Finn Harps’  BJ Banda is swamped by fans at the final whistle after his goal secured Premier Division football for the Donegal  club in their play-off against Limerick at Finn Park in Ballybofey. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho/Presseye

Finn Harps 2 Limerick 0 (Harps win 2-1 on aggregate) Finn Harps will be playing in the Premier Division of the SSE Airtricty League next season after (...)

Finn Harps manager Ollie Horgan: “It will be very difficult to overturn Limerick with the quality that they have.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Preview: League of Ireland Promotion/Relegation Play-off (2nd leg) Finn Harps (0) v Limerick FC (1) Finn Park, 7.45pm While acknowledging his side c(...)

Martin Russell: his Limerick side’s brave bid to avoid relegation has been undermined by three recent costly home defeats. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Amid all the talk of shaking up the league structure so that there are more “meaningful” games, things seem to have taken care of themselves pretty w(...)

Dundlak remain at the top of the league with their eight-point margin intact. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Despite being held to a 2-2 draw by Sligo Rovers at Oriel Park, Dundalk maintained their eight-point lead at the top of the Premier Division table. At(...)

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(...)