Ciaran Clarke

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Republic of Ireland goalkeeper  Darren Randolph with kit man Dick Redmond after the  World Cup playoff first leg against Denmark at the the Parken stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Watching Ireland can leave you cold. The Danes know that now. A crisp and beautiful night in Copenhagen seemed to drop a few degrees over another 90 (...)

Newcastle fans have the opportunity to meet Rafael Benítez in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Scott Heppell/PA

Newcastle United call across to Dublin next week as they continue their preparations for life back in the Premier League. And 100 supporters will hav(...)

Carlow players celebrate after beating Antrim in the Christy Ring Cup Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Carlow 5-23 Antrim 4-15 Carlow are gearing up for an All-Ireland SHC qualifier clash with Laois, their reward for a third Christy Ring Cup success. (...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald celebrates scoring  a goal in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A quarter-final against Kilkenny at  Nowlan Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

SATURDAY MUNSTER SFC SEMI-FINAL Cork v Tipperary, Páirc Uí Rinn, 5.0 – live on RTÉ 2 After pulling off last year’s once-in-72 years number on Cork, (...)

The FAI are facing disciplinary action after the Republic of Ireland wore shirts commemorating the 1916 Rising in a friendly against Switzerland in March. Photograph: Inpho

A spokesperson for Fifa has confirmed to The Irish Times the governing body is opening disciplinary action against the FAI after the Republic of Irela(...)

Meath players and officials celebrate their Christy Ring Cup victory at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Meath 4-21 Antrim 5-17 (after extra-time) In the end, James Toher didn’t quite know what to say when the microphone was thrust his way after becoming(...)

Republic of Ireland midfielder Wes Hoolahan (right) celebrates with  midfielder Glenn Whelan (left) and  midfielder Robert Brady  after scoring a goal during the Euro 2016 group E football match between Ireland and Sweden at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis. Photograph: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images

For a while it looked like Ireland were constructing the perfect performance. They outplayed Sweden for 48 minutes: building patiently, creating chanc(...)

 Republic of Ireland’s Keiren Westwood applauds the fans during the lap of honour after tonight’s  match at Turner’s Cross. Photo: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

David Forde was the most obvious loser as Martin O’Neill named his travelling party for the European Championships after Tuesday night’s 2-1 home defe(...)

Wes Hoolahan has only started an away game but in Gibraltar could prove vital for Ireland in Zenica. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Martin O’Neill has some major decisions to make. Despite the amazing fact that his team only conceded seven goals in 10 group games, our defence was c(...)

Antrim’s defeat sends them down to the Christy Ring Cup. Photo: Inpho

Carlow 2-18 Antrim 1-11 Carlow hurlers reserved their best championship display of the Round Robin Leinster SHC series on Sunday by inflicting a(...)

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