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(...)

Killian Brannan opened the scoring for St Patrick’s Athletic in their Airtricity League Premier Division match against Galway United at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photo:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Galway United 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 4St Patrick’s Athletic continued their impressive form as Conan Byrne starred in their win at Eamonn Deacy Park.(...)

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(...)

Ciaran Kilduff scores St Patrick’s Athletic’s goal in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Bohemians at Dalymount Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Bohemians 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 1 St Patrick’s Athletic made a short but fruitful journey across the Liffey as they defeated Bohemians at Dal(...)

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(...)

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(...)