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We'll Leave It There So: We're off to France, stadium threat in Germany & all today's sport

Meanwhile, Munster’s clash with Stade Francais has been postponed and the Tipperary hurlers were hit by another retirement.

Jonathan Walters makes a phone call in an empty Aviva Stadium Ireland's goal-scoring hero Jonathan Walters enjoys a well-earned beer on the Aviva pitch late on Monday night. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO


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Roy Keane celebrates Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO


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The Best Thing We Shared


After Ireland’s brilliant win over Bosnia, many Irish fans took to the Dublin streets to celebrate. Cue lots of singing, dancing and an appearance from the police helicopter.

Where We Were Today

Ben Blake was at the Castleknock Hotel and Country Club to hear from Roy Keane and get his take on what was a thrilling night for Irish football.

Roy Keane and Martin O'Neill celebrate Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

On The Record

I never once dared to dream about getting to France because of the group we were involved in. So that was special. I thought the Germany night last month was just wonderful but that was eclipsed tonight. It’s the nights that you live for.”

A pretty happy Martin O’Neill on last night’s epic affair at the Aviva.

Showbiz, Baby!

You’re a BBC TV reporter assigned to cover a crucial game for the Irish football team in Dublin.

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After an Ireland win, you venture outside to do your news report to taste some ‘atmosphere’.

We all know what happens next.



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