Tuesday 21 November 2017

In Pictures: Ireland women's team sport new attire as Shane Ross joins healthy crowd in Tallaght

10 April 2017; Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne, takes a selfie with her teammates before the Women's International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Slovakia at Tallaght Stadium in Tallaght, Co. Dublin. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile
10 April 2017; Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne, takes a selfie with her teammates before the Women's International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Slovakia at Tallaght Stadium in Tallaght, Co. Dublin. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile

The Ireland women's senior team arrived in their tacksuits and slick new boiler jackets and secured a 1-0 friendly won over Slovakia in front of over 1,000 people in Tallaght Stadium.

Shane Ross, TD, Minister for transport, tourism and sport, and Minister Finian McGrath were among those watching on as Colin Bell got his managerial reign off to a winning start.

Here are the best pictures from Tallaght today.

10 April 2017; Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne, takes a selfie with her teammates before the Women's International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Slovakia at Tallaght Stadium in Tallaght, Co. Dublin. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile
10 April 2017; Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne, takes a selfie with her teammates before the Women's International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Slovakia at Tallaght Stadium in Tallaght, Co. Dublin. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile
10 April 2017; Denise O'Sullivan of Republic of Ireland celebrates with team-mate Diane Caldwell after the Women's International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Slovakia at Tallaght Stadium in Tallaght, Co. Dublin. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile
10 April 2017; A general view of Republic of Ireland players walking onto the pitch before the Women's International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Slovakia at Tallaght Stadium in Tallaght, Co. Dublin. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile
10 April 2017; Katie McCabe of Republic of Ireland signs autographs after the Women's International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Slovakia at Tallaght Stadium in Tallaght, Co. Dublin. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile
Ireland players, denise O'Sullivan, left, and teammate, Diane Caldwell smile after victiory over Slovakia in a friendly match at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland players, Katie McCabe, left, and teammate, Karen Duggan smile after victiory over Slovakia in a friendly match at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland's Stephanie Roche celebrates with teammate, Katie McCabe after scoring her sides first goal, friendly match against Slovakia at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland's Stephanie Roche celebrates after scoring her sides first goal, friendly match against Slovakia at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Denise O'Sullivan, Ireland in action against Maria Mikolajova, Slovakia, during the friendly match against Slovakia at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland supporters, Chris Mitchell with his son, Luke, 11, left, and friend Alex Murtagh, before the friendly match against Slovakia at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Michael Cody, Honarary secretary of the FAI, Shane Ross, TD, Minister for transport, tourism and sport, and Minister, Finian Mcgrath, attend the Ireland v Slovakia, Ladies friendly match at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland's Stephanie Roche, scores from the penalty spot against Slovakia, friendly match at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland's Stephanie Roche, celebrates after scoring from the penalty spot against Slovakia, friendly match at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Dearbhla, right and Katie O'Connell, from Kildare at the friendly match between Ireland and Slovakia at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland supporters, Luke Mitchell, 11, left, and friend Alex Murtagh, before the friendly match between Ireland and Slovakia at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland player, Stephanie Roche smiles with supporter, Issy Kearney, 7, from Wexford, after victiory over Slovakia in a friendly match at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland players, Stephanie Roche smiles with supporter, Issy Kearney, 7, from Wexford, after victiory over Slovakia in a friendly match at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland supporter, Roisin Brett, 5 from Ashbourne, before the Ireland v Slovakia, ladies friendly match at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland's Stephanie Roche, celebrates after scoring from the penalty spot against Slovakia, friendly match at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland supporters, Katie Power, Pearl Ngengebula, Sinead Ring and Abbie O'Mahony from Cork, pictured before the Ireland v Slovakia, ladies friendly match at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017
Ireland's Stephanie Roche, scores from the penalty spot against Slovakia, friendly match at the Tallaght Stadium. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 10/4/2017

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