Martin O’Neill: “I am looking forward to meeting up with the squad in two weeks-time and preparing for two very important matches.”

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has named a 37-man provisional squad for next month’s Euro 2016 qualification matches against Gibraltar (...)

 Shay Given has been recalled to the Republic of Ireland squad ahead of the games against Oman and Georgia. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

Shay Given has been recalled to the Republic of Ireland squad after being named in the final 27-man list for Wednesday’s friendly against Oman in Dubl(...)

Norwic City’s Wes Hoolahan: “I came back in for the pre-season and the manager spoke to me and talked me through his plans. Now I just can’t wait to get started and I’m delighted to be here for another couple of seasons.” Photo: Tom Dulat/Getty

Republic of Ireland international Wes Hoolahan has signed a new two-year deal with Norwich City. The 32-year-old was strongly linked in January with (...)

Republic of Ireland striker Simon Cox has rejoined Reading from Nottingham Forest.

Nottingham Forest striker Simon Cox has joined former club Reading on a two-year deal, the Championship club confirmed this afternoon. The Republic of(...)

Shay Given in action for Middlesbrough last weekend. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Newcastle United’s Rob Elliot is the only uncapped player included in Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland squad for next month’s friendly with(...)

Nigel Clough (centre), the Sheffield United manager, looks on from the touchline during the FA Cup fifth round match against Nottingham Forest at Bramall Lane. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Sheffield United 3 Nottingham Forest 1 Nigel Clough gained revenge o(...)

Jon Walters  battles with Martin Olsson of Sweden during the  World Cup qualifier at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Hull City’s Stephen Quinn will join up with the Republic of Ireland squad on Sunday morning after Glenn Whelan was ruled out of the must-win game aga(...)

James McCarthy (right) hard at work during yesterday’s Republic of Ireland squad training session at  Gannon Park in Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Marco Tardelli says there is something a little different about James McCarthy since he became an Everton player: “Something changed in his mood,” sai(...)

Ireland players rest after training in Malahide. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Marco Tardelli has insisted there will be no specific plan to counteract Paris Saint Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic when the Republic of Ireland m(...)

 Anthony Pilkington of Norwich is expected to be named in Ireland squad. Photograph: Paul Thomas/Getty Images

The games themselves may prove a little trickier, but Anthony Pilkington is expected to make another Ireland squad tomorrow when Giovanni Trapattoni (...)