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Denise O’Sullivan heads home Ireland’s sixth goal to complete her hat-trick during the  World Cup qualifier against Georgia at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Republic of Ireland 11 Georgia 0 A record-breaking 11-goal rout of Georgia to end a more than encouraging 2021. Inescapable Tallaght winds proved the(...)

Ireland’s Denise O’Sullivan and Katie McCabe celebrate a goal against Australia in September. File photograph: Inpho

Republic of Ireland captain Katie McCabe has led team-mates in a private discussion surrounding accusations of abuse and sexual coercion against forme(...)

Ireland have fallen a place to 33 since Vera Pauw took over from Colin Bell two years ago this month. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It’s been a rare old fortnight for the Football Association of Ireland, a body not overly accustomed to positive headlines. But there’ve been a fair f(...)

Iceland’s Karólína Lea Vilhjálmsdóttir is put under pressure by the Republic of Ireland’s Katie McCabe during the international friendly at Reykjavík’s Laugardalsvollur stadium. Photograph: Kristinn Magnusson/Inpho

Iceland 2 Republic of Ireland 0 The Republic of Ireland’s season, already full to the brim with regret, has ended with a seventh successive defeat. (...)

 Ciara Mageean knocked three and a half seconds off Sonia O’Sullivan’s 27-year-old 1,000m mark in 2020. File photograph: Inpho

“This year has just been a rollercoaster for absolutely everybody, and it’s no different for us athletes,” said Ciara Mageean, speaking to us at Dubli(...)

Katie Taylor enjoyed a highly successful 2020, defending her titles against Belgian rival Delfine Persoon and Miriam Gutierrez from Spain. File photograph: Inpho

Virtually unprecedented, some performances defying reality, and in the end providing an undisputed winner, maybe the first and lasting live impression(...)

Sanita Puspure was last year's winner of the award. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

So there we were, in the Shelbourne hotel in December 2019, listening to our monthly award winners talk about how much they were looking forward to 20(...)

Amber Barratt in action for Ireland against Greece in March. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Needing a win against the second ranked team in the world, who have scored 37 goals and conceded none in their six group games so far, would suggest t(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates winning a gold medal in the Women’s Single Sculls at the 2020 European Rowing Championships, in Poznan, Poland. Photograph:   Detlev Seyb/Inpho

It was last December, when she was crowned our Sportswoman of the Year for 2019, that Sanita Puspure spoke about how much she was looking forward to 2(...)

Dzsenifer Marozsan of Germany celebrates scoring her team’s second goal against Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images

Germany 3 Ireland 0 Germany got the job done in the first half against the Republic of Ireland to grasp top spot in the women’s European Championship(...)

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