The Uefa Europa League Trophy is pictured at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, on May 18th, 2011, before the match between Portuguese teams FC Porto and SC Braga. Photograph: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images

More than a decade after their bid with Scotland to host Euro 2008 went down in flames, the FAI are back in Geneva, rather more hopeful of having some(...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney addresses delegates to the FAI’s agm at the Radisson Blu hotel in Athlone. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

The FAI have declined to respond to questions asked over the weekend concerning their new mortgage on the Aviva Stadium, the dramatic cut to the price(...)

FAI Chief executive John Delaney (second left) presents the Aviva club of the year award to David Tully, Chairman of Trim Celtic AFC with Gerry Gorman (left), Secretary of the Meath and District Leagues and Justin Burke (right), Meath and District League PRO. Photograph: Sportsfile

The FAI has slashed the price of its 10 year tickets for the best premium seats in the Aviva stadium with its new Club Ireland package costing €4,933,(...)

FAI CEO John Delaney with, from left, Donal Conway, FAI and chairman of the judging panel for the Aviva FAI Club of the Year, David Cummins, PRO Manor Rangers, Co Leitrim, and Mark Russell, Aviva. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile

The Irish branch of the “football family” will gather in Athlone this afternoon for the FAI’s AGM which will be John Delaney’s 10th as chief executive(...)

Despite all the speculation over Roy Keane’s future, the Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill can still see the funny side of things. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Even Martin O’Neill found himself – when pressed last night – describing Roy Keane’s time so far in the Republic of Ireland set-up as a period of reh(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill: “If  he wants to call me, fine. If he phones me some time in July, of course I’ll pick up the phone and I’ll speak. But I’m not chasing it anymore.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Stephen Ireland appears to have driven another nail into the coffin containing his once promising international career.The Stoke City midfielder, who (...)

President Michael D Higgins meets Queen Elizabeth’s race horse, Micras. Photograph: Steve Parsons/Reuters

The pigs squabbled, the hens were friendly and the cows scratched themselves in the midday sun when President M(...)

Uefa president Michel Platini will today outline the organisation’s plans for a new Nations’ League competition for national teams to delegates at their annual Congress  in Astana,. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Uefa president Michel Platini will outline the organisation’s plans for a new Nations’ League competition for nat(...)

Republic of Ireland   manager Martin O’Neill. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The FAI looks set to add a game against Costa Rica on June 7th to Ireland’s summer schedule, with Boston the most likely venue. The asso(...)

Were they really jangling out the strains of ‘The Fields’ as Paddy Jackson (above)  got ready to kick a penalty to the corner? Yes. Yes they were.

Going to the match on Sunday? The IRFU think you’re an idiot. Inasmuch as they think of you at all, to them you are no more complicated an entity than(...)