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#Euro '88

From The42 Jack's Army get together for a reunion 30 years on from Euro '88 Give It A Lash

Jack's Army get together for a reunion 30 years on from Euro '88

Members of Ireland’s famous team are taking part in a special golf tournament at The K Club today.

From The42 Analysis: How Ireland managed to pull off one of the greatest results in their history Retro This post contains videos

Analysis: How Ireland managed to pull off one of the greatest results in their history

The unforgettable encounter against England in Stuttgart is 28 years old this weekend.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 88? Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 88?

Ireland’s first major tournament was unforgettable in many ways.

From The42 These new clips of Bill O'Herlihy at Italia '90 and Euro '88 are brilliantly nostalgic Billo

How Well Do You Remember The Lyrics To Joxer Goes To Stuttgart?

Who put the ball in the English net?

From The42 THAT Marco van Basten volley is 27-years old today Golazo Van Basten

THAT Marco van Basten volley is 27-years old today

Could he do it on a wet… actually, scrap that, he probably could.

From The42 30 signs you're a hardcore Republic of Ireland football fan Support

30 signs you're a hardcore Republic of Ireland football fan

Featuring Trigger, Thierry Henry, THAT Schillaci t-shirt and much more.

From The42 FAI to bid for Euro 2020 games COYBIG

FAI to bid for Euro 2020 games

Germany reckon they deserve the 2024 one, meanwhile.

From The42 Euro ’88 revisited: behind the scenes at Ireland’s major tournament debut Memories

Euro ’88 revisited: behind the scenes at Ireland’s major tournament debut

Miguel Delaney talks to the players, the fans and other figures involved to provide the ultimate oral history of the tournament.

From The42 It's the 25th anniversary of Ray Houghton's goal against England Put Em Under Pressure This post contains videos

It's the 25th anniversary of Ray Houghton's goal against England

That famous night in Stuttgart is a quarter of a century old today.

From The42 21 reasons why the 80s were the best sporting decade Nostalgia This post contains videos

21 reasons why the 80s were the best sporting decade

The Irish team could be heroes just for one tournament, and other memories.

From The42 The Snapper: When Danny Boy was the Irish national anthem at the Rugby World Cup Click

The Snapper: When Danny Boy was the Irish national anthem at the Rugby World Cup

Photographer Billy Stickland has followed the brightest and best in the world of sport for the past four decades and has some great stories to tell.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Holland, European Championships, 18 June 1988 Retro Mbm

As it happened: Ireland v Holland, European Championships, 18 June 1988

Come with us on a journey through space and time as we go minute-by-minute for this crucial Euro ’88 showdown in Gelsenkirchen. Who knows what will happen this time.

From The42 3 days to Euro 2012: Faces in the crowd Countdown

3 days to Euro 2012: Faces in the crowd

Were you in Stuttgart wearing a flat cap in June, 1988?

From The42 5 days to Euro 2012: flukiest goal ever scored? Remember When This post contains videos

5 days to Euro 2012: flukiest goal ever scored?

The name ‘Wim Kieft’ will forever give nightmares to Irish football fans thanks to his famous goal on June 18, 1988.

From The42 Danger here… TheScore meets George Hamilton Interview

Danger here… TheScore meets George Hamilton

RTE’s best-loved commentator sat down for a nostalgic look back at his distinguished career and fond memories behind the mic earlier this week.

From The42 6 days to Euro 2012: Ronnie Whelan's 'shinner' Countdown This post contains videos

6 days to Euro 2012: Ronnie Whelan's 'shinner'

The ex-Liverpool midfielder’s volley against the Soviet Union remains one of the most memorable goals in the country’s history.

From The42 8 days to Euro 2012: Who stuck the ball in the English net? Countdown This post contains videos

8 days to Euro 2012: Who stuck the ball in the English net?

Ireland’s last appearance at the Euros encompassed one very special day in Stuttgart.

From The42 ‘Those kind of songs don’t come very frequently’ — Christy Moore recalls Joxer’s arrival at Euro ’88 Euro '88

‘Those kind of songs don’t come very frequently’ — Christy Moore recalls Joxer’s arrival at Euro ’88

Christy Moore spoke to Miguel Delaney about his famous song.

From The42 The Morning Score: Wednesday Awkward

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Five sporting stories that will thrill, enthrall, shock, excite and inform in equal measure.

From The42 12 days to Euro 2012: The singalong with Gaybo Countdown

12 days to Euro 2012: The singalong with Gaybo

Before Jack’s Army departed for Germany in ’88, they made a special appearance on The Late Late Show.

From The42 13 days to Euro 2012: Ireland denied a clear penalty in Russia draw Euro 2012 This post contains videos

13 days to Euro 2012: Ireland denied a clear penalty in Russia draw

Tony Galvin was “decapitated by the goalkeeper” but the Irish were not awarded a penalty that may have taken them to the semi-finals.

From The42 16 days to Euro 2012: The road to Germany ’88 Countdown This post contains videos

16 days to Euro 2012: The road to Germany ’88

Thank you, Gary Mackay.

From The42 33 days to Euro 2012: Jack’s Army depart for Germany Countdown

33 days to Euro 2012: Jack’s Army depart for Germany

Suited and booted, the Irish team stopped for a photo before boarding their Aer Lingus flight back in June ’88.

From The42 50 days to Euro 2012: USSR clinch inaugural tournament in extra-time Countdown This post contains videos

50 days to Euro 2012: USSR clinch inaugural tournament in extra-time

Everyday from now until June 8, we’ll be counting down the most memorable moments the European championships have brought us through the years.

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Famous Irish victories over England COYBIG This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Famous Irish victories over England

Beating England in sport has always felt extra sweet for the average Irish supporter. Here are seven of those memorable occasions…

From The42 Euro ’88 relived: Ireland legends Bonner and Sheedy reel in the years Nostalgia This post contains videos

Euro ’88 relived: Ireland legends Bonner and Sheedy reel in the years

The pair also give their thoughts on the importance of getting a favourable result in the first game.

From The42 At the peak of his powers: Kelly feels time is right to nail down a starting place Road To Poland

At the peak of his powers: Kelly feels time is right to nail down a starting place

The defender hopes playing regularly alongside an Irish team-mate at Fulham can help persuade Giovanni Trapattoni to name him in the first eleven at Euro 2012.

From The42 Reeling in the years: Do you remember the day Ireland qualified for Euro 88? Action Replay This post contains videos

Reeling in the years: Do you remember the day Ireland qualified for Euro 88?

Join us for a trip down memory lane…

From The42 The good, the bad and the Macedonia: 5 more Irish qualification deciders Under Pressure This post contains videos

The good, the bad and the Macedonia: 5 more Irish qualification deciders

Join us on a trip down memory lane as we look back at the final days of some of Ireland’s previous campaigns.

From The42 Ireland v England: a sporting rivalry Friends Reunited This post contains videos

Ireland v England: a sporting rivalry

As our cricket side prepare to face the English in Bangalore in the morning, we take a look back at a handful of sporting clashes between the two countries.