Galway United WFC’s Lynsey McKey celebrates scoring a goal during the SSE Airtricity Women’s National League game against Peamount United at  Greenogue Soccer Grounds in Newcastle, Co Dublin. Photograph: Evan Treacy/Inpho

Shelbourne’s Twitter account probably best summed up events on Saturday evening with just two words: “Holy God”. It had, after all, looked like divine(...)

Wexford Youths’ Lynn Marie Grant is mobbed by team-mates after coring her side’s third goal in the FAI semi-final  win over holders Peamount at  Jackson Park. Photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

Shelbourne and Wexford Youths have qualified for the FAI Women’s Cup final after wins over Galway United and defending champions Peamount respectively(...)

Republic of Ireland  goalkeeper Emma Byrne saved an early penalty against Spain but Ireland still lost 3-0.

Despite a fantastic first-half performance, the Republic of Ireland women’s team were defeated 3-0 yesterday in Madrid as Spain made it 18 points fro(...)

Republic of Ireland’s Louise Quinn grabbed the opener in her side’s 5-0 win over Montenegro. Photo: Inpho

Montenegro 0 Republic of Ireland 5 (Quinn 3’, O’Gorman 24’, Littlejohn pen 26’, D O’Sullivan 73’, Roche 84’) The Irish women’s team improved their po(...)

Sue Ronan’s Ireland side were beaten 2-0 by Austria in the Cyprus Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Austria 2 Republic of Ireland 0 Two goals against the run of play consigned the Republic of Ireland women’s tam to a defeat at the hands of Austria i(...)

Carli Lloyd bagged a hattrick as the USA beat Ireland women 5-0 in San Diego. Photograph: Getty

USA 5 Republic of Ireland 0 The Irish women’s team were well beaten in their friendly match with world champions USA on Saturday evening in San Diego(...)

Raheny United players and coaches celebrate their Women’s FAI Cup victory over UCD Waves at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:   Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Raheny United 2 UCD Waves 1 (after extra-time)Holders Raheny United were pushed all the way by newcomers UCD Waves to claim their third FAI Women’s Cu(...)

Stephanie Roche’s 92nd-minute winner secured the Republic of Ireland a valuable three points in Slovakia to keep them in contention for a World Cup play-off spot.Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Slovakia 0 Republic of Ireland 1Stephanie Roche’s 92nd-minute winner secured the Republic of Ireland a valuable three points in Slovakia to keep them (...)

Republic of Ireland manager Sue Ronan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Having become the latest Republic of Ireland women’s squad member to venture overseas to pursue her career, France-based Stephanie Roche is aiming to(...)