Josh Hennessey has been picked to play for Ireland’s Down syndrome futsal squad in a European competition in Italy in September.
East Wall Bessborough FC Hopes to Secure Its Home Turf to Continue Its Expansion
For many years, the club has called the pitches in the Alfie Byrne Park home. Now it’s asking Dublin City Council for a lease.
“If We Start Blocking the Road They Might Take Us Seriously”
Tired of pleading with the council for an astroturf pitch in their area so they don’t have to rent private facilities to train in winter, Kilmore FC is planning a protest.
There’s Been a Surge in Girls Wanting to Play Sports, but They Don’t Want to Pee in the Bushes
Soccer and Gaelic football clubs across the city are questioning why pitches don’t have adequate toilet facilities, and are raising it with the council.
Bohemian F.C. to Audit its Carbon Foot(ball) Print
“What’s good for the planet is good for the club, which is good for the fans,” says Seán McCabe, the club’s first climate justice officer.
UEFA Unofficial Roam the City, Bringing Community Football With Them
“What we discovered is public pitches are generally made to prevent anti-social behaviour,” says Gavin Fahy. But “they also prevent social behaviour”.
Donal: The Redevelopment of Dalymount Park Offers a Chance to Remember Its Rich History
Perhaps a redeveloped Dalymount Park would be the ideal home for a museum dedicated to the story of Irish football, encompassing everything from Harold Sloan to the Drums.
At Dalymount, a Poet Writes Verse from the Sidelines
Back when he played professional football, John Cummins kept his poetry to himself. These days, as poet in residence for Bohemians FC, he can flaunt it pitchside.
Film Tells the Story of Brian Kerr’s “Golden Generation” of Football Players
“I thought the documentary was worth making because nobody else had done it,” says writer and director Kevin Brannigan.
Donal: The Legend of Jackie Carey
More than any other individual, it was the great Jackie Carey – hailing from Dublin’s north side – who turned the Irish public onto British football, writes a historian.