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#EC Qualification

# ec-qualification - Saturday 12 October, 2019

As it happened: Georgia v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Georgia v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers

Oct 12th 2019, 1:13 PM 48,958 Views 100 Comments

Ireland were held to a dismal 0-0 draw by Georgia in Tbilisi. Catch up on what little action there was in our minute-by-minute report.

# ec-qualification - Thursday 5 September, 2019

As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, Euro 2020 qualifier
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, Euro 2020 qualifier

Sep 5th 2019, 9:18 PM 81,422 Views 58 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Mick McCarthy’s men welcomed Switzerland to the Aviva Stadium.

# ec-qualification - Monday 10 June, 2019

As it happened: Ireland v Gibraltar, Euro 2020 qualifier
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Gibraltar, Euro 2020 qualifier

Jun 10th 2019, 7:36 PM 68,561 Views 93 Comments

Ireland faced Gibraltar, as Mick McCarthy’s men look to make it 10 points from 12 in the campaign.

# ec-qualification - Friday 7 June, 2019

As it happened: Denmark v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifier
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Denmark v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifier

Jun 7th 2019, 8:34 PM 78,875 Views 64 Comments

Mick McCarthy’s side were in Copenhagen aiming to remain unbeaten in Group D.

# ec-qualification - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

As it happened: Ireland vs Georgia, Euro 2020 qualifier
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland vs Georgia, Euro 2020 qualifier

Mar 26th 2019, 9:05 PM 73,582 Views 86 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland faced Georgia in Dublin.

# ec-qualification - Saturday 23 March, 2019

As it happened: Gibraltar vs Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifier
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Gibraltar vs Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifier

Mar 23rd 2019, 5:00 PM 54,091 Views 90 Comments

Mick McCarthy took charge of his first Ireland game in 17 years as the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign got underway in Gibraltar.

# ec-qualification - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Sound man James McClean got out of the way so this fan could see Walters' penalty
# Oh Sit Down
# Oh Sit Down

Sound man James McClean got out of the way so this fan could see Walters' penalty

Nov 17th 2015, 11:14 AM 14,060 Views 7 Comments

“Send you a postcard they said, enjoy your holidays they said!”

Here's how tonight's remaining playoff games will impact Ireland's Euro 2016 group
# Gone To Pot
# Gone To Pot

Here's how tonight's remaining playoff games will impact Ireland's Euro 2016 group

Nov 17th 2015, 10:59 AM 6,323 Views 13 Comments

While Ireland can’t move out of pot 4, pots 2 and 3 can change dramatically.

9 brilliant pictures sum up just how much last night's win meant to Ireland
# In Pics
# In Pics

9 brilliant pictures sum up just how much last night's win meant to Ireland

Nov 17th 2015, 10:25 AM 11,828 Views 13 Comments

Because the bad nights are there so often we may as well enjoy the good ones.

Irish fans mobbed this BBC News reporter outside the Aviva Stadium
# Party On
# Party On

Irish fans mobbed this BBC News reporter outside the Aviva Stadium

Nov 17th 2015, 10:23 AM 10,224 Views 2 Comments

Scenes.

There was an almighty session on Camden Street after Ireland's win last night
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

There was an almighty session on Camden Street after Ireland's win last night

Nov 17th 2015, 9:51 AM 20,125 Views 8 Comments

Even the garda helicopter joined in the fun.

'One out of 10 is not great but when it means as much as that, I'll take it all day'
# Next Generation
# Next Generation

'One out of 10 is not great but when it means as much as that, I'll take it all day'

Nov 17th 2015, 12:22 AM 13,950 Views 4 Comments

Robbie Brady celebrates a dream come true against Bosnia-Herzegovina.

'They were in my ear. You've got to be mentally strong' - Walters talks us through a historic night
# King Jon
# King Jon

'They were in my ear. You've got to be mentally strong' - Walters talks us through a historic night

Nov 17th 2015, 12:02 AM 8,571 Views 2 Comments

We did it the hard way, says Walters as he savours European Championship return.

# ec-qualification - Monday 16 November, 2015

As it happened: Ireland v Bosnia, Euro 2016 play-off
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Bosnia, Euro 2016 play-off

Nov 16th 2015, 11:03 PM 130,140 Views 91 Comments

Ireland took on Bosnia, with a place in France next summer up for grabs

We're off to France! Jon Walters double books Ireland's place at Euro 2016
# History Boys
# History Boys

We're off to France! Jon Walters double books Ireland's place at Euro 2016

Nov 16th 2015, 9:52 PM 29,029 Views 88 Comments

Ireland have qualified for Euro 2016. Who’s taking the horse to France?

