While the Boys in Green were absent from the 2018 World Cup, Irish supporters were still cheering from afar. But what effect did the Cup have on Ireland?
On the first day of rest, of World Cup 2018, Gavin White offers a retrospective of the group stage.
Dublin designer Philip Slattery has created these stunning national flag-inspired football kits in time for the great festival of football in Russia.
The customary cockiness is gone. In fact, England fans don’t hold out much hope of glory at the 2018 World Cup, but with the pressure off, could a closer-knit Three Lions team be a surprise package?
Poet John Cummins sets the scene for the 2018 World Cup on RTE’s The Sport Show
A country of massive population, strong football tradition most notably in its former guise as the UUSR, all the relevant facilities, but still one with numerous question marks over its merits as hosts.
With World Cup 2018 getting underway, relive the highlights from four years ago in animator Richard Swarbrick’s unique style.
Epic failure in front of 7.4 billion sets of eyes does not jibe with the traditional Russian sense of self, and just how those two will coexist is one of the most intriguing questions heading into the 2018 World Cup.
Featured article from Póg Mo Goal Issue 4. From the miracle of Bern lifting West Germany out of the shadow of the war to Didier Drogba’s Ivory Coast bringing conflict to an end, the World Cup has powers politics cannot imitate.
For Fionn O’Dea, Ireland’s World Cup play-off heartache will take a long time to heal just like his previous scars playing and following the not always beautiful game.