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(...)

 Dundalk assistant manager Vinny Perth, left, and Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon. Photograph: David Maher / Sportsfile

Having won doubles as both a manager and a player, Pat Fenlon knows more than most what Dundalk must contend with as they try to get their league a(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic midfielder Killian Brennan has designs on stalling the progress of high-flying Dundalk in tonight’s League of Ireland Premier Division game at Richmond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Moving another step towards a first league title in 19 years will be something St Patrick’s Athletic will be determined to prevent Dundalk taking at R(...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny: “Bohemians are a good team and we won’t take them lightly (but) we are scoring goals from all over the pitch. We are playing with a great confidence and winning games.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians are one of only two teams to have taken league point from Oriel Park this season but Dundalk’s momentum has built since then and the Dubline(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Stephen McPhail and Craig Walsh of Bohemians battle for the ball. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 0 Bohemians 0 Having asked questions of Shamrock Rovers’ title aspirations to frustrate their arch-rivals in a derby that rarely(...)

Jason Byrne converted an excellent whipped cross to nod in at the back post for  Bohemians. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork City 1 Bohemians 1 Cork City remain top of the SSE Airtricity Division, but only on goal difference , after a frustrating draw against Boh(...)

Drogheda’s Declan O’Brien celebrates scoring what turned out to be the only goal of the  game against Bohemians. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 Bohemians 0Drogheda United wrapped up their league campaign with this win over Bohemians who preserve their Premier Division status (...)

 St Patrick’s  Athletic  manager Liam Buckley:  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

With big games coming thick and fast, St. Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley was delighted to have regained top spot in the table following Tuesd(...)

Catriona Kearney, (right) celebrates with fellow Ireland team members Laura Jane Dunne, Karina Houlihan and Brid Lynch in the 4x50 freestyle relay during the Special Olympics World Games in June 2003. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

MARK HILLIARD and OLIVIA KELLEHERTen years since Ireland hosted some 7,000 Special Olympians, anniversary events around the country have marked the le(...)

UCD’s Dean Clarke celebrates after scoring against . Photograph: Kieran Murray/Inpho

UCD 1 Bohemians 0: Dean Clarke’s early goal gave UCD a big lift as Bohemians, who(...)