Former Irish international Keith Fahey has been forced to retire at 32-years-of-age. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Former Republic of Ireland international Keith Fahey has been forced to retire from football due to persistent hip and injury problems that have sidel(...)

Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon: “Starting with Pat’s, we’ve got to go and beat them. We’ve Cork here in a few weeks as well and we’ve got to go and try and win that.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

With just one win in seven games against the other four teams in the top five this season, Shamrock Rovers’ manager Pat Fenlon knows the importance(...)

Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon: “We simply need to score the first goal. If we can do that, then the tie changes.”   Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Pat Fenlon has told his Shamrock Rovers players that there is a first time for everything as they look to make a little bit of history in Norway to(...)

Damien Duff at the end of Ireland’s defeat to Croatia at Euro 2012. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers have confirmed the signing of former Republic of Ireland international Damien Duff who joins the Dublin club on an 18-month contrac(...)

Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon: brings his side to Galway, then to Luxembourg for a Europa League tie on Tuesday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The league’s leading clubs must juggle domestic and European demands over the next couple of weeks. Shamrock Rovers have the most pressing schedule gi(...)

Limerick’s current captain Shane Duggan’s father was the last man to score for the club at Markets Field 31 years ago. The Garyowen venue is again the club’s home ground. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

His father having scored the last league goal at the venue 31 years ago provides added resonance for current Limerick captain Shane Duggan as the club(...)

St Pat’s manager Liam Buckley was left nonplussed after RTE commentator Stephen Alkin quizzed him about the early substitution of Shamrock Rovers midfielder Keith Fahey. Photograph: Inpho

RTE commentator Stephen Alkin was left embarrassed after he asked St Patrick’s Athletic boss Liam Buckley about the substitution of Shamrock Rovers mi(...)

 St Patrick’s Athletic and Shamrock Rovers play out their 0-0 draw at Richmond Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Shamrock Rovers 0 The two Dublin clubs that started the season with title aspirations lost more ground on the league le(...)

Mikey Drennan celebrates after scoring for Shamrock Rovers in their  SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Drogheda United at   Tallaght Stadium. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 1 Drogheda United 0Pat Fenlon’s side have a good deal to do over the remaining two thirds of the season if they are to make up the gro(...)

Shamrock Rovers substitute Brandon Miele scored a late goal in Limerick. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Limerick FC 1 Shamrock Rovers 1 Limerick got to within four minutes of their first win in ten matches before substitute Brandon Miele saved Sha(...)