Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill: still looking to impose a discernible  system on the side. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Tonight’s game is overshadowed by the lingering disappointment of Friday’s loss in Scotland. Poland’s very comfortable win in Georgia, which put them (...)

 Ireland manager Martin O’Neill talks to members of the media ahead of his side’s crucial European Championship qualifying game against Scotland in Celtic Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho 2:31

Martin O’Neill is likely to make a call on James McCarthy’s fitness this morning in Malahide with the Republic of Ireland strongly suggesting that th(...)

Martin O’Neill during the game in Gelsenkirchen: “The exhilaration is something for us to carry that into that [Scotland] game.” Photograph: Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images

Martin O’Neill says that he will weigh up during the next week or two how to approach Ireland’s next European Championship qualifying game next month (...)

 Germany’s Julian Draxler (right) and Glenn Whelan  vie for the ball. Photograph: Fredrik von Erichsen/EPA

Glenn Whelan believes he may just have spotted a star of the future during the Republic of Ireland’s 1-1 Euro 2016 qualifier draw in Germany. Ireland(...)

 Irelad captain Roy Keane in action against Portugal at Lansdowne Road. ,  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.The Irish times.

Time to draw on a selection of excellent Ireland performances from the archives.June 2001Republic of Ireland 1 Portugal 1Most Irish soccer fans will r(...)

Karim Bellarabi of Germany is tackled by Stephen Quinn of the Republic of Ireland during the Euro 2016 qualifier  at the Veltins Arena  in Gelsenkirchen. Photograph: Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images

It’s a story he might get to tell a few times when he is reflecting on his career in years to come; the time he popped up to equalise against the wor(...)

 Robbie Keane  has scored against Germany in the past.  Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

The Republic of Ireland head for Germany tomorrow having enjoyed success over their Euro 2016 rivals in the past. However, they have not done so fo(...)

Assistant Republic of Ireland manager Roy Keane speaking in Malahide today. Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Roy Keane insists nobody should be surprised that Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane has established himself as one of world football’s most pro(...)

Republic of Ireland’s Jonathan Walters out-jumps David Kvirkvelia of Georgia European Championship Qualifier, Boris Paichadze National Arena, Tbilisi, Georgia. Photograph: Inpho

One of the reasons Giovanni Trapattoni used to give for picking Robbie Keane in every game, regardless of the fluctuations of his form, was that he co(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill runs the rule over his players during training in Malahide this morning. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Anthony Stokes and Keiren Westwood have been withdrawn from the Republic of Ireland squad that travelled to Georgia this afternoon. Westwood has been (...)