Dundalk’s Richie Towell reacts after he conceded a late free against BATE Borisov in the Uefa Champions League second qualifying round second leg at  Oriel Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dundalk 0 BATE Borisov 0 (BATE progress 2-1 on aggregate) There was evidence in the performance over the two legs that Stephen Kenny’s “project” at O(...)

Dundalk players celebrate John Mountney’s late  winner in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Drogheda United at   United Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 Dundalk 2 If Dundalk’s first priority here was to put a bit of distance between them and their title rivals before turning th(...)

Limerick’s current captain Shane Duggan’s father was the last man to score for the club at Markets Field 31 years ago. The Garyowen venue is again the club’s home ground. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

His father having scored the last league goal at the venue 31 years ago provides added resonance for current Limerick captain Shane Duggan as the club(...)

Much-travelled forward Philly Hughes wants Shelbourne to get one over league champions Dundalk in FAI Cup. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Priced as far out as 20 to 1 in some quarters, it is a reminder Shelbourne scarcely needed of their task in hand as they travel to Oriel Park tonight(...)

Christy Fagan returns to the St Patrick’s Athletic squad for the game against Dundalk at Richmond Park. Photo:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two years ago Dundalk’s title challenge bit the dust at Richmond Park and last September another defeat there helped Cork City to push them all the wa(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Pat Fenlon would have been disappointed with his side’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division draw with Shamrock Rovers on Monday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Perhaps predictably, Pat Fenlon took the “two points dropped” questions less well than Liam Buckley on Monday night but the Shamrock Rovers manager m(...)

Dundalk’s Brian Gartland celebrates scoring their second goal in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game against Bray Wanderers at Oriel Park. Photo:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk 8 Bray Wanderers 1 Richie Towell scored one of the goals of the SSE Airtricity League season as Dundalk swept Bray Wanderers away at(...)

Dundalk players congratulate goalscorer David McMillan as they won again. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk maintained their winning start to the new season with a 3-0 win against a St Pat’s side who finished with nine men after an eventful encounter(...)

Daryl Hogan is mobbed by his Dundalk team mates. Photograph: INPHO/Tommy Grealy

Dundalk 1 Longford 0Daryl Horgan’s 16th minute goal was enough for Dundalk to open their title defence with all three points but the champions were pu(...)

 Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny celebrates winning the league title after the final whistle against Cork City. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Cork City fans will surely continue to wonder, when they look back on this year’s table, just how it was that their team could not take just one point(...)