Ireland reaches Euro 2016 with win over Bosnia
Ireland qualified for next year's European Championship on Monday (Tuesday Manila time) as Jonathan Walters returned from suspension to score both goals in a 2-0 victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina and secure a 3-1 aggregate win in their playoff.
TEENAGER ALLEN TAKES FOURTH PLACE IN FIVE STAR ROTTERDAM GRAND PRIX - Horse Sport Ireland
WEXFORD teenager Bertram Allen was 20,000 euro richer this afternoon (Sunday) when claiming fourth place in the elite five-star Grand Prix in Rotterdam with Ballywalter Farms’s ten year-old mare Molly Malone V.The 18 year-old for a time held second place in the 12 horse jump-off, but in the end was outpaced by France’s Patrice Delaveau and Orient Express Hdc, who stopped the clock just over a second faster than the Irish rider to collect the Grand Prix’s 50,000 euro first prize.Ireland was…
UEFA Euro 2012: Sing along with Ireland
UEFA Euro 2012, one of soccer's top international competitions, kicks off June 8. In anticipation of this eagerly awaited event, Playbook is teaming up with ESPN FC to offer sights and other delights from each participating nation.
History and Ireland move forward as Croke Park opens up its gates
AND so Ireland's Great Wall of sporting sectarianism has finally been breached. After a century of mistrust and mischief from those small-minded souls who made sport a political battleground, Croke Park has been thrown open to the Garrison Games.