Today London opens the 2012 Olympics, with an extravagant ceremony directed by Danny Boyle, born to Irish Catholic parents. IrishAbroad.com guides you around all the news and information on the Irish team in the Olympics.
The Irish Times has a special section dedicated to the Olympics at http://www.irishtimes.com/sports/olympics2012/. They profile each of the 66 athletes competing for Team Ireland and an interactive Sport-by-Sport guide. The current roll of honour for their 'Greatest Olympians' only feature one Irish athlete so far - the controversial Michelle Smith De Bruin.
TheJournal.ie is covering the Olympics at http://thescore.thejournal.ie/london-2012/news/ - they look at past Irish olympians John Treacy and Ronnie Delany and introduce many of this year's Irish oylympic hopefuls, and many other interesting stories.
RTÉ has live coverage of the Olympics, including live coverage of the opening Ceremony. They also profile Team Ireland and provide up-to-date news on the Irish team http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/
Wikipedia gives indepth information at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ireland_at_the_2012_Summer_Olympics and has blanks where scores and ranks will be updated as they happen.
Irish Examiner coverage at http://olympics.irishexaminer.com/
Irish Independent coverage at http://www.independent.ie/sport/other-sports/olympics-2012/
The Olympic Council of Ireland
Twitter accounts that you could follow:
@olympiccouncil - National Olympic Committee of Ireland with regular updates as and when they happen.
@IrishOlympians - Supporting and motivating Irish Olympians & Paralympians striving for London 2012 GOLD.
@ParalympicsIRE - Leading the Irish Paralympic Team to London 2012 this summer. 49 elite Irish athletes competing in 10 sports
@IrishHouse2012 - The official Irish Olympic Hospitality House for London 2012, come and join the party!
@TeamIRLEq - Team IRL Equestrian
Hash tags being used are: #London2012 and #Olympics