Former Republic of Ireland international Richard Dunne pictured with regular TV3 analyst Kevin Kilbane, and anchor Tommy Martin.

In a world where some supporters can lose sleep over the fantasy teams they run, it seems natural to expect every player to want to become a manager b(...)

Alan Judge training with the Ireland squad. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Alan Judge will miss the European Championships and most likely the start of next season after breaking his leg in the opening minutes Brentford’s wi(...)

Ireland’s Shane Long climbs above Switzerland’s Fabian Schar before seeing his header come back of the post at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Martin O’Neill heads into the Republic of Ireland’s game against Slovakia tomorrow night with just one fully fit striker after Robbie Keane became the(...)

Republic of Ireland forward  Kevin Doyle leaves the pitch on a stretcher during the friendly international at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has seen his forward options further reduced for Tuesday’s friendly international against Slovakia after it(...)

Over the years I’d pluck a name from the mind’s eye to describe a young player. We all do. Once in a blue moon I’d nudge Noel O’Reilly, my late partner in crime, and nod towards a tall, languid boy with every skill under the sun, “bit of Cruyff about him .  . .”

Up until 1974 Ireland never feared Holland. We were always expected to beat them. But that World Cup changed perceptions. Back then European teams we(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill oversees squad training at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It is a few years now since a perceived lack of fear on the part of Switzerland as they came to Dublin for a qualifier was used as an excuse to get ri(...)

Shane Long’s goal against Germany helped Ireland to the European Championships. Photograph: Inpho

For Shane Long it took a few weeks for the gravity of the moment to hit home. While his Republic of Ireland team-mates celebrated defeating Germany th(...)

Martin O’Neill confirmed Robbie Keane and Anthony Pilkington  will miss Ireland’s friendly against Switzerland. Photograph: Inpho

Robbie Keane and Anthony Pilkington have been ruled out of Friday’s friendly international against Switzerland at the Aviva stadium with both players (...)

The Republic of Ireland squad training in Abbotstown this morning. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Republic of Ireland striker Jonathan Walters will miss Friday night’s friendly against Switzerland with a hamstring strain. Ireland’s player of the ye(...)

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(...)