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Last year
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Ireland beat Georgia 9-0 to ensure World Cup dream hits new heights
Captain Katie McCabe bagged a hat-trick and was one of six Irish goal-scorers as the record away win was equalled in Gori.
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Live TV coverage confirmed for Ireland's final two World Cup qualifiers in September
Ireland are at home to Finland and are away to Slovakia in September.
# Preview
Different challenge from 11-0 hammering but Ireland win expected in Gori
Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green face Georgia in their next World Cup qualifier today.
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Euros 'adds fuel to the fire that Ireland must get to a major tournament' - Liverpool captain
Niamh Fahey and co. have been so close, yet so far in the past. The time to change that is now.
# roma wasn't built in a day
'In the back of your mind you're questioning if your chance will come again'
US-based Ireland midfielder Roma McLaughlin on the reinvigoration of her international career and weighing up club options.
# Number One
Ireland's US-born goalkeeper focused on World Cup dream as Everton decision awaits
Courtney Brosnan is facing a decision on her club future, having established herself as the Girls In Green’s number one.
# lily in bloom
'What dreams are made of' - Ireland's latest find on cloud nine after goal-scoring debut
Brighton-born Lily Agg bagged the winner in Sunday’s international friendly against the Philippines.
# turkish delight
Ireland to face the Philippines on Turkey training camp as qualifier preparations ramp up
Vera Pauw’s side play Georgia in their next World Cup qualifier on 27 June.
# team tallaght
'I don't think chucking us into the Aviva Stadium mid-campaign is a good idea'
Republic of Ireland captain Katie McCabe weighs in on the debate as calls heighten for a home venue change from Tallaght Stadium.
# Katie McCabe
Role model status, talented young sister playing for Ireland, and growth of the game
‘I was always a firm believer in leaving the game in a better place than you inherited it in.’
# Closer Look
What's next as Ireland chase World Cup dream?
Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green have three group games remaining, with a convoluted play-off route down the line should they progress.
# Gesture
'It was nice to get her on the pitch and give her something to smile about'
Ireland secured a monumental result in Sweden last night – and continue to inspire the next generation on their journey.
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Ireland secure one of the biggest results in their history with monumental draw in Sweden
Katie McCabe’s first-half goal sealed a crucial point against one of the top teams in the world.
# Swede Dreams
Ireland not concerned with 'spoiling the party' as Pauw's side eye 'magic' result
The Swedes can secure automatic qualification for the 2023 World Cup in Gothenburg tomorrow night.
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'It's terribly unfortunate for the girls but it's an opportunity for others to step up'
Louise Quinn on Ireland’s defensive crisis, Sweden’s biggest strength, and how securing a result in Gothenburg is ‘really, really possible’.
# Lucy Quinn
Feeling the pressure after 'dream come true' and advice for fellow English-born recruit
‘Competitive Lucy’ on her ever-blossoming international career, all things Ireland-Sweden and struggles at Birmingham City.
# Changes
Defensive duo drafted into Pauw's Ireland squad as Liverpool's Campbell forced out
Claire O’Riordan and Éabha O’Mahony get the nod ahead of next Tuesday’s trip to Sweden.
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The importance of home-based sessions, training with boys and the Sweden showdown
‘It brings us together as a whole nation.’
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'There's never been a bigger belief before that we can qualify for a major tournament'
Áine O’Gorman and the Republic of Ireland women’s national team are facing into a massive few months.
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Ireland finish third at Pinatar Cup after O'Sullivan stunner against Wales
Vera Pauw’s side ended the tournament on a high with a 1-0 win in the third-place play-off.
# Wales watching
Ins and outs as Pauw's Ireland look to end Pinatar Cup campaign on a high
Girls In Green ‘will not underestimate’ Wales ahead of tomorrow’s third-place play-off in Spain.
# Perseverance
Mustaki savours 'night to remember' after beating cancer and serious injury to play for Ireland
The Shelbourne player made her senior international debut last night.
# The Kids Are Alright
Much-changed Ireland fall just short to higher-ranked Russia at Pinatar Cup
An early goal proved the difference as Vera Pauw’s side were beaten 1-0 in the semi-final in La Manga.
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Watch live: Republic of Ireland v Russia, Pinatar Cup semi-final
Kick-off in La Manga is 7.30pm.
# Pauw Patrol
Vera Pauw to field 'a completely different team' for Pinatar Cup semi-final
After seeing off Poland earlier this week, Ireland take on Russia tomorrow evening in La Manga.
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Quinns combine as Ireland open Pinatar Cup bid with come-from-behind win
Vera Pauw’s side were 2-1 winners over Poland in La Manga, Spain.
# Savannah affair
McCarthy welcomes Campbell's return as she bids to stake claim for Sweden
The Galway defender is part of the Ireland squad whose Pinatar Cup campaign begins tomorrow afternoon.
# Teenage Kicks
Ireland youngster Ziu targets starting berth as Vera Pauw's side contest the Pinatar Cup
It begins for Ireland with a game against Poland on Wednesday.
# net gain
Naoisha McAloon makes Durham move from Peamount
The 22-year-old goalkeeper joins the promotion-chasing side.
All time
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Quiz: How well do you remember the Irish women's football year?
Test yourself…
# Comeback Girl
'Christmas has come a little bit early' for Ireland and Liverpool defender Megan Campbell
The Drogheda native made a long-awaited Reds debut last weekend.
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Irish internationals on target across the water, as Campbell makes long-awaited Liverpool debut
Louise Quinn scored for Birmingham in the WSL, while Niamh Fahey and Rianna Jarrett found the net in the FA Cup.
# These go to 11
An improving Ireland side have 'gone up a few levels' in 2021
Vera Pauw’s team are now well-placed to earn a play-off spot as they pursue World Cup qualification.
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Katie McCabe and Ireland happy to put smiles on faces with 'historic end to the year'
The skipper sparkled again as Vera Pauw’s side beat Georgia 11-0 last night.
# Preview
Ireland face must-win clash with Georgia to keep World Cup dream alive
Vera Pauw’s side will be hoping to round off 2021 on a high at Tallaght Stadium tonight.
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'Why are you all wearing the same clothes?...' 'Eh, we're the Irish team.'
Louise Quinn won her 90th cap against Slovakia, and talked the past, present and future afterwards.
# Special K
'She's top quality, she's box office, but we need to get more out of her'
Could Katie McCabe be even better for Ireland in a different role? The Football Family podcast discusses.
# Frustrated
Ireland held by Slovakia as World Cup qualifying dream takes hit
Katie McCabe scored the equaliser at Tallaght Stadium, as Vera Pauw’s side came from behind.
# Keeper of the faith
Chasing the World Cup dream with Ireland 'means the world' to US-born Brosnan
The Ireland goalkeeper appeared on The Football Family podcast ahead of Thursday’s clash with Slovakia.
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Brighton goalkeeper Megan Walsh switches allegiance for Ireland call-up
Walsh played for England at U17, U19 and U23 level but also qualifies to represent Ireland through her Wexford-born grandfather.