Brighton and Hove Albion’s Richie Towell is presented with the SSE Airtricity League Player of the Year by FAI President Tony Fitzgerald. Photograph: David Maher/Sportsfile

Richie Towell says he sees a good preseason as key to long-term prospects at Brighton & Hove Albion after failing to make the immediate impr(...)

Jonathan Walters with his Three International Player of the Year Award. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Jon Walters has been named as Ireland’s Senior International Player of the Year at the FAI’s annual Three sponsored awards with the 32 year-old strike(...)

Here’s your team-by-team guide to this season’s national Premier League. Photograph: Inpho

Bohemians Last year: 5th. Title odds: 50/1. The early season form of Keith Long’s side was one of the great surprises of last year and though they r(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill: “I think this would probably be the last hurrah for some of the players.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has said that anything up to half of the places in his 23-strong squad for the Euro 2016 are up for grabs w(...)

Burnley’s Stephen Ward  scores his side’s second goal during the FA Cup third round match between Middlesbrough. Photograph:  Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Burnley will be hoping for big things in Monday’s draw for the fourth round of the FA Cup after Stephen Ward’s first club goal in just over two years(...)

Hull’s Tom Huddlestone challenges Richie Towell of Brighton & Hove Albion during the FA Cup third-round match at KC Stadium. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

FA Cup round-up: Darren Pratley scored an 87th-minute equaliser as Championship strugglers Bolton avoided a humiliating loss at non-League Eastleigh. (...)

Richie Towell has been named the Airtricity/Soccer Writers Association of Ireland Personality of the Year for 2015. Photograph: Inpho

Richie Towell has been named as the Airtricity/Soccer Writers Association of Ireland Personality of the Year for 2015 with the now Brighton and Hove A(...)

Bobby Zamora couldn’t end Brighton’s goal drought as they were beaten 1-0 by Wolves at home on Friday. Photograph: Getty

Chris Hughton may be turning to Richie Towell for insipration sooner rather than later after Brighton and Hove Albion failed to score in a fourth cons(...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates after the FAI Cup final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Not much more can be said about this current Dundalk team. They are simply the best League of Ireland team in a decade. The job Stephen Kenny has don(...)

Patrick McEleney: described by Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny as “probably the most natural player in the league since Paddy McCourt”. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho eye/Lorcacn Doherty

Dundalk completed their close season squad overhaul in one fell swoop last night. Robbie Benson moved to Oriel Park from Belfield and Patrick McElen(...)