Ciarán Kilduff of St Patrick’s Athletic shoots to score his side’s second goal in the  SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Drogheda United at  Richmond Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Drogheda United 2Lee Duffy salvaged an unlikely point for Drogheda at Richmond Park as St Patrick’s paid the penalty for not t(...)

Cork City’s Kieran Djilali celebrates scoring their second goal in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Drogheda United at  United Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 Cork City 2 Cork managed to silence their critics somewhat as they scored two away from home for the first time this season in(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

With a cup run and an international recall under his belt, Martin O’Neill has suggested that Shay Given is serious about cementing his comeback next (...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates scoring his late winner. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk set an all-time club record for successive unbeaten home games in the Premier Division thanks to Richie Towell’s late winneras they secured(...)

Wicklow’s Seanie Furlong: his well-taken point proved vital to Wicklow in the end against Leitrim in  Aughrim. Photograph: Inpho

Wicklow 0-11 Leitrim 0-10. Wicklow struck with a storming second-half comeback to snatch a one-point win over Leitrim in their Division Four ma(...)

 Johnny Sexton was one of three Ireland players to suffer head injuries during the Autumn Internatonal against Australia. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/INPHO

An Oireachtas report has linked increasing size of players, especially in rugby, with a higher risk of concussion. The report from the Joint Committe(...)

Robbie  Keane scored 16 goals in 19 appearances for Celtic during a loan spell at the club. Photograph:  Craig Halkett/PA 2:31

Martin O’Neill has warned Republic of Ireland skipper Robbie Keane his familiarity with Celtic Park will count for little as he looks to take a furthe(...)

 Alan Byrne, editor and chief executive of The Racing Post, at the launch of the Irish Racing Post with Rory McIlroy and Ruby Walsh in 2010. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Stradbrook Acquisitions, the owner of the Racing Post, has acquired the title’s debt from the special liquidators of IBRC. Stradbrook succeeded in buy(...)

 Stephen Rice celebrates with Lorcan Shannon after Longford Town scored their second goal against Shamrock Rovers B in the SSE Airtricity League First Division match at  City Calling Stadium in  Longford. Photograph:   Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork City 2 Drogheda Utd 1Cork City never looked overly troubled as they joined Dundalk at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division with (...)

Christoph Kramer of Germany lies injured during the 2014 Fifa World Cup B final against Argentina at Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Shaun Botterill / Getty Images

Heading the ball in soccer has never been such a contentious issue with a legal case in the US threatening to change the way the game is coached an(...)