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Ireland Test debut: Malahide near Dublin to host country's inaugural Test against Pakistan

Ireland have been playing ODIs since 2006, were handed Test status in June along with Afghanistan.

published on : 21st November 2017

FAI reports racist abuse of Ireland defender Cyrus Christie

Republic of Ireland right-back Christie received tweets telling him to 'play for Jamaica' and talking about lynching.

published on : 21st November 2017

We'll bounce back from Denmark drubbing: Ireland gaffer Martin O'Neill

Ireland has a long wait until their next competitive fixtures because the qualifiers for the 2020 European Championships.

published on : 15th November 2017

Martin O'Neill evokes Euro 2016 spirit for Ireland

The Irish have been more impressive on the road than at home during the FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.

published on : 14th November 2017

Northern Ireland gaffer Michael O'Neill bemoans penalty call after World Cup heartbreak against Switzerland

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill bemoaned the controversial first-leg penalty that saw his side's World Cup dream end.

published on : 13th November 2017

Switzerland edge out Northern Ireland to qualify for World Cup

Switzerland held off Northern Ireland to seal a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 0-0 second-leg draw on Sunday.

published on : 13th November 2017

Ireland hold Denmark to first-leg stalemate in FIFA World Cup play-off 

Ireland and Denmark played out a drab 0-0 draw in the first leg of their World Cup play-off in Copenhagen on Saturday.

published on : 12th November 2017

Ireland bans wild animals from circuses

In recent years, a number of local authorities had refused to authorise the use of public land for circuses where wild animals would be involved.

published on : 11th November 2017

Northern Ireland Brexit solution 'cannot create new border': David Davis

David Davis insisted Friday that any Brexit deal with the EU cannot create a border between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom.

published on : 10th November 2017

Switzerland on top after narrow win over North Ireland in FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Switzerland took a giant step towards qualifying for Russia 2018 on Thursday but needed a controversial penalty to earn a 1-0 win over the hosts.

published on : 10th November 2017

Northern Ireland relish underdog tag for World Cup play-off

Northern Ireland, ranked 23rd by FIFA, take on the 11th-ranked Swiss in Belfast on Thursday, with the return leg on November 12 in Basel.

published on : 8th November 2017

McNair back from injury for Northern Ireland World Cup play-off

Nottingham Forest forward Jamie Ward is back in the squad after missing the final five games of the group stage with a calf injury.

published on : 30th October 2017

British man convicted in Germany for decades-old IRA attack 

The British citizen was convicted of being part of an IRA unit that fired three mortar shells onto the grounds of the Quebec Barracks in Osnabrueck on June 28, 1996.

published on : 25th October 2017

French President Macron urges Britain to resolve post-Brexit Irish border

French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that it was up to Britain to resolve the issue of its border with Ireland after it leaves the European Union.

published on : 24th October 2017

Northern Ireland coach O'Neill admits drink-driving

O'Neill led Northern Ireland to the last 16 at last year's European Championship in France, which was their first major tournament appearance since the 1986 World Cup.

published on : 19th October 2017
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