Katie Taylor Ireland’s Flag Bearer
The Olympic Council of Ireland has selected four-times women’s world boxing champion Katie Taylor to be Ireland’s flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games on Friday night next.
Kate will carry the Irish tricolour in front of Team Ireland and a worldwide audience of over 300 million people.
Further info: Jack McGouran, OCI Media Attache: 00 353 86 856 2649
Media note: Katie is in transit to the Games at the moment – we will be holding off media interviews until late tomorrow – more information later