Dundalk’s Ronan Finn celebrates scoring from the penalty spot in the Airtricity League game against   Sligo Rovers at Oriel park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk 1 Sligo Rovers 0 Dundalk moved three points clear at the top of the SSE Airtricity League table thanks to Ronan Finn’s 44th-minute penalty (...)

Derry City players pay tribute to former striker Mark Farren before the game. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Derry City 1 Cork City 0 Derry City celebrated the retirement of Mark Farren’s No 18 jersey with an impressive win over Cork City at the Brandywell. (...)

Stephen Kenny: “We believe in ourselves but we know all about Cork. We know we have to earn the right to win.” Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The ease with which they have swept to their second consecutive league title may make it hard for the Dundalk players to fathom but completing the (...)

Richie Towell was on the scoresheet for Dundalk in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game against Cork City at Turner’s Cross. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Cork City: 2 O’Sullivan 29, Sheppard 37 Dundalk: 2 McMillan 9, Towell 25 Cork City came from behind to avoid defeat and secure a point against Dunda(...)

Drogheda United’s Michael Schlingermann on being named as goalkeeper in the Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland team of the year: “it’s a personal highlight rather than a team highlight.” Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Naturally delighted to be named by his peers as goalkeeper in the Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland team of the year, Micheál Schlin(...)

Ross Gaynor  celebrates after opening the scoring for Cork City in their FAI Cup quarter-final replay against Derry City at Turner’s Cross. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork City 3 Derry City 0 Three late goals propelled Cork City into a first FAI Cup semi-final since 2007 as they saw off Derry City at Turner’s Cross (...)

Cork City’s Karl Sheppard and Alan Bennett celebrate with goalscorer Darren Dennehy during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Cork City at Turner’s Cross. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Cork City 3 St Patrick’s Athletic 1 Cork City recorded a second win over St Patrick’s Athletic at Turner’s Cross in 11 days as they moved to within fi(...)

UCD’s Ryan Swan has been named the League of Ireland player of the month for July. Photograph: Sportsfile

UCD’s Ryan Swan has been named as the SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month for July with the teenage striker rewarded for his European exploits for(...)

Cork City players defend a free inside their own penalty area during the 1-1 draw with Dundalk. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk 1-1 Cork City The top two in the SSE Airtricity League could not be separated at Oriel Park on Sunday night as Dundalk and Cork City played ou(...)

 Mark O’Sullivan and Colin Healy compete in the air during the Uefa Europa League first qualifying round second leg against KR Reykjavik in Iceland. Photograph:  Andri Marin/Inpho

KR Reykjavik 2 Cork City 1 (KR won 3-2 on agg) Cork City’s first European odyssey in seven years came to an abrupt end as they were disappointingly du(...)