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(...)

Two-goal hero Christy Fagan eludes the challenge of Athlone’s Derek Prendergast at Richmond Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 4 Athlone Town 0 Helped by a brace(...)

Ronan Finn celebrates scoring his side’s second goal with Ciaran Kilduff and team mates at Dalymount. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians 1 Shamrock Rovers 3 A first win in this, most bitterly con(...)

Drogheda’s Alan Byrne in action against Dundalk’s Stephen McDonnell. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s been a remarkable season for Dundalk for whom there will be plenty of consolations if, as seems likely now, they miss out on the league title. In(...)

Sligo Rovers  manager Ian Baraclough.

St Patrick’s Athletic get the opportunity this evening to sit back and see how the teams chasing them handle the pressure of knowing defeat will all b(...)

Mark McGinley impressed in goal for UCD against Drogheda.

UCD 2 DroThe late heroics of goalkeeper Mark McGinley earned UCD a vital point in their battle against relegation in an incident-packed clash at the U(...)

Drogheda’s Paul O’Conor and Malmo’s Markus Halsti during last night’s Europa League qualifying round 1st Leg in Tallaght. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mick Cooke had said beforehand that he would settle for taking this tie back to Malmo where a young side that includes full and under-21 international(...)

Drogheda manager Mick Cooke, with asisstant Robbie Horgan, training in Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Drogheda United return to Tallaght for the first time since their 7-1 humbling by Shamrock Rovers in the Setanta Cup tonight, with manager Mick Cooke (...)