Republic of Ireland News

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
Martin O'Neill "delighted" with Republic of Ireland draw
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill says that he is "delighted" to be taking on Denmark in the World Cup playoffs next month.
13:49
Fans of Northern Ireland during the Euro 2016 Group C match against Ukraine on June 16, 2016
Northern Ireland to face Switzerland in World Cup playoffs
Northern Ireland will take on Switzerland in the World Cup playoffs.
13:07
Interim manager Gareth Southgate watches on during England training on October 4, 2016
England move into 12th place in FIFA World Rankings
England move up three places into 12th spot in the updated FIFA World Rankings, while Scotland and Republic of Ireland break into the top 30.
Oct 16, 10:27
Robbie Brady celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
Republic of Ireland's Robbie Brady avoids punishment from FIFA
Republic of Ireland midfielder Robbie Brady is free to play in the World Cup playoffs after avoiding a suspension for an alleged headbutt.
Oct 13, 11:30
Hal Robson-Kanu, Ciaran Clark and James McClean in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and the Republic of Ireland on October 9, 2017
Tony Pulis hails 'brilliant' midfielder James McClean
Tony Pulis praises West Bromwich Albion midfielder James McClean following his match-winning strike for Republic of Ireland against Wales on Monday night.
Oct 12, 16:51
Eric Dier celebrates with teammates after scoring during the World Cup qualifier between England and Slovakia on September 4, 2017
England in top tier of new UEFA Nations League
England are placed in Group A of the new UEFA Nations League, while Wales are joined by Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in Group B.
Oct 11, 14:25
Jon Walters #14 of the Republic of Ireland celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier play off, second leg match between Republic of Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Aviva Stadium on Novemb
Report: Burnley forward Jonathan Walters out until Christmas
Jonathan Walters will reportedly miss Republic of Ireland's two-legged World Cup playoff tie due to a knee injury, which will likely keep him out until Christmas.
Oct 11, 12:40
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
John Aldridge: 'Martin O'Neill got his tactics bang on'
John Aldridge believes that Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill got his tactics "bang on" as the Boys in Green reached the World Cup playoffs.
Oct 10, 22:25
Robbie Brady celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 RO16 match between France and Republic of Ireland on June 26, 2016
FIFA investigating alleged Robbie Brady headbutt towards Ashley Williams
FIFA is investigating an alleged headbutt by Robbie Brady towards Ashley Williams during the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifying win over Wales on Monday night.
Oct 10, 22:08
Irish players celebrate next to a dejected Joe Ledley after the World Cup qualifier between Wales and the Republic of Ireland on October 9, 2017
Andy Townsend calls for caution from Republic of Ireland ahead of playoffs
Andy Townsend plays down the Republic of Ireland's achievement of reaching the World Cup playoffs, insisting that there is still a "long way to go".
Oct 9, 23:00
Chris Coleman the Wales manager waves to the crowd during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying match between Wales and Belgium at the Cardiff City Stadium on June 12, 2015
Wales boss Chris Coleman: 'World Cup failure will hurt for a bit'
Wales boss Chris Coleman says that the players will "learn" from their failure to reach the World Cup playoffs.
Oct 9, 22:36
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
Martin O'Neill proud of "magnificent" Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill showers praise on his side following their crucial World Cup qualifying win over Wales in Cardiff.
Oct 9, 22:16
Hal Robson-Kanu, Ciaran Clark and James McClean in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and the Republic of Ireland on October 9, 2017
James McClean hails Republic of Ireland "character"
Republic of Ireland match-winner James McClean says that he is glad to prove people wrong following his side's crucial 1-0 victory over Wales in Cardiff.
Oct 9, 22:09
Shane Long of Ireland celebrates scoring a goal during the International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Latvia at Aviva Stadium on November 15, 2013
Shane Long ruled out of Wales qualifier with hip injury
Injured striker Shane Long will play no part for Republic of Ireland in their must-win qualifying clash against Wales at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Oct 9, 11:46
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
Martin O'Neill: 'Republic of Ireland not thinking about revenge'
Martin O'Neill targets a place at Russia 2018 to give stricken skipper Seamus Coleman a World Cup incentive on his comeback from injury.
Oct 8, 20:07
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Chris Coleman expects 'lots of contact' in Republic of Ireland clash
Chris Coleman attempts to downplay Neil Taylor's leg-breaking challenge on Seamus Coleman ahead of the latest showdown between Wales and Republic of Ireland.
Oct 8, 15:47
Everton defender Seamus Coleman in action against West Brom on August 24, 2013
Martin O'Neill: 'Seamus Coleman as important as Gareth Bale'
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has suggested that Seamus Coleman will be missed by the nation just as much as Wales will miss Gareth Bale.
Oct 7, 14:59
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
Martin O'Neill: 'Republic of Ireland will attack in Cardiff'
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill admits that everything is "on the line" when they travel to Cardiff to face Wales in their final World Cup qualifier.
Oct 7, 10:15
Ireland's coach Martin O'Neill attends the Euro 2016 group E football match between Ireland and Sweden at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis on June 13, 2016. The match ended in a 1-1 draw
Martin O'Neill ready for showdown with Wales in Cardiff
Martin O'Neill says that overcoming Moldova by any means necessary was all that mattered, as Republic of Ireland take their qualifying campaign down to the wire.
