Dundalk are League of Ireland champions for the second year running after a 1-1 draw away at Shamrock Rovers secured the title. Photograph: Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 1-1 Dundalk They say a good neighbour is always there to lend a helping hand and so it proved last night as Dundalk were crowne(...)

Shamrock Rovers players congratulate Brandon Miele after he scored the second goal in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division win over Galway United at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 2 Galway United 0 Gavin Brennan scored the opening goal before setting up Danny North for a second as Shamrock Rovers closed in(...)

Damien Duff packed a fair bit into his few minutes on the pitch, even producing a trick or two. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 3 Cork City 0 Another win, a Damien Duff debut and a result elsewhere that puts them notionally in the driving seat to take second pl(...)

Damien Duff watched from the bench as his new side Shamrock Rovers beat Longford 3-1. Photograph: Inpho

Longford Town 1 Shamrock Rovers 3 Damien Duff was named on the Shamrock Rovers bench as Danny North scored two well-taken goals to sink Longford Town (...)

Ian Morris and Killian Brennan celebrate after St Patrick’s Athletic penalty shootout win over Shamrock Rovers which saw them reach the League Cup final. Photograph: Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 0 St. Patrick’s Athletic 0 (St Patrick’s Athletic win 4-2 on penalties) A terrific save from Conor O’Malley in the penalty shootout pr(...)

Brandon Miele scores twice in Shamrock Rovers’ victory over Limerick in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, match at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 4 Limerick 1 Having opened the scoring with a spectacular strike, Brandon Miele completed Shamrock Rovers’ tally with the goal of the (...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Mickey Drennan takes a free kick during the Uefa Europa League second qualifying round, second leg against Odd BK at the Skagerak Arena in Skien, Norway. Photograph: Tor Erik Schrøder/Inpho

Odd BK 2 Shamrock Rovers 1 (Odd progress 4-1 on agg) Late strikes from Ole Jorgen Halvorsen and Steffen Hagen were more than sufficient for Odd BK to (...)

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(...)

Mikey Drennan of Shamrock  Rovers celebrates scoring his second against Dundalk in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division atTallaght. Photography: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 2 Dundalk 2 After eight encounters in four competitions, these two might well have been sick of the sight of each other by the end of (...)