President of the Olympic Council of Ireland, Pat Hickey, announced yesterday that Electric Ireland will sponsor Team Ireland for the Rio
2016 Olympic Games.
The announcement was made in the company of Olympic Team leaders Paul McGinley (Golf), Kevin Ankrom (Athletics) and five 2016 Olympic hopefuls – Katie Taylor, Paddy Barnes, Thomas Barr, Natalya Coyle and Aileen Reid.
Today for Irish athletes to achieve qualification and be competitive at the Games they need to continuously seek ways of training smarter, preparing smarter and competing smarter, Electric Ireland understands that and want to support them on their road to Rio.
Electric Ireland’s new sponsorship campaign will demonstrate the value of Smarter Living to its customers, staff and general public, by profiling the lifestyles and technological innovations that Olympic hopefuls choose for health, fitness, performance and energy. The programme will start in early 2016.