Dundalk’s Ronan Finn celebrates scoring from the penalty spot in the Airtricity League game against   Sligo Rovers at Oriel park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk 1 Sligo Rovers 0 Dundalk moved three points clear at the top of the SSE Airtricity League table thanks to Ronan Finn’s 44th-minute penalty (...)

Billy Dennehy scores the first goal for  St Patrick’s Athletic in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Shamrock Rovers at  Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Goals from Billy Dennehy and Christy Fagan handed St Pat’s the points from this fiercely-contested Dublin d(...)

Mark Timlin of St Pat’s celebrates scoring the first goal of the game against Bohemians with Christy Fagan and Billy Dennehy. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 3 Bohemians 0 Liam Buckley’s side got comfortably the better of a disappointing Bohemians side at Richmond Park to build impres(...)

Derry City players pay tribute to former striker Mark Farren before the game. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Derry City 1 Cork City 0 Derry City celebrated the retirement of Mark Farren’s No 18 jersey with an impressive win over Cork City at the Brandywell. (...)

Here’s your team-by-team guide to this season’s national Premier League. Photograph: Inpho

Bohemians Last year: 5th. Title odds: 50/1. The early season form of Keith Long’s side was one of the great surprises of last year and though they r(...)

Darren Dennehy and Ross Gaynor in the Aviva Stadium after Sunday’s FAI Cup final: both may now part company with Cork City. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Three of Cork City’s FAI Cup final team are included in the list of players published by the Professional Footballers Association of Ireland (PFAI) ye(...)

Stephen Kenny: “We believe in ourselves but we know all about Cork. We know we have to earn the right to win.” Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The ease with which they have swept to their second consecutive league title may make it hard for the Dundalk players to fathom but completing the (...)

Cork City’s Danny Morrissey and Karl Sheppard after Morrissey scored the opening goal of their FAI Cup semi-final clash with Bray Wanderers at the Carlisle Grounds. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Bray Wanderers 0 Cork City 1 (Morrissey, 60') For the first time in almost 30 years the league’s top two will meet in the FAI Cup final after C(...)

Ross Gaynor  celebrates after opening the scoring for Cork City in their FAI Cup quarter-final replay against Derry City at Turner’s Cross. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork City 3 Derry City 0 Three late goals propelled Cork City into a first FAI Cup semi-final since 2007 as they saw off Derry City at Turner’s Cross (...)

Cork City’s Karl Sheppard and Alan Bennett celebrate with goalscorer Darren Dennehy during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Cork City at Turner’s Cross. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Cork City 3 St Patrick’s Athletic 1 Cork City recorded a second win over St Patrick’s Athletic at Turner’s Cross in 11 days as they moved to within fi(...)