Carli Lloyd bagged a hattrick as the USA beat Ireland women 5-0 in San Diego. Photograph: Getty

USA 5 Republic of Ireland 0 The Irish women’s team were well beaten in their friendly match with world champions USA on Saturday evening in San Diego(...)

Ireland’s Fiona O’Sullivan scores a goal for Ireland against Slovenia last year. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Fiona O’Sullivan had it all mapped out: play for one more season, move to France, get married and start a family. But the tragic death of her fiancé (...)

Neville Isdell bought the CHQ centre for €10 million in 2013

Neville Isdell, the Co Down*-born former Coca Cola chief executive who owns the CHQ in Dublin, has assembled a high-powered advisory group, which i(...)

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(...)

The Republic’s Denise O’Sullivan scores a last-minute goal to win the game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Republic of Ireland’s match winner from Saturday’s Women’s World Cup qualifier against Croatia, Denise O’Sullivan, insists anything other victo(...)

 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(...)

Republic of Ireland striker Fiona O’Sullivan is convinced her team has a more than fighting chance against the formidable Germany team, whom they meet in a Women’s    Fifa World Cup 2015 qualifying game at Tallaght tomorrow. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

She may be better placed than any of her Irish team-mates to judge but Freiburg’s Fiona O’Sullivan sounds like she is having a(...)

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(...)