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# fai - Monday 12 March, 2018

'Contrary to how it has been reported, I did not attack the FAI'

Michael O’Neill has sought to clarify controversial comments he made in a recent interview.

# fai - Friday 9 March, 2018

FAI confirm decade-long association with Denis O'Brien has come to an end

He had helped to fund the contracts of the current management team.

Jimmy Magee to be honoured as FAI announce 2018 International Award nominees

The full list of nominees for the 2018 FAI International Awards Nominees was confirmed on Friday.

# fai - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Ireland supporters travelling to Turkey will receive their tickets free of charge

Approximately 170 Irish fans are expected to attend the friendly.

# fai - Friday 9 February, 2018

Ireland will host the US in Dublin this summer

Martin O’Neill’s side will host the 25th-ranked team in the world at Lansdown Road on 2 June.

# fai - Thursday 8 February, 2018

No charges following investigation into Bray-Waterford match-fixing allegations

The FAI have a released a statement about the matter.

'One of the most technically-gifted players ever to pull on the Ireland jersey' - Tributes pour in for Wes

Paul McGrath, Martin O’Neill and a number of Hoolahan’s former team-mates have reacted to the news.

# fai - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'It's a bit surreal, to say the least': The Limerick man trying to change football in Cambodia

Conor Nestor has landed his first professional coaching job – in the country’s capital of Phnom Penh.

# fai - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Daryl Murphy announces his retirement from international football

The 34-year-old posted a message on Twitter on Saturday morning.

# fai - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

And it's finally done: Martin O'Neill has officially signed a new contract with the FAI

The Derryman and his management team have committed to remain in the job up to Euro 2020.

# fai - Friday 12 January, 2018

'I don’t know how workable a scenario it is for Martin O’Neill to simply return to Abbotstown'

Richie Sadlier says the Ireland boss will have to explain his position if he does end up staying in the Ireland role.

# fai - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Flores favourite ahead of O'Neill for Stoke job and has 24 hours to accept - Guillem Balague

The Ireland manager is also in the running to replace Mark Hughes at the Potters.

# fai - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Stand-offs, world rugby awards and record-breaking crowds - women's sport in Ireland in 2017

It has been a progressive year for women’s sport in Ireland, but there were some low points.

Poll: Who was the Republic of Ireland's best player in 2017? 2018 World Cup This post contains a poll

Poll: Who was the Republic of Ireland's best player in 2017?

2017 ended up being one to forget for the Republic of Ireland.

# fai - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

‘As a group of players, we knew things had to change’

Áine O’Gorman reflects on what will likely be remembered as a landmark year for Irish women’s football.

# fai - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

From How much were the gardaí paid for policing major sporting events this year? An Awful Lot

How much were the gardaí paid for policing major sporting events this year?

Between the FAI, IRFU and GAA, An Garda Síochana received sums approaching one million euro.

# fai - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Ireland's first fixture of 2018 confirmed ahead of Uefa Nations League

Martin O’Neill’s side will face Turkey in March.

# fai - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Athlone duo accused of match-fixing launch legal proceedings against FAI

Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan were previously banned from all football-related activities for 12 months.

# fai - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'I've had no approach from anyone in the FAI since the day my contract was terminated' The Life Of Brian This post contains videos

'I've had no approach from anyone in the FAI since the day my contract was terminated'

Brian Kerr was last night asked about the calls for him to be involved in Irish underage football again.

# fai - Monday 20 November, 2017

'One of our own' - FAI and Irish fans come out in support of Christie after racial abuse

The Ireland full-back has been targeted online since last week’s World Cup play-off defeat.

# fai - Friday 17 November, 2017

'Trap had the 6-1, Jack had the Harry Ramsden’s Challenge. That moment might have come for O’Neill'

The Derry man is unlikely to leave without a fight, however, writes Tommy Martin.

# fai - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Last night's debacle is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Irish football's problems Opinion This post contains videos

Last night's debacle is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Irish football's problems

The Boys in Green suffered an embarrassing 5-1 World Cup play-off loss to Denmark at the Aviva Stadium.

# fai - Thursday 9 November, 2017

'I actually think we are the more physical side': Schmeichel unconcerned by Irish toughness

‘The team wasn’t really Irish back then! Jack was very clever, and he got the pick of the best that didn’t play for England.’

Injured duo link up with Irish squad as they prepare to fly out to Copenhagen

Seamus Coleman and Jon Walters have joined up with the Boys in Green ahead of their vital World Cup play-off games.

# fai - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Liverpool standout added to unbeaten Ireland U21 squad for Norway qualifier

Caoimhin Kelleher’s introduction is the only change to Noel King’s squad.

# fai - Friday 20 October, 2017

From 'A truly dysfunctional system': Touts selling World Cup seats for Ireland V Denmark for €700 Ripoff Ireland

# fai - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Has the FAI’s faith in Martin O’Neill been vindicated?

The Irish side’s crucial victory against Wales in Cardiff has raised morale.

# fai - Friday 13 October, 2017

'This is a fantastic step forward for women's football in Ireland' - FAI handed €200k grant

The government funding will go towards running the Ireland women’s senior team and developing elite player development.

# fai - Thursday 12 October, 2017

FAI announce ticket details for Ireland's 2018 World Cup play-off

Martin O’Neill’s side will bid for a place at the tournament in Russia with a two-legged tie next month.

# fai - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Ireland manager Martin O'Neill confirms he's signed a new deal with the FAI

The 65-year-old will continue in the job beyond this qualification campaign, it has been announced this evening.

# fai - Monday 25 September, 2017

'We just felt worthless... It's just disgraceful really'

Emily Cahill of UCD Waves speaks to The42 about yesterday’s Women’s National League game, which was abandoned after no referee showed up.

# fai - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

From 'There'll be war': Ireland fans urged not to buy fake tickets from Welsh touts Don't Be Duped

'There'll be war': Ireland fans urged not to buy fake tickets from Welsh touts

The Boys in Green take on Wales in Cardiff next month.

# fai - Monday 18 September, 2017

'He has a track record of success and really backs himself. That filters down to the team'

Ireland’s new era begins with the first competitive match under Colin Bell away to Northern Ireland tomorrow.

# fai - Friday 15 September, 2017

Shamrock Rovers receive €180,000 support from FAI for new academy

The Football Association of Ireland has approved funding for the initiative.

# fai - Monday 4 September, 2017

Coleman joins up with Ireland squad ahead of top-of-the-table clash as Hendrick is ruled out

The team captain was present at today’s training session, while Burnley midfielder Hendrick won’t be available.

# fai - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Ireland's first New Balance home kit has been officially unveiled

The Boys in Green are set to debut the strip next month, but it will be available to buy from 10 August.

# fai - Saturday 22 July, 2017

FAI boss insists Bray turmoil was 'unforeseeable', defends current licensing system

The association’s director of competitions Fran Gavin says they will meet with the club next week to receive assurances on its financial stability.

# fai - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Want your kid in the starting XI? Make sure he's born in the spring

New research shows a massive bias towards players born in the first three months of the year in schoolboy football.

# fai - Monday 3 July, 2017

One of Dublin's most famous schoolboy clubs to be part of new U15 National League

St Kevin’s Boys will be one of the 24 sides competing in a shortened season set to begin in August.

# fai - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Delaney promises to grow women's football as FAI makes historic appointment

Niamh O’Donoghue will join the association’s board of management at next month’s AGM.