Karl Sheppard scored Cork City’s winner in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Limerick at Jackman Park. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Limerick 0 Cork City 1 Karl Sheppard’s first-half strike helped Cork City close the gap on league leaders to four points as they handed Limeric(...)

Cork City’s Colin Healy with Sean Thornton of Drogheda United. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Cork City 4 Drogheda United 1 Billy Dennehy scored a hat-trick as Cork City came from behind at Turner’s Cross last night to move to within fou(...)

Ronan Finn in action for Dundalk. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ronan Finn believes Dundalk have a strong tailwind behind them as they head to Tallaght for the first time this season.The former Shamrock Rovers mid(...)

Cork City, under manager John Caulfield, continue to keep the pressure on league leaders Dundalk in the Airtricity League Premier Division. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Cork City 3 Derry City 0 Cork City continued to keep the pressure on Dundalk at the top with an emphatic win over Derry City at Turner’s Cross.(...)

Bray’s Graham Kelly leaves the pitch after being sent off  against Cork City. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Bray Wanderers 0 Cork City 1A first goal for the club from Kieran Djilali’s saw Cork City labour to victory against 10-man Bray Wanderers at the Carli(...)

Cork City’s Darren Dennehy and Pat Cregg of Shamrock Rovers during the Airtricity League 0-0 draw. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 0 Cork City 0Pat Fenlon had said during this week that with added competition at the top of the table it might take fewer points to li(...)

Dundalk’s Kurtis Byrne (right) with Simon Madden of Shamrock Rovers at Oriel Park. Phpotograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Dundalk 0 Shamrock Rovers 0Dundalk moved a point clear of Cork City at the top of the SSE Airtricity League table after a scoreless draw with Shamrock(...)

Karl Sheppard is congratulated by Simon Madden after scoring for Shamrock Rovers at Oriel Park last night. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Dundalk 1 Shamrock Rovers 2: Karl Sheppard sprang from the bench to end Dundalk’s treble hopes and keep Shamrock Rovers’ quest for a 25th FAI Cup aliv(...)

Anthony Elding of Sligo celebrates scoring his side’s third goal of the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SLIGO ROVERS 3 SHAMROCK ROVERS 0: Sligo Rovers booked their place in the Ford FAI Cup final with a sizzling performance in a pulsating semi-final b(...)

 Eamon Zayed faces a late firtness test on his back injury before the EA Sports Cup final against Drogheda United at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Mick Cooke describes the last time these two sides met in a cup final – back in May when Shamrock Rovers were far from flattered by a 7-1 win - as (...)