Killian Brennan scored St Patrick’s first in their 2-0 win over Drogheda United. Photograph: Inpho

Drogheda United 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Killian Brennan went from zero to hero for St Pat’s as having missed a penalty in the first-half the midfiel(...)

Skonto Riga’s Vladislavs Sorokins celebrates scoring his side’s  first goal in the  Uefa Europa League first qualifying round second leg against St Patrick’s Athletic  at Richmond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Skonto Riga 2 (Skonto win 4-1 on aggregate) It doesn’t seem so long ago that St Patrick’s Athletic’s European record at Richm(...)

Conan Byrne is in line to play for St Patrick’s Athletic in their Europa League second-leg match against Skonto Riga. Photograph:   Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Conan Byrne is back in contention to start for St Patrick’s Athletic in Inchicore this evening (7.45pm) as the Dubliners look to build on the away (...)

St Patrick’s Athletic’s Ger O’Brien: “The lads have been playing well lately. It’s been good, we’ve scored a few, created a lot of chances and not conceded too many.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Their recent form in Europe suggests getting a good result in Riga this afternoon shouldn’t be beyond them but for St Patrick’s Athletic sealing th(...)

Christy Fagan returns to the St Patrick’s Athletic squad for the game against Dundalk at Richmond Park. Photo:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two years ago Dundalk’s title challenge bit the dust at Richmond Park and last September another defeat there helped Cork City to push them all the wa(...)

Pat Fenlon: “I don’t see us as chasing anybody. We made a good start to the season and we have to make sure that run continues.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Christy Fagan and Ger O’Brien face late fitness tests ahead of this evening’s Dublin derby in Inchicore, where Seán Hoare will be available again to S(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley has yet to see the defensive improvement he targeted before the start of the season. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Having said that tightening up at the back would be important if his side was to regain the title, Liam Buckley is still waiting to see improvement a(...)

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(...)