Famous night as Ireland qualify for Euro 2016

The Republic of Ireland have qualified for Euro 2016.
A Jon Walters brace – the first from the penalty spot – gave Martin O’Neill’s side a 2-nil victory over Bosnia Herzegovina at the Aviva.
Ireland win the play-off 3-1 on aggregate, and have made their second consecutive European Championships.
Robbie Brady who scored in the first leg last Friday picked up the man of the match award in Dublin.
Killybegs Seamus Coleman was solid at the back while Derry’s James McClean once again impressed as a substitute.
It’s the sixth time Ireland have qualified for a major tournament and a third European Championship appearance.
Meanwhile UEFA says Euro 2016 will go ahead in France as planned – despite Friday’s terror attacks in Paris.
European football’s governing body says organisers have already been working with security authorities for over three years to deliver a safe tournament.
The finals will run from the 10th of June until the 10th of July next summer.
It says the draw for the finals – planned for next month in the French capital – will also happen as scheduled.


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