Republic of Ireland footballer Jeff Hendrick has been returned for trial accused of taking part in a violent disorder incident in Dublin which led to a man suffering a broken jaw. File photograph:  ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Republic of Ireland football player Jeff Hendrick has been returned for trial accused of taking part in a violent disorder incident in Dublin which le(...)

 Republic of Ireland midfielder Jeff Hendrick is an ambassador for DeafHear. Photograph: David Maher/Sportsfile

Republic of Ireland midfielder Jeff Hendrick says he confident of being fully fit in plenty of time for Euro 2016. Having missed the friendlies agai(...)

Jeff Hendrick is facing a spell out with a thigh injury. Photograph: Getty

Jeff Hendrick is the latest injury concern for Martin O’Neill ahead of Euro 2016 after a scan revealed he has a muscle tear in his thigh. The Derby C(...)

Eunan O’Kane of the Republic of Ireland misses a late chance during the international Euro 2016 warm-up match against Switzerland at the Aviva Stadium. Photo:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

They say good things come to those who wait. For Eunan O’Kane that wait was a frustrating one made up of sitting on the bench watching others get thei(...)

“I’m hoping that Shane (Duffy) will get onto the field of play here. He’s definitely one that you would like to think is one for the future as some of the older players drop off . . . I would like to get him onto the field in some of these games.”

Martin O’Neill says he intends to name his squad for the European Championships on the day after the friendly match against the Netherlands on May 27(...)

Jonathan Walters with his Three International Player of the Year Award. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Jon Walters has been named as Ireland’s Senior International Player of the Year at the FAI’s annual Three sponsored awards with the 32 year-old strike(...)

Damien Delaney has been omitted from Martin O’Neill’s squad for the upcoming friendlies against Switzerland and Slovakia. Photo: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Martin O’Neill appears to have drawn a line under the exclusion of Damien Delaney from his international squad, killing off any chance of a return by (...)

 Jeff Hendrick of Derby celebrates scoring his sides first goal at Griffin Park. Photograph: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

Three late goals helped Derby halt an eight-game winless streak in the league as they beat Brentford 3-1 with three Irish players among the goals at G(...)

Ipswich Town’s Daryl Murphy (left) celebrates his winning goal against Brighton with team-mate Ryan Fraser. Photograph: PA

Substitute Tom Ince rescued a point for Derby to keep their automatic promotion hopes on track in a thrilling 2-2 televised draw at Leeds that will ha(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill: As fourth seeds, Ireland could be assigned any one of 18  schedules when the draw for Euro 2016 takes place in Paris. Photograph:  INPHO/Donall Farmer

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill says he is far more relaxed about this evening’s draw in Paris for the finals of the European Championship (...)