# Road to Poland

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Ireland third in the world for Euro 2012 Google searches... Nepal is first
Searches for Irish ‘flags’, ‘decorations’ and ‘bunting’ have also been on the rise over the past month…
Healthy competition spurs on McGeady among others
The emergence of James McClean has given the winger a new lease of life, while Giovanni Trapattoni has options all over the pitch going by yesterday’s win.
As-it-happened: Ireland v Bosnia Herzegovina, International Friendly
We were at Lansdowne Road on a cracking Saturday afternoon. Check out how Trap and the lads did in their final home warm-up game.
Bosnian test should provide a good rehearsal for Croatia
It may be Ireland’s Euro 2012 send-off but Safet Susic and his team haven’t just come here to be part of the celebrations.
'Striking options much stronger than at 2002 World Cup' - Robbie Keane
The Ireland skipper says all five of Giovanni Trapattoni’s front men are desperate to start against Croatia.
Balancing act: Trapattoni allays injury concerns, praises attitude
The Ireland boss was in a relaxed mood today as he spoke confidently about the fitness of those carrying niggly injuries.
Trap hands McShane a rare chance to impress... here's why
The Ireland boss wants to run the rule over the Hull defender and will start him at Lansdowne Road tomorrow.
14 days to Euro 2012: The man behind the flag
Think you’re a hardcore fan? You haven’t met Davy Keogh.
VIDEO: The best Gloria Gaynor-inspired Euro 2012 song we've heard
Any video that features Keane and McCarthy as Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in Ghost deserves your attention.
16 days to Euro 2012: The road to Germany ’88
Thank you, Gary Mackay.
Expert views: What chance have Ireland got?
We’re a good team, not a great team according to Bill and the boys.
Here's your 'Euro 2012 banner built entirely of fizzy drinks cans' picture of the day
Now that’s dedication.
'It's time for Mario to make headlines for the right reasons' - Cesare Prandelli
As well as speaking about Balotelli, the Italian boss admitted his team “aren’t built to win Euro 2012″.
20 days to Euro 2012: Are you ready?
It’s nearly time to get the tricolour bunting down out of the attic.
'Croatia can win it. There have been surprises in the past' - Liam Brady
If Chippy’s predictions are correct, Ireland chances of getting beyond the group stages are looking even slimmer.
22 days to Euro 2012: Trigger's Giants Stadium yarn
It’s got something to do with a Viking, we think…
Ireland's '12th man' all set for Poznan
With the European Championships weeks away now, we spoke to Irish fan group You Boys in Green.
The good, the bad and the cringeworthy: Trap's supreme acting and eight other football TV adverts
There’s a gem featuring Eric Cantona, Pat Jennings as a car part and Jason McAteer’s winner in the World Cup final.
24 days to Euro 2012: A chip off the old block
Czech Republic defender Michal Kadlec would love to emulate the exploits of the team his father played in at Euro ’96 this summer.
25 days to Euro 2012: Don’t worry Ireland fans, Davor Suker retired long ago
The legendary Croatian striker’s lob over the head of Peter Schmeichel in ’96 was a bit special.
27 days to Euro 2012: A special night at Anfield… spoiled by Kluivert and Co
In what proved to be Jack Charlton’s last game in charge, Ireland were given the run-around by the Dutch in a Euro ’96 play-off.
Croatia name preliminary squad, spring a couple of surprises
Slaven Bilic has left Ivan Klasnic and Mladen Petric off the list of 27 names for Ireland’s Group C rivals but there are several familiar faces.
29 days to Euro 2012: David Villa and Spain hit Russia for four
In their opening game of Euro 2008, the Valencia hitman came up trumps by bagging himself a hat-trick.
An Irishman abroad: New fan’s guide a must-have for the rocky road to Poland
Offaly native now living in Warsaw Damien Moran has released the essential one-stop survival book for Euro 2012.
32 days to Euro 2012: Take a bow, Zlatan Ibrahimovic
The enigmatic Sweden striker hit one of the goals of the 2008 finals against Greece in Salzburg.
33 days to Euro 2012: Jack’s Army depart for Germany
Suited and booted, the Irish team stopped for a photo before boarding their Aer Lingus flight back in June ’88.
34 days to Euro 2012: The Great Dane of Gothenburg
Peter Schmeichel was one of the stars of the Denmark team who shocked Europe 20 years ago.
'We'll bring you to Poland for match tickets' - Campervan gang's Euro 2012 offer
A couple spare in your possession but no way to get to Gdansk? We might just have the answer.
'Doyler has been unlucky, but he's looking sharp again' - Stephen Ward
One of Wolves’ Irish contingent says his club-mate will be an asset to Ireland this summer.
Ever-present Ward sees Euros as perfect remedy for relegation
The Wolves defender also admits he is nervous about Monday’s squad announcement.
VIDEO: Irish football fans prepare for Poland odyssey by building their own campervan
Next stop, Gdansk for these clever supporters.
36 days to Euro 2012: Panenka's cheeky penalty makes it Czech-mate
Holders Germany are undone by one of the most beautiful spot-kicks of its day back in 1976.
37 days to Euro 2012: Gazza's back in the dentist's chair
Relive one of the most iconic goals (and celebrations) of the ’96 tournament.
50 days to Euro 2012: USSR clinch inaugural tournament in extra-time
Everyday from now until June 8, we’ll be counting down the most memorable moments the European championships have brought us through the years.
Azzurri may call upon Super Mario after Giuseppe Rossi is ruled out of Euros
The Villarreal striker suffered torn ligaments in his knee training today and will miss the meeting with Ireland as well as the entire tournament.
Bad news for Ireland as David Villa steps up rehabilitation in Euro 2012 bid
The Barcelona striker is in line to make a comeback in La Liga before the end of the season.
Take a tour around Ireland's Euro 2012 hotel and training facilities
We’d fancy a week’s stay at the seaside resort which Trap’s squad will be based in.
Eastbound and down: What's gone wrong for Aiden McGeady?
The Ireland winger might be odds-on to start against Croatia on June 10 but he has fallen from grace at Spartak Moscow in recent months.
Irish Eye: The Duffer shows he's still got it
Fulham’s 33-year-old winger was on target while Dubliner Jon Daly moved to the top of the SPL goal charts.
‘Richard is as brave as a lion. If he was only 80%, I’d bring him’ – McGrath
One Irish defensive hero has been emphasising the importance of having another at the European championships this summer.