The Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team were unlucky to lose 3-2 defeat to European champions Germany in a pulsating FIFA World Cup qualifier here at Tallaght Stadium.
In front of 1,623 supporters, the home team went ahead, then fell behind before Stephanie Roche levelled matters on 89 minutes only for Germany’s Melanie Leupolz to snatch a winner.

You can read a full match report on the game at the FAI website here

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Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team player Denise O’Sullivan is hoping history can repeat itself in Saturday’s FIFA World Cup qualifier at Tallaght Stadium (3pm).

O’Sullivan is one of the graduates from the Irish U17 team which shocked Germany in June 2010 in the semi-finals of the UEFA European U17 Championship and knows a similar result on Saturday would cause even greater seismic activity across the football world.
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Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team manager Sue Ronan has named her squad for the FIFA World Cup qualifier against European champions Germany at Tallaght Stadium on Saturday, April 5 (15:00).

All 18 players selected were part of the Irish squad that finished sixth in the 12 nation Cyprus Cup tournament earlier this month. During the tournament Ireland, who were ranked 12th of the 12 participants, finished second in Group C to South Korea after missing out on the top spot on goal difference following 1-1 draws against New Zealand and South Korea and a 2-1 win over Switzerland. They were then beaten 2-1 by world No.7 Canada in the play-off for fifth and sixth place with the 2012 Olympic bronze medallists scoring the winning goal in the 90th minute.
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Ireland’s Under-21′s were all but eliminated from the 2015 Uefa European Championship after losing 2-1 to their counterparts from Montenegro in Tallaght Stadium this afternoon.

Going into the game the teams were only separated by goal difference, both were on 8 points with Montenegro occupying second place in the group with three games to play, whereas the home side only had two left with Germany away in their final game to come.
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THE Irish U21 will be back in Tallaght this coming Wednesday March 5 (Kick Off 15.00pm) to take on the talented Montenegro side in the upcoming UEFA U21 Championships Group Six match.

Both sides are level on eight points in Group Six with Montenegro having a game in hand. This is a crucial game as both sides are competing to clinch second-spot as the ten group winners and four best runners-up will advance to the play-offs to determine the seven sides that join hosts the Czech Republic in the finals in June 2015.
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The Football Association of Ireland today (Tuesday) announced a new partnershipwith Tallaght Stadium for its Under 21 and Senior Women’s teams.

Mayor Dermot Looney, County Manager Danny McLoughlin, Chair of Strategic Policy Committee for Sports, Recreation, Community and Parks Cllr. Cathal King,along with FAI CEO John Delaney were on hand today in the Square, Tallaght to announce that ten international fixtures are to be played at Tallaght Stadium in 2014.

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The Gathering Bowl 2013 was launched by South Dublin Deputy Mayor Cllr Mick Duff with Jason Sherlock on Thursday the 15th of August at Tallaght Stadium. The Irish American Football Association (IAFA), The Gathering Dublin, Tallaght Stadium and South Dublin County Council are delighted to introduce the teams playing in The Gathering Bowl, which will take place at Tallaght Stadium on Saturday 31st August 2013 at 7pm.

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Shamrock Rovers faced Drogheda United in the first contest for silverware of the season as The Hoops met the Boynesiders in the Setanta Sports Cup Final at Tallaght Stadium.

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