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Aer Lingus backs Katie and our Olympians

BOXING champ Katie Taylor was on hand to help Aer Lingus launch its support of our Olympic team.

The carrier is the Official Airline of Ireland's Olympic Team and will provide flights for our competitors to London.

Aer Lingus CEO Christoph Mueller made the announcement along with medal hope Taylor and President of the Olympic Council of Ireland, Pat Hickey.

In a statement they said: "Aer Lingus wishes all those involved a happy and successful Olympic Games and we look forward to welcoming the Irish Olympic Team on board."