Reasons to be cheerful, and reasons to be fearful heading into World Cup qualifiers
Robbie Keane's retirement from Ireland duty has distracted us from the fact that start of a World Cup campaign is just seven days away.
Iceland commentator, Euro 2016: Iceland, Ireland photos, goals, video, last 16 v Austria, Italy
ICELAND, Republic of Ireland and Hungary are jubilantly celebrating their qualification for the Euro 2016 round of 16 after historic results.
Robbie Brady Photos Photos: France v Republic of Ireland - Round of 16: UEFA Euro 2016
Robbie Brady Photos - Robbie Brady of Republic of Ireland celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between France and Republic of Ireland at Stade des Lumieres on June 26, 2016 in Lyon, France. - France v Republic of Ireland - Round of 16: UEFA Euro 2016