St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley at Richmond Park. “As a footballer, you want to be at the cutting edge of the league, or in semi-finals or finals of cups,” he says.  Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley insists t the club’s remarkable run of FAI Cup final defeats will be only become a talking point within th(...)

St. Patrick’s Athletic’s Ken Oman argues with the fourth official after being sent off at Oriel Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk 0, St Patrick’s Athletics 0 There was little to choose between Dundalk and St Patrick’s Athletic at Oriel Park last night with both sides fi(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic Chris Forrester celebrates scoreing his second goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

St Patrick’s Athletic 6 Drogheda Utd 0 A hat-trick from Conan Byrne was the highlight as St Patrick’s routed Drogheda United at Richmond Park. (...)

Sligo Rovers’ manager  Ian Baraclough. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

It is open to question whether some of his successors will thank him for tying the office so closely to the game but Michael D Higgin(...)

Keith Fahey (right) is tracked by Germany’s Sami Khedira during the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup qualifier at the Aviva Stadium in October 2012. Photograph: Alan Betson/THE IRISH TIMES

Republic of Ireland international midfielder Keith Fahey has returned to St Patrick’s Athletic ahead of the new League of Ireland season.It will be t(...)

Shamrock Rovers 3 Drogheda United 1Gary McCabe scored a terrific goal to help reignite Shamrock Rovers’ Europa League qualification hopes via the leag(...)

 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 (...)

 St Patrick’s  Athletic  manager Liam Buckley:  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

With big games coming thick and fast, St. Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley was delighted to have regained top spot in the table following Tuesd(...)

 Bray Wanderers striker  Jason Byrne and Ken Oman of Shamrock Rovers during last night’s game at the Carlisle Grounds. Photograph: Donall  Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers missed out on the chance of moving into fourth place in the Premier Division when held to a scoreless draw by a battling Bray Wanderer(...)

Ronan Finn celebrates scoring Shamrock Rovers’ fifth goal in the Setanta Sports Cup Final against Drogheda United at  Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 7 Drogheda United 1: (...)