# italy - Friday 24 June, 2016
The former Juve team-mates will be in opposition this weekend.
Half of the players facing Italy were LOI graduates, why not invest half the extra prize money in our league?
# italy - Thursday 23 June, 2016
Maria Brady sounds like she has been shouting for three days straight.
Meanwhile, Robbie Brady briefly had a new middle name.
“He has single handedly kept the French bars open for the next week”
# italy - Wednesday 22 June, 2016
Yep, it really happened. And we have proof.
A nation holds its breath, this is the big one.
The versatile back, who was Six Nations Player of the Championship in 2011, won 95 caps for Italy.
The Boys in Green take on Italy this evening in Lille.
“It does us good to see such happy people.”
“Dear (good friend) Italy…”
Bologna-based football journalist Mark Doyle believes Ireland have a big opportunity to cause an upset today, if they get their attitude and personnel right.
# italy - Tuesday 21 June, 2016
“Ireland have a history of performing when it’s needed. We can win, but it will take our best performance…”
# italy - Saturday 18 June, 2016
Around 400 exotic animals are rescued every year by Italy’s police and forest guard.
# italy - Friday 17 June, 2016
Zlatan Ibrahimovic again missed out on European Championship history as Sweden lost 1-0 to Italy in Toulouse.
Ireland’s Group E rivals met in a game that would have big implications for the Boys in Green. Catch up on all the action here.
# italy - Wednesday 15 June, 2016
The Red Devils are grounded once again after their loss to Italy at Euro 2016.
# italy - Tuesday 14 June, 2016
A new UNICEF report is highlighting the treacherous journeys of the world’s migrant and refugee children.
He believes Antonio Conte’s side proved plenty of people wrong with their win over Belgium.
# italy - Monday 13 June, 2016
Belgium took on Italy in a vital game in Ireland’s group.
The Italians have arrived in France with low expectations.
Marc Wilmots blamed Argentina’s allegedly negative tactics after their quarter-final exit at the 2014 World Cup, but there can be no such excuses if they come up short this time around.
# italy - Friday 10 June, 2016
Italy have the potential to create their best ever team, the side’s new Irish coach Conor O’Shea has said.
# italy - Thursday 9 June, 2016
Italian prosecutors are investigating the claims that it may be a case of mistaken identity.
# italy - Wednesday 8 June, 2016
Martin O’Neills men go up against the Azzurri in Lille on 22 June.
# italy - Monday 6 June, 2016
Antonio Candreva and Daniele di Rossi were on target against Finland for Antonio Conte’s side.
Who would you add to the list?
Because you’re too good to go tipping one of the big boys.
# italy - Friday 3 June, 2016
He was released last night.
# italy - Thursday 2 June, 2016
# italy - Sunday 29 May, 2016
The Southampton striker made the difference for Ireland’s opponents in Lille on 22 June.
Up to 700 people are believed to have died crossing the Mediterranean this week.
# italy - Wednesday 25 May, 2016
Leonardo Bonucci is not surprised the striker won’t feature in France.
# italy - Tuesday 24 May, 2016
The Racing 92 prop was suspended by his club for partying with Paris Saint-Germain players last month.
# italy - Monday 16 May, 2016
Martin O’Neill’s side will take on the Italians in Lille on Wednesday, 22 June.
The prop made the headlines for all the wrong reasons recently when he was pictured partying in Las Vegas.
# italy - Friday 6 May, 2016
The Italians are already without Claudio Marchisio for the competition.