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 Seamie Heffernan riding Anthony Van Dyck to victory in  The Investec Derby Stakes at Epsom. O’Brien’s runner will bid for a double in the  Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Anthony Van Dyck headlines Aidan O’Brien’s six contenders for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. The Investec Derby winner, (...)

Ireland’s Áine O’Gorman and Caroline Graham Hansen of Norway at last Friday’s qualifier in Tallaght Stadium, which Norway won 2-0. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Women’s World Cup Group Three qualifier Norway v Republic of Ireland Viking Arena (Tuesday 5pm Irish time, Live RTÉ 2). The last Ireland player to (...)

Norway star Ada Hegerberg welcomed the news that the women’s team are to receive the same pay as the nation’s men’s team. Photograph:  Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Regarding ranking countries, Norway is generally rated close to the top – that is if you are ranking in terms of happiness, health care and all-round (...)

Republic of Ireland Under-21s midfielder  Declan Rice during training. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Declan Rice’s credentials make him worthy of senior squad inclusion but while Martin O’Neill’s side work out whether their campaign ends or continues (...)

Manager Michael O’Neill admitted Aaron Hughes may also miss the play-offs were Northern Ireland to reach them. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho

Aaron Hughes has been ruled out of Northern Ireland’s final two World Cup qualifiers this week, and would be a doubt were they to make the play-offs n(...)

Northern Ireland  striker Jamie Ward  celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the  World Cup qualifier against Norway at Windsor Park. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Jamie Ward predicts Northern Ireland’s previous qualification experience will pay dividends in the second half of their quest to make the World Cup. (...)

Sam Byrne scoring for the Under-19s against Iceland last May. The Everton striker will make his Under-21 debut against Norway. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Brian Lenihan’s surprise promotion to the senior squad will act as an inspiration to the Republic of Ireland Under-21 side that faces Norway in this e(...)