Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has called Lewis Macleod into his squad for the visit of Ireland to Glasgow. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire.

When Scotland boss Gordon Strachan and his Irish counterpart Martin O’Neill stand in opposing dugouts at Celtic Park on Friday week, their shared hist(...)

 Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and Joachim Löw of Germany before the 1-1 draw in Gelsenkirchen on Tuesday.  Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Martin O’Neill has dismissed suggestions that his Republic of Ireland side can now target top spot in their Euro 2016 qualifying group after nicking (...)

Darron Gibson (centre) and Jeff Hendrick (right) shadow Brian Perez of Gibraltar   at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:   Ian Walton/Getty Images

Martin O’Neill has allowed Richard Keogh return to Derby County after the defender failed to shake off the hamstring injury that kept him out of the 7(...)

Roy Keane at the Aviva stadium with Roddy Doyle, co-author of the his autobiography. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Roy Keane finally had his say on his second book this afternoon at the official launch at the Aviva Stadium, days after ‘The Second Half’ was leaked e(...)

 Cyrus Christie  (right) may declare for Republic of Ireland but not in time to make squad for the Germany qualifier. Photograph:  by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Martin O’Neill has been in contact with six foot two inch, 22-year-old Derby full-back Cyrus Christie about declaring for the Republic of Ireland. How(...)

  James McCarthy of Everton has been left out of the Republic of Ireland squad to face Gibraltar next weekend. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

James McCarthy has been left out of the Republic of Ireland squad to face Gibraltar, at least, with Everton eager to monitor the troublesome quad str(...)

Everton’s James McCarthy has been left out of the squad for the Toffees’ Europa League match against FC Krasnodar. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Roberto Martinez has suggested Séamus Coleman and James McCarthy may not be made available for the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualifiers later th(...)

   Robbie Keane of Los Angeles Galaxy and Ireland in action against New York Red Bulls at the   StubHub Center on Sunday. Photograph:  Jeff Gross/Getty Images

Robbie Keane was among the goals for LA Galaxy again last night, scoring two in a 4-0 win over New York Red Bulls, and afterwards spoke of how his (...)

The Republic of Ireland’s Shane Long evades the challeneg of Saad Al-Mukhaini  of Oman during the international Friendly at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Shay Given is unlikely to have had a quieter halves in the 125 caps he amassed prior to last night’s return to the international stage against Oman. T(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill at the offical  announcement of his 36-man squad for the upcoming games against Oman and Georgia. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill yesterday did his best to include everyone in his provisional squad, but given the choice one feels he woul(...)