Ireland manager Martin O’Neill joins the BBC panel during their coverage of Super Bowl 50 between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. Photo: BBC

What do international management teams do in their spare time a few months before leading their team to the European Championships? Attend Super Bowl(...)

Mikko Ilonen plays a shot at Fota Island during the 2014 Irish Open. The resort will host the Ireland team ahead of Euro 2016. Photograph: Getty

Martin O’Neill has selected Fota Island as the venue for Ireland’s training camp prior to this summer’s European Championships. The resort, based in (...)

Anthony Stokes hopes to put himself in contention for a Euro 2016 spot after leaving Celtic for a loan move to Hibernian. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Anthony Stokes believes he can fire himself back into the reckoning for Euro 2016 after returning to Hibernian on loan. Six months on the sidelines a(...)

Central defender Alex Pearce (right) has gone on loan from Derby County to Bristol City in a bid to boost his chances of making the Republic of Ireland squad for Euro 2016. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland defender Alex Pearce has joined Championship strugglers Bristol City on loan until the end of the season after failing to establis(...)

Republic of Ireland fans will do well to gets tickets to support their side at Euro 16 in France. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Tickets to see the Republic of Ireland’s games at next summer’s European Championships in France were among the most sought after in the latest round(...)

Darron Gibson and Aiden McGeady will both be allowed to leave Everton on loan in order to get regular football ahead of Euro 2016. Photograph: Getty

Roberto Martinez has said out of favour Everton winger Aiden McGeady can leave Goodison Park on a short term loan deal. McGeady has made a solitary a(...)

Robbie Keane voted for Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Ball d’Or ahead of Lionel Messi. Photo: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Robbie Keane voted for Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Lionel Messi in the Ballon d’Or vote with Neymar third on the Dubliner’s ballot paper. Martin O’Neil(...)

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(...)

Belfast City Hall: officials in the Football Association of Ireland  and the Irish Football Association have been invited to attend joint reception in Belfast to celebrate both teams qualifying for  Euro 2016. Photograph:  Joe Fox/Getty Images

The two soccer associations on the island of Ireland are this week faced with the dilemma of deciding how to respond to a controversial invitation to(...)

Aiden McGeady is likely to get a rare start for Everton in their FA Cup fixture against Dagenham and Redbridge. The Ireland winger was sent off during last season’s third round defeat to West Ham. Photograph: Getty

Everton outcasts Darron Gibson and Aiden McGeady are both in line for a rare start when the Toffees take on Dagenham & Redbridge in the FA Cup on (...)