Ireland was represented by 62 athletes at Baku 2015, winning two gold, one silver and three bronze medals.

The country ranked 25th in the final standings.

Boxers Michael O’Reilly and Katie Taylor both triumphed in Azerbaijan’s capital, in the men’s middleweight and women’s lightweight divisions respectively.

Taylor, her nation's flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony, has since turned professional and is currently the unified lightweight female world champion.

Swimmer Mona McSharry served as Ireland's flagbearer at the Closing Ceremony.  

Former European Olympic Committees President Patrick Hickey is from Ireland and was one of he key figures behind the creation of the European Games.