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.
“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.
In 1950s Ireland, a Nigerian medical student made a stir in Irish soccer circles but his later life remained a mystery until a perhaps tragic ending, writes Cian Manning.
Following his first appearance for Ireland, former Dundalk star Daryl Horgan speaks about getting the call up to the national squad.
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.
Photographer Denis Vahey brilliantly captures the matchday atmosphere at Ireland’s World Cup qualifier against Wales in Dublin.
Football reporter Mark Pitman has the visitors’ view ahead of the massive Ireland-Wales World Cup qualifier at the Aviva Stadium.
Shamrock Rovers have put together a brilliant video feature on the matchday experience at Tallaght Stadium.
We teamed up with Copa90 to tell you why you need to look out for Shamrock Rovers versus Bohemians.
Eir’s LOI Weekly podcast brings us closer towards reaching the level of consistent national media coverage which all domestic football leagues require, writes Aaron Gallagher.