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(...)

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(...)

Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon: brings his side to Galway, then to Luxembourg for a Europa League tie on Tuesday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The league’s leading clubs must juggle domestic and European demands over the next couple of weeks. Shamrock Rovers have the most pressing schedule gi(...)

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. (...)

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(...)

Pat Fenlon: “I don’t see us as chasing anybody. We made a good start to the season and we have to make sure that run continues.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Christy Fagan and Ger O’Brien face late fitness tests ahead of this evening’s Dublin derby in Inchicore, where Seán Hoare will be available again to S(...)

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(...)

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(...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney: was recently awarded a contract extension to 2020. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

In a statement released by the FAI, its president Tony Fitzgerald says that the organisation’s board is entirely happy with the way chief executive(...)