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# World Cup Bid

Last year
'Adapting to another level again, I have no fear because this team is so special'
Vera Pauw’s Ireland face another step-up in next month’s World Cup play-off showdown.
All time
'Time is right for UK and Ireland World Cup bid' - Noel Mooney
The former interim FAI chief executive has recently taken over at the Football Association of Wales.
IRFU CEO expresses concerns with South Africa's World Cup bid in strongly-worded letter
Philip Browne criticised a recent evaluation report on how it scored the country under categories such as ‘stadia’ and ‘security’.
Uefa suggests possibility of English or pan-British 2030 World Cup but what does it mean for Ireland?
The expanded tournament and shared 2026 template means Dublin could be part of any conversation.
Ireland ‘more than capable’ of hosting Rugby World Cup
Michael Ring told the Dáil the country can play host to the world’s biggest rugby tournament in 2023