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Ireland among second seeds for UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying draw

UEFA have included the Republic of Ireland among the second seeded teams ahead of the qualifying draw for UEFA Euro 2016 in Nice on the 23rd February, 2014. Continue reading

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Spain top the FIFA Rankings while Ireland come in at number 28

The current world and European champions Spain were unsurprisingly announced as the current holders of the number one spot in the FIFA rankings yesterday. The Republic of Ireland were placed at the number 28 spot. Germany kept the second position … Continue reading

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Generous Donegal Nun gives away her All-Ireland Gaelic Football final tickets

A Donegal nun won two tickets to the All-Ireland Gaelic Football final generously gave her tickets to two mega fans. The tickets for the final which will take place next Sunday are like gold dust here in Ireland. Only 15,000 … Continue reading

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Euro 2012- Opening Game: Ireland Zero Points

It has been a tough opening match for the Irish team in their long awaited opening game in the Euros against Croatia. Ireland’s first match in the Euros since 1988, proved disastrous with Ireland suffering their first ever opening match … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Build up: Hungary expose Ireland’s weakness in friendly

A disappointed Giovanni Trapattoni threatened to change his Republic of Ireland line-up for Sunday’s Euro 2012 opener against Croatia following the poor display against Hungary in a friendly game. Ireland were played off the field by the Hungarian team who … Continue reading

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Ireland to host Euro 2020?

It has been said that Scotland and Wales are considering putting in a bid to host Euro 2020. If it passes, this bid will involve the Republic of Ireland as well. At this point only Turkey has come forward to … Continue reading

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Republic of Ireland Footballer Recieves Online Death Threats

An anonymous Twitter user from Belfast has used the social networking site to issue death threats to Sunderland star James McClean. Understandably, McClean took the decision to delete his twitter account to halt any further abuse. The abuse occurred after … Continue reading

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