Date: 26th October 2017 at 9:38pm
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Paul McShane has been called up by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill for the coming international break.

The next break of the 2017/18 campaign in November sees the Republic face Denmark in a 2018 World Cup play off game.

Everton’s Jason McCarthy comes back into the group for the provisional squad after missing out with a knee injury, but Jonathan Walters misses out having suffered an injury with Burnley. Southampton’s Shane Long also comes back into the group.

Aston Villa striker Scott Hogan and Millwall forward Aiden O’Brien retain their places after maiden call ups in October.

Full squad:

Provisional Republic of Ireland squad:

Goalkeepers:
Darren Randolph (Middlesbrough), Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday), Rob Elliot (Newcastle United), Colin Doyle (Bradford City).

Defenders:
Cyrus Christie (Middlesbrough), Matt Doherty (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Paul McShane (Reading), Richard Keogh (Derby County), Shane Duffy (Brighton & Hove Albion), Ciaran Clark (Newcastle United), John O’Shea (Sunderland), Kevin Long, Stephen Ward (Burnley).

Midfielders:
Aiden McGeady (Sunderland), Daryl Horgan, Alan Browne (Preston North End), Glenn Whelan, Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), Harry Arter (Bournemouth), James McCarthy (Everton), Robbie Brady, Jeff Hendrick (Burnley), Eunan O’Kane (Leeds United), David Meyler (Hull City), Wes Hoolahan (Norwich City), Callum O’Dowda (Bristol City), Jonny Hayes (Celtic), James McClean (West Bromwich Albion).

Forwards:
Shane Long (Southampton), Daryl Murphy (Nottingham Forest), David McGoldrick (Ipswich Town), Sean Maguire (Preston North End), Scott Hogan (Aston Villa), Aiden O’Brien (Millwall)

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