A Niall Quinn goal gets the Republic of Ireland another draw and progress to the knock out stages of the World Cup Finals.

Players and supporters celebrate the team's 1 -1 draw with the Netherlands. Another draw in group F meant that England, the Netherlands and the Republic of Ireland qualified for the next stage.

RTÉ News caught the mood among the Ireland squad and their supporters in Sicily.  The team and their families celebrated at the Hotel Portorais outside Palermo. A relaxed team manager Jack Charlton says,   

We didn't beat anyone yet, but we've had three very, very difficult games, and we've come out on top. We're particularly pleased with the performance tonight, the way lads worked at it and never gave up.

Speaking of his goal Niall Quinn says,

I just followed it in and when he did parry it I just said to myself don't miss whatever you do. 

Ray Houghton and John Aldridge also spoke of their delight with the result. Ray Houghton feeling that Ireland may even have won the game. 

An RTÉ News report was broadcast on 22 June 1990. The reporter is Colm Murray