Colin O Brien

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Keith Andrews and Stephen Kenny are the new face of Ireland’s coaching staff. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Keith Andrews says he is honoured to be Ireland’s assistant manager after what has been a “whirlwind” week for everyone associated with Stephen Kenny’(...)

  Clonmel Commercials’ Jason Lonergan and Michael Quinlivan tackle Aidan O’Reilly of Nemo Rangers. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Nemo Rangers 0-15 Clonmel Commercials 0-6 Nemo Rangers, inspired by wing-forward Luke Connolly, secured a 17th Munster senior club football title at(...)

Ireland’s Seamas Keogh collects the ball after his team’s goal against Belgium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Belgium 1 Ireland 1 Unbeaten, unbowed but ultimately eliminated from the under-17 European Championships, the Republic of Ireland were still lauded b(...)

Ireland’s Festy Ebosele will miss the game after his red card earlier this week. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Rep of Ireland v Belgium Tallaght Stadium, Thursday 7pm Gavin Bazunu and Joe Hodge both sat out training on Wednesday as a precaution with the two Ma(...)

Ireland’s Sean McEvoy and Gavin Bazunu dejected after the game at the Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: PA

Republic of Ireland 1 Greece 1 It was a disappointing opening day for both the competing team and Ireland, the hosts and organisers at these Under-17(...)

Republic of Ireland U17 Head Coach Colin O’Brien: ‘They are very capable young lads, the dynamic is very good and they train well.’ Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Irish squad completed their preparations for the European Championships in Abbotstown on Thursday morning, and manager Colin O’Brien has a full sq(...)

Tega Agberhiere (17), an underage Irish soccer international who suffered serious injuries during an attack last in which gardaí said a ‘corrosive substance’ was used. Photograph: Damian Tiernan via Twitter

A teenager injured in a chemical attack in Waterford city last week has said the acid felt “like someone had a lighter to my face”. Tega Agberhiere (...)

Head coach Colin O’Brien Photograph: ‘If you looked at some of the results you mightn’t think that we’ve been doing that great but we have focussed very much on certain objectives.’ Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Colin O’Brien admits that he really does not know how his young squad will react to making their collective competitive debut in Friday’s opening game(...)

Republic of Ireland Under-21 manager Noel King has stepped down. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The FAI has yet to outline a timeframe for replacing Noel King, who has stepped down after eight years in charge of the Irish under-21 team but it is (...)

 High Performance Director Ruud Dokter with Republic of Ireland Women’s manager  Colin Bell. “The benchmark tells me that we are on the right track.” “Success will come,” says Dokter.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

FAI high performance director, Ruud Dokter, believes young Irish players need to look beyond England and target continental leagues where there are gr(...)

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