Republic of Ireland captain  David Meyler in action during the World Cup qualifier against Moldova at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

David Meyler has promised that the Republic of Ireland will give it “a hell of a go” as they attempt to leapfrog Wales and keep their World Cup hopes(...)

Ireland arrive for training on Friday ahead of their crucial double header against Moldova and Wales. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill, it seems, will not be going anywhere when this qualifying campaign is over. We still don’t know about his team but John Delaney, the m(...)

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 (...)

Shane Long’s wait for a goal goes on. Photograph: Getty Images

Shane Long was the only Republic of Ireland international to start a game in the Premier League on Saturday. The Tipperary native played all 90-plus(...)

Wes Hoolahan tries to hold off Nemanja Matic during Ireland’s narrow defeat to Serbia. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

1 Darren Randolph: Did nothing wrong on a night when he had relatively little to do. Was alert to Mitrovic’s slightly scuffed first-half effort, but (...)

Ireland’s Robbie Brady reacts after  Serbian players celebrate  celebrate Aleksandar Kolarov’s goal. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Republic of Ireland 0 Serbia 1 If Saturday’s result dented Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for next Summer’s World Cup then this one might yet come to (...)

Ireland will be without Jeff Hendrick for their upcoming qualifiers. Photograph: Inpho

Martin O’Neill has trimmed down his Republic of Ireland squad to 25 ahead of the World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and Serbia. Injuries have ruled(...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill speaks to the media after the game at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill insisted that he was happy with the opportunity the game against Mexico had given his players even if the result and aspects of the per(...)

West Ham United’s Declan Rice making his debut against Burnley on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Wes Hoolahan, Shane Duffy and Richard Keogh were amongst the Ireland players to gather at Fota Island for the first of three days training on Tuesday.(...)

Ireland’s Seamus Coleman leaves the pitch on a stretcher during Friday night’s draw with Wales. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Seamus Coleman is expected to take the first steps on the road to his recovery from a sickening double leg fracture when he leaves hospital on Wednesd(...)