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Ireland must find calm amid recent chaos

March 26, 2013
By Gareth Maher
As much as the point claimed away to Sweden has lifted the mood in the Republic of Ireland camp, there is a herd of elephants in the room that they have yet to budge.

From manager Giovanni Trapattoni's public questioning of both James McCarthy and Robbie Brady, to the recall of striker Kevin Doyle, who was cut by text message last week, and the absence of captain and top scorer Robbie Keane, there are more plotlines to unravel than in a Danny Boyle movie.

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