Niamh Fahey

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 Leanne Kiernan of Liverpool is congratulated on scoring for her side against Aston Villa. She scored 13 goals this season as Liverpool sealed promotion. Photograph:  Lewis Storey/Getty Images

It’s been a rollercoaster of a journey for Cavan woman Leanne Kiernan. Battling through shin splints and trying to rediscover her form while at the (...)

Katie McCabe is likely to grace the RTÉ screen in the red of Arsenal. Photograph: Marc Atkins/Getty Images

The RTÉ News Channel will broadcast the women’s FA Cup clash between Liverpool and Arsenal next Sunday. There is a big Irish interest in the fifth r(...)

Niamh Fahey: has won 100 caps for the a Republic of Ireland during an outstanding sporting career which also includes league and cup medals in England and an All-Ireland medal with Galway. Photograph: Ben Brady/Inpho

It was back in February 2008 that the Republic of Ireland played Arsenal in a friendly at Dalymount Park. Two of the Irish players who appeared that (...)

Ireland’s Louise Quinn scores her side’s second goal against Poland in La Manga, Spain on Wednesday. Photograph: Martin Seras Lima/Inpho

Republic of Ireland 2 Poland 1 The “can’t see, can’t be” argument has never rang more true. “Note: live stream failure is due to local su(...)

Niamh Fahey: the Liverpool skipper is expected to win her 100th cap for the Republic of Ireland in the game against Poland at La Manga in Spain.  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Republic of Ireland v Poland La Manga, Spain, 2.30pm A makeshift tournament under a Spanish sun, with three matches in six days, is precisely what V(...)

 Savannah McCarthy  wants to see a a semi-professional domestic game that offers genuine alternatives to leaving home. Photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

The Republic of Ireland squad can be split into two distinct categories. Not quite the haves and have nots, more the established professional and unde(...)

Slovakia’s Jana Vojtekova chases Lucy Quinn of Ireland during the Fifa Women’s World Cup 2023 Qualifier in Tallaght. Photo: Oisin Keniry/Getty Images

The definition of a rollercoaster: “Steep inclines and descents followed by sharp curves and sudden changes of speed and direction for a thrill ride.”(...)

Heather Payne: ‘Everyone was super happy after the Finland game, getting that win away is huge for our campaign, it’s really given us a good boost, and it’s a boost we needed as well.’ Photograph: Laszo Geczo/Inpho

It’s as well Heather Payne loves playing for Ireland because her commute from her base in the United States to the home of the Irish women’s football (...)

Denise O’Sullivan wheels away after scoring Ireland’s winner against Finland. Photograph: Kalle Parkkinen/Inpho

Ah here, now we’re whistling. The right foot of Megan Connolly and the head of Denise O’Sullivan did the trick, and Cork will never let us forget it. (...)

Ireland celebrate after Megan Connolly scored their opening goal against Finland. Photograph: Kalle Parkkinen/Inpho

Finland 1 Ireland 2 Rare is a flag planting Irish victory in far flung stadiums. Rare and wonderful to behold on this chilly Tuesday night in Helsink(...)

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