Ireland manager Martin O’Neill agreed a new deal to stay on as manager until the 2020 European Championships. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There have been many cases in Irish sport of managers getting new contracts just before things went wrong at a major tournament in a way that made it (...)

Joey Barton:  was suspended for 18 months after having been found to have placed some 1,260 bets between 2006 and 2013. Photograph: Martin  Rickett/PA

The FAI has no plans, it would seem, to follow the FA’s lead by giving up sponsorships from bookmaking firms with the association declining to commen(...)

Ahtlone Town are being investigated for three of their games this season.

As the FAI investigation continues into Athlone Town’s recent defeat by Longford Town and two other games, believed to be the defeats by UCD and Cobh(...)

Members of the Republic of Ireland women’s team hold a press conference at  Liberty Hall in Dublin. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

At one stage during Tuesday’s rather astonishing press conference by the women’s national team and their various union representatives, Emma Byrne cla(...)

Dundalk will begin the defence of their title at home to Shamrock Rovers. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It is, as that old gag goes, a case of déjà vu all over again. Five years on from their last attempt at a 10-team Premier Division was abandoned, t(...)

FAI director of competitions Fran Gavin  declined to comment on the impending changes. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

One of the headline recommendations of the Conroy report is set to be implemented when the FAI board meets next Tuesday. Among the items on the agend(...)

Wes Hoolahan (right) is in line for a starting spot as the Republic of Ireland   play Moldova in Chisinau on Sunday. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Republic of Ireland squad arrived in Chisinau last night without Robbie Brady, the Norwich midfielder who was left behind so as to continue his re(...)

FAI officials are said to have searched Ireland fans in Sebia for banners voicing dissent towards John Delaney. Photograph: Inpho/Morgan Treacy

The FAI has again been accused of heavy handedness in response to dissent, with its officials said to have stopped and searched some travelling fans (...)

Irish supporters: the best fans at Euro 2016 may have had the worst “fans embassies”. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland might have had the best fans at Euro 2016 but it appears the country’s “fans embassies” may have been the worst with the organisation behind (...)

The FAI is confident the  team’s most loyal fans will get tickets for the opening game against Sweden. Photographer: Dara MacDonaill

The process of informing Republic of Ireland supporters who applied for Euro 2016 tickets whether they have tickets for the games against Sweden, Be(...)