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#Euro '88

Quiz: How much do you remember about Euro 88?
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# Euro Stars

Quiz: How much do you remember about Euro 88?

Jun 3rd 2020, 10:30 PM 40,347 Views 36 Comments

The tournament, which was won by the Netherlands, featured the Republic of Ireland for the first time.

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

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

Sep 24th 2018, 10:59 AM 14,617 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 10th 2016, 12:00 PM 6,065 Views 9 Comments

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

Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 88?
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# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 88?

Jun 2nd 2016, 12:00 PM 27,438 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 8th 2016, 11:03 AM 3,148 Views 0 Comments

We miss you, Billo.

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

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

Apr 8th 2016, 10:15 AM 4,572 Views 5 Comments

We miss you, Billo.

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

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

Nov 21st 2015, 6:00 PM 7,125 Views 3 Comments

Who put the ball in the English net?

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

THAT Marco van Basten volley is 27-years old today

Jun 25th 2015, 3:33 PM 5,027 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 17th 2013, 9:00 PM 36,558 Views 64 Comments

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

FAI to bid for Euro 2020 games
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# COYBIG

FAI to bid for Euro 2020 games

Jul 20th 2013, 12:37 PM 3,945 Views 11 Comments

Germany reckon they deserve the 2024 one, meanwhile.

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

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

Jun 12th 2013, 12:00 PM 16,618 Views 17 Comments

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

It's the 25th anniversary of Ray Houghton's goal against England
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# Put Em Under Pressure

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

Jun 12th 2013, 8:00 AM 6,796 Views 56 Comments

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

21 reasons why the 80s were the best sporting decade
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# Nostalgia

21 reasons why the 80s were the best sporting decade

Feb 22nd 2013, 8:00 AM 10,166 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 14th 2012, 11:28 AM 3,874 Views 3 Comments

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.

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

3 days to Euro 2012: Faces in the crowd
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3 days to Euro 2012: Faces in the crowd

Jun 5th 2012, 3:08 PM 516 Views 0 Comments

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

5 days to Euro 2012: flukiest goal ever scored?
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# Remember When

5 days to Euro 2012: flukiest goal ever scored?

Jun 3rd 2012, 8:25 PM 974 Views 2 Comments

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

Danger here… TheScore meets George Hamilton
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# Interview

Danger here… TheScore meets George Hamilton

Jun 3rd 2012, 8:48 AM 2,690 Views 16 Comments

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.

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

Jun 2nd 2012, 9:25 AM 562 Views 2 Comments

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

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

May 31st 2012, 10:38 AM 428 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

May 31st 2012, 7:28 AM 3,808 Views 18 Comments

Christy Moore spoke to Miguel Delaney about his famous song.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
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# Awkward

The Morning Score: Wednesday

May 30th 2012, 9:33 AM 302 Views 0 Comments

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

12 days to Euro 2012: The singalong with Gaybo
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12 days to Euro 2012: The singalong with Gaybo

May 27th 2012, 8:00 PM 557 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

May 26th 2012, 2:43 PM 667 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 23rd 2012, 11:25 AM 543 Views 2 Comments

Thank you, Gary Mackay.

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

May 6th 2012, 10:00 AM 403 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Apr 19th 2012, 8:30 AM 241 Views 0 Comments

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

The Magnificent Seven: Famous Irish victories over England
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# COYBIG

The Magnificent Seven: Famous Irish victories over England

Mar 16th 2012, 9:30 AM 1,422 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Mar 10th 2012, 9:00 AM 1,325 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Mar 8th 2012, 7:00 AM 239 Views 1 Comment

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.

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

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

Nov 14th 2011, 5:37 PM 1,268 Views 16 Comments

Join us for a trip down memory lane…

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

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

Oct 11th 2011, 9:23 AM 739 Views 1 Comment

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

Ireland v England: a sporting rivalry
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# Friends Reunited

Ireland v England: a sporting rivalry

Mar 1st 2011, 3:32 PM 1,689 Views 0 Comments

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.