St Patrick’s Athletic midfielder Greg Bolger finds his path block by a trio of Skonto Riga players during the Europa League first qualifying round first leg  at Skonto Stadions. Photograph: Evija Trifanova/Inpho

Skonto Riga (Latvia) 2 St Patrick’s Athletic 1 In the end it was a loss for St Pat’s at the Stadions Skonto in Riga on Thursday evening but the(...)

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(...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny secured Champions League success over BATE Borisov during his time with Bohemians. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Stephen Kenny is adamant that neither he nor his players will be daunted by the scale of their task but Dundalk will do well to expand their Champions(...)

Bray Wanderers’ Alan McNally, pictured here in action against Limerick, had a goal stuck off by the assistant referee. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Bray Wanderers 0 Longford 1 Ayman Ben Mohamed scored his first league goal of the season as Longford laboured to victory over a Bray side that (...)

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(...)

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.(...)