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# Road to France

    # Road to France
    'It certainly gets you thinking about next steps': Farrell hopes to face 'Boks ahead of 2023 showdown
    Farrell has brought about a transition in Ireland’s international side and the sight of the ‘Boks at the end of the cycle makes his task all the tougher.
    # review to preview
    Staying in the spotlight - Don't forget that Ireland's World Cup dream is still alive
    Reviewing the recent double-header and previewing June’s crucial one with Norway, which will ultimately determine Ireland’s fate.
    # rocky road to france
    Explainer: How Ireland can still qualify for the 2019 World Cup
    Their bid to reach a first-ever major tournament took a hit last night, but it can still be done.
    # Road to France
    'The best team in the world on their day' - Ireland prepare to shut out European champions again
    Having drawn 0-0 with the Dutch back in November, manager Colin Bell is hopeful of pulling off something similar at Tallaght Stadium tomorrow.
    # Late Late Show
    Super sub Barrett Ireland's hero as World Cup qualification dream lives on
    Her 87th-minute winner proved decisive at Tallaght Stadium.
    # today's the day
    'Leading my country out in my hometown of Tallaght will be a really proud moment'
    Ireland captain Katie McCabe will live her childhood dream this evening.
    # Road to France
    'We don't see any reason why we can't qualify. We hope that the time is now'
    Karen Duggan and the Ireland WNT are focused as their quest to reach a first major tournament continues.
    # Road to France
    A memorable night as Ireland's new era begins but bigger challenges lie ahead
    Four talking points from last night’s win, as Colin Bell’s side go in search of qualification for their first major tournament.
    # party poopers
    Belarus spoil Ireland's Euro 2016 send-off in Cork
    The Boys in Green went down 2-1 at Turner’s Cross tonight.
    AS IT HAPPENED
    Ireland v Belarus, Euro 2016 warm-up
    All eyes were on Turner’s Cross tonight as Ireland played their final Euro 2016 warm-up match. Catch up with the action here.
    # Road to France
    Ireland fans invited to Aviva Stadium for open training session, while extra Euro 2016 tickets secured
    Supporters will get the chance to watch the team being put through their paces by Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane next Tuesday.
    # Double-header
    No place for Forrester but Judge, Gleeson and Doherty remain as O'Neill trims Ireland squad
    The Aviva Stadium hosts two friendlies against Swizterland and Slovakia later this month.
    # surprise package
    Ireland should call upon Leicester's team spirit at Euro 2016 - Petit
    The former France midfielder also suggested the Irish defenders should play rough with Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
    # Road to France
    Forrester among the new faces in 40-man Ireland squad for upcoming double-header
    The Boys in Green face Switzerland and Slovakia in friendlies later this month.
    # Eager to impress
    What kind of form are Ireland's players in ahead of Martin O'Neill's squad announcement?
    The Ireland boss picks his panel for the upcoming friendlies with Switzerland and Slovakia on Friday afternoon.
    # Road to France
    Ireland may choose the UK for Euro 2016 camp so players can see their families
    Martin O’Neill has been speaking about the team’s pre-tournanment plans.
    # Euro 2016
    Welcome boost for Ireland's Stephen Ward with first league start in a year
    The Burnley full-back played 90 minutes in their 4-0 win over Bristol City.
    # who's who
    Ranking Ireland's possible Euro 2016 play-off opponents
    Most Ireland fans will be keeping their fingers crossed for a two-legged tie with Hungary.
    # Road to France
    'We've still a long way to go' - O'Neill insists the job is only half-done
    Ireland’s manager was delighted with the team spirit shown by his players tonight.
    # Line-up
    There are a couple of surprise selections in the Ireland team for tonight's Euro 2016 qualifier
    The Boys in Green host the world champions at Lansdowne Road this evening.
    # Road to France
    Martin O'Neill names 40-man Ireland squad for decisive Euro 2016 qualifiers
    The Boys in Green face a make-or-break double-header against Germany (8 Oct) and Poland (11 Oct).
    # Road to France
    POLL: Will Ireland qualify for Euro 2016?
    Martin O’Neill names his squad for the make-or-break qualifiers against Germany and Poland this afternoon.
    # Road to France
    Fellaini, Hazard and Man City new boy De Bruyne do the business for Belgium
    Edin Dzeko had opened the scoring for Bosnia & Herzegovina but the home side went on to claim a 3-1 win.
    # rallying the troops
    'We're hoping other teams might slip up but we've got to do our own job' - Keane
    Ireland’s number two has called for an assured performance against minnows Gibraltar on Friday night.
    # O'Neill v O'Neill
    FAI announces summer game with Northern Ireland... but you won't be able to watch it
    The Boys in Green will face Michael O’Neill’s men behind closed doors on 4 June.
    AS IT HAPPENED
    Ireland v Poland, Euro 2016 qualifier
    It was over to the Aviva Stadium where Martin O’Neill’s men played their first competitive game of 2015.
    # wingman
    'It's not as bizarre as everyone thinks' - Brady on early recovery from fall 'down a hole'
    The Hull City winger says he is ready to give ’110%’ if called upon by Martin O’Neill this weekend.
    # Road to France
    'Young players not ready to step up at this critical stage' - O'Neill
    The Ireland manager has also emphasised the importance of getting three points against Poland later this month.
    # Road to France
    Martin O'Neill's end-of-year Ireland report card
    How did the Derryman perform in his role during 2014?
    # Road to France
    'We're still in this' - Home form most important for qualification, insists O'Neill
    The Ireland boss believes there was very little between the sides at Cetic Park.
    # Euro 2016
    O'Neill: We will go to Celtic Park full of confidence thanks to Germany equaliser
    The Ireland boss believes the world champions will still top Group D despite their under-par performances, however.
    # Road to France
    What's the best way to get to Scotland for Ireland's next Euro 2016 qualifier?
    The Green Army are likely to travel to Glasgow in their droves next month but finding tickets has proven difficult for many.
    # Road to France
    'Go positively - Scotland have shown the way': O'Neill strikes confident tone for Ireland
    O’Neill and Keane face crucial qualification double-header against Gibraltar and Germany next month.
    # Road to France
    McGeady double seals victory in Ireland's Euro 2016 qualifying opener
    Martin O’Neill’s men came away from Tbilisi with three points thanks to the Everton winger’s brace.
    # COYBIG
    'Hungry' Coleman intent on helping Ireland secure spot at Euro 2016 finals
    Ahead of Sunday’s clash with Georgia, Everton’s flying full-back says he would love nothing more than to represent his country on the ‘biggest stage’.
    # Road to France
    'Bring on the hostile atmosphere,' declares Keane
    The Ireland number two was in bullish form ahead of the trip Tbilisi for Sunday’s Euro 2016 qualifying curtain-raiser.
    # Striking Options
    O'Neill pleased Doyle got his move, unsure of Long's new club role
    The Ireland boss was asked about a number of his forwards at today’s press conference in Malahide.
    # Road to France
    O'Neill ready for serious business of qualifiers after 'the longest build-up imaginable'
    Plenty of decisions for Ireland boss to mull over before his squad meets up in Malahide next week.
    # Road to France
    Ireland and O'Neill to face Löw as Germany boss staying on for two more years
    The 54-year-old has announced that he will remain with the World Cup winners until Euro 2016.
    # Road to France
    'Playing strong teams is the best preparation for Euro qualifiers' - O'Neill
    Ireland take on Costa Rica tonight before a final summer friendly with Portugal in New York on Tuesday.
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