Keith Long:  “It’s a big challenge, but also a great opportunity for our players to test themselves against some of the best players in the league.” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians won’t lack for self-belief as they relish the visit of champions Dundalk for a top-of-the-table clash at Dalymount Park. Keith Long’s(...)

Ross Gaynor grabbed a 96th minute equaliser to get Cork City a point away at Sligo Rovers. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Sligo Rovers 1 Cork City 1Cork City boss John Caulfield admits he thought his side were beaten before their dramatic injury-time equaliser in Sligo on(...)

SSE Airtricity League Launch, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 27/2/2015Pictured (L-R) Jason Byrne of Bohemians, David Cassidy of Bray Wanderers, Michael Slingerman of Drogheda United, Stephen O'Donnell of Dundalk, Shane Duggan of  Limerick FC, Keith Ward of Sligo Rovers, Conor Kenna of Shamrock Rovers, Ger O'Brien of St. Patrick's Athletic, John Dunleavy of Cork City, Mark Sammon of Longford Town, Paul Sinnott of Galway United and Ryan McBride of Derry CityMandatory Credit �INPHO/Cathal Noonan

For the players, the SSE Airtricity League close season is like a giant game of musical chairs, and with the organisers about to press play again, a f(...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney. Photograph: Dennis Grombkowski/ Bongarts/Getty Images

FAI chief executive John Delaney has written to a number of Irish fans to say he is looking into the distribution of tickets for next month’s game in (...)

Shane Robinson of Shamrock Rovers celebrates scoring.

Shane Robinson’s scrappy late equaliser for Shamrock Rovers kept their European qualification hopes via the league alive.Pat Fenlon’s side are now se(...)

Alan Mathews’s Bray side will be aiming to avoid a third straight defeat against the defending champions. Photograph: Inpho

Dundalk’s potentially key league game against Shamrock Rovers has been rescheduled for Monday, October 13th. The title chasers had hoped that the game(...)

 Dundalk assistant manager Vinny Perth, left, and Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon. Photograph: David Maher / Sportsfile

Having won doubles as both a manager and a player, Pat Fenlon knows more than most what Dundalk must contend with as they try to get their league a(...)

Cork City manager John Caulfield: “Bohs have drawn with all of the top teams . . . they’ve upped their game in the big games.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Despite Bohemians not having won a league game at Dalymount Park this season, Cork City manager John Caulfield is wary of the challenge the home side(...)

Owen Heary (above) wants his Bohemians players to start the way they finished last Friday when they travel to Limerick tonight.Bohemians came from 2-(...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny: “Bohemians are a good team and we won’t take them lightly (but) we are scoring goals from all over the pitch. We are playing with a great confidence and winning games.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians are one of only two teams to have taken league point from Oriel Park this season but Dundalk’s momentum has built since then and the Dubline(...)