Republic of Ireland

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.

Repost: The Alan McLoughlin Interview

To pay tribute to an Irish football hero since November 1993, on the sad passing of Alan McLoughlin, we are reposting his chat to Póg Mo Goal’s Dave O’Grady from 2014 about the release of ‘A Different Shade of Green – The Alan McLoughlin Story’, nominated for Irish Sports Book of the Year. He talks about his personal battle with cancer, that famous night in Windsor Park, Roy Keane’s Rolex watch and much more.

War of the Worlds

Three games in a week have turned the Irish football world upside down. Paul Bourke looks back at a tumultuous few days.

Magazine feature: Taylor made

Before becoming a global superstar, Irish phenomenon Katie Taylor was sharing shadow boxing with international football.

The Old Boy Network

Joe Phelan charts the remarkable stories of some of the world’s oldest players including an Irish icon.