The full total of applicants from fans based in the Republic of Ireland was 70,480.Photographer: Dara MacDonaill

More than 70,000 Irish fans have applied for tickets for Uefa 2016, the FAI has revealed. The full total of applicants from fans based in the Republ(...)

FAI CEO John Delaney has not done a press conference to which any and every soccer reporter could go for more than three years. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

First the good news . . . there is nothing in John Delaney’s introduction to the FAI’s newly released five-year Strategic Plan about the organisation (...)

The FAI have secured an extra 2,320 tickets for the final Euro 2016 Group E game against Italy at   Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille on June 22nd. Photograph:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

The FAI has received an additional allocation of just over 6,500 tickets for Ireland’s games at the European Championships, an increase of a quarter o(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill in the Oriel Park stand watching Dundalk’s  Uefa Champions League second qualifying round match against FC Bate Borisov  last July. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

League champions Dundalk appear to be edging towards a move away from the club’s home at Oriel Park, with the FAI confirming that it has lobbied Lout(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly: said  that if John Delaney wanted the people of Tipperary to vote for him, that was fine. But to say he was “actively canvassing” would be stretching it. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Look. We’re all men and women of the world. We’re all grown-ups here. What a man decides to do in his private time is his own business. As long as it(...)

 Willie O’Dea: “I think it’s totally inappropriate. I think it’s absolutely inappropriate. Frankly I’ve never heard anything like it.” File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Football Association of Ireland (FAI) chief executive John Delaney’s decision to seek electoral support for Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly ha(...)

Alan Kelly  visited  soccer clubs and a barber shop in Tipperary with John Delaney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has accused Opposition TDs of “juvenile politics” by criticising Football Association of Ireland (FAI) chief (...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney reportedly visited local soccer clubs and a barber shop with Alan Kelly in his Tipperary constituency and urged people to vote for him. File photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Two Government ministers have defended the reported involvement in political campaigning by Football Association of Ireland (FAI) chief executive John(...)

Martin O’Neill: ‘Nothing has been set in stone yet.’ Photograph: Jean Catuffe/Getty Images

The Irish squad looks set to complete its preparations for Euro 2016 in England after Martin O’Neill decided it would be best to give players as much(...)

Intrade fell foul of US regulators following the last race to the White House

Intrade, the once high-profile Irish online betting business that fell foul of US regulators following the last White House race, looks set to be woun(...)