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Politicians on the steps of St Paul’s Church on West Street in Drogheda during a protest march over drug-related violence in the town. Photograph: PA

Some 4,000 people walked from Drogheda’s Peace Bridge to the centre of the town on Saturday, accompanied by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and several par(...)

Committee members raised concerns that they may not have a chance to question the outgoing president of the FAI, Donal Conway, if the association does not appear before it in advance of his finishing date in January. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The chairman of the Oireachtas sport committee has written to accountancy and auditing regulators asking them to investigate the audits of the Footbal(...)

The FAI said it will ‘co-operate fully with any Garda  investigation into FAI affairs on the back of the decision by the CEO of Sport Ireland to refer the report to An Garda Síochána’.

A split is looming between members of the Oireachtas sport committee on whether almost €3 million in State funding should be restored to the Football (...)

Fianna Fáil TDs Niall Collins and Timmy Dooley are being investigated over a series of votes last week. Photograph: PA

Fianna Fáil TDs Niall Collins and Timmy Dooley could each face a 30-day suspension from the Dáil if they are found to have breached voting rules by th(...)

FAI President Donal Conway with former CEO John Delaney. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The FAI has, like Sport Ireland, asked for its return to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Tourism, Transport and Sport to be delayed citing schedulin(...)

A screengrab taken from Oireachtas TV of FAI executive vice-president John Delaney before the Joint Committee on Sport. Photograph: PA

Saturday, March 16th: Football Association of Ireland (FAI) chief executive John Delaney seeks a High Court injunction to stop The Sunday Times publis(...)

FAI executive vice-president John Delaney (centre) arrives at Leinster House, Dublin, with representatives of the Football Association of Ireland. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The chief sponsor of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has said it regards good corporate governance as being of the “upmost importance”. In(...)

FAI president Donal Conway and FAI executive vice-president John Delaney arriving at Leinster House to give evidence to the Oireachtas Committee on Sport. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA Wire

FAI president Donal Conway told members of the Oireachtas Committee on Sport that the association’s current board would step aside if that was what it(...)

Former FAI chief executive John Delaney leaving Leinster House after appearing at the Oireachtas Sports Committee. Photograph: Laura Hutton

The name Angela Kerins was never far from the minds of anyone in Committee Room Four in Leinster House as the Oireachtas Sports Committee sought insig(...)

FAI executive vice-president John Delaney arrives at Leinster House with members of the Football Association of Ireland delegation.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

“At no stage are we trying to delay answering a question,” said FAI President Donal Conway at 11.33am, straining to convince the Oireachtas Committee (...)

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