As Irish athletes prepare for 'the Games of the XXX Olympiad' this summer, we celebrate those Irish men and women who dared to go faster, aim higher, and be stronger in representing Ireland at the Olympic Games. These rare images from the Dublin City Council Photographic Collection depict our athletes as they departed our shores in expectation and, for an exalted few, their return in triumph
This exhibition celebrates all who wore the green in the Olympic stadiums of the world.
View Ireland's Olympians Gallery
In addition to these photographs, Dublin City Public Libraries also include further sources on sport in Dublin, some of which are available online and some through the Dublin City Public Libraries network. Read more »