John Fallon

John Fallon

Galway: Climate scientist finds himself in contention for Galway council seat

Galway: Climate scientist finds himself in contention for Galway council seat

The Green Party is in the running to get its first ever Connemara-based candidate elected to the ...

League of Ireland needs a slice of the FAI’s Euro pie

League of Ireland needs a slice of the FAI’s Euro pie

If we want to develop young players for the national team, we need to support the League of Ireland, writes John Fallon

O’Neill’s French fancy has one cloud on the horizon

O’Neill’s French fancy has one cloud on the horizon

Uncertainty over the future of Ireland manager and Roy Keane is overshadowing Euro 2016

Election 2016: Ó Cuív tops poll for FF, while Labour’s Nolan concedes defeat

Election 2016: Ó Cuív tops poll for FF, while Labour’s Nolan concedes defeat

Galway West

Hot Towell is the exception to a hard rule

Hot Towell is the exception to a hard rule

Too often, young Irish players are hoovered up and spat out by English clubs

Ireland hungry for a slice of Uefa’s cash pie

Ireland hungry for a slice of Uefa’s cash pie

With 24 nations competing next summer in France, the cash on offer has rocketed to a prize fund of €300 million

Time to blow the whistle on League of Ireland short-termism

Time to blow the whistle on League of Ireland short-termism

Leadership, investment and a vision for the future are what the League of Ireland needs if it is to see an upturn in its fortunes

As debts mount, FAI pins hopes on getting to Euro 2016

As debts mount, FAI pins hopes on getting to Euro 2016

Poor attendances and disgruntled fans have ensured the guaranteed €12 million prize of qualification is more vital than ever

O’Neill Leicester move could hand FAI a windfall

O’Neill Leicester move could hand FAI a windfall

Martin O’Neill’s expected departure from the position of Ireland manager to English Premier L...

FAI debts stand at €51.2m as squad faces daunting task

FAI debts stand at €51.2m as squad faces daunting task

Accounts suggest hard-to-fill Aviva is more a revenue traffic jam than a cash-cow toll bridge.

New Delaney attack on Fifa throws spotlight back onto FAI

New Delaney attack on Fifa throws spotlight back onto FAI

When John Delaney waded into the controversy surrounding Fifa president Sepp Blatter’s position...

Tangled tale of Jack and the green talk

Tangled tale of Jack and the green talk

Our precarious position in the international rankings may count against Aston Villa’s teenage star Jack Grealish opting to line out for Ireland.

League of Ireland still battling its demons

League of Ireland still battling its demons

The Players Football Association of Ireland claims that some of its members receive less than the national minimum wage.

Return of Duff will bring bounce to the League of Ireland

Return of Duff will bring bounce to the League of Ireland

Returning stars may dispel apathy among football fans, but for how long, wonders John Fallon

After the ball

After the ball

They leave Ireland as heroes, but those boys whose football dreams don’t come true find themselves ‘washed up’ by their late teens, writes John Fallon.