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.
“More and more people are tuning into the joy a Friday night has brought thousands of supporters across the country for years.” Gavin White previews the 2018 League of Ireland season ahead of the big kick-off.
Noel Feeney brings us a superb design in the latest instalment of our ongoing matchday poster series. With Dundalk’s European high flyers Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle making the squad to travel to Vienna for Ireland’s next qualifier, the League of Ireland pair will be hoping to go one step further and get some game time against Austria.
“Were it not for the events of the revolutionary period, perhaps Traynor would have found fame as a footballer and not a politician.” Donal Fallon tells the story of Irish football’s Easter rebel, Oscar Traynor.
Sean Maguire is setting the League of Ireland alight with his goalscoring exploits but Matt O’Mahoney was Kilkenny’s original footballing flag-bearer, writes Cian Manning.
The Republic of Ireland have experienced ups and downs in our history with tournament play-offs.
The Republic of Ireland national squad has moved its training base to the Football Association of Ireland’s new National Training Centre at Abbotstown, Dublin. Here’s a look at the new facility.
Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane sits down to discuss the upcoming qualifiers with Gibraltar and Germany, and offers his thoughts on young Aston Villa starlet Jack Grealish.
UEFA has named Dublin as a host city for the multi-nation Euro 2020 tournament. The Irish capital will be the venue for three group games and a last 16 tie. Check out the video that formed part of the FAI’s winning bid.
The new Umbro Irish home kit is now available to buy. First worn worn in the friendly with Turkey and themed ‘Green to the Core,’ the new home jersey and team kit is almost entirely green with the exception of a white collar and white turnover on the classic green socks.