Irish eyes smile, from Bari to Belfast

Another glorious night of international football has succeeded in keeping nerves frayed but, ultimately, ensuring fans of both Irish sides retire to bed with plenty of room for optimism. Trapattoni has led the Republic to a one-all draw with the World Champions in Bari due to yet another Robbie Keane goal (38 and counting) whilst Warren Feeney’s glancing header ensured Northern Ireland claimed a 1-0 win and the necessary six point return from the two home games. Roll on June…