Oct 6, 22:43
Ireland's coach Martin O'Neill attends the Euro 2016 group E football match between Ireland and Sweden at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis on June 13, 2016. The match ended in a 1-1 draw
Martin O'Neill signs new Republic of Ireland deal
Martin O'Neill extends his stay as Republic of Ireland boss until 2020.
Oct 5, 18:35
Roy Keane, Aston Villa assistant manager looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on October 4, 2014
Roy Keane: 'Footballers worried about head injuries should stick to chess'
Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane says that footballers worried about concussion should stick to chess instead.
Oct 3, 21:34
Roy Keane, manager of Sunderland looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Bolton Wanderers at The Stadium of Light on November 29, 2008 in Sunderland, England.
Roy Keane: 'Seamus Coleman as vital as Gareth Bale'
Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane downplays the absence of Wales's Gareth Bale ahead of their World Cup qualifying showdown.
Oct 3, 20:11
Kevin Doyle of Ireland during the International friendly match between Ireland and Greece at the Aviva Stadium on November 14, 2012
Kevin Doyle announces retirement on medical grounds
Former Reading and Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Kevin Doyle brings an early end to his playing career as "heading the ball was becoming problematic".
Sep 28, 20:19
New Ireland Manager Martin O'Neill looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Real Sociedad de Futbol and Manchester United at Estadio Anoeta on November 5, 2013
Aston Villa forward Scott Hogan given first Republic of Ireland call-up
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill hands a first international call-up to Aston Villa forward Scott Hogan after he received clearance to play for the Green Army.
Sep 26, 15:32
Republic of Ireland's new football manager Martin O'Neill speaks during a press conference to announce his official appointment at the Gibson Hotel in Dublin, Ireland on November 9, 2013
Martin O'Neill "proud" of players despite Republic of Ireland loss to Serbia
Martin O'Neill is proud of his Republic of Ireland charges despite their World Cup qualifying hopes suffering a huge setback with a 1-0 loss to Serbia on Tuesday.
Sep 5, 22:57
Jeff Hendrick in action for Burnley on September 26, 2016
Jeff Hendrick 'remains doubtful for Republic of Ireland'
Republic of Ireland are awaiting a fitness update on midfielder Jeff Hendrick ahead of Tuesday night's key World Cup qualifier against Serbia in Dublin.
Sep 4, 14:04
Jon Walters of Republic of Ireland scores from the penalty spot during the Euro 2016 play-off second leg match between the Republic of Ireland and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Aviva Stadium on November 16, 2015
Roy Keane: 'Fingers crossed that Jonathan Walters is fit'
Roy Keane hopes that Jonathan Walters will shake off a minor ankle injury ahead of Republic of Ireland's qualifiers against Georgia and Serbia over the next week.
Aug 29, 16:43
Roy Keane, manager of Sunderland looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Bolton Wanderers at The Stadium of Light on November 29, 2008 in Sunderland, England.
Roy Keane: 'Ryan Giggs would be worth £2bn in today's market'
Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane claims that Ryan Giggs would be worth £2bn in the current "mind-boggling" transfer market.
Aug 29, 15:09
Roy Keane, manager of Sunderland looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Bolton Wanderers at The Stadium of Light on November 29, 2008 in Sunderland, England.
Israel to offer Republic of Ireland assistant Roy Keane managerial job?
A report claims that Roy Keane could leave the Republic of Ireland setup after four years to take over as manager of Israel.
Aug 9, 22:41
Jeff Hendrick in action for Burnley on September 26, 2016
Burnley midfielder Jeff Hendrick found not guilty of violent disorder
Republic of Ireland and Burnley midfielder Jeff Hendrick is found not guilty of using or threatening to use violence by a jury at the Circuit Criminal Court in Dublin.
Jul 7, 19:59
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
Martin O'Neill slams "very poor" referee
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill criticises the performance of the referee during his side's 1-1 World Cup qualifying draw with Austria.
Jun 11, 22:01
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill asks 'Is it bigger than a bread bin?' during his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Germany.
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill: "We have to take the game to Austria"
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill admits that each and every one of his players must be on top of their game if they are to pick up three points against Austria.
Jun 10, 15:40
Ireland's coach Martin O'Neill attends the Euro 2016 group E football match between Ireland and Sweden at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis on June 13, 2016. The match ended in a 1-1 draw
Martin O'Neill: 'We will not get carried away with Uruguay win'
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill insists that he will not get carried away after seeing his side beat Uruguay 3-1 in Dublin.
Jun 4, 22:36
Ireland's coach Martin O'Neill attends the Euro 2016 group E football match between Ireland and Sweden at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis on June 13, 2016. The match ended in a 1-1 draw
Martin O'Neill: 'Cyrus Christie can fill in for Seamus Coleman'
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill backs Cyrus Christie to fill the void left by injured captain Seamus Coleman.
Jun 4, 21:57
David Meyler and Marcus Rashford in action during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Hull City midfielder David Meyler out for rest of season
David Meyler is sidelined with a medial knee ligament injury, keeping him out of Hull City's last six games of the campaign and Ireland's qualifier with Austria.
Apr 14, 19:35
Tite participates in a Brazil training session at the team headquarters in Sao Paulo on June 15, 2016
Brazil return to top of FIFA world rankings for first time since 2010
Brazil return to the top of the FIFA world rankings for the first time since 2010, while England remain in 14th after their latest fixtures.
Apr 6, 11:56



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