Tag Archives: Irish Olympic Qualifiers

Congratulations Gladys!

A big shout out to Dr Gladys Ganiel who is well known as a commentator on Conflict Resolution on Slugger O’Toole. Less well known is that Gladys is a pretty good long distance runner. Today she has been selected as … Continue reading

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Olympic Post Mortum

So……the Olympics and the Irish Team. The nature of the unchanging Olympic Schedule is that Ireland always seems to have a better second week tha first week. Halfway thru the Olympics, the story could easily have been that it would … Continue reading

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Katie Taylor

No words are really necessary.

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Ireland …London Olympics

It is hard to believe that it is thirty-two years since I attended the Olympics in Moscow. Probably the greatest adventure of my life was going behind the Iron Curtain in 1980. I have always taken a big interest in … Continue reading

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Olympic Update

At the moment, Ireland’s Olympic team has 53 people. There are actually 54 qualifiers but four qualified in the Womens Marathon and only three can go to London. Maria McCambridge is the unlucky lady. Gladys Ganiel-O’Neill who, at the moment has … Continue reading

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Olympic Update

Another Qualifier. Andrzej Jezierski (and I hope I have spelt that right) has qualified in Canoeing. He is Polish-born and living in Ireland for some years.

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Olympic Update

Three more qualifiers. Ger Owens/Scott Flanigan (Sailing) Katie Taylor (Boxing).

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