# Amber Barrett

Last month
April 2023
# Amber Barrett
Ireland's Hampden hero fighting for World Cup place after injury setback
Amber Barrett is hoping to play her part against the USA.
Last year
# Amber Barrett
'Those two messages really caught me off guard. That meant more to me than anything'
Republic of Ireland goalscoring hero Amber Barrett dedicated her winning goal to Creeslough.
# talking point
Amber Barrett interview epitomises why sport matters
The Ireland striker paid an emotional tribute to the victimes of the Creeslough tragedy after the game.
# Donegal's finest
'Watching her kiss the armband, that was massive' - the rise of Amber Barrett
Amber Barrett’s historic goal was a special one for a host of clubs across the county.
# Tribute
'That goal... I'm dedicating it to those 10 beautiful souls who perished on Friday' - Barrett
Donegal native Amber Barrett was Ireland’s matchwinner against Scotland.
# On the Move
Republic of Ireland striker secures big German switch
Amber Barrett has signed for Potsdam.
# Making moves
In-demand Ireland striker Barrett set for big summer switch
Most recently at FC Köln, the Donegal star has attracted attention from elsewhere in Germany, England, Austria and Switzerland.
# proud
'Of course I miss GAA but every player in their right mind wants to play for Ireland in a World Cup'
Donegal’s Amber Barrett has been part of the international set-up for five years and feels ultimate success can be achieved.
# Flying the flag
Irish disappointment as Chelsea and City reach FA Cup semi-finals, Barrett brilliant in Germany
Super sub Amber Barrett scored two and assisted one as FC Koln all but secured their place in the Frauen-Bundesliga for another year.
All time
# Big One
'Every Irish team, when nobody gives them a chance, that's when they step up into the light'
Amber Barrett and Ireland face Finland in a crucial World Cup qualifier in Helsinki this evening.
# Disappointment
Second-half fightback comes too late, as Ireland suffer defeat in Iceland
Heather Payne and Amber Barrett were both on target for Vera Pauw’s side.
# amber alert
Ireland striker Amber Barrett set for another season in the Bundesliga
The 25-year-old Donegal native has been rewarded with a new contract to remain at FC Köln.
# Wrap
Donegal star scores again in Germany, mixed bag for Irish in FA Cup and Lyon crash out of Champions League
It was a busy weekend of women’s football across the continent.
# Irish Abroad
Ireland striker scores winner on restart as Köln stay top in Germany
Amber Barrett was in impressive form earlier today.
# Motivated
'Vera said to us, ‘Remember this feeling and this is not going to happen to us again'
Irish striker Amber Barrett talks international ambition and getting back to action with her club in Germany.
# Just in time
Ireland welcome return of 'unbelievable' throw-in specialist ahead of Long shot against Germany
Manchester City star Megan Campbell has endured a torrid time with injury, but could make her international comeback next week.
# a true underdog story
'A betting man wouldn’t put their house on us, but stranger things have happened. Just look at the GAA'
Ireland and FC Köln’s Donegal-born striker Amber Barrett takes inspiration from elsewhere ahead of her German reunion.
# Around The World
Ireland captain helps Arsenal go top, 'keeper the star in Reading win and Donegal ace on target in Germany
There were plenty of Irish internationals in action in the Women’s Super League and further afield this weekend.
# coygig
Ireland's Amber Barrett signs contract extension with FC Köln
Ireland striker scored three goals in 15 appearances last season.
# heartbreak hotel
Contrasting emotions for Irish stars in Germany as Barrett's winner not enough to save Köln from relegation
A win over Diane Caldwell’s SC Sand ultimately made no odds, while Claire O’Riordan’s MSV Duisburg survived the drop.
# Back in business
No joy for the Irish in Germany as Donegal striker Barrett sees red on Bundesliga restart
The focus switches to Claire O’Riordan and her MSV Duisburg side today.
# frauen to business
Whirlwind prep, testing, protocols and a relegation battle: Irish striker set for Bundesliga return
‘At the end of the day, this is why we do it. It’s for the games,’ says Köln star Amber Barrett.
# Call to arms
Barrett says Ireland must 'kill teams off" ahead of Euro 2021 qualifier behind closed doors
Vera Pauw’s Girls in Green take on Montenegro on Wednesday.
# big year
Amber Barrett on a German mission and won't let language barrier block road to glory
‘I’m a realist and I know that it will take time to adjust but I’ve no doubt that I’m good enough.’
# two points dropped
'A little bump on the road that we didn't expect' takes gloss off Barrett's excellent goal in Greece
The FC Köln striker scored her second international goal today – but was left disappointed afterwards.
# Irish colognian
'There's some days I still can't believe how lucky I am. It absolutely is a dream job'
Ireland striker Amber Barrett on life in Germany, her transition to professional football and the Girls In Green’s next Euro 2021 qualifier.
# German Shepherd
'It is bittersweet for me but I'm their biggest fan and so proud of every single one of them'
‘Once a Pea, always a Pea,’ Ireland striker Amber Barrett is watching her former club with pride from Germany.
# Parting Gift
Germany-bound Barrett bows out with hat-trick as Peamount make it 12 from 12
This evening’s three WNL games threw up 19 goals.
# heading abroad
Ireland striker Barrett set for move to Germany
The Donegal native has revealed that she will sign professionally for FC Köln.
# 7 Up
Seventh heaven for league leaders as Ireland striker hits brilliant hat-trick
Peamount powered on, Galway beat Cork, and Shels and Wexford drew in the WNL this weekend.
# In form
Ireland international on target as Peamount extend lead
Amber Barrett’s goal helped the table toppers continue their winning run.
'We’re going to watch the World Cup with a determination that when the Euros come around - we'll be there'
After missing out on this summer’s finals, Amber Barrett says the Ireland WNT will use their World Cup heartbreak to build for the future.
'If we win every trophy available and I don’t score another goal this season, I think I’ll be happy enough'
Ireland striker Amber Barrett talks Peamount’s perfect start to the season and how her side has evolved in the last year.
Peamount maintain perfect start with resounding win over strugglers Kilkenny
Meanwhile, Wexford Youths stayed in touch with the league leaders after their 6-1 win over Limerick.
# Roundup
Ireland duo Jarrett and Barrett open goalscoring accounts as Wexford and Peamount prevail
Both Rianna Jarrett and Amber Barrett were on target on Saturday as the 2019 Women’s National League campaign got underway.
# Goal Machine
Ireland striker Jarrett named Player of the Year after scoring 27 goals during injury-hit season
Rianna Jarrett starred during a 2018 campaign where Wexford Youths collected the WNL title, FAI Cup and Development Shield.
# Goal Machine
'In PE class a fella turns around and says: lads she’s playing in the Aviva next week, so go easy on the tackles'
Ireland and Peamount United striker Amber Barrett looks ahead to today’s Women’s FAI Cup final and reflects on a whirlwind 18 months.
# girls in green
The ex-Donegal GAA star and trainee teacher who became Ireland's latest hero
Peamount United striker Amber Barrett popped up with a first international goal on Friday and she’ll be aiming to bag another tomorrow night.
# late heroics
'That's one for the memory books - I can't put into words how unbelievable it feels'
Amber Barrett was Ireland’s hero last night as their 2019 World Cup qualification dream lives on.
# Unbelievable Jeff
Watch: All the goals from Ireland's thrilling World Cup qualifier victory over Slovakia
Ireland now prepare to take on the European champions the Netherlands next week.