Nurtured in him by his parents, religion has always been part of the right-back’s life.
While it may not have had the same importance as recent meetings between the sides, Cork City's victory over Dundalk was lustily hailed by the home crowd.
There is no change at the top of the Premier Division this evening as both Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers recorded victories tonight.
West Ham and Republic of Ireland defender Joey O’Brien has backed ‘laid-back’ goalkeeper Darren Randolph to become a first choice Premier League keeper after his performances for the Hammers and Ireland this season.
West Ham 2 Everton 3
Southampton 0 West Ham 0
Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trappatoni has named a 29-man provisional squad for next month’s World Cup qualifying meetings with Sweden and Austria.
Chelsea 2 West Ham 0
Newcastle 0 West Ham 1
The Republic of Ireland squad to face Kazakhstan in the World Cup 2014 qualifier on September 7 has been named this afternoon.
The jury has gone out in the trial of three men accused of murdering a father-of-three who was shot dead in Grumpy Jack's bar in Dublin.
A man involved in the killing of a father-of-three in Grumpy Jack's pub in Dublin has told a trial it was the worst mistake of his life.
Bolton midfielder Mark Davies could make his return from injury in time for the trip to Sunderland tomorrow night in the Barclays Premier League.
Bolton manager Gary Megson will assess the fitness of defenders Ricardo Gardner and Danny Shittu ahead of the visit of Barclays Premier League rivals Aston Villa.
Giovanni Trapattoni has omitted Andy Reid and Joey O'Brien from his 23-man squad for next week's clash with Poland at Croke Park.
Joey O’Brien has admitted he could turn his back on the Republic of Ireland after failing to force his way into manager Giovanni Trapattoni’s plans.
Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni has called up five players to the senior squad to face Cyprus on Wednesday, October 15.
Bolton 1 Arsenal 3
Giovanni Trapattoni and his Republic of Ireland squad headed for Portugal this evening without Colin Doyle and Andy Reid.
Newcastle 0 Bolton 0
Republic of Ireland 1 Cyprus 1
Republic of Ireland 0 Germany 0
The Republic of Ireland squad to face Germany in Cyprus has been announced.
Bolton boss Sammy Lee is hoping his receding injury problems will help spark a Carling Cup push at Fulham tomorrow night.
Bolton 1 Tottenham 1
Bolton captain Kevin Nolan is set to return from his three-match suspension as his side seek to stop a run of three successive defeats against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.
Bristol City defender Richard Keogh will captain the Republic of Ireland's Under-21 side for the first time tonight in a friendly international against Luxembourg.
Alan Quinn, Paddy Kenny, Andy and Joey O'Brien all sat out this afternoon's two-hour training session in the Algarve as the Republic of Ireland prepare to face Chile on Wednesday.
Ireland manager Steve Staunton has announced a 29-man squad for the friendly match with Chile in just over two weeks' time.
The new Manager of the Republic of Ireland Stephen Staunton has confirmed newspaper reports that Ireland's next match will come in May against Chile.
GOALS, smiles and a rousing, guttural cheer from the Lansdowne Road crowd at the finish.
Steve Staunton will field his first Ireland side for the first time in tonight's friendly against Sweden at Lansdowne Road.
PERHAPS Steve Staunton should retire. Happy players, happy media, happy FAI officials, even a happy Robbie Keane.
PARTLY out of choice and partly because his hand was forced by a combination of injuries and retirements, there is certainly a fresh green look to Steve Staunton's first Republic of Ireland squad, announced in Dublin on Thursday morning.
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND U-21 manager Don Givens insists Stephen Ireland’s prior fall-out with Brian Kerr will not block his path to again playing for his country.
Bolton 1 Man City 1 (Bolton win 5-4 on penalties)
CORK CITY'S Shane Long is set to make his full debut for Ireland as Sean McCaffrey's under-19s strive to get their UEFA qualifying challenge back on track against Albania here in Serbia this afternoon.
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