Richie Towell’s 56th-minute penalty sealed victory for Dundalk over Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds. Photo:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sligo Rovers 1 Dundalk 2 Dundalk will take their three-point lead at the top of the table into the mid-season break after a hard-fought defeat of a re(...)

David Cassidy’s goals, two from the penalty spot, earned  Bray Wanderers their first points of the season at the Showgrounds. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sligo Rovers 1 Bray Wanderers 3Maciej Tarnogrodzki celebrated his first game in charge of Bray Wanderers with a shock 3-1 defeat of misfiring Sligo Ro(...)

Keith Long:  “It’s a big challenge, but also a great opportunity for our players to test themselves against some of the best players in the league.” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians won’t lack for self-belief as they relish the visit of champions Dundalk for a top-of-the-table clash at Dalymount Park. Keith Long’s(...)

Drogheda 3 Sligo Rovers 2Drogheda United took the spoils in a five-goal thriller at United Park as they continue their 100 per cent start to the seas(...)

Finn Harps American midfielder Pat McCann (right) in action against Shelbourne. McCann is excited about the prospect of being involved in what will be his biggest game for the club since arriving in Ballybofey a little over a year ago. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic will be without Greg Bolger and Aaron Greene for the first of tomorrow’s semi-finals, with the pair suspended and cup-tied resp(...)

Limerick FC striker  Rory Gaffney with his SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month Award for August at Thomond Park, Limerick. Photo:  Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Conan Byrne wants St Patrick’s Athletic’s form and focus to ensure they move a major step closer to securing a European place next summer when Shamroc(...)

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(...)

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 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(...)

Sligo’s John Russell: his second-half goal killed off Bray’s challenge. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/INPHO/Presseye.

Sligo Rovers 3 Bray Wanderers 0John Russell scored a stunning volley to help Sligo Rovers leapfrog Bray Wanderers in the league on Saturday.Russell fi(...)