The Olympic Athletes come to Dublin

Olympic Team’s Homecoming, Wednesday 15th August

Posted August 14th, 2012

Dublin’s Lord Mayor, Naoise Ó Muirí and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, T.D., will welcome members of Team Ireland to a Homecoming reception at the Mansion House, Dublin, on Wednesday, 15th August at 1pm.

The athletes will take to a stage specially erected for the occasion across Dawson Street. Dawson Street will be closed to traffic from 6am to 5pm. The Lord Mayor will bring the event to a close at 2pm.

“I am sure I am speaking for all Dubliners when I say how proud I will be to welcome home Ireland’s Olympic heroes. We have all watched, waited and cheered on our world class athletes over the past weeks. Their performances have inspired us all and lifted the spirits of the nation. It will give me enormous pleasure to welcome them here on Wednesday”, said the Lord Mayor.

Entry to the event will be via Nassau Street and St. Stephen’s Green North only. Those wishing to attend are advised to arrive early to avoid disappointment and acquire a good vantage point.