Irish football

From the Dick, Kerr’s Ladies to Suffragettes FC

The history of the women’s game on the island of Ireland is comparatively short, though it has had its moments of controversy, and brilliance, not least in the form of a young Inchicore player who became an Italian sensation, writes Donal Fallon.

Voices of the First Division

“The fact that it’s eccentric is part of the appeal”. The League of Ireland First Division often struggles for crowds and media attention but it still attracts passionate fans. Paul Cahill’s short film takes in Shelbourne versus Longford Town in the EA Sports Cup and gets the thoughts of Irish football diehards.

The Call You Dream Of

Following his first appearance for Ireland, former Dundalk star Daryl Horgan speaks about getting the call up to the national squad.

Battered and Bruised: Ten Talking Points

It’s been a bruising few days for the Irish football team. A disastrous tackle has left us shorn of our captain Seamus Coleman while the goalless draw with Wales has seen us slip off the World Cup qualifying group summit. Here are ten talking points.