Vinny Faherty celebrates opening the scoring for Limerick against Drogheda at United Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 Limerick 4 A scintillating first-half display from Limerick saw them record their fourth win in five away to relegation-threatened D(...)

Drogheda United managerJohn McDonnell: his side have taken just two points from the last 22 on offer. Photograph:  Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Limerick defender Robbie Williams has targeted winning five of their remaining eight games in the hope of completing their great escape. While they re(...)

The Market Fields, Limerick saw an incredible 4-3 thriller on Saturday night Photo: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Limerick FC 4-3 Bohemian FC An amazing encounter at the Markets Field saw ten man Limerick FC come out on top 4-3 against Bohemians. Vinny Faherty gav(...)

Brandon Miele scores twice in Shamrock Rovers’ victory over Limerick in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, match at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 4 Limerick 1 Having opened the scoring with a spectacular strike, Brandon Miele completed Shamrock Rovers’ tally with the goal of the (...)

Limerick’s current captain Shane Duggan’s father was the last man to score for the club at Markets Field 31 years ago. The Garyowen venue is again the club’s home ground. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

His father having scored the last league goal at the venue 31 years ago provides added resonance for current Limerick captain Shane Duggan as the club(...)

Jason Byrne celebrates scoring a late winner for Bohs. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

If the first meeting between these sides had gone pretty decisively the way of the Dubliners then there was less to choose between them here, at le(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic midfielder Killian Brennan has designs on stalling the progress of high-flying Dundalk in tonight’s League of Ireland Premier Division game at Richmond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Moving another step towards a first league title in 19 years will be something St Patrick’s Athletic will be determined to prevent Dundalk taking at R(...)

 St Patrick’s Athletic’s Jake Kelly  celebrates scoring his side’s third goal  with Conan Byrne and Chris Forrester. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

UCD 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 3: There was an air of resignation about Stephen Kenny this week as he suggested that the league leaders “(...)

 St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckleywill be hoping for three points at Belfield tonight. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

St Patrick’s Athletic can move to the brink of clinching the title tonight at the Belfield Bowl where three points would put them six clear of nearest(...)

Recent arrivals have been able to link in with long-established Irish communities via technology  rather than in the local Irish pub

In their working paper for a proposed “strategy for the Irish diaspora” in 2008, National University of Ireland researchers Mark Boyle and Rob (...)