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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Sunday 25 June, 2017

'A lot of them were unemployed and they were trying to find their place again' A True Underdog Story This post contains videos

'A lot of them were unemployed and they were trying to find their place again'

Filmmaker Laura McGann chats about her new film Revolutions, which takes an in-depth look at the Irish women’s roller derby team.

After 28 years, can Hillsborough survivors finally attain a sense of closure?

John Hughson speaks to The42 about the legacy of this terrible tragedy.

Friday 23 June, 2017

'I had an offer to go to England, but I wanted to stay and do my Leaving Cert' Dilemma This post contains videos

'I had an offer to go to England, but I wanted to stay and do my Leaving Cert'

Jamie McGrath chats to The42 about the tricky choice facing many young aspiring Irish footballers.

Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Three's a charm: Ward, Irvine and Walker secure medals at European Championships

There was disappointment elsewhere, however, as Sean McComb was beaten.

Man United and Chelsea eye Bayern Munich hotshot Robert Lewandowski - reports

Both English clubs are in the market for a striker this summer.

Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'Overall it hasn't gone to plan, I'm not going to lie' Honesty This post contains videos

'Overall it hasn't gone to plan, I'm not going to lie'

Richie Towell admits his Brighton move has not worked out as he had hoped, but remains optimistic about the future.

Glenn Whelan one of Stoke's 'best-ever signings'

The Ireland international has impressed since joining the club in 2008.

Watch: Dundalk's Patrick McEleney scores contender for goal of the season LOI This post contains videos

Watch: Dundalk's Patrick McEleney scores contender for goal of the season

The 24-year-old former Ireland underage international has been in fine form of late.

The team who gave Man United a scare and all you need to know about the Irish sides' European opponents Fyi

The team who gave Man United a scare and all you need to know about the Irish sides' European opponents

Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Derry and Cork all discovered their Europa/Champions League fate earlier.

Monday 19 June, 2017

Irish international took '30 seconds' to decide on Celtic move

Jonny Hayes says he was keen to join the Scottish champions, despite interest from English clubs.

Ireland's Sean McComb secures stunning upset over world number one at Europeans

There was also good news today for Belfast flyweight Brendan Irvine.

Irish clubs set to discover Europa and Champions League fate

Dundalk along with Cork City, Shamrock Rovers and Derry City will all have a keen interest in today’s events in Nyon.

Sunday 18 June, 2017

Mark English earns spot at Worlds after second-place finish in Diamond League

The Letterkenny native qualified for London with a time of 1.45.42 in Stockholm.

More success for Ireland at World Rowing Cup as O'Donovans claim silver

Earlier, Sanita Puspure was victorious in the Women’s Single Sculls B final.

'They're calling me sir' - Rory Best on his OBE award

The Ulster and Ireland star will captain the Lions this Tuesday against the Chiefs.

Bolton 'won't be holding talks with Ronaldo' and more sporting tweets of the week

Stephanie Roche on kind of being recognised by a Garda and Conor McGregor on Floyd Mayweather.

Is the mentality right for Martin O'Neill's Irish side?

Despite a frenetic finish, the Boys in Green looked out of sorts for large parts of their World Cup qualifier against Austria.

Thursday 15 June, 2017

‘I’d been released by Blackburn... I was at a crossroads in my career’ Interview This post contains videos

‘I’d been released by Blackburn... I was at a crossroads in my career’

Thomas Morgan recalls emerging from a low point in his footballing life to captain his country to a historic achievement.

Celtic beat off competition from Man United and Chelsea to sign Irish wonderkid

Barry Coffey is set to link up with the Scottish champions.

Ireland international closes in on Celtic move

Jonny Hayes looks on the verge of completing a £1.3 million switch from Aberdeen.

Wednesday 14 June, 2017

16 players from the 1997 World Youth Championships who became stars

20 years ago this month, the world caught a glimpse of some prodigious talents.

Ireland international's future in doubt as Rafa Benitez eyes move for familiar face

Rob Elliot could be set to depart Newcastle, with the Magpies preparing a transfer for Pepe Reina.

Ireland's Glenn Whelan could be set for Championship move

Aston Villa are attempting to sign the player, according to reports.

Here are all the opening-day fixtures for the 2017-18 Premier League season

Brighton v Man City is among the standout matches set for 12 August.

Tuesday 13 June, 2017

How Daryl Murphy put aside bad news at club level to produce his most influential display in a green jersey

The Newcastle star made a big impact after being introduced in the second half against Austria.

Monday 12 June, 2017

Preston-bound defender on target as Cork City claim first Munster Senior Cup since 2008

Kevin O’Connor scored as the Leesiders earned an extra-time victory.

Explainer: What Ireland now need to do to qualify for World Cup 2018 Fyi

Explainer: What Ireland now need to do to qualify for World Cup 2018

Group D remains tight with each team having four games to play.

3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international week

After an indifferent opening, the Boys in Green ultimately earned a deserved point against Austria on Sunday.

Ireland change a winning formula - and almost pay for it

The Boys in Green escaped with a draw against Austria after a dire first-half performance.

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'Darren Randolph has done nothing wrong'

Martin O’Neill defended his choice of goalkeeper after Sunday’s Ireland-Austria game.

Sunday 11 June, 2017

'The referee wasn't totally to blame for our first-half performance... But I thought he was very poor'

Martin O’Neill expressed his dismay with some of the decisions made by Spanish referee David Fernandez Borbalan.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Austria

On a day of mixed emotions, Ireland were ultimately forced to settle for a point.

Burnley defender Kevin Long handed shock start for Ireland-Austria game

Glenn Whelan captains the side, with no place in the team for Wes Hoolahan.

Analysis: How Ireland are becoming the Leicester City of international football Strategy This post contains videos

Analysis: How Ireland are becoming the Leicester City of international football

The Boys in Green have increasingly been embracing counter-attacking football of late.

Can one of the world's best footballers silence the Aviva again? Profile This post contains videos

Can one of the world's best footballers silence the Aviva again?

David Alaba will be hoping to inspire his side against Ireland, having made the difference in previous games.

Saturday 10 June, 2017

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today' Inspiration This post contains videos

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today'

Journalist and author Colin Young chats to The42 about Jack Charlton’s place in Irish football’s history.

'If you look at Wesley’s career, it’s about people giving him a chance'

It is a momentous week for Thomas Morgan and his more well-known cousin.

Friday 9 June, 2017

Andorra secure the biggest result in their history

Marc Rebés was the hero as the European minnows stunned Hungary.

John O'Shea among the Irish players to be released by clubs

The veteran defender’s stay at Sunderland has come to an end.

Thursday 8 June, 2017

Here's what the Ireland starting XI to face Austria should be

Martin O’Neill faces some tough decisions ahead of Sunday’s game.

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