Jason Byrne (right) will lead the Bohemians line against Shamrock Rovers in tonight’s Premier Division game at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

With hamstring injuries sidelining captain Conor Kenna and Seán Heaney, Jason McGuinness is again likely to be partnered by Rob Cornwall in the centre(...)

The departing Danny Murphy played more than 200 times for Cork City over three different spells with the club. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork City have announced the sudden departure from the club of Danny Murphy, the London-born (...)

Rio Ferdinand will be 35 in November and Manchester United are acutely aware the former England defender could be in his final season at the club. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Manchester United have joined the growing number of clubs closely monitoring the Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala as they plan ahead for the gradual ea(...)

Owen Heary: wants Bohemians players to dig deep.

Bohemians’ caretaker manager Owen Heary has told his players it doesn’t matter how they play once they start getting the results they need to get out (...)

Derry City’s in-form Rory Patterson, who faces Dundalk tonight,  celebrates his hat-trick at the UCD Bowl last month. Photograph: Inpho

This time last year Derry and Dundalk were sixth and ninth respectively as they headed into the league’s eighth round of games(...)

Anthony Elding scores Sligo’s third goal last weekend. Photograph Inpho/Morgan Treacy

Already five points clear at the top of the table, Sligo Rovers pay their first visit of the campaign to the capital this even(...)