Last year
# Rise
'She was this little shy kid' - From Soccer Sisters launch to Ireland team-mates in two years
Abbie Larkin and Áine O’Gorman reunited as Republic of Ireland internationals today.
# New threads
What do you think of the Republic of Ireland's new home kit for 2022?
The new strip will be worn by both the men’s and women’s teams.
# The Ellen Show
The 17-year-old Leaving Cert student lighting it up with Ireland
Wexford Youths star Ellen Molloy is one of the brightest young talents in Irish football.
# 100 club
'I couldn’t have imagined how it's changed since I started out to now'
Niamh Fahey is in line to earn her 100th Ireland cap today. Ahead of the milestone, the Liverpool captain took a bigger-picture look at the progression of women’s football.
# Dream Come True
'A dream' - Republic of Ireland defender Diane Caldwell joins Man United
The Dubliner will be with the club for the rest of the season after her departure from North Carolina Courage last month.
# Never Really Over
'People were pleading with me not to go back' - Irish tales of triumph after retirement u-turns
Cork hurling legend Brian Corcoran and Ireland international Áine O’Gorman speak to The42 about why they went back.
All time
# coygig
Quiz: How well do you remember the Irish women's football year?
Test yourself…
# Brilliant
Ireland women's team donate jerseys to raise funds for sick children
‘This is just a small gesture, but we hope it can make a difference.’
# Tribute
'I'm just glad he saw me in an Irish shirt. I know how proud he was' - Quinn dedicates first goal to late grandfather
The English-born attacker was on target in the 11-0 record win over Georgia.
# 11/10
Ruthless Ireland round off 2021 on a high with historic 11-0 win over Georgia
Vera Pauw’s side got their World Cup qualification bid back on track in style at Tallaght Stadium.
# house of payne
Versatile Ireland star 'needs to keep pushing on' - but misses must-win Georgia clash
Heather Payne had to return to Florida for college commitments after Thursday’s draw with Slovakia.
Tactics Board: Was Katie McCabe used to best effect?
Shane Keegan looks at the key tactical elements behind the 1-1 draw against Slovakia.
# Reaction
'We are disappointed, we came for more. Georgia is a must win – simple'
Vera Pauw’s thoughts after Ireland’s 1-1 draw with Slovakia.
# Frustrated
Ireland held by Slovakia as World Cup qualifying dream takes hit
Katie McCabe scored the equaliser at Tallaght Stadium, as Vera Pauw’s side came from behind.
# Kingdom Come Again
'It was a tough road. You always have doubts' - Ireland's breakthrough star of 2021
Savannah McCarthy is back on track after a challenging few years.
# Relief
Ireland's 'influential' captain and Arsenal star cleared for Slovakia showdown
Katie McCabe had been an injury doubt earlier in the week, but has been given the green light to play.
# world cup qualifiers
Carusa and Littlejohn return while Jarrett misses out for Ireland's double-header
Vera Pauw’s side host Slovakia and Georgia at Tallaght Stadium this month.
# New threads
What do you think of the new Republic of Ireland away strips?
Stephen Kenny’s side will wear the kit against Luxembourg on 14 November.
Tactics Board: Colossal work rate and sticking to the game plan earns Ireland superb away win
Shane Keegan looks at the key tactical elements behind the 2-1 victory in Tuesday’s Women’s World Cup qualifier.
# Off the Mark
'Ugly win,' but huge result on the road sparks Ireland's World Cup dream
Katie McCabe: ‘It’s obviously the standards we’ve set now, and we’ve got belief that we can carry forward. We have to build off this.’
# midfield maestro
'Screaming' at Cork counterpart to take free-kick, going home happy and getting to the next level
Denise O’Sullivan was named Player of the Match in Ireland’s monumental win over Finland.
Here are the goals that earned Ireland a superb win over Finland
Megan Connolly’s effort put Ireland in the ascendancy in Helsinki and Denise O’Sullivan bagged the winner.
# coygig
'I am disappointed, but very proud. We can only go up, and we believe.'
Vera Pauw’s ‘tigers’ fell to a 1-0 defeat to Sweden in their opening World Cup qualifier tonight.
'It's all over the world' - Vera Pauw on abuse in women's sport
The Ireland manager says she’d support any protest in the wake of the NWSL abuse scandal that has rocked women’s football.
# New position
Ireland assistant Gleeson set to leave role to take over at 14-in-a-row Scottish champions
The Dubliner will start as manager of Glasgow City in November.
# Tigers
Vera Pauw: 'We are getting closer to our goal and I promise you it will happen'
The Republic of Ireland got back to winning ways tonight after a five-goal shootout with Australia.
# the mighty quinns
Pauw's Ireland get back to winning ways after five-goal shootout with Australia
Fans returned for the Girls In Green’s last run-out before the World Cup qualifying campaign.
# Debut Day
'She really, really wants to play for Ireland' - English-born star set to be catapulted straight in
Vera Pauw has hinted that she will hand the ‘amazing’ Lucy Quinn her Ireland debut tonight.
# Preview
'No fear of failure' as Ireland look to halt seven-game losing streak against Sam Kerr and Co
That said, Vera Pauw believes that ‘performance is a result’ in tonight’s friendly against Australia.
# coygig
'From the squad last week we have 11 injuries' - Pauw's Ireland decimated, but opportunity within
The Girls In Green face Australia in an international friendly tomorrow night.
# squad update
Aston Villa midfielder ruled out of Ireland's friendly against 'top-class' Australia
Ruesha Littlejohn misses out through injury as fans return to Tallaght Stadium tomorrow night.
# irl wnt
'It's frightening to think how far we actually have come'
It’s been a massive few weeks of positive off-field developments in Irish women’s football.
# Journey
'It's not straightforward. It's been worth the ups and downs, and mistakes'
Ruesha Littlejohn’s career to date has been a colourful one.
# Feature
'It means so much to me and my whole family' - Ireland's US-born Everton goalkeeper
Courtney Brosnan: ‘I’m just trying to invest everything I can into being the best for the Irish team and Everton at the minute.’
# clearance
Birmingham City star added to Pauw's squad after finally receiving Irish passport
Southampton-born Lucy Quinn is now eligible to play for the Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team.
# monumental
Positive developments in Irish women's football 'send out a message,' says captain McCabe
The Arsenal star stresses that it’s now about driving on on the pitch.
# Ins and outs
Liverpool, Celtic and Wexford Youths stars called into Ireland squad for Australia friendly
Leanne Kiernan, Izzy Atkinson and Aoibheann Clancy come in for Éabha O’Mahony, Megan Connolly and Roma McLaughlin.
Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Georgia postponed until next summer
Vera Pauw’s side will now begin their qualification campaign at home to Sweden in October.
# back at it
Ireland's Kiernan returns for West Ham after six-month injury lay-off
The Cavan attacker was out of action with a hamstring injury.
# in the cold
Ireland boss Pauw: 'Tyler needs to call me. Maybe a bit of guts would help her'
Vera Pauw addresses the topic of Tyler Toland’s long-term international absence.