Poll: Do you think Ireland will qualify for Euro 2016?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Ireland will qualify for Euro 2016?

Nov 16th 2015, 4:34 PM 6,461 Views 12 Comments

Martin O’Neill’s men are 90 minutes away from qualification.

Will this be the Ireland team for tonight's Euro 2016 decider against Bosnia?
# Mystic Meg
# Mystic Meg

Will this be the Ireland team for tonight's Euro 2016 decider against Bosnia?

Nov 16th 2015, 12:05 AM 9,872 Views 10 Comments

O’Neill unlikely to tinker too much with the team that claimed a valuable draw in Zenica.

# ec-qualification - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Hungary have qualified for a major championship for the first time in 30 years
# Road Trip
# Road Trip

Hungary have qualified for a major championship for the first time in 30 years

Nov 15th 2015, 9:59 PM 9,533 Views 19 Comments

Former Watford and Ipswich striker Tamas Priskin scored a vital goal for the Magyars this evening.

# ec-qualification - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Ukraine have one foot in Euro 2016 after comfortable win over Slovenia
# Euro 2016
# Euro 2016

Ukraine have one foot in Euro 2016 after comfortable win over Slovenia

Nov 14th 2015, 7:41 PM 6,106 Views 2 Comments

The first leg hosts won 2-0 today.

A little kid had to go to school as a super hero... so he chose Jon Walters
# I Need A Hero
# I Need A Hero

A little kid had to go to school as a super hero... so he chose Jon Walters

Nov 14th 2015, 1:56 PM 9,663 Views 9 Comments

He’s not the hero Ireland deserves, but he’s the one he needs.

# ec-qualification - Friday 13 November, 2015

'I barely saw it myself' - The fog impacted everyone including Robbie Brady
# Brady Crunch
# Brady Crunch

'I barely saw it myself' - The fog impacted everyone including Robbie Brady

Nov 13th 2015, 10:38 PM 5,687 Views 4 Comments

Ireland’s goalscorer struggled with the fog too.

As it happened: Bosnia-Herzegovina v Ireland, Euro 2016 play-off first-leg
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Bosnia-Herzegovina v Ireland, Euro 2016 play-off first-leg

Nov 13th 2015, 8:40 PM 70,487 Views 62 Comments

Could Ireland keep the tie alive in Zenica? We followed all the action.

Ireland boss keen to 'light up' Euro 2016 alongside O'Neill, Hodgson and Coleman
# Smoking
# Smoking

Ireland boss keen to 'light up' Euro 2016 alongside O'Neill, Hodgson and Coleman

Nov 13th 2015, 7:05 AM 6,421 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland boss admits his a little envious of his international colleagues.

# ec-qualification - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Grief-stricken Hungary beat Norway to edge one step closer to Euro 2016
# Nearly There
# Nearly There

Grief-stricken Hungary beat Norway to edge one step closer to Euro 2016

Nov 12th 2015, 10:07 PM 8,495 Views 11 Comments

The Hungarians wore black armbands to mark the death of former player Marton Fulop.

'I've put French football on map' claims Zlatan
# Modest
# Modest

'I've put French football on map' claims Zlatan

Nov 12th 2015, 8:27 PM 5,042 Views 18 Comments

The Swedish striker was in his usual shy form ahead of Sweden’s Euro 2016 playoff with Denmark.

'It gives us even more power' - Dzeko glad to be facing Ireland at Bosnia's 'special' little stadium
# Top Dzeko
# Top Dzeko

'It gives us even more power' - Dzeko glad to be facing Ireland at Bosnia's 'special' little stadium

Nov 12th 2015, 5:59 PM 4,621 Views 7 Comments

The Roma star believes the tiny Bilino Polje Stadium will be key to sending them to Euro 2016.

Will Sweden, Ukraine and Norway advance in the other Euro 2016 playoffs?
# Playoff Time
# Playoff Time

Will Sweden, Ukraine and Norway advance in the other Euro 2016 playoffs?

Nov 12th 2015, 5:21 PM 2,623 Views 3 Comments

There’s three other games for international football fans to sink their teeth into this weekend.

