RTÉ ask our readers to Show Support for Team Ireland
With the Olympics only days away and the excitement building, RTÉ are asking the public to “Show You Support for Team Ireland on RTE” as part of a new campaign to show how the nation is getting behind the team.
RTE are asking the public to send in photos, video clips and messages of support for the team and/or their favourite athlete. These will then possibly feature during the television coverage of the Opening Ceremony on RTE Two and be displayed on our website and RTE Sport Facebook page More details along are included below and available at www.rte.ie/goteamireland
With such a large Irish boxing team taking part in this years games RTE sent out a plea to Ireland’s leading boxing website to spread the word to the boxing community, so here goes:
With the Olympics only days away, show your support for Team Ireland on RTÉ as the athletes go for gold at London 2012. Send us your messages to inspire and encourage Ireland’s top athletes as they compete in one of the biggest sporting events of their lives.
The London 2012 Olympic Games will see the most diverse Irish team in Olympic history, with 14 sports represented as Irish athletes compete in athletics, badminton, boxing, canoeing, cycling, equestrian, gymnastics, judo, modern pentathlon, rowing, sailing, shooting, swimming and triathlon. We are asking everyone to get involved and show Ireland’s athletes that the nation is behind them. Up to 2,300 hours of coverage of the 2012 London Olympics will be available to access on RTÉ across RTÉ Television, RTÉ Radio and RTÉ Digital.
So send us photos of you supporting Team Ireland – holding a sign or a message for the team or your favourite Olympic athlete; email a short video message; or tweet @RTELondon2012. Your message could be included in RTÉ Sport’s television coverage of the London 2012 Opening Ceremony on July 27th
Show your pride and support Team Ireland with an inspiring message!
How to submit your message:
Facebook: Post an image or message to Team Ireland on www.facebook.com/rtesport (please do not post videos).
Tweets: Tweet your message to @RTELondon2012 using #GoTeamIreland or #RTE2012
Email: You can email photos and video clips to firstname.lastname@example.org, please include your full name, contact details and where you are from.
Photos should be landscape, no more than 1MB. Videos Clips (no longer than 20 seconds) should be filmed in landscape only; make sure you film in good light; record in the highest quality format possible for your device. Please do not include any music. Or email us a link to your video on YouTube.
For your message to be considered for inclusion in the Opening Ceremony programme please submit by Thursday 26th July
Full details and an image gallery of photos are available to view at www.rte.ie/goteamireland