… Olive Loughnane

The 36-year-old three-time Olympian is ready for yet another bite at the cherry.

London 2012: Introducing... Eoin Rheinisch

The 32-year-old kayaker from Kildare will represent Ireland in the K1 Slalom in London and finished 4th in the same event in Beijing.

# the-jimmies - Monday 9 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Stephanie Reilly

The 34-year-old will represent Ireland in the 3,000m steeplechase in London.

London 2012: Introducing... Derek Burnett

The sharp shooter has high hopes ahead of his fourth Olympic appearance.

# the-jimmies - Sunday 8 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Mark Kenneally

When he’s not starring in TV documentaries, Mark Kenneally is a pretty useful marathon runner too. Come and meet the Celbridge hopeful.

# the-jimmies - Saturday 7 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Lisa Kearney

The first woman to ever represent Ireland in the Judo competition.

London 2012: Introducing... Anna Merveldt

We turn our focus to equestrianism to meet the oldest member of Ireland’s Olympic squad, dressage rider Anna Merveldt.

# the-jimmies - Friday 6 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Peter O’Leary and David Burrows

Our Olympic profiles continue with the first team being sent across to do Ireland proud.

London 2012: Introducing... Aileen Morrison

The driven Derry woman is today’s first entry to our athlete profiles.

# the-jimmies - Thursday 5 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Adam Nolan

Our athlete-by-athlete guide sizes up Wexford’s medal hope.

London 2012: Introducing... Tori Pena 22 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Tori Pena

The US-born pole vaulter will be Ireland’s first ever representative in the event at this year’s Games.

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