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Dundalk FC, Hail the History Makers, Yet Again

From the brink of extinction to history makers, Dundalk FC are writing new chapters in one of Irish football’s greatest ever stories. Gavin McLaughlin charts the Lilywhites’ incredible European saga.

Con Houlihan: St. Pat’s Intellectual

The late Con Houlihan was a larger than life figure in Irish culture and journalism. His influence on sports writing was matched by a love for St. Patrick’s Athletic. Cian Manning profiles a literary giant.

Shels and Dalymount: Historical Romance Set to be Renewed

The complex history of League of Ireland clubs and their stadiums is likely to get a little bit more complicated with the revelation that Shelbourne look set to join Bohemians in Dalymount Park in the not too distant future, writes Gavin White.

Video: EURO 2016 Revisited

A group of Irish fans have posted a quite brilliantly produced video documenting their entire trip to France for Euro 2016. This is sure to bring back memories for the rest of the Green Army.

Serbian View: The Underdogs’ Challenge

Ahead of a crucial first test on the road to Russia, Serbian sports writer Miloš Marković has the lowdown from Belgrade, including a sense of disappointment that the hosts won’t get to see Robbie Keane one more time.

COPA Casual Socks

With a collection of new argyle Football Pitch Socks, COPA has blended the world of football with
the classic pattern.

Let Erin Remember: Ireland at the 1924 Olympics

Barely three years after a bloody and violent war of independence, and less than 12 months after a bitter civil war, a football team representing a new Ireland walked out at the Olympic Games in Paris. Cian Manning looks back.