St Patrick’s Athletic midfielder Greg Bolger finds his path block by a trio of Skonto Riga players during the Europa League first qualifying round first leg  at Skonto Stadions. Photograph: Evija Trifanova/Inpho

Skonto Riga (Latvia) 2 St Patrick’s Athletic 1 In the end it was a loss for St Pat’s at the Stadions Skonto in Riga on Thursday evening but the(...)

Chris Forrester of St Pat’s celebrates scoring his second goal of the game with Conor McCormack. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 3 Longford Town 0 A brace from Chris Forrester, his sixth and seventh league goals of the 2015 campaign helped St Pat’s to all t(...)

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 (...)

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. (...)

Ciarán Kilduff of St Patrick’s Athletic shoots to score his side’s second goal in the  SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Drogheda United at  Richmond Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Drogheda United 2Lee Duffy salvaged an unlikely point for Drogheda at Richmond Park as St Patrick’s paid the penalty for not t(...)

Conan Byrne scored St Patrick’s Athletic’s equalising goal on his 100th appearance for the club against Longford Town. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Longford Town 2 St Patrick’s Athletic 2A goal on his 100th appearance for the club from Conan Byrne saw St Patrick’s come from 2-0 down with 10 men to(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Derry City manager Peter Hutton: has played his cards close to his chest in the run-up to the FAI Cup final against St Patrick’s Athletic. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

If they accepted the league table was really a true reflection of the difference between the two teams in tomorrow’s Ford FAI Cup final then Derry Cit(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic’s   Sean Hoare scores their second goal during the FAI Ford Cup semi-final against Finn Harps at  Richmond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 6 Finn Harps 1If Finn Harps and their supporters had travelled to Dublin hoping against hope that the romance of the cup might m(...)