St Mirren 1 Celtic 2 Republic of Ireland captain Shane Duffy made it two goals from two games as he headed home their equaliser in a 2-1 victory away(...)

Dundalk’s Sean Murray in action against Drogheda in the Jim Malone Cup at Oriel Park in January. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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Cork’s Stephen Dooley goes past Keith Buckely of Bray during their Airtricity League clash. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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Ger Pender scored for the second time this week in Bray Wanderers’ Airtricity League Premier Division game against Longford Town. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Longford Town 0 Bray Wanderers 2 Ger Pender scored for the second time this week as Bray Wanderers maintained their impressive revival under manager (...)

Masked protesters are stopped by a police line during the Million Mask March on Thursday night  in London. The annual anti-establishment protest is organised by activist group Anonymous. Photograph: Getty

Three police officers are being treated in hospital after being injured during an anti-capitalist march in central London. The Metropolitan Police sai(...)

Vittorio Parigini celebrates scoring the winning goal against the Republic of Ireland. Photo: Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images

Italy 1 Republic of Ireland 0 The Republic of Ireland suffered a first defeat in their Uefa Under-21 qualification campaign on Tuesday against (...)

It’s barely a year since 19-year-old Jack Grealish was out on loan at Notts County, and Ireland under-21 manager Noel King says he is delighted to see the teenager make the most of his opportunities at Aston Villa. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

For an awful lot of English clubs, the next few days and weeks will define their season but even before the finer points of the profit and loss column(...)

 Dylan Connolly celebrates scoring the winner for the Republic of Ireland U-21s against Andorra at RSC,Waterford. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Republic of Ireland 1 Andorra 0  Dylan Connolly’s first-half winner earned the Republic of Ireland’s U-21s victory over Andorra in their o(...)