Shamrock Rovers’ Mickey Drennan takes a free kick during the Uefa Europa League second qualifying round, second leg against Odd BK at the Skagerak Arena in Skien, Norway. Photograph: Tor Erik Schrøder/Inpho

Odd BK 2 Shamrock Rovers 1 (Odd progress 4-1 on agg) Late strikes from Ole Jorgen Halvorsen and Steffen Hagen were more than sufficient for Odd BK to (...)

Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon: “We simply need to score the first goal. If we can do that, then the tie changes.”   Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Pat Fenlon has told his Shamrock Rovers players that there is a first time for everything as they look to make a little bit of history in Norway to(...)

Pat Fenlon can improve the professionalism at Shamrock Rovers. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers boss Pat Fenlon believes Damien Duff can bring much more than his obvious talent to the club over the next 18 months with the 46 year-(...)

Damien Duff at the end of Ireland’s defeat to Croatia at Euro 2012. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers have confirmed the signing of former Republic of Ireland international Damien Duff who joins the Dublin club on an 18-month contrac(...)

 Damien Duff, seen here attending a match between St Patrick’s Athletic and Longford Town with Stephen Hunt, has joined Shamrock Rovers on an 18-month deal. Photograph:   Donall Farmer/Inpho

Damien Duff has made good on his promise to himself to finish his career in Ireland after completing an 18-month deal to play for Shamrock Rovers. Th(...)

Speculation has been growing that Shamrock Rovers are ready to sign former Ireland international Damien Duff but Pat Fenlon has been keen to avoid talking about it. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Shamrock Rovers resume their finely balanced Europa League against Progrès Niederkorn this evening in Tallaght, where Pat Fenlon will be hoping his(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Stephen McPhail will miss their Europa League tie in Luxembourg. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Already missing the injured Keith Fahey, Shamrock Rovers must begin their Europa League campaign in Luxembourg on Tuesday night without their other e(...)

Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon: brings his side to Galway, then to Luxembourg for a Europa League tie on Tuesday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The league’s leading clubs must juggle domestic and European demands over the next couple of weeks. Shamrock Rovers have the most pressing schedule gi(...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny secured Champions League success over BATE Borisov during his time with Bohemians. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Stephen Kenny is adamant that neither he nor his players will be daunted by the scale of their task but Dundalk will do well to expand their Champions(...)

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(...)