Ireland being paired once again with Denmark and Georgia in the Euro 2020 draw in Dublin in December might have induced an unwelcome sense of déjà vu but it also made Group D into something akin to a useful laboratory experiment, offering a convenient then-and-now contrast to help us better determine the state of the Irish game in 2019.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
Shane Duffy has declared that the Republic of Ireland players, rather than the management team, should shoulder the blame for the side's dismal run which continued on Tuesday night with a 1-0 home Nations League loss to a weakened Wales.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2018
The only bit of good Nations League news out of last night for Ireland is that, with Denmark’s stand-off with their federation now resolved, they are sure to present a rather more formidable obstacle to Wales in Aarhus on Sunday than sorry Ireland were able to muster in Cardiff.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2018
Some of the world’s top urban thinkers biked and walked around Cork yesterday to see how a “city on the rise” is poised to become the fastest growing region in Ireland — but decision-makers need to realise its value for the benefit of the whole country.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018