Ireland must go into future games with more than just a gambler's chance
# Card Sharks
# Card Sharks

Ireland must go into future games with more than just a gambler's chance

Nov 12th 2015, 2:18 PM 3,138 Views 3 Comments

We may not reach Euro 2016 but they can build on this campaign says Tommy Martin.

# ec-qualification - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

'I scored 20 goals in 24 games this year - it's not like I'm on my way out!'
# Striking Gold
# Striking Gold

'I scored 20 goals in 24 games this year - it's not like I'm on my way out!'

Nov 11th 2015, 5:18 PM 12,299 Views 8 Comments

Robbie Keane is ready to play his part against Bosnia – whatever that may be.

Keep Martin! Keane backs O'Neill to stay on for another term with Ireland
# Future Plans
# Future Plans

Keep Martin! Keane backs O'Neill to stay on for another term with Ireland

Nov 11th 2015, 2:28 PM 2,820 Views 7 Comments

O’Neill “absolutely open” to another campaign but focus is on Bosnia for now.

O'Neill getting 'almost hourly' updates on Shane Long, as Meyler suffers training knock
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

O'Neill getting 'almost hourly' updates on Shane Long, as Meyler suffers training knock

Nov 11th 2015, 1:38 PM 2,919 Views 1 Comment

Long ‘improving’ as Ireland prepare to fly out to Zenica.

# ec-qualification - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

'The first day, he told me he wanted me to be his main man'
# Front And Centre
# Front And Centre

'The first day, he told me he wanted me to be his main man'

Nov 10th 2015, 6:59 PM 11,314 Views 1 Comment

Daryl Murphy brushes off Mick McCarthy ‘banter’ and hails his club manager’s influence.

# ec-qualification - Monday 9 November, 2015

'We're not babies any more!' It's time for next generation to step up, says Coleman
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

'We're not babies any more!' It's time for next generation to step up, says Coleman

Nov 9th 2015, 8:43 PM 5,957 Views 8 Comments

Everton defender ready to shoulder more responsibility against Bosnia-Herzegovina.

'He is a great manager. I've seen that first hand' - Seamus Coleman reacts to Moyes' sacking
# Blues Brothers
# Blues Brothers

'He is a great manager. I've seen that first hand' - Seamus Coleman reacts to Moyes' sacking

Nov 9th 2015, 7:17 PM 6,812 Views 10 Comments

Moyes sacked by Real Sociedad after just 364 days in charge.

Martin O'Neill plays the waiting game as Long and O'Shea race to be fit for Bosnia
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

Martin O'Neill plays the waiting game as Long and O'Shea race to be fit for Bosnia

Nov 9th 2015, 6:39 PM 3,206 Views 3 Comments

Rob Elliot’s absence “a wee bit strange,” says O’Neill as question marks hang over five of play-off squad.

# ec-qualification - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Don't Pjanic! O'Neill knows Bosnia's free-kick king can hurt Ireland
# Danger Man
# Danger Man

Don't Pjanic! O'Neill knows Bosnia's free-kick king can hurt Ireland

Oct 29th 2015, 6:00 AM 3,366 Views 6 Comments

Roma star has scored four goals from frees already this season.

# ec-qualification - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Can Wes Hoolahan start both games against Bosnia?
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Can Wes Hoolahan start both games against Bosnia?

Oct 28th 2015, 3:54 PM 4,540 Views 14 Comments

Ireland boss says there will be “a great deal of player management” as Ireland face two games in 72 hours.

Miss out on Ireland v Bosnia tickets? FAI confirms there will be another general sale
# Ticket Rush
# Ticket Rush

Miss out on Ireland v Bosnia tickets? FAI confirms there will be another general sale

Oct 28th 2015, 2:56 PM 6,530 Views 6 Comments

Second batch of tickets for the home leg will go on sale next Monday.

Shane Long is 'touch and go' for Ireland's Euro 2016 play-off
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

Shane Long is 'touch and go' for Ireland's Euro 2016 play-off

Oct 28th 2015, 1:54 PM 2,845 Views 4 Comments

Striker left out of Southampton squad as he continues his recovery from an ankle injury.

# ec-qualification - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Boost for Ireland as Shane Long in line to return before Bosnia playoff
# Good News
# Good News

Boost for Ireland as Shane Long in line to return before Bosnia playoff

Oct 24th 2015, 9:57 AM 3,464 Views 7 Comments

The Southampton striker could feature in the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 playoff with Bosnia.

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