Patrick McClean celebrates scoring Derry City’s  first goal during the SSE Airtiricity League Premier Division match against St Patrick’s Athletic at   Richmond Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 1 Derry City 3 First-half goals from Patrick McClean, Gerardo Bruna and Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe blitzed 10-man St Patrick’s Athleti(...)

Republic of Ireland’s  Jamie Aherne gets his shot away despite the challenge of England captain Reece Oxford during the Uefa European U17 Championship at Beroe Stadium, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. Photo:  Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

England 1 Republic of Ireland 0 As they once again failed to take their chances, Tom Mohan’s young Ireland could have no complaints as a sublime g(...)

Jonathan Lunney cuts a dejected figure after Ireland’s 2-0 defeat to Italy. Photograph: Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

Italy 2 Republic of Ireland 0The Republic of Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals now hang by a thread after they were undone by clini(...)