Liam Lambert in the fire-damaged area of the Lambert Puppet Theatre with Judge of ‘Wanderley Wagon’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with arson after a fire gutted the Lambert Puppet Theatre – home to the characters of children’s television prog(...)

Derry City’s Mark Timlin: scored from a stunning free-kick. Photograph: James Crombie

Drogheda United 1-1 Derry City There was nothing to separate Drogheda united and Derry City as they played out a competitive 1-1 draw at United Park. (...)

Daryl Horgan (far right)   celebrates scoring his and Dundalk’s first goal in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division game against St Patrick’s  Athletic at Richmond Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Dundalk 2 One by one and with apparently increasing ease Dundalk clear the hurdles that stand between them and another title. (...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates scoring his late winner. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk set an all-time club record for successive unbeaten home games in the Premier Division thanks to Richie Towell’s late winneras they secured(...)

Conan Byrne scored St Patrick’s Athletic’s equalising goal on his 100th appearance for the club against Longford Town. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Longford Town 2 St Patrick’s Athletic 2A goal on his 100th appearance for the club from Conan Byrne saw St Patrick’s come from 2-0 down with 10 men to(...)

Daryl Hogan is mobbed by his Dundalk team mates. Photograph: INPHO/Tommy Grealy

Dundalk 1 Longford 0Daryl Horgan’s 16th minute goal was enough for Dundalk to open their title defence with all three points but the champions were pu(...)

Dundalk’s Stephen O’Donnell celebrates scoring the first goal of the game against Cork City during the deciding game in the  SSE Airtricity League Premier Division at  Oriel Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk 2 Cork City 0 Well, well, well, reports that Dundalk might have blown the league turned out to be greatly exaggerated. Instead, Stephen Kenny’(...)

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(...)

Jason Byrne converted an excellent whipped cross to nod in at the back post for  Bohemians. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork City 1 Bohemians 1 Cork City remain top of the SSE Airtricity Division, but only on goal difference , after a frustrating draw against Boh(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Shane Robinson challenges Sligo Rovers’  Danny Ventre at Tallaght. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 1 Sligo Rovers 2Sligo Rovers finished their league campaign on a high following their deserved 2-1 victory over Shamrock Rovers at Tal(...)