Football in Ireland has a rich history dating back to the 19th Century. First introduced to the island of Ireland in the 1860s, football has grown to become the most popular sport in the country, with over 450,000 people regularly involved in the game.
From the introduction of the sport to Ireland in the 1860s, through to the foundation of the FAI in the 1920s, and the success enjoyed by our international teams in the years since, you can read all about the history of football in Ireland by selecting from the relevant links below.
19-06-2013 - Ronan happy to see Ireland pass test of character
18-06-2013 - O'Sullivan double inspires Ireland fightback
17-06-2013 - Ronan looking to build on past performances against Austria
16-06-2013 - Lawlor out of Austria friendly
15-06-2013 - Tracy set to win 75th cap
15-06-2013 - National and International Fixture List (June 15 - 29)
14-06-2013 - O'Gorman out of Austria friendly
13-06-2013 - Football teams to kick off Ireland's World Univeristy Games campaign
12-06-2013 - Narrow defeat for Ireland in New York
11-06-2013 - Team to face Spain in New York is named