John Robertson

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Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and assistant manager Roy Keane during the friendly international against Poland in Wroclaw. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It was all too good to be true, clearly. Before last week, people didn’t know much about the Nations League but what they did know – or thought they k(...)

Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane with Richard Keogh during training ahead of the friendly against Poland on Tuesday. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Poland v Republic of Ireland: Stadion Miejski, Wroclaw. Kick-off 7.45. (On TV: Live on Sky Sports Mix) Martin O’Neill says he expects Roy Keane (...)

Some biographers claim William Lamport (1611-1657), from Co Wexford inspired the character of Zorro. Photograph: Getty Images

The Irish in Latin America, an international touring exhibition on view this week at NUI Galway, contains some surprising facts about the impact (...)

Tony Watt, now at Hearts, has struggled since he scored his famous goal for Celtic against Barcelona. Photograph: Getty/Steve Welsh

Tony Watt lasted 80 minutes of the game between Hamilton Academical and Heart of Midlothian on Monday. The only surprise for the 2,339 in attendance w(...)

Robbie Keane   tries his hand at hurling during Republic of Ireland squad training at Fota Island resort: Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho Farmer

Robbie Keane expects to be available for at least two of Ireland’s group matches at the European Championships in France. The Irish skipper is optim(...)

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott attends the memorial service for Katrina Dawson at Sydney University, Sydney, Australia, 23rd December 2014. Photograph: EPA/Nikki Short

Australia’s prime minister Tony Abbott says security agencies have reported an increased level of “terrorist chatter” and that “an attack is likely”.S(...)

Aiden McGeady’s  future is clear-cut just now as he approaches the end of what he regards as an extended settling-in period at Goodison Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

If there was a perfect day to put up Aiden McGeady for the press then this was it – although it’s not entirely clear whether the first lot of reporter(...)

Republic of Ireland’s Shane Long reacts to another missed chance in Wednesday’s game against Serbia.

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill insists that no final decision has been made on his side’s end-of-season friendlies in the United St(...)

Republic of Ireland manager  Martin O’Neill during a press conference at the Gibson Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

A day like Saturday is about feeling out and sizing up. We him, him us. A couple of times over the course of the afternoon, Martin O’Neill doubled bac(...)

Martin O’Neill:  ‘They ask me if I have regained my enthusiasm for the task after my experience at Sunderland. The answer is I never lost my enthusiasm.’ Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Do not underestimate the fire that still burns in Martin O’Neill’s belly. Roy Keane might be the “iconic figure in world football, never mind Irish f(...)

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