St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley at Richmond Park. “As a footballer, you want to be at the cutting edge of the league, or in semi-finals or finals of cups,” he says.  Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley insists t the club’s remarkable run of FAI Cup final defeats will be only become a talking point within th(...)

Ger O’Brien and his St Pat’s team-mates are eager to atone for the FAI Cup final defeat to Derry City two years ago by winning the trophy this year. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Two years ago Ger O’Brien was one of many St Patrick’s Athletic players scratching about for some consolation in the aftermath of a cup final defeat (...)

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(...)

Christy Fagan of St Patrick’s Athletic scores during last night’s Champions League qualifier in Poland. Photograph: Inpho

Legia Warsaw 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 1 St Patrick’s Athletic left Legia Warsaw bewildered in Poland last night as the Inchicore side defied the odds (...)

Two-goal hero Christy Fagan eludes the challenge of Athlone’s Derek Prendergast at Richmond Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 4 Athlone Town 0 Helped by a brace(...)

Dundalk’s Brian Gartland celebrates scoring a goal against Derry. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Central defender Brian Gartland’s return to full fitness gives Dundalk a clean bill of health as they look to consolidate their lea(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic player Ger O’Brien pictured with the Setanta Cup at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic will start their Setanta Sports Cup campaign at competition new boys Ballinamallard United with the League of Ireland champions (...)

Danny Morrissey celebrates after scoring Cork City’s third goal. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork City 4 St Patrick’s Athletic 2: Cork City ensured they finished in the top half of the Airtricity League Premier Division as they beat ch(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Shane Robinson scores his side’s second goal of the game during their FAI Cup quarter-final at Richmond Park, Dublin. Photograph: Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Shamrock Rovers 2: Goals from Ronan Finn and Shane Robinson sent Shamrock Rovers into the last four of the FAI Cup following a(...)

Killian Brennan (left) produced another free-kick special, this time for St Patrick’s Athletic, to send old club Derry City to defeat in the Premier Division clash at the Brandywell. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Derry City 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 1Another sublime Killian Brennan free-kick at the Brandywell last night, put St Patrick’s Athletic back on the Prem(...)