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Ireland’s Callum Robinson celebrates one of his two goals which helped secure victory over  Azerbaijan in the World Cup clash  at Baku’s Olympic Stadium. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Azerbaijan 0 Republic of Ireland 3 After last Tuesday’s notorious press conference diluted Callum Robinson’s relations with the Irish media, the We(...)

The carcasses of dead white-sided dolphins lie on a beach after being pulled from the blood-stained water on the island of Eysturoy, the Faroe Islands last Sunday. Photograph: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society via AP

The custom of whale and dolphin hunting, known as grindadrap, is a centuries-old practice in the Faroe Islands and a key part of many locals’ diet. An(...)

Andorra’s Ildefons Lima tackles Switzerland’s Eren Derdiyok during a 2018 World Cup qualifier. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images

Willie Whitelaw famously complained that political rival Harold Wilson was “going around the country stirring up apathy.” At a continental level a sim(...)

Brian Fitzpatrick, Oriel Marine Extracts

The 11th Irish Times Innovation Awards will be held on January 27th. Some 15 leading Irish companies have been shortlisted across five categories for (...)

Tim Severin at his home in Timoleague, west Cork in 1999. File photograph: Paddy Whelan

The explorer, writer and film maker, Tim Severin, best known for the Brendan Voyage where he sailed from Ireland to Newfoundland to prove that the 6th(...)

Stephen Kenny: “It (the media attention) was a big surprise (but) it’s not a concern for me.” Photograph: Inpho

Stephen Kenny says he will take what he gets when Ireland’s World Cup fixture list is finalised by Fifa on Tuesday. And the Republic of Ireland manage(...)

Aaron Connolly has quickly developed into a regular starter. Photograph: PA

Stephen Kenny may not be feeling it right now but he has been lucky in one regard over the past week or so: the likes of Slovakia, Iceland and Norther(...)

Ireland meet Slovakia in Bratislava on Thursday evening. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

When the European Championships began 60 years ago the organisers faced one early problem. Seventeen countries entered, a mathematically challenging n(...)

Dundalk players celebrate at the final whistle at the Aviva Stadium on Thursday night.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

At a time when League of Ireland clubs, like so many around the globe, are fretting about their financial viability due to the impact of the Covid-19 (...)

KI Klaksvik and B36 Torshavn met as the Faroe Islands’ domestic league returned. File photograph: Getty Images

The last time KI Klaksvik and B36 Torshavn met, last October, it was to decide the destiny of the Premier League title, a match that attracted a recor(...)

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