Aiden McGeady can have the best season of his career at Everton this year, says cluyb manager Roberto Martinez.  Photograph:  Sascha Steinbach/Bongarts/Getty Images

Everton manager Roberto Martinez took up today where Martin O’Neill had left off by hailing Aiden McGeady’s form and suggesting that the 28 year-old (...)

 Drogheda manager Damien Richardson. Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Having helped the club to secure its place in the top flight of the league for next season, Drogheda United manager Damien Richardson is hoping some (...)

Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady prepares to pull the trigger against Georgia. The Everton player scored both goals in Ireland’s 2-1 victory. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Martin O’Neill admits that there is significant work to be done before his Republic of Ireland team takes on Germany in five weeks’ time with Ireland’(...)

As sure as apples fall from trees, it seems, Ireland will always make life difficult for themselves against lesser teams when the stakes are high. (...)

Aiden McGeady celebrates his late winner last night. “If my career finished now, I could look back happily on it. But you always want to do better.” Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer.

For the best part of a year now Martin O’Neill has poked fun at Aiden McGeady but always with a fondness that suggested he felt the player was a littl(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill “There is no doubt that we, Georgia, Poland and Scotland will fight from the start here tomorrow all the way through the competition, right to the end to qualify.”

Martin O’Neill says he and his Republic of Ireland players are ready for the opening game of the European championship qualifying campaign against Ge(...)

With his starting 11 long since decided upon, it seems, Martin O’Neill is weighing up who might be used from the bench in Ireland’s opening Europea(...)

Seamus Coleman took on indirect route to the English Premier League with Everton. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Sometimes even professional footballers are put out by the hours and Seamus Coleman winced for a moment as he admitted that the first thing he did whe(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill believes that  qualification for 2016 European Championships will be a “dogfight”. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Martin O’Neill may be happy but as he and his players continued their preparations for their opening qualifying game of the European Championship camp(...)

James McCarthy showing no signs of shyness at Gannon Park yesterday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

James McCarthy has admitted that he would like to take a greater grip on international games but dismissed suggestion that he is being held back in s(...)