Shamrock Rovers midfielder Patrick Cregg is optimistic about hiSs side’s league campaign in the long run. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho.

At home to Bray Wanderers on Friday night and a trip to bottom side Longford Town next weekend offers Shamrock Rovers the not unreasonable expectatio(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper Brendan Clarke was sent off in stoppage time at the end of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division defeat to Bray Wanderers at the Carlisle Grounds. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Bray Wanderers 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 0 A first-half goal from Ger Pender gave managerless Bray Wanderers a lift in every sense to move them off t(...)

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. (...)

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(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley is hoping to have striker Christy Fagan available for Saturday’s EA Sports Cup Final against Galway United. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk’s FAI Cup semi-final against Longford Town has been fixed for Friday, October 2nd (7.25)with Cork’s trip to Bray coming two days later on Sund(...)

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(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic Sean Hoare and Derry’s Ciaran O’Connor battle for possession. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Derry City 1 St Patrick’s Athletic expect to confirm on Saturday that Chris Forrester has joined Peterborough United af(...)