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#Road to France

# road-to-france - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Staying in the spotlight - Don't forget that Ireland's World Cup dream is still alive

Reviewing the recent double-header and previewing June’s crucial one with Norway, which will ultimately determine Ireland’s fate.

# road-to-france - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Explainer: How Ireland can still qualify for the 2019 World Cup

Their bid to reach a first-ever major tournament took a hit last night, but it can still be done.

# road-to-france - Monday 9 April, 2018

'The best team in the world on their day' - Ireland prepare to shut out European champions again

Having drawn 0-0 with the Dutch back in November, manager Colin Bell is hopeful of pulling off something similar at Tallaght Stadium tomorrow.

# road-to-france - Friday 6 April, 2018

Super sub Barrett Ireland's hero as World Cup qualification dream lives on

Her 87th-minute winner proved decisive at Tallaght Stadium.

'Leading my country out in my hometown of Tallaght will be a really proud moment'

Ireland captain Katie McCabe will live her childhood dream this evening.

# road-to-france - Thursday 5 April, 2018

'We don't see any reason why we can't qualify. We hope that the time is now'

Karen Duggan and the Ireland WNT are focused as their quest to reach a first major tournament continues.

# road-to-france - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

A memorable night as Ireland's new era begins but bigger challenges lie ahead Road To France This post contains videos

A memorable night as Ireland's new era begins but bigger challenges lie ahead

Four talking points from last night’s win, as Colin Bell’s side go in search of qualification for their first major tournament.

# road-to-france - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Belarus spoil Ireland's Euro 2016 send-off in Cork

The Boys in Green went down 2-1 at Turner’s Cross tonight.

As it happened: Ireland v Belarus, Euro 2016 warm-up

All eyes were on Turner’s Cross tonight as Ireland played their final Euro 2016 warm-up match. Catch up with the action here.

# road-to-france - Friday 20 May, 2016

Ireland fans invited to Aviva Stadium for open training session, while extra Euro 2016 tickets secured

Supporters will get the chance to watch the team being put through their paces by Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane next Tuesday.

# road-to-france - Saturday 19 March, 2016

No place for Forrester but Judge, Gleeson and Doherty remain as O'Neill trims Ireland squad

The Aviva Stadium hosts two friendlies against Swizterland and Slovakia later this month.

# road-to-france - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Ireland should call upon Leicester's team spirit at Euro 2016 - Petit

The former France midfielder also suggested the Irish defenders should play rough with Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

# road-to-france - Friday 11 March, 2016

Forrester among the new faces in 40-man Ireland squad for upcoming double-header

The Boys in Green face Switzerland and Slovakia in friendlies later this month.

# road-to-france - Thursday 10 March, 2016

What kind of form are Ireland's players in ahead of Martin O'Neill's squad announcement?

The Ireland boss picks his panel for the upcoming friendlies with Switzerland and Slovakia on Friday afternoon.

# road-to-france - Monday 11 January, 2016

Ireland may choose the UK for Euro 2016 camp so players can see their families

Martin O’Neill has been speaking about the team’s pre-tournanment plans.

# road-to-france - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Welcome boost for Ireland's Stephen Ward with first league start in a year

The Burnley full-back played 90 minutes in their 4-0 win over Bristol City.

# road-to-france - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Ranking Ireland's possible Euro 2016 play-off opponents

Most Ireland fans will be keeping their fingers crossed for a two-legged tie with Hungary.

# road-to-france - Thursday 8 October, 2015

'We've still a long way to go' - O'Neill insists the job is only half-done

Ireland’s manager was delighted with the team spirit shown by his players tonight.

There are a couple of surprise selections in the Ireland team for tonight's Euro 2016 qualifier

The Boys in Green host the world champions at Lansdowne Road this evening.

# road-to-france - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Martin O'Neill names 40-man Ireland squad for decisive Euro 2016 qualifiers

The Boys in Green face a make-or-break double-header against Germany (8 Oct) and Poland (11 Oct).

