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Here's Team Ireland's Schedule At The Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics have kicked off in Pyeongchang and will run until February 25th. Team Ireland consists of five athletes: Seamus O'Connor, Tess Arbez, Patrick McMillan, Thomas Westgard, and the marvellously-named Brendan 'Bubba' Newby. Now you know the athletes, now for the schedule. So if you are asking yourself when are the Irish athletes competing at the Winter Olympics, then read on.

When are the Irish athletes competing at the Winter Olympics ?

Sunday, February 11th

Patrick McMillan in the Men's Downhill (Alpine Skiing) at 2 am Irish time. 

Thomas Westgard in the Men's 15km Skiathlon (Cross-Country skiing) at 6.15 am Irish time. 

Monday, February 12th 

Tess Arbez in the Women's Giant Slalom Run 1 (Alpine Skiing) at 1.15 am Irish time. 

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Tess Arbez in the Women's Giant Slalom Run 2 (Alpine Skiing) at 4.45 am Irish time. 

Tuesday, February 13th

Thomas Westgard in the Men's Individual Sprint Classic (Cross-Country Skiing) at 8.30 am Irish time. 

Seamus O'Connor in the Men's Halfpipe Qualification (Snowboarding) at 4am Irish time.

Patrick McMillan in the Alpine Combined (Alpine Skiing) at 2.30am Irish time. 

Wednesday, February 14th 

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Tess Arbez in the Women's Slalom Run 1 (Alpine Skiing) at 1.15am Irish time. 

Tess Arbez in the Women's Slalom Run 2 (Alpine Skiing) at 4.45am Irish time.

(Possibly) Seamus O'Connor in the Men's Halfpipe finals (Snowboarding) at 1.30am Irish time.

Thursday, February 15th 

Patrick McMillan in the Men's Super G (Alpine Skiing) at 2am Irish time.

Friday, February 16th 

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Thomas Westgard in the Men's 15km free (Cross-Country Skiing) at 6am Irish time.

Tuesday, February 20th

Brendan Newby in the Men's Halfpipe Qualifications (Freestyle skiing) at 4am Irish time. 

Thursday, February 22nd

(Possibly) Brendan Newby in the Men's Halfpipe Finals (Freestyle skiing) at 2.30am Irish time 

Saturday, February 24th

Thomas Westgard in the Men's 50km Mass Start Classic (Cross-Country Skiing) at 5am Irish time.

That's the (lengthy) answer to the question when are the Irish athletes competing at the Winter Olympics, meaning that if you want to catch it live, you'll have to be a bit of a night-owl. It's live on Eurosport and the BBC. Alternatively, RTE are presenting a nightly highlights show.



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