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There may be no medal expectations for Ireland at the Winter Olympics in Turin, but for four Irish athletes, the experience of competing on the Olympic stage will be exhilarating and nerve-wracking.

11th February, 2006

There may be no medal expectations for Ireland at the Winter Olympics in Turin, but for four Irish athletes, the experience of competing on the Olympic stage will be exhilarating and nerve-wracking.

Kirsty McGarry, Thos Foley, Rory Morrish and David Connolly have largely invested their own money (or that of their families) to get there, encountering scant funding and little sponsorship along the way.

The Irish Sports Council has only officially recognised snow sports in...

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