- Lifestyle & Sports
- 27 Jun 16
For a wonderful 60 minutes, it seemed that Ireland might just oust the hosts France from Euro 2016. That dream may have died as a result of errors in Lyons yesterday – but the sense that Irish football is on the rise once more is a wonderfully encouraging one. By Niall Stokes.
What a strange feeling! The Irish adventure at Euro 2016 is over. In sweltering heat in Lyons yesterday, the dream of ultimate victory in the competition died, when an excellent French side inflicted a punishing 2-1 defeat on a courageous Irish team.
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