Killian Brennan of St Patrick’s Athletic  battles with  Stephen McPhail of Shamrock Rovers during the  FAI  Cup second round match at  Richmond Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Shamrock Rovers 1 For Shamrock Rovers, the “cup specialists” tag must feel like a cruel jibe on nights like this. It had been(...)

Daryl Horgan (far right)   celebrates scoring his and Dundalk’s first goal in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division game against St Patrick’s  Athletic at Richmond Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Dundalk 2 One by one and with apparently increasing ease Dundalk clear the hurdles that stand between them and another title. (...)

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(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Pat Fenlon would have been disappointed with his side’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division draw with Shamrock Rovers on Monday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Perhaps predictably, Pat Fenlon took the “two points dropped” questions less well than Liam Buckley on Monday night but the Shamrock Rovers manager m(...)

Killian Brannan opened the scoring for St Patrick’s Athletic in their Airtricity League Premier Division match against Galway United at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photo:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Galway United 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 4St Patrick’s Athletic continued their impressive form as Conan Byrne starred in their win at Eamonn Deacy Park.(...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell slide tackles Shamrock Rover’s Kieran Marty Waters. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

With the end of the first round of fixtures generally seen as a decent time to take stock of how the league is shaping up, Dundalk should be happy wi(...)

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(...)

Dan Murray: The Cork City defender is back in contention for his side’s visit to Shamrock Rovers. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The goals may not have flowed so far, but two wins from two have left the champions looking good as St Patrick’s Athletic arrive to play their first l(...)

Danny North’s goal was the difference for Shamrock Rovers against St Pat’s. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Shamrock Rovers 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 0 If Ireland ever gets to stage a winter World Cup TV manufacturers might do worse than to settle on giant bui(...)

Stephen Kenny: will be looking for a winning start to the new Premier League season at Oriel Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dundalk’s bid to become the first team from outside Dublin since Waterford in the early 1970s to successfully defend the league title gets under way (...)