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Team Ireland at EYOF - the medallists

July 24, 2022
FROM 1991 - 2022 In the 21 years of Team Ireland competing at the European Youth Olympic Festival - Ireland has had significant success. There have been 69 medals won by Irish athletes in that time, and the most successful Games for Team Ireland was in Tibilisi in 2015, with a total of ten medals […]

RIP Brendan O'Kelly Olympian (Football)

October 27, 2017
RIP Brendan O'Kelly Olympian  It is with sad regret we have learned about the passing of Olympian Brendan O’Kelly (Football).  Brendan represented Team Ireland at the 1948 Olympics in London scoring Ireland’s goal.   Ireland returned to the Olympics in football during the 1948 Games after a 24 year absence.  Ireland’s amateur team was made up […]

Introduction to Football

January 1, 2010
Modern football has evolved from a game played in streets and schools in the mid 1800s to the most widely played game on earth played in almost every town and village in the world, from youngsters kicking a ball about in the streets and local league teams playing for local honour to vast stadiums where the multi million pound clubs draw up to 100,000 fans each week. For contact details of Football Association of Ireland please click on Full story
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