Friday July 3, 2020

FAI not alone in unsporting treatment of women

Women are very much the poor relations in the male-dominated world of sport and sports funding

9th April, 2017

Emma Byrne is Ireland’s most decorated football player ever.

Her 17-year stint as a professional footballer with Arsenal Ladies netted her 11 Premier League titles, ten FA Cups, five League cups and a Uefa Women’s Cup. In comparison to Byrne’s 27-trophy haul, Roy Keane, Ronnie Whelan and Denis Irwin have each won 19 major titles, making them jointly Ireland’s most successful male footballers.

The Kildare native has represented Ireland...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Many of us have achieved a new life balance that might just be the real ‘new normal’

Sharyn McAndrew | 1 month ago

Property firms such as QRE are dealing with the coronavirus lockdown by trying to maintain some normality in their day-to-day business

Conor Whelan | 1 month ago

Hardline opposition to EU solidarity in funding the cost of Covid-19 is driven by German allergy to ‘imprudent’ spending, and by Dutch politicians fearing the transfer of funds to southern countries would provoke a far-right backlash

Barry J Whyte | 2 months ago