Republic of Ireland  fans soak up the atmosphere.

He’s been to 130 Republic of Ireland away matches, every major tournament the ‘Boys in Green’ have ever been to and he’s spent an estimated €400,000 (...)

Wes Hoolahan and Scotand’s Scott Brown battle for possession at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Republic of Ireland manager seemed to have stumbled upon a system that works. That accommodated Wes Hoolahan. That had Scotland on the rack for(...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill cuts a frustrated figure. Photograph: Inpho/Cathal Noonan 2:10

There is rarely a good time to hear the strange music of Scottish bagpipes. But an hour into what was supposed to be an exhibition of Irish fury at th(...)

James McClean heads a late chance wide as Ireland desperately searched for a winner against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Back in the days when they were still on speaking terms, John Delaney and his opposite number at the SFA were key players in the push to expand the Eu(...)

Unfortunately for Martin O’Neill his selections and plans have scarcely worked apart from periods against weak Georgia and awful Gibraltar.

A chance for redemption then. After our defeat at Celtic Park back in November, I questioned whether our midfielder players – Jeff Hendrick and Darron(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and his Scottish counterpart Gordon Strachan during the Euro 2016 qualifier at Celtic Park last November. Photograph: Getty

France 2016 is close enough now for tickets to the games next June to have gone on sale this week and, while Ireland’s place at the tournament cert(...)

Martin O’Neill says Robbie Keane will decide on his involvement ahead of Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland on Saturday. Photograph: Inpho

Martin O’Neill says that he will allow Robbie Keane and Aiden McGeady to decide whether they are involved in the European Championship qualifier again(...)

Stephen Harris, brother of Alan Harris, has died in Beaumont Hospital following an industrial incident earlier this week.

Stephen Harris, brother of Alan Harris who died after being overcome by toxic fumes, has died at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin. Alan Harris (45) was do(...)

James McClean answers reporters’ questions yesterday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

After the initial euphoria of his breakthrough at Sunderland and the international opportunities it pretty quickly led to, James McClean admits now th(...)

Roy Keane at Ireland’s training ground in Malahide yesterday: “We’re not daft, we know what’s at stake but we’re ready for it.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland can stop Scotland’s resurgence under Gordon Strachan in its tracks tomorrow evening at the Aviva Stadium, according to Roy Keane, who insis(...)