With the Olympics only a matter of days away, we want you to show your support for the Providence Resources Irish Olympic Sailors and the rest of Team Ireland on RTÉ as the athletes go for gold at London 2012. Send 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 sailing as well as athletics, badminton, boxing, canoeing, cycling, equestrian, gymnastics, judo, modern pentathlon, rowing, shooting, swimming and triathlon. RTE 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 them photos of you supporting the Sailors and Team Ireland - holding a sign or a message for the team or your favourite Olympic sailor; 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.

How to submit your message:
Facebook: Post an image or message to Team Ireland on (please do not post videos).
Tweets: Tweet your message to @RTELondon2012 using #GoTeamIreland or #RTE2012
Email: You can email photos and video clips to, 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

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