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# Sue Ronan

Last year
2022
# larger than life
The forgotten story of an Irish international whose sudden death rocked a community
Remembering the late trailblazing footballer, Ann McLoughlin.
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# Interview
The trailblazing coach who helped usher in a new era for Irish football
Sue Ronan discusses her time with Ireland as a player and manager, and the work she has done since.
# teenage dream
Shel-shocking the Aviva and a dazzling year in green: Leanne Kiernan's 2016
The 17-year-old sensation has had a year to remember.
# Looking Back
In Pics: A review of Sue Ronan's career as Ireland women's football manager
We take a look back at some significant moments during Sue Ronan’s career as the women’s national football coach.
# coygig
Sundhage for Ireland? Louise Quinn starts a rumour we can all get behind
Somebody needs to make this happen.
# New Beginnings
'It's someone else's time' - Ronan's last hurrah before stepping down as Ireland boss
She will continue to work for women’s football in a different role after today’s game against the Basque Country.
# The Final Stand
Irish coach Ronan names final squad before stepping down after six years at the helm
The game against the Basque Country takes place on 26 November.
# WNT
Ireland are searching for a new head coach after long-serving Sue Ronan steps down
The former international was in charge for three qualifying campaigns.
# bitter end
A disappointing Euro campaign comes to end for Ireland as Portuguese conjure crucial win
The 1-0 defeat meant Sue Ronan’s side finished fourth in Group 2 as the guests sneaked a play-off spot.
# Next generation
Youth given a chance to impress as 9 new faces named in Ireland senior women's squad
The Girls in Green head to Wales and play two challenge matches later this week.
# Hammer Blow
Irish women's Euros hopes all but ended by Finland rout
Sue Ronan’s side desperately needed to claim the three points in Valkeakoski.
Ireland women confident they can take the points on road to Euro 2017
Sue Ronan’s side need three points to stay in the race for next year’s Euros.
# Euro 2017
'We can't afford any more slip-ups': Ireland face into crucial Euros double-header
Sue Ronan’s side face Finland and Montenegro within the space of five days.
# Report
Ireland outclassed as Euro qualification campaign suffers setback
Spain prevailed despite an early penalty save from goalkeeper Emma Byrne.
# IMPACT SUB
Ireland star McCabe bags injury-time equaliser against Italy with superb individual goal
What a way to score your first international goal.
# coygig
Ireland face world champions the US in front of 20,000 fans tonight
The Girls in Green are Stateside for two games over the next three days.
# WNT
Ireland's hopes of Euro 2017 qualification suffer a setback with home defeat to Spain
Sue Ronan’s team went down 3-0 at Tallaght Stadium this afternoon.
# girls in green
'Ireland squad is probably the strongest it has ever been in terms of talent coming through'
We speak to Chelsea star Niamh Fahey and Glasgow City’s Clare Shine as they prepare to face Spain in Thursday’s Euro 2017 qualifier in Dublin.
# Up and Running
Ireland's Euro 2017 campaign back on track with priceless win in Portugal
A huge win for Sue Ronan’s side.
# Women's football
Disappointing start to Ireland's Euro 2017 campaign as Finland come away with 3 points
Sue Ronan’s girls lost 2-0 on a rainy night in Tallaght.
# WNT
Sue Ronan is hoping her side can ride the crest of Stephanie Roche's wave in 2015
Ireland kick-start their year with a training camp in Spain.
# goal queen
D-Day for trailblazing Roche finally on the horizon as she takes fame in her stride
“Above all, the whole thing has showed women’s football is not crap because I’ve heard that said a few times.”
# Report
Ireland women's World Cup campaign ends with loss to Germany
Sue Ronan’s side’s hopes of qualification had ended before today, nonetheless they put in a brave performance.
# coygig
Ireland look to end World Cup qualifiers on a high against European champions Germany
Sue Ronan’s side will be looking to cause an upset in Heidenheim this evening.
# girls in green
Stephanie Roche strikes for late, late winner to keep World Cup chase alive
Sue Ronan’s side can sneak second place in Group 1 — but even that looks unlikely to be enough for a playoff spot.
# coygig
In-form Byrne helps Ireland keep Russia at bay in World Cup qualifier
The Girls in Green have earned four points from their last two competitive matches after today’s result in Krasnoarmeysk.
# back on track
Ronan relieved after late winner earns Ireland women vital World Cup qualifier win
Denise O‚ÄôSullivan’s last-gasp strike made the difference at Tallaght Stadium.
# Russian Roulette
Roy Keane didn't sugarcoat things after watching Ireland's women lose last night
Roy had some home truths for the Girls in Green as World Cup qualification slipped away.
# dropped points
Ireland's women suffer setback in World Cup qualification bid with defeat to Russia
Sue Ronan’s side lost 3-1 to the visitors at Tallaght Stadium tonight.
# coygig
'The Russians will be afraid of us' - Ireland's women bullish going into crucial qualifier
Sue Ronan’s team face their main rivals for a World Cup play-off place at Tallaght Stadium tonight.
# Evergreen
'I don't think I'll do a Seaman and play 'til 40' - Ireland's record caps holder Emma Byrne
The vastly-experienced Arsenal goalkeeper lined out for the 106th in Ireland’s World Cup qualifier last weekend… but it proved to be a day to forget.
# Long throw-ins
Here's why Megan Campbell is being called the new Rory Delap
Both Ireland’s goals came from the Raheny United defender and her bionic arms in the 3-2 defeat to Germany on Saturday.
# So Close
Heartbreak for Ireland as crazy finish at Tallaght sees Germans nick points
Sue Ronan’s side almost earned a famous point against their heavyweight opponents.
# coygig
Ireland lacing up for breast cancer ahead of crunch World Cup qualifier with the Germans
The Girls in Green have been wearing pink laces as they prepare for this afternoon’s crucial international.
# girls in green
Ladies first as Ireland's top female coaches get chance to shine, says Stephanie Roche
International manager Sue Ronan and Peamount United boss Eileen Gleeson are taking their Pro Licence at the moment.
# coygig
Interview: Ireland manager Sue Ronan talks Martin O'Neill and earning her UEFA Pro Licence
We spoke to the senior women’s boss about starting the course to gain the elite coaching badge this week.
# Coaching
Big names among 17 candidates picked to do UEFA Pro Licence course
The FAI has confirmed a shortlist of those who will attend the fourth course of its kind in this country.
# Ambitious
Interview: Quinn embarks on Swedish adventure
One of Ireland’s brightest footballing talents has decided it’s the right time to make the move abroad in order to further her career.
# Outclassed
Irish women's team thumped by US in Portland
Sue Ronan’s side were beaten 5-0 today by the current Olympic champions.
# Tel Aviv
Euro 2013 Qualifiers: Ireland finish on a winning note with inspired Israeli display
Julie Ann Russell and Fiona O’Sullivan were on the scoresheet for Sue Ronan’s side.