Graduating from the academy: Furlong proved his mettle in the 2012 World Cup in South Africa where he played in all 10 games. Photograph: Billy Stickland / Inpho

Such is the nature of things that, as a prop and particularly as a tighthead, Tadhg Furlong has had to bide his time compared to Irish under-20 bac(...)

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 (...)

Referee Anthony Buttimer sends off Dundalk’s Darren Meenan during the FAI Ford Cup semi-final against Drogheda at  Hunky Dorys Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 Dundalk 0: Mick Cooke’s men made it three cup finals in a season thanks to a narrow and deeply controversial victory over rivals Dun(...)

Shamrock Rovers 3 Drogheda United 1Gary McCabe scored a terrific goal to help reignite Shamrock Rovers’ Europa League qualification hopes via the leag(...)

Declan O’Brien: went close to scoring for Drogheda United last night at Swedbank Stadium, Sweden. Photograph: Inpho

Malmo 2 Drogheda 0 (Malno win 2-0 on agg): For all of their bravery, Drogheda United bowed out of the Europa League last night following a 2-0 defe(...)

The National Museum of Ireland today unveiled a recently recovered collection of some 900 artefacts which it said had been looted from historic(...)

Killian Brennan celebrates his winner against Drogheda at hunky Dory’s Park. Photograph: Ryan/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 2: As contests go, this was a tame affair(...)