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# Euro 2012

All time
# pathway
What happened next for the only Irish player to score at Euro 2012?
Ex-Ireland international Sean St Ledger on his past and future in football.
# ever green
'The best players in the world get criticised, and if you took it to heart you wouldn’t be in this game'
Former Irish international Paul Green speaks to The42 about dealing with criticism, Euro 2012 and his ongoing club career.
# Interview
"People say: 'Bloody hell, what happened you after that? It ruined you'"
Ex-Ireland international and current Billericay Town star Kevin Foley on Euro 2012 heartache and a career full of highs and lows.
# never lost in translation
'I'm always stuck between the two sides': Manuela on Ireland v Italy and life after Trap
Giovanni Trapattoni’s right-hand woman at Euro 2012, Manuela Spinelli is torn ahead of tomorrow’s big match in Lille.
# Let's Get Quizzical
Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 2012?
Take a trip back to 2012 and see how well you remember the action.
# COYBIG
Ireland tickets among the most in-demand as 3.5 million requests made for Euro 2016
Uefa have revealed that supporters of the Boys in Green are planning to travel to France in their droves.
# idle hands
Familiarity with Trap methods bred, if not contempt, maybe boredom -- Stephen Hunt
The international winger also gave an entertaining insight into his rivalry with James McClean (and Bobby Convey).
# ongoing
Joe Brolly on Stephen Hunt: 'His head is so far up his arse'
The pundit’s latest column is full of his usual sardonic and sarcastic wit.
# Looking Back
24 of the most memorable pics from Richard Dunne's Ireland career
The Dubliner is widely regarded as one of the greatest defenders to ever wear the green shirt.
# Twittersphere
Twitter reacts as Richard Dunne retires from international football
The site was full of praise for the Irish defender, and particularly his famous Moscow display.
# bad memories
Robbie refuses to dwell on Ireland's Euro 2012 nightmare
Remember Poznan? How could we forget it?
# Support
30 signs you're a hardcore Republic of Ireland football fan
Featuring Trigger, Thierry Henry, THAT Schillaci t-shirt and much more.
# international
November friendly hands Ireland fans chance to revisit Poznan
The Boys in Green will play Poland in a friendly next month, the FAI confirmed this afternoon.
# Criticism
41 mistakes Giovanni Trapattoni made as Ireland manager
Plus, 12 things he did well during his time as national coach.
# End of an era
Cats, sacks and handballs: The 8 games that defined Trap's Ireland reign
The Italian’s eventful reign in charge of the Boys in Green is over.
# COYBIG
Richard Dunne makes his competitive comeback after a year on the sidelines
The Ireland defender came through 90 minutes for the first time since May 2012 in QPR’s Capital One Cup win.
# wearing of the green
This city is selling itself as 'the most Irish-friendly in Europe'
Why? Because it’s so GREEN.
# Memories
Euro ’88 revisited: behind the scenes at Ireland’s major tournament debut
Miguel Delaney talks to the players, the fans and other figures involved to provide the ultimate oral history of the tournament.
# World Cup 2014
9 ways to live your life just like the RTÉ football panel
Our four favourite life coaches: Dunphy, Giles, Chippy and Bill.
# aw you guys
Thanks Poznan! Polish town goes green in unofficial Patrick’s Day tribute
We haven’t forgotten you either.
# Memories
15 reasons why tomorrow night's match won't be as much craic as Poznan
Ireland play Poland at Lansdowne Road but we’re not expecting the removal of any footwear for the Boys in Green.
# most-watched
Toys, sport and Love/Hate top the 20 most watched list for 2012
The Toy Show topped the list with Mrs Brown’s Boys, GAA and RTE news also ranking highly.
# Review
Lance, London, Katie and Poznan: here's what our writers thought of 2012
And what we reckon we’ll be saying this time next year…
# Memories
Thunderstorms, rioting and cute Irish babies: here are the 50 most iconic images of Euro 2012
Featuring no less than 25 Ireland-related pics…
# Social Media
They said what? Here are 38 of our favourite sporting tweets of the year
Take a glance back at the year in 140 characters or less.
# Memories
Open thread: how was 2012 for you, sports fans?
A sing-song in Gdansk? A goal in five-a-side? Or a winning Ryder Cup bet? What was your stand-out sporting memory then?
# inanimate carbon rod
Camouflage cars and denim jackets? It's the sporting year in 5 objects
Suits you sir. Suits you.
# Euro 2012
Remember these? The 17 iconic moments that defined Euro 2012
It seems like a lifetime ago now.. but relive the madness with this collection of images.
# review 2012
Here are the top 10 most read articles on TheJournal.ie in 2012
Stabbings at the Swedish House Mafia gig, Ireland’s copyright laws under threat, and topless Kate Middleton – these are the stories you read this year.
# Christmas 2012
Turkey shoot: the 6 biggest flops of 2012
Gobble, gobble — here’s half a dozen teams and sports stars who can chalk 2012 down to experience.
# sporting highlights
I was there: Ireland 1 Croatia 3, Euro 2012
We arrived in Poland with so much hope.
# Euro 2012
Trap’s Army: an oral history of how Ireland’s fans stole European hearts
Euro 2012 was a disappointment for Ireland on the pitch, but off it, the fans were one of the tournament’s big hits. Ten of them take TheScore.ie behind the scenes of the trip of a lifetime.
# Online
Ireland's sporting year in half a dozen YouTube comments
‘As consistent as vomit?’ — that’s not very nice, The Internet.
# review 2012
Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012
From Maeve Binchy to the fatal Swedish House Mafia concert, these are TheJournal.ie stories which were shared the most on Twitter this year.
# il trap
Ireland's soccer year told through 10 Giovanni Trapattoni facial expressions
There was a range of emotions; from very frustrated to incredibly annoyed.
# Looking Back
Irish soccer in 2012: All you need to know in eight videos
Shane Long, Kevin Kilbane and Sligo Rovers all made an impact for various reasons.
# review 2012
I was there… for Ireland’s brutal tour of New Zealand
Patrick McCarry was our man embedded with Declan Kidney’s squad as they came so close yet so far away last summer.
# Winning
You owned it, baby! 6 unlikely people who deserve a slap on the back after 2012
From Timmy ‘Downtown’ McCarthy to the quiet man in Katie’s corner.
# Aston Villa
Bad news, Trap! Dunne undergoes third hip operation in America
The defender faces a race to be fit in time for Ireland’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Sweden in March.
# photobomb
Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day
Fionnuala looks delighted to see the Sports Minister.