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Ireland

IRL Ireland: Summer Sports / Winter Sports

Games: 28 games in 19 countries
Events: 228 distinct events in 31 sports

Participants: 800 (646 men and 153 women)
Youngest Participant: Aisling O'Leary (15 years, 55 days), 1972 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: Joe McMenamin (59 years, 319 days), 1972 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Michelle Smith (4 medals)

28 Games

Rk Games Flag Bearer Participants Men Women Sports Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 2016 Summer Paddy Barnes 76 50 26 14 2 2 3 athletes with 1 medal
2 2014 Winter Conor Lyne 5 4 1 4
3 2012 Summer Katie Taylor 64 36 28 14 1 1 3 5 5 athletes with 1 medal
4 2010 Winter Aoife Hoey 6 3 3 4
5 2008 Summer Ciara Peelo 55 39 16 12 1 2 3 3 athletes with 1 medal
6 2006 Winter Kirsty McGarry 4 3 1 3
7 2004 Summer Niall Griffin 46 32 14 9
8 2002 Winter Tamsen McGarry 6 5 1 4
9 2000 Summer Sonia O'Sullivan 64 40 24 10 1 1 Sonia O'Sullivan (1 medal)
10 1998 Winter Terry McHugh 6 6 0 2
11 1996 Summer Francie Barrett 78 62 16 13 3 1 4 Michelle Smith (4 medals)
12 1992 Summer Michelle Smith 58 49 9 12 1 1 2 Michael Carruth and Wayne McCullough (1 medal)
13 1992 Winter Pat McDonagh 4 4 0 1
14 1988 Summer Wayne McCullough 61 52 9 12
15 1984 Summer Gerry Mullins 42 28 13 10 1 1 John Treacy (1 medal)
16 1980 Summer 47 44 3 11 1 1 2 3 athletes with 1 medal
17 1976 Summer Frank Moore 44 41 3 10
18 1972 Summer Ronnie McMahon 59 51 8 12
19 1968 Summer Jim McCourt 31 25 6 7
20 1964 Summer John Lawlor 25 24 1 7 1 1 Jim McCourt (1 medal)
21 1960 Summer Ronnie Delany 49 47 2 8
22 1956 Summer Tony Byrne 12 11 1 4 1 1 3 5 5 athletes with 1 medal
23 1956 Equestrian Kevin Barry 6 6 0 1
24 1952 Summer Paddy Carroll 19 19 0 6 1 1 John McNally (1 medal)
25 1948 Summer Paddy Carroll 73 68 5 10 1 1 Letitia Hamilton (1 medal)
26 1932 Summer Pat O'Callaghan 16 14 2 3 2 2 Pat O'Callaghan and Bob Tisdall (1 medal)
27 1928 Summer Matt Flanagan 38 33 5 6 1 1 Pat O'Callaghan (1 medal)
28 1924 Summer John O'Grady 48 46 2 6 1 1 2 Oliver St. John Gogarty and Jack Yeats (1 medal)