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#Republic Of Ireland

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Ronan Curtis a doubt for Euro qualifiers following freak finger injury

The Portsmouth striker has undergone plastic surgery having caught and severed his finger in a door.

'It's an embarrassment' - Kilbane slams FAI award for Declan Rice Not Happy This post contains videos

'It's an embarrassment' - Kilbane slams FAI award for Declan Rice

The West Ham star was named the 2018 Young the Player of the year after recently declaring for England.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

FAI announce Declan Rice as winner of 2018 Young Player of the Year award

The Association have said he won’t be in Dublin on Sunday to collect the award.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 7 March, 2019

5 talking points from the first squad announcement of Mick McCarthy's second reign

The new manager named 38 players ahead of a double-header of qualifiers later this month.

'I rang him and asked if he had retired, and he said 'No I haven't''

Glenn Whelan is back in the Irish squad, along with Aiden McGeady and James McCarthy.

Mick McCarthy confirms Patrick Bamford's intent on playing for Ireland

The Irish manager has still yet to meet the Leeds forward, however.

Expect little upheaval as Mick McCarthy names the first Irish squad of his second spell in charge

The Irish boss will announce his squad for qualifiers against Gibraltar and Georgia later today.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

A first Ireland cap would be 'the pinnacle' for in-form striker James Collins

The Luton Town hitman is hoping to see his name in Mick McCarthy’s Ireland squad on Thursday.

Second-half goal from Arsenal's Louise Quinn gives Ireland victory in Marbella The Mighty Quinn This post contains videos

Second-half goal from Arsenal's Louise Quinn gives Ireland victory in Marbella

Colin Bell’s side picked up the win over Wales after the teams had played out a draw last Thursday.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 28 February, 2019

FAI launch new ticket scheme in the shadow of 'mistakes' made 10 years ago

The FAI’s new premium seating plan led to an admission that long-felt errors were made in the past.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

No imminent prospect of Nathan Redmond declaring for Ireland, says Mick McCarthy

The Irish boss also offered updates on Patrick Bamford and Will Keane as he gears up for the first squad announcement of his return.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Curtis on score-sheet again to steer Portsmouth to Wembley final

The Irish international is heading to the Checkatrade Trophy final.

Blow for Ireland as Obafemi is ruled out for the rest of the season

The Southampton striker is set to miss the opening Euro 2020 qualifiers with the Boys in Green.

# republic-of-ireland - Sunday 24 February, 2019

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 18 February, 2019

'You can avoid all this questioning if they change the rule on it' - O'Shea on Declan Rice controversy Unimpressed This post contains videos

'You can avoid all this questioning if they change the rule on it' - O'Shea on Declan Rice controversy

The West Ham youngster switched international allegiance from Ireland to England last week.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

'If you're a proud Englishman, you don't come and play for us' - Kilbane No Rice This post contains videos

'If you're a proud Englishman, you don't come and play for us' - Kilbane

The former Ireland international has not been overly impressed with Declan Rice’s recent actions.

Rice decision is a reminder of what Ireland have been getting wrong for decades

The only way of avoiding these situations in the future is by developing our own talent.

Declan Rice rejects Ireland and declares for England

Mick McCarthy’s squad has suffered a huge blow as the saga finally reached an end.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 11 February, 2019

'I'd love to do it again' - The top Irish scorer in England eager for 2019 call-up

James Collins has been in stunning form for Luton Town this year, and was watched at the weekend by Irish assistant coach Robbie Keane.

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Alan Browne nets 11th goal of the season as Sadlier gets off the mark for Doncaster

It was a good day for Cork City’s old boys in the Football League.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Remembering Mick McCarthy's brief and forgotten spell with Lyon

As the Ireland manager turns 60, his former boss Raymond Domenech tells The42 about his ill-fated spell in France.

# republic-of-ireland - Saturday 2 February, 2019

McGoldrick on target while O'Neill's Forest fall to defeat

A disappointing day for the former Irish manager in the Championship.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Highly-rated Irish striker given lengthy new contract at Brighton

Aaron Connolly is making good progress at the Premier League club.

# republic-of-ireland - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Real Madrid youngster's equaliser costs Ireland U15s victory against Spain

The Spaniards won a developmental penalty shootout after the game had ended in a 1-1 draw.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Exciting Irish U18 international makes Championship debut amid links to Spurs

Luca Connell is highly-rated at Bolton Wanderers.

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 25 January, 2019

FAI confirm opening Euros qualifier will take place in Gibraltar

After weeks of uncertainty, Irish fans now know where to head for Mick McCarthy’s first game back in charge.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Norwich City complete signing of teenage Drogheda United midfielder

William Hondermarck joins the Canaries having impressed during a trial.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Teenage Irish striker inspired by Torres gets chance to shine at Hearts

Aidan Keena talks to the The42 about life in Scotland, international ambitions, and being sent off for ‘halving’ Dylan Connolly.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Danny Murphy tells Declan Rice that England is his 'only option'

The former Liverpool midfielder believes Rice should chase success.

'I'd be amazed if Daryl Murphy doesn't come back into the Ireland squad'

Keith Andrews also reckons David McGoldrick is a certainty to return to the fold.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 14 January, 2019

Irish international Megan Campbell nearing end of injury hell

The Manchester City defender hasn’t played for 15 months.

Dunne clarifies international allegiance amid interest from Northern Ireland

‘I am a Dundalk lad and my dream has always been to play for the Republic of Ireland.’

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 10 January, 2019

'I've talked with Mick McCarthy and Gareth Southgate... I will make a decision soon'

Declan Rice’s international future remains unresolved.

# republic-of-ireland - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'I felt 2018 wasn't the best year for me... hopefully now I've turned a corner'

Ireland striker Sean Maguire returned from injury for Preston North End in the FA Cup on Sunday.

# republic-of-ireland - Monday 7 January, 2019

Rounding up all of the Irish involvement in the third round of the FA Cup

There were almost 40 Irish players in action across the third round of English football’s revered competition.

Wes Hoolahan in line for West Brom extension following 'first-class' FA Cup showing

The 36-year-old signed a short-term contract with the Baggies in September.

'Dream come true' - 17-year-old Connell's Bolton Wanderers debut in FA Cup win

Luca Connell became the first player born this millennium to play first-team football for the club.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Ireland boss expresses sympathy for Declan Rice amid international tug-of-war

‘There was a real issue with his contract [at West Ham] and they’ve got that sorted out now.’

# republic-of-ireland - Friday 28 December, 2018

10 young Irish footballers who could make a breakthrough in 2019

These youngsters will all be hoping to make significant strides over the next 12 months or so.

# republic-of-ireland - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'Being in a team with guys like Shearer and Owen is something I definitely appreciate more now'

Former Ireland winger Alan O’Brien reflects on his career in football.