Sean O’Connor opened the scoring for Shamrock Rovers in their 2-0 win at Longford Town. Photograph: Inpho

Longford Town 0 Shamrock Rovers 2First half goals from wingers Sean O’Connor and Marty Waters ensured there was no happy homecoming for Longford as a (...)

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(...)

Sligo Rovers’s Alan Keane and Seamus Conneely compete with Morten Gamst Pedersen of Rosenborg during their  Europa League second qualifying round, second leg at the Showgrounds, Sligo. Photograph: Inpho

Sligo Rovers 1 Rosenborg 3 Rosenborg win 4-3 on aggregate It was a better game and much more of a contest than Legia got against St Patrick’s Athletic(...)

Sligo’s Evan McMillan outjumps Rosenborg’s Andre  Helland during last night’s clash at the Lerkendal Stadion, Trondheim, Norway. Photograph: Ned Alley/Inpho

Rosenborg 1 Sligo Rovers 2 Alan Keane and Danny North grabbed the crucial goals on a famous night for Sligo Rovers in Europe yesterday.Sligo shocked R(...)

Sligo Rovers’ Raffaele Cretaro and Evaldas Grigaitis of FK Banga struggle for the ball in the Europa League first qualifying round, first leg, at the Gargz dai Stadium in Lithuania. Photograph: Inpho/LFF

Frantic defending twice denied Séamus Conneely in the second half at the Gargz dai Stadium in Lithuania last night but Sligo Rovers will nonetheless b(...)

Dundalk’s Patrick Hoban  celebrates  his side’s third goal with team-mates. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk 3 (Horgan 23, Byrne 48, Hoban 60), Sligo Rovers 0 Free-scoring Dundalk sent out another statement of intent with a comprehensive dismantling (...)

Joseph Ndo’s 88th-minute corner caused confusion in the home area and went in off a defender.

Cork City 1, Sligo Rovers 1 It was honours even after la(...)

Roddy Collins and the Athlone team celebrate  after winning the league. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Athlone Town have denied trying to ditch Roddy Collins after advertising for a first team manager just a few weeks after the Dubliner led them back to(...)

Drogheda United players protest to referee Paul Tuite after controversial Danny North goal. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

All that chat over the weekend about Lansdowne being packed to the rafters from here on in, even if we’re playing the Dog and Duck reserves, due to th(...)

Sligo Rovers’ Anthony Elding celebrates after scoring the winning goal in yesterday’s FAI Cup final at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Anthony Elding might have the look of a hard man but as he wanders through the mixed zone at the Aviva stadium not long after scoring the winner in a (...)