Ireland

  • Irish pioneer who won La Liga title in Spain before fleeing Franco

    October 21, 2012

    Not many Irishmen have had the privilege of captaining Manchester United. There's been a select few; Johnny Carey, Noel Cantwell, Roy Keane and, of course, Dublin native Patrick O'Connell, who donned the famous armband stretching over a brief, somewhat tumultuous couple of years for the Red Devils.

  • Euro 2012 live: Croatia v Spain, Ireland v Italy

    June 18, 2012

    Tonight sees the climax to Group C with 3 of the 4 teams still in with a chance of reaching the quarter finals. Follow Ireland versus Italy and Croatia versus Spain with us, and contribute to the coverage by offering your thoughts on the night's action...

  • Euro 2012 live: Ireland v Spain

    June 14, 2012

    On the evidence of the first round of matches this could be a tough test for Ireland, but Giovanni Trapattoni's men are nothing if not resilient and they will be looking to bounce back against holders Spain. Follow the action with us and join in with your own thoughts on the game...

  • Euro 2012: Croatia v Ireland live

    June 10, 2012

    Spain's draw with Italy has presented an opportunity for Croatia and Ireland. Can either of the less fancied sides in Group C take advantage? Follow the game with us and contribute to the live coverage.