Tag: ireland

Names of the Nineties: Paul McGrath

The great Paul McGrath was a colossus on the pitch for Aston Villa and Ireland but, like everyone watching on, a human all the same

Names of the Nineties: Roy Keane

Roy Keane began the 1990s as a semi-pro footballer in Ireland and ended it as Manchester United’s historic treble-winning captain

Robbie Keane and the adoration of the public

Illustration by Federico Manasse When Robbie Keane first began turning heads with the Republic of Ireland, scoring two goals against Malta in a 5-0 European Championship qualifying match, he also spun the…

Dalymount Park: the end of an era

One hundred and sixteen years. With every step taken beneath the stand on the Connaught Street side of Dalymount Park, there is an eerie echoing sound of crunching glass and rubble. There are…