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.

# road-to-france - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Fellaini, Hazard and Man City new boy De Bruyne do the business for Belgium Road To France This post contains videos

Fellaini, Hazard and Man City new boy De Bruyne do the business for Belgium

Edin Dzeko had opened the scoring for Bosnia & Herzegovina but the home side went on to claim a 3-1 win.

# road-to-france - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

'We're hoping other teams might slip up but we've got to do our own job' - Keane

Ireland’s number two has called for an assured performance against minnows Gibraltar on Friday night.

# road-to-france - Monday 27 April, 2015

FAI announces summer game with Northern Ireland... but you won't be able to watch it

The Boys in Green will face Michael O’Neill’s men behind closed doors on 4 June.

# road-to-france - Sunday 29 March, 2015

As it happened: Ireland v Poland, Euro 2016 qualifier

It was over to the Aviva Stadium where Martin O’Neill’s men played their first competitive game of 2015.

# road-to-france - Friday 27 March, 2015

'It's not as bizarre as everyone thinks' - Brady on early recovery from fall 'down a hole'

The Hull City winger says he is ready to give ’110%’ if called upon by Martin O’Neill this weekend.

# road-to-france - Friday 13 March, 2015

'Young players not ready to step up at this critical stage' - O'Neill

The Ireland manager has also emphasised the importance of getting three points against Poland later this month.

# road-to-france - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Martin O'Neill's end-of-year Ireland report card

How did the Derryman perform in his role during 2014?

# road-to-france - Saturday 15 November, 2014

'We're still in this' - Home form most important for qualification, insists O'Neill

The Ireland boss believes there was very little between the sides at Cetic Park.

# road-to-france - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

O'Neill: We will go to Celtic Park full of confidence thanks to Germany equaliser

The Ireland boss believes the world champions will still top Group D despite their under-par performances, however.

# road-to-france - Thursday 16 October, 2014

What's the best way to get to Scotland for Ireland's next Euro 2016 qualifier?

The Green Army are likely to travel to Glasgow in their droves next month but finding tickets has proven difficult for many.

# road-to-france - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

'Go positively - Scotland have shown the way': O'Neill strikes confident tone for Ireland

O’Neill and Keane face crucial qualification double-header against Gibraltar and Germany next month.

# road-to-france - Sunday 7 September, 2014

McGeady double seals victory in Ireland's Euro 2016 qualifying opener

Martin O’Neill’s men came away from Tbilisi with three points thanks to the Everton winger’s brace.

# road-to-france - Friday 5 September, 2014

'Hungry' Coleman intent on helping Ireland secure spot at Euro 2016 finals

Ahead of Sunday’s clash with Georgia, Everton’s flying full-back says he would love nothing more than to represent his country on the ‘biggest stage’.

# road-to-france - Thursday 4 September, 2014

'Bring on the hostile atmosphere,' declares Keane

The Ireland number two was in bullish form ahead of the trip Tbilisi for Sunday’s Euro 2016 qualifying curtain-raiser.

# road-to-france - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

O'Neill pleased Doyle got his move, unsure of Long's new club role

The Ireland boss was asked about a number of his forwards at today’s press conference in Malahide.

# road-to-france - Friday 22 August, 2014

O'Neill ready for serious business of qualifiers after 'the longest build-up imaginable'

Plenty of decisions for Ireland boss to mull over before his squad meets up in Malahide next week.

# road-to-france - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Ireland and O'Neill to face Löw as Germany boss staying on for two more years

The 54-year-old has announced that he will remain with the World Cup winners until Euro 2016.

# road-to-france - Friday 6 June, 2014

'Playing strong teams is the best preparation for Euro qualifiers' - O'Neill

Ireland take on Costa Rica tonight before a final summer friendly with Portugal in New York on Tuesday.

# road-to-france - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

'It's a work in progress' - Keane happy with improvements to the set-up

Spirits are high in the Ireland camp ahead of their first fixture of the year.

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