This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 10 °C Monday 6 July, 2020


# qualification - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Borussia Dortmund star Sancho scores twice as England see off Kosovo in eight-goal affair Three Lions This post contains videos

Borussia Dortmund star Sancho scores twice as England see off Kosovo in eight-goal affair

The 19-year-old forward scored a brace at St Mary’s as England secured three points.

# qualification - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020

Greene’s time in South Korea pre-validates him for the 2020 Games in Tokyo next summer.

# qualification - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Rangers take big step towards potential Cork City meeting with Europa League win

The winner of Cork City’s first-round tie with FC Progres Niederkorn will likely face Steven Gerrard’s side.

# qualification - Friday 5 April, 2019

New World Cup qualification pathway confirmed as Ireland set for long route

The 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup will be hosted by reigning champions New Zealand.

# qualification - Sunday 24 March, 2019

'I'm buzzing' - Norwich's teenage striker Idah delighted with U21 double Cloud Nine This post contains videos

'I'm buzzing' - Norwich's teenage striker Idah delighted with U21 double

Adam Idah scored an impressive brace to help Ireland defeat Luxembourg 3-0 on Sunday evening.

# qualification - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'We threw the kitchen sink at them' - Walters admits 'sombre' atmosphere after Serbia loss

The Ireland skipper insists all is not lost despite suffering a major setback tonight.

# qualification - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Carlos Queiroz: From Man United number two to Mr World Cup

The Mozambique-born Portuguese coach has just qualified for his fourth finals.

# qualification - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Stephanie Meadow becomes the second Irish woman to qualify for next month's US Women's Open

She’ll join Leona Maguire at the event in Trump National, New Jersey.

# qualification - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Ireland's James McGee falls just short of Australian Open qualification

The Castleknock native was beaten 7-6 3-6 6-3 by Australia’s Blake Mott.

# qualification - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From French media: When it comes to its football fans, "Ireland is unified" Shiny Happy People This post contains videos

French media: When it comes to its football fans, "Ireland is unified"

“It does us good to see such happy people.”

# qualification - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Ireland's Natalya Coyle has officially qualified for the Rio Olympics

The 25-year-old previously competed in the London 2012 Olympics.

# qualification - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Katie Taylor on the brink of Olympic qualification, Darren O'Neill goes out at the quarter-finals

The 2012 gold medallist came through her European Olympic qualifying quarter-final in Turkey and there were mixed fortunes for the rest of Team Ireland.

# qualification - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From Struggling to finance a trip to the Euros? There's a loan for that... Give It A Lash

Struggling to finance a trip to the Euros? There's a loan for that...

Ireland’s credit unions are not averse to financing the holiday of a lifetime.

# qualification - Thursday 17 September, 2015

POLL: Will Ireland qualify for Euro 2016? Road To France This post contains a poll

POLL: Will Ireland qualify for Euro 2016?

Martin O’Neill names his squad for the make-or-break qualifiers against Germany and Poland this afternoon.

# qualification - Saturday 5 September, 2015

The first Irish rowers have qualified for Rio 2016

It was an eventful twenty minutes at the World Rowing Championships this morning.

# qualification - Monday 6 July, 2015

Ireland's Fiona Doyle adds bronze medal to Olympic qualification

The 23-year-old claimed third in the 100m Breaststroke at the World University Games after securing an ‘A’ qualification time yesterday.

# qualification - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Irish amateur Paul Dunne produces stunning round to qualify for The Open

It is his second time to qualify.

# qualification - Thursday 15 January, 2015

They may have been relegated, but UCD are on course to qualify for the Europa League

The Students are in line to play in Europe next season thanks to Ireland’s position in the UEFA Respect Fair Play League.

# qualification - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Records set to tumble at National Indoor Athletics Championships

Over 330 of Ireland’s top athletes will battle it out this weekend.

# qualification - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Road To Rio - What European teams can still qualify for the World Cup?

Here’s the state of play in the nine groups ahead of the last two rounds of games.

# qualification - Friday 11 January, 2013

Explainer: What the Irish provinces need to do to reach Heineken Cup 1/4 finals

We run through the likely scenarios for the four sides and reveal who has the best qualifying chance.

# qualification - Saturday 2 June, 2012

London 2012: Evans not interested in making up the numbers

“I don’t want to be the guy who just went to the Olympics, that’s not who I am.” Ireland’s top badminton player talks about his Olympic qualification.

# qualification - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Platini: Spurs should have finished third if they wanted Champions League football

UEFA boss doesn’t believe the London club have been treated unfairly.

# qualification - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Olympic dream over for David Oliver Joyce

Athy native suffers heavy defeat in Olympic qualifier in Turkey.

# qualification - Monday 16 April, 2012

ICC limit 2019 Cricket World Cup to 10 teams

Ireland will have to compete against two test-playing nations to qualify for a spot at the 2019 World Cup in England.

# qualification - Friday 23 March, 2012

London calling for Ireland's women hockey players?

The nation’s women’s team are just one win away from Olympic debut.

# qualification - Monday 10 October, 2011

WATCH: South Africa's Cup of Nations Idiocy Fail This post contains videos

WATCH: South Africa's Cup of Nations Idiocy

Bafana Bafana, thinking they’d sealed qualification on goal difference, celebrated their 0-0 draw with Sierra Leone for several minutes before realising they’d actually been eliminated.