Nikica Jelavic has joined West Ham United from Hull City, bringing the Hammers total dealings on deadline day to three. Photo: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire.

West Ham have announced the signing of striker Nikica Jelavic from Hull City as the Premier League club take their number of deadline day signings to (...)

Darren Randolph during  Republic of Ireland training at  Abbotstown. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

These are, confirms Darren Randolph, “exciting” times for the Bray-born goalkeeper whose early-season performances have unexpectedly catapulted him(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill may be considering Darren Randolph in goal for the upcoming Gibraltar match. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Those players to have made the cut over the weekend will take part in the Irish squad’s first ever training session in Abbotstown this morning with on(...)

Callum Wilson scored three as Bournemouth picked up their first top flight win away at West Ham. Photograph: Getty

Callum Wilson scored a memorable hat-trick as Bournemouth picked up their first-ever Premier League victory in style at the expense of 10-man West Ham(...)

Republic of Ireland striker Jon Walters has just one year left on Stoke contract. Photograph: PA.

Stoke City have rejected a bid of around €2 million for Republic of Ireland striker Jon Walters from Norwich City but it is possible that the 31-ye(...)

Martin O’Neill seemed exasperated over the fitness of Everton’s Aiden McGeady. Photograph: Inpho

While the Jack Grealish saga rumbles on, the fitness of Martin O’Neill favourite Aiden McGeady is probably at least as pressing a concern for the man(...)

Bournemouth’s Eunan O’Kane has been named in martin O’Neill’s provisional 37-man squad for next month’s Euro 2016 qualifiers against Gibraltar and Georgia. Photograph: PA

As he named a hugely extended squad for next month’s European Championship qualifiers against Gibraltar and Georgia, Republic of Ireland manager Marti(...)

 West Ham United have completed the signing of France international playmaker Dimitri Payet from Marseille on a five-year contract, the Premier League club announced. Photograph: Getty Images

West Ham United have signed attacking midfielder Dimitri Payet from Olympique de Marseille on a five-year deal for at least £10 million, the club said(...)

John O’Shea has said the only redress the players would have been interested in after Ireland’s controversial elimination by France in Paris six years ago would have been another game, not any share of €5 million secured by the FAI from Fifa during the weeks that followed. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO.

John O’Shea has said the only redress the players would have been interested in after Ireland’s controversial World Cup play-off elimination by France(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill talks to his players during squad training at the Aviva Stadium on Wednesday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Sunday’s game against England will, everyone hopes, add to the sense of how much things have changed over the past 20 years but perhaps this afternoon(...)