On September 1st John Delaney (not that one) flew to Barcelona full of anticipation for the week-long Mediterranean cruise he was about to embark upon(...)

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(...)

“I’ve enjoyed it immensely.” Martin O’Neill at a press conference in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill has agreed to stay on as manager of the Republic of Ireland soccer team for the 2020 European Championships qualifying campaign. Assis(...)

 FAI Chief Executive John Delaney says that Ireland 140 million people will be watching the 2020 European Championships draw live. Photograph: Sportsfile

Dublin is to host the draw for the qualifying stages of the 2020 European Championships in December of next year with the Irish capital having been ch(...)

The tournament will be hosted in 13 different cities across the continent in a change to the usual format.   Photographer: Crispin Rodwell/Bloomberg

Dublin has been selected to host the draw for the qualifying groups of Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) 2020 in December 2018. UEFA se(...)

A crowd of 7,000 packed Turner’s Cross for Monday night’s Premier Division clash between  Cork City  and Dundalk. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Cork City’s delay in finally putting this season’s title race to bed might be taking just a little of the shine off the scale of the achievement but f(...)

A photograph of Jimmy Magee at his funeral in  Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Jimmy Magee would have been “so, honoured, so proud” about the attendance at his funeral, his son Mark Magee said. “He loved people, He loved his fri(...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney. Photograph: Inpho

There are a fair few moments recalled in David Conn’s remarkable book on football’s governing body The Fall Of The House of Fifa that you find yoursel(...)

Christy Fagan  of St Patrick’s Athletic’s and Athlone Town’s Derek Prendergast  during a League of Ireland match in 2014. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Athlone Town Football Club has secured permission to draw down a €200,000 Government grant for its proposed new astroturf training pitch following an (...)

For the umpteenth time, OCI president Sarah Keane has stepped forward to answer questions about her predecessor.  Photograph:  Tom Honan

When it comes to the final reckoning, you could forgive Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president Sarah Keane for asking, “why did I bother”? For t(...)