Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Display:
UEFA calls it Eire.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Feb 21st, 2006 at 07:58:32 AM EST
[ Parent ]
And the Eirish team maybe?
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Feb 21st, 2006 at 07:59:21 AM EST
[ Parent ]
That was a snark.

Apparently they don't, but sports media do occasionally.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Feb 21st, 2006 at 08:03:29 AM EST
[ Parent ]
Well unless they're writing in Irish they shouldn't.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Feb 21st, 2006 at 08:04:08 AM EST
[ Parent ]
I thought Eire was the "politically correct", "native speaking" term, they're all the rage nowadays (like saying Beijing for Peking) :)
by toyg (g.lacava@gmail.com) on Wed Feb 22nd, 2006 at 07:53:55 AM EST
[ Parent ]

Display:

Occasional Series