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Roy Keane takes part in a Republic of Ireland training session ahead of the Euro 2016 opener against Sweden.

Roy Keane savouring Euro 2016 experience

June 12, 2016 • Featured, Soccer, SportComments (0)

Roy Keane will not be repeating his famous walk-out from the Republic of Ireland camp of 2002 despite his bed at the team's Euro 2016 base being too soft.

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Switzerland's Ricardo Rodriguez (right) and Republic of Ireland debutante Alan Judge battle for the ball during the International Friendly at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Pic: Brian Lawless

Irish on top in friendly clash with Swiss

March 28, 2016 • Featured, Soccer, SportComments (0)

Ciaran Clark's early header ensured the Republic of Ireland's preparations for the Euro 2016 finals began with a victory as Switzerland fell by the wayside in Dublin.

Republic of Ireland's Shane Long celebrates scoring their first goal of the game during the UEFA European Championship Qualifying match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday October 8, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Republic. Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Ireland’s Euro play-off live on ESPN

November 9, 2015 • Featured, Soccer, SportComments (0)

Both legs of Ireland's Euro 2016 play-off against Bosnia and Herzegovina will be live on ESPN in Australia.

Republic of Ireland's Shane Long celebrates scoring their first goal of the game during the UEFA European Championship Qualifying match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday October 8, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Republic. Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Euro play-offs: Irish to face Bosnia-Herzogovina

October 18, 2015 • Featured, Soccer, SportComments (0)

Ireland will play Bosnia and Herzegovina in the play-off for the Euro2016 finals in France.

Republic of Ireland's Shane Long celebrates scoring their first goal of the game during the UEFA European Championship Qualifying match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday October 8, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Republic. Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Long ball pays off as Irish defeat Germans

October 8, 2015 • Featured, Soccer, SportComments (0)

The Republic of Ireland are guaranteed at least a play-off spot for Euro 2016 after defeating the world champions Germany in Dublin

Crowds gather as a new mural is unveiled in Belfast to mark the life of footballer Patrick O'Connell, whose career saw him play for Belfast Celtic and Manchester United and manage FC Barcelona.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday August 6, 2015. See PA story ULSTER Mural. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Irish saviour of Barcelona honoured

September 11, 2015 • Featured, Soccer, SportComments (0)

A former Manchester United captain credited with saving FC Barcelona from extinction has been honoured in a mural painted as part of a campaign for a memorial at his unmarked grave. Patrick O’Connell may not be a well-known name in UK and Ireland