Skonto Riga’s Vladislavs Sorokins celebrates scoring his side’s  first goal in the  Uefa Europa League first qualifying round second leg against St Patrick’s Athletic  at Richmond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Skonto Riga 2 (Skonto win 4-1 on aggregate) It doesn’t seem so long ago that St Patrick’s Athletic’s European record at Richm(...)

Bray Wanderers’ Alan McNally, pictured here in action against Limerick, had a goal stuck off by the assistant referee. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Bray Wanderers 0 Longford 1 Ayman Ben Mohamed scored his first league goal of the season as Longford laboured to victory over a Bray side that (...)

Killian Brennan of St Patrick’s Athletic  battles with  Stephen McPhail of Shamrock Rovers during the  FAI  Cup second round match at  Richmond Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Shamrock Rovers 1 For Shamrock Rovers, the “cup specialists” tag must feel like a cruel jibe on nights like this. It had been(...)

Daryl Horgan (far right)   celebrates scoring his and Dundalk’s first goal in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division game against St Patrick’s  Athletic at Richmond Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Dundalk 2 One by one and with apparently increasing ease Dundalk clear the hurdles that stand between them and another title. (...)

Bray Wanderers’ Peter McGlynn celebrates scoring his goal during the SSE Airtricity Premier Division match against Longford Town at the Carlisle Grounds. Photo:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Bray Wanderers 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 0 A late winner from Peter McGlynn ensured new manager Trevor Croly got his Bray Wanderers revival off t(...)

Ronan Finn in action for Dundalk. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ronan Finn believes Dundalk have a strong tailwind behind them as they head to Tallaght for the first time this season.The former Shamrock Rovers mid(...)

Killian Brennan of St Patrick’s Athletic   celebrates scoring  from the penalty spot in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Bray Wanderers at  Richmond Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 3 Bray Wanderers 0 Two goals inside the opening five minutes helped St Patrick’s Athletic to a facile 3-0 victory over Br(...)

Danny North’s goal was the difference for Shamrock Rovers against St Pat’s. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Shamrock Rovers 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 0 If Ireland ever gets to stage a winter World Cup TV manufacturers might do worse than to settle on giant bui(...)

Christy Fagan scores for St Patrick’s Athletic during the FAI Ford Cup Final against Derry City at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Derry City 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 2 In a league the size of Ireland’s and with the Dubliners generally up there amongst the better teams, sometimes t(...)

St. Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper  Brendan Clarke with Seán Gannon of Dundalk. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Football was supposed be the last thing on his mind when St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper Brendan Clarke settled down for a quiet night in with his(...)