Martin O’Neill masterminded one of the most famous wins in Irish sporting history against Germany on Thursday night - but now attention turns to Poland. Photograph: Inpho

(...) should end up fielding two separate international football teams (even as the rugby cousins front up as(...)

Robbie Brady could be used at left back against Poland. Photograph: Inpho

Play-off spot sealed. Automatic qualification still a possibility. After beating the reigning world champions, our greatest achievement in many years,(...)

Countess Constance Markievicz as a captain in the Irish Citizen Army.

(...) 8th, International Women’s Day. Looking down the list of 77, I recognise only one name: Countess(...)

The leaders of Serbia, Bosnia and Croatia sign  the peace agreement on Bosnia in  December 1995 whilst world leaders look on. Photo: Getty.

(...) for return of refugees, mediation mechanisms and massive international aid. It is surely worth(...)

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde: Just this week the IMF was warning of the risk of a new world recession, and the likelihood of low growth.” Photograph: Getty Images

(...)’s ability to buck the international trend is encouraging. From problems of unsold houses and empty hotel(...)

(...) international movement spontaneously got under way to send private relief to Ireland. The role played by(...)

Inside Trinity College Dublin

(...) in order to improve its international standing”, October 8th). While I am now a member of Trinity(...)

Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw: centre is credited with 14 to 16 tackles against Italy. “Sixteen tackles, that won’t do. I’ll have to improve that, going to have to look to put in a harder shift again,” he said. Photograph: Inpho

A time in their lives these rugby men will never forget. It’s a week in which they beat Italy, watched the Republic of Ireland conquer Germany and Nor(...)

Northern Ireland players celebrate clinching qualification for Euro 2016 qualifier at Windsor Park on Thursday. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

(...). And wouldn’t that be a hoot. It is part of the Irish international soccer routine for the fans to self(...)

Shane Long scores the decisive goal for  Ireland in Thursday’s  European Championship qualifying match in the Aviva Stadium against Germany. Photograph:  Andrew Couldridge/Reuters

We all know Ireland’s history in international football is one of the longest hard- luck stories in(...)