Bohemians manager Keith Long: Beating Longford Town and Bray  Wanderers will have injected a bit of confidence in to his side. Photograph: Inpho

Having lost to St Patrick’s Athletic at home a few weeks ago and then produced what manager Pat Fenlon described as a “gutless” performance against D(...)

Mark Timlin of St Pat’s celebrates scoring the first goal of the game against Bohemians with Christy Fagan and Billy Dennehy. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 3 Bohemians 0 Liam Buckley’s side got comfortably the better of a disappointing Bohemians side at Richmond Park to build impres(...)

Here’s your team-by-team guide to this season’s national Premier League. Photograph: Inpho

Bohemians Last year: 5th. Title odds: 50/1. The early season form of Keith Long’s side was one of the great surprises of last year and though they r(...)

Bohemians’ Ismail Akinade: was on target twice in the victory over Derry City at the Brandywell. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Derry City 2 Bohemians 3 Bohemians’ hopes of Europa League football next season will be decided in the final matches of the season following (...)

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(...)