Glasgow-born Republic of Ireland striker has 22 caps with her adopted country.

Ruesha Littlejohn never really planned it the way it turned out. She was happy enough doing what she was doing, scoring goals for the Scotland underag(...)

Ruesha Littlejohn of Ireland holds off  Melanie Behringer  of Germany   at Voith-Arena  in Heidenheim, Germany. Photograph:  Thomas Niedermueller/Bongarts/Getty Images

Germany 2 Rep of Ireland 0Spoiling the German parade before over 7,000 supporters in Heidenheim proved a bridge too far for the Republic of Ireland wo(...)

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Germany v Republic of Ireland Voith Arena, Heidenheim, 5pm Emma Byrne has vowed to ensure her 110th international cap today against Germany won’t be h(...)

Stephanie Roche’s 92nd-minute winner secured the Republic of Ireland a valuable three points in Slovakia to keep them in contention for a World Cup play-off spot.Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Slovakia 0 Republic of Ireland 1Stephanie Roche’s 92nd-minute winner secured the Republic of Ireland a valuable three points in Slovakia to keep them (...)

Republic of Ireland players celebrate  Fiona O’Sullivan’s goal against Slovenia at Tallaght Stadium last night. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Republic of Ireland 2, Slovenia 0: A goal in each half from Julie Ann Russell and Fiona O’Sullivan last night to see off Slovenia kept the Republic of(...)

Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne helped earn her side a point against Russia.

Russia 0 Republic Of Ireland 0 Keeper Emma Byrne was the hero as the Republic of Ireland’s women kept their faint hopes of World Cup qualification ali(...)

 Russian team-mates congratulate goalscorer Ekaterina Pantyukhina as Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne (back) and defender Dora Gorman   look on during the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Qualifier at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 1 RUSSIA 3The Republic of Ireland women have it all to do to resurrect their World Cup qualification ambitions after falling five(...)

One of the three goals conceded by  Emma Byrne of Ireland in her side’s defeat to Germany. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Whatever side of the fence you’re on, or even if you’re sitting atop it, the GAA/Sky Sports deal sounded highly majestic on Mario Rosentock’s Giftg(...)

Denise O’Sullivan of Ireland is challenging Dzsenifer Marozsan of Germany   at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Bongarts/Getty Images

Rep of Ireland 2 Germany 3 European Champions Germany left Tallaght(...)

Republic of Ireland and Arsenal goalkeeper Emma Byrne said she might consider her position after the summer due to the financial pressures involved in going on international duty. Photograph: Inpho

Republic of Ireland manager Sue Ronan expects goalkeeper and captain Emma Byrne to see out the World Cup qualifying campaign despite comments b(...)