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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# Bosnia

All time
# full of praise
Keane backs Meyler and Murphy to produce the goods
Ireland’s assistant manager heaps praise on duo he knows better than most.
# Front and Centre
'The first day, he told me he wanted me to be his main man'
Daryl Murphy brushes off Mick McCarthy ‘banter’ and hails his club manager’s influence.
'We're not babies any more!' It's time for next generation to step up, says Coleman
Everton defender ready to shoulder more responsibility against Bosnia-Herzegovina.
# Blues Brothers
'He is a great manager. I've seen that first hand' - Seamus Coleman reacts to Moyes' sacking
Moyes sacked by Real Sociedad after just 364 days in charge.
# Fingers crossed
Martin O'Neill plays the waiting game as Long and O'Shea race to be fit for Bosnia
Rob Elliot’s absence “a wee bit strange,” says O’Neill as question marks hang over five of play-off squad.
# danger man
Don't Pjanic! O'Neill knows Bosnia's free-kick king can hurt Ireland
Roma star has scored four goals from frees already this season.
Can Wes Hoolahan start both games against Bosnia?
Ireland boss says there will be “a great deal of player management” as Ireland face two games in 72 hours.
# Ticket Rush
Miss out on Ireland v Bosnia tickets? FAI confirms there will be another general sale
Second batch of tickets for the home leg will go on sale next Monday.
# Fingers crossed
Shane Long is 'touch and go' for Ireland's Euro 2016 play-off
Striker left out of Southampton squad as he continues his recovery from an ankle injury.
# good news
Boost for Ireland as Shane Long in line to return before Bosnia playoff
The Southampton striker could feature in the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 playoff with Bosnia.
# Srebrenica
WATCH: Serbian PM stoned while attending commemoration for victims of massacre
More than 1,000 of the bodies of those killed are yet to be recovered.
# Bosnia War
Court rules that Dutch State 'liable' for deaths of 300 Srebrenica victims
The Dutch UN peacekeepers should have taken into account the possibility that these men would be the victim of genocide, the court ruled.
# Bosnian War
Devastating Bosnian floods unearths mass grave containing 24 people
Most of the victims were found with their hands tied behind their backs, officials said.
# Heading Home
Bosnia crash out of the World Cup after controversial defeat to Nigeria
Peter Odemwingie’s first-half strike proved the difference but Edin Dzeko had a perfectly good goal disallowed.
# flood relief
Ireland provides €50k to Balkans after worst flooding in living memory
The funding will be used solely in Bosnia and Herzegovina for vaccines and psychological support.
# remnants of war
Floods unearth land mines in Bosnia - and wash away warning signs
The mines are from Bosnia’s 1992 – 1995 war.
# news wrap
Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know
Catch up as you refuel.
# Sava river
"This is Armageddon": Thousands flee Balkans floods in Bosnia's worst exodus since war
Fears are growing of dislodged landmines causing injury and animal carcasses spreading disease.
# Rainfall
More flooding expected in the Balkans as rivers reach new peaks
Some 50,000 people have been evacuated in Bosnia and Serbia, with an additional 15,000 in Croatia.
# War Crimes
Bosnian Serb ex-army chief's defence case opens against charges of genocide
Ratko Mladic faces 11 charges for his role in Bosnia’s brutal 1992-95 conflict in which 100,000 people died.
# Balkans
Belgrade braced for massive "flooding wave" as disaster death toll tops 44
The flooding disaster has claimed at least 44 lives and forced thousands of people from their homes in Serbia and neighbouring Bosnia.
# Balkans
Worst flooding in 100 years kills 30 across Bosnia and Serbia
16,000 people have been evacuated from their villages amid rising waters…
# Evacuation
Heaviest rainfall in a century leads to flooding and deaths across Balkans
Six bodies were found in one town alone, while one victim drowned after falling from the stairs.
Don't forget about them: Defence Forces abroad send Xmas wishes
Read messages to loved ones from those in some of the smaller overseas missions (where you may not even realise we have troops posted).
# War Crimes
Hundreds of Bosnian war criminals to be released and retried
A legal error meant that many people found guilty of war crimes now have to undergo retrials.
Column: Straight talk on Bosnia has been sadly lacking during Ireland’s EU presidency
Ireland can no longer afford, financially or morally, to go along with the EU’s current hopeless policy in Bosnia. Now is an opportune time for a fundamental rethink of how the EU should deal with the political situation there, writes Patrick Nulty.
# coal miners
Photo-essay: Bosnian women miners still going strong
In 2016, when mandatory retirement kicks in, they will be the last of their kind.
# kidnapped
Two kidnapped Dutch children found in Bosnia
Bosnian have located two Dutch children who were kidnapped in the Netherlands last year and arrested their former foster parents.
# Oireachtas agenda
Oireachtas agenda: Health insurance, European jobs and new abortion law?
This evening James Reilly will lead Dáil statements on the report of the Expert Group into the A, B and C ruling.
# Every Little Helps
Bosnian mayoral candidate uses porn to gain web attention
Mirad Hadziahmetovic isn’t expected to win the election in Zenica, Bosnia – but wants people to vote for him based on his PR strategy.
# Ratko Mladic
Retired Irish officer prepares to give evidence at Mladic trial
Col Colm Doyle says Irish officers are in a ‘unique position’ for peacekeeping duties, given Ireland’s neutrality.
# Air Miles
Europa League previews: Testing away encounters for St Pat's and Sligo
The Saints find themselves in Bosnia and looking to keep up a good European run while Rovers face Spartak Trnava of Slovakia.
# War Crimes
Ratko Mladic trial suspended by court - again
The trial had originally been suspended on 17 May and was due to resume next week.
# Bosnia
Bosnian court jails elite soldiers over Srebrenica killings
Four former soldiers have been convicted of crimes against humanity for their part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in which 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed.
# Karadzic
Karadzic asks judges to dismiss his genocide case
Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic claimed he could not have foreseen the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica, in which 8,000 Muslim men and boys were slaughtered in a round of ethnic cleansing.
# Euro 2012
VIDEO: Stunning timelapse footage from Ireland's Euro 2012 send-off game
Giovanni Trapattoni’s side beat Bosnia in Dublin before heading for Italy last weekend.
# reactions
Trapattoni left 'very, very satisfied' by Irish performance in 1-0 win.
“We wanted to get on a bit of a role before we go to Poznan,” added Irish matchwinner Shane Long.
# Euro 2012
Eastern promise: Richard Dunne boosted ahead of Poland trip by win in Dublin
Defender was left enhausted in the Lansdowne Road heat.
# Style Points
Player ratings: We mark the boys in green out of 10
The sun shone on the supporters at the Aviva and Ireland acquitted themselves well in their Euro 2012 send-off.
# Euro 2012
Three things we'd like to see in the Bosnia game this weekend
A good crowd, eager players and proof of a plan b would make Saturday’s game all the better.