Ireland National Team Appearances in the Soccer World Cup

Information about Ireland National Soccer Team and its performance in the FIFA World Cups with appearances in the WC, games, goals scored, history, standings and more.

All Ireland appearances in the World Cups:

Note: until the 1990 World Cup each win was worth 2 points, after that each win is worth 3 points.

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World Cup National Team Standing
Stage
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD
1930 Ireland - did not participate
1934 Ireland - did not participate
1938 Ireland - did not participate
1950 Ireland - did not participate
1954 Ireland - did not participate
1958 Ireland - did not participate
1962 Ireland - did not participate
1966 Ireland - did not participate
1970 Ireland - did not participate
1974 Ireland - did not participate
1978 Ireland - did not participate
1982 Ireland - did not participate
1986 Ireland - did not participate
1990 Ireland 8 Quarter Finals 4 5 0 4 1 2 3 -1
1994 Ireland 16 Round of 16 4 4 1 1 2 2 4 -2
1998 Ireland - did not participate
2002 Ireland 12 Round of 16 6 4 1 3 0 6 3 3
2006 Ireland - did not participate
2010 Ireland - did not participate
2014 Ireland - did not participate
2018 Ireland - did not participate

Abbreviations:
PTS = Points / GP = Games played / W = Wins / D = Draws / L = Losses
GF = Goals For / GA = Goals against / GD = Goal Difference