Brendan O'Brien, is a Sports Journalist at the Irish Examiner, joined Eoin Beatty live from Tokyo for a Games preview.
116 Irish athletes, the largest ever team, are taking part in the Olympic Games, and the opening ceremony begins at midday.
Team Ireland is contesting in 19 of the 33 Olympic sports, and Rowing and Boxing are tipped as the most likely sports to bring home medals.
It’s almost Opening Ceremony time! 💚— Team Ireland (@TeamIreland) July 23, 2021
Best of luck to our two flag bearers @Kelly64kg and @weerooster 🇮🇪
We cannot wait to see #TeamIreland walking out at the Olympic Stadium in #Tokyo as the Games officially begin! 🇮🇪💚#tokyo2020 #teamireland #openingceremony #letsgo pic.twitter.com/npcxBLS7Gm
A full competition schedule for all Irish competitors is available here
Naas resident, Brendan O'Brien, is a Sports Journalist at the Irish Examiner.
He joined Eoin Beatty on Friday's edition of Kildare Today, live from Tokyo, in a piece which begins with a re-cap of some of Ireland's greatest Olympic achievements.
It's the moment we have all been waiting for!!!— Team Ireland (@TeamIreland) July 22, 2021
🔆 DAY ONE SCHEDULE🔆
Tomorrow the first #TeamIreland athletes will compete in #Tokyo2020 with the rowing regatta kicking off at 01:40 in the morning Irish time 👌
It's GAME TIME! #NothingInOurWay pic.twitter.com/4zT7pztMNm