Managers always find it frustrating trying to get players enthusiastic for summer games and I remember Roy Keane missing some games for me in 2004 when he had booked holidays. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

When I was manager of the Republic of Ireland from 2003 to 2005 (that 10-year anniversary passed without much fanfare) something that really bugged me(...)

 Shamrock Rovers’ Dean Kelly eludes two Bray Wanderers defenders at the Carlisle Grounds. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bray Wanderers 0 Shamrock Rovers 3 A third goal in four games from Dean Kelly led Shamrock Rovers back up to third place in the table in front of Rep(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and captain Robbie Keane with Manhattan in the background ahead of the friendly against Costa Rica. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Republic of Ireland squad took the train from Manhattan to Philadelphia yesterday afternoon ahead of tonight’s friendly game against Costa Rica(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill speaking during yesterday’s summer squad update announcement in Waterford. Photograph: Donall Farmer/inpho

At the end of his first run through yesterday of who will be available to him and when over the coming weeks, Martin O’Neill sounded like a man who wa(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill (right) and his assistant Roy Keane should be able to guide the team to the Euro 2016 finals in France, with 23 qualifying spots available from 53 nations. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

The Republic of Ireland could face Euro 2016 hosts France in the qualifiers that kick off in September following a radical rule change from Uefa. Fra(...)

Former Northern Ireland international Martin O’Neill tops a list of early contenders to replace Trapattoni. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Martin O’Neill is apparently keen to speak with the FAI about a certain vacancy in their coaching department. But the former Northern Ireland interna(...)

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