Aleksandr Kerzhakov draws Ireland in World Cup qualification Group D. Photograph: Reuters

Martin O’Neill will be relieved to have avoided the continent’s biggest guns in the draw for the European section of the World Cup 2018 qualifiers (...)

Northern Ireland’s Kyle Lafferty after failing to score agaings   Romanian goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu at Windsor Park on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

Michael O’Neill believes Northern Ireland’s next two matches will determine their Euro 2016 fate. Northern Ireland have not qualified for a major tour(...)

Northern Ireland train at Windsor Park: Michael O’Neill may have five players from Premier League clubs in his starting line-up. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho

A Romanian reporter, perhaps lacking in some local knowledge, asked Michael O’Neill yesterday at Windsor Park if Northern Ireland would embark on a “g(...)

Amnesty International have called on Northern Ireland to use Saturday’s friendly against Qatar to put pressure on the Qatari government to improve the rights of the migrants working on the 2022 World Cup. Photograph: Getty

Amnesty International has called for Qatar’s friendly with Northern Ireland on Sunday in Crewe to be used to pressure the Qatari government into impro(...)

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish is challenged by James Collins of West Ham during the Premier League match at Villa Park. Photo: Stu Forster

Martin O’Neill will be in Dublin on Tuesday to name what is expected to be an extended initial squad for next month’s games against England and Scot(...)

 Gardaí: wanted to know if Capt Herbert Woods’s widow, who was living in the UK, should be informed about the discovery of the bodies.

The bodies of three Protestants killed by the IRA in Co Cork during the Truce were exhumed and secretly reburied in a local graveyard to avoid contro(...)

Martin O’Neill’s Ireland will take on Northern Ireland in a closed doors training match on June 4th as preparation for their Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland will play Northern Ireland in a training match behind closed doors on June 4th as part of both side’s preparation for vital Euro 2016 qualific(...)

The damaged West Stand at Windsor Park  is to be demolished within eight weeks. Photo:  Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

The damaged west stand at Windsor Park in Belfast is to be demolished within eight weeks, a senior official has said.Northern Ireland’s key Euro 2016(...)

The Ireland players line up before kick-off in the 1-1 draw with Poland at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday night. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The mood in the Republic of Ireland camp may, as you’d expect, still be upbeat despite the points dropped to Poland but any supporters who took partic(...)

 Kyle Lafferty scores Northern Ireland’s first goal in their 2-1 win over Finland which leaves them second in Group F. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Northern Ireland 2 Finland 1They were handing out leaflets mentioning sin and Satan on Olympia Drive adjacent to Windsor Park on Sunday, but inside th(...)