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(...)

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(...)

Prolific St Patrick’s Athletic striker hopes to help his side beat Derry City and win FAI Cup final. Photograph: Inpho.

All that talk from managers about “projects” in football could throw you when you meet St Patrick’s Athletic winger Conan Byrne these days. The(...)

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(...)

Cork City  goalkeeper Mark McNulty celebrates saving a late penalty with John Dunleavy, Michael McSweeney and Dan Murray during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game against Sligo Rovers at  Turner’s Cross. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

UCD 0 Dundalk 2With their main title rivals showing some real character to win and keep up the chase, this was an important win for league leaders Dun(...)

Limerick FC striker  Rory Gaffney with his SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month Award for August at Thomond Park, Limerick. Photo:  Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Conan Byrne wants St Patrick’s Athletic’s form and focus to ensure they move a major step closer to securing a European place next summer when Shamroc(...)

 Conan Byrne of St Patrick’s Athletic celebrates scoring his first and his side’s third against Bray Wanderers at the Carlisle Grounds. Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Bray Wanderers 2 St Patrick’s Athletic 4 Two goals in as many minutes turned this game on its head early in the second half as St. Patrick’s, w(...)

 Legia Warsaw’s Michal Zyro  celebrates after putting his side  2-0 up against  St Patrick’s Athletic during the  Champions League second qualifying round second leg  match at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph:   Aidan Crawley/EPA

St Patrick’s Athletic 0, Legia Warsaw 5 (agg: 1-6): When Liam Buckley had spoken on Tuesday of the way in which his side’s European dream had been (...)

St Patrick’s Athletic Chris Forrester celebrates scoreing his second goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

St Patrick’s Athletic 6 Drogheda Utd 0 A hat-trick from Conan Byrne was the highlight as St Patrick’s routed Drogheda United at Richmond Park. (...)

UCD’s James Kavanagh battles with  Christy Fagan of St Patrick’s Athletic during the Premier Division clash at the UCD Bowl. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

UCD 1 St Patrick’s Ath 1UCD’s recent improvement had yielded five points from three games but it was scarcely enough to suggest they would trip the ti(...)