Ireland players take a knee before the friendly international against Hungary at Szusza Ferenc stadium in  Budapest. Photograph:  Laszlo Szirtesi/Getty Images

Chiedozie Ogbene managed to pluck some humour from a night of stunning and collective racism in Budapest. “I was hoping to come on just to score in f(...)

Matt Doherty will play at right back against Hungary with Séamus Coleman ruled out of the friendly with a hamstring injury. Photograph: Bagu Blanco/Inpho

Finally, after 14 months of unprecedented difficulties, Stephen Kenny’s Republic of Ireland travel to Budapest without excuses. Injuries do continue (...)

Karl Sheppard challenges Dundalk’s Dylan Connolly in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Turner’s Cross where he say they produced a ‘typical Cork City performance’. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Cork City are in good shape for Friday evening’s FAI Cup semi-final at Turner’s Cross (kick-off 7.15pm, live on RTÉ2) according to forward Karl Sheppa(...)

 David O’Connor scored Limerick’s goal in the FAI Cup game against Finn Harps. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

Limerick FC 1 Finn Harps 0 Limerick go into the draw for the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup after struggling to beat a Finn Harps side at Markets Fiel(...)

Cork City’s  Kevin O’Connor and goalscorer Sean Maguire celebrate with The FAI Cup  at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

For Gerry Adams, apparently, this was a totally new experience, with the Sinn Féin leader tweeting that the FAI Cup final was his first ever football (...)

Mark O’Sullivan challenges for the ball during Cork City’s friendly draw with Oman. Photograph: Inpho

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Karl Sheppard scored one of Cork City’s four goals in their 4-1 away win at Longford Town in the FAI Cup. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kevin O’Connor, Seán Maguire, Karl Sheppard and Chiedozie Ogbene scored the goals as Cork City cruised into the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup with a 4(...)