Ireland at the World Cup

Ireland first appeared at the FIFA World Cup finals in Italy 1990. They have a appeared in three World Cups: 1990, 1994 and 2002. Their performance in 1990 was also their best in a major championship, where they reached the quarter-finals. They also made the last 16 at the 1994 World Cup.

The Irish missed out on qualifying in 2018. They last appeared in the finals in 2002.



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