Dundalk players celebrate winning the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division last Friday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Galway United head to Oriel Park this evening hoping the party atmosphere might distract the champions Dundalk but Tommy Dunne is again missing a str(...)

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(...)

 Killian Brennan scored St Patrick’s first in their 2-0 win over Drogheda United. Photograph: Inpho

Drogheda United 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Killian Brennan went from zero to hero for St Pat’s as having missed a penalty in the first-half the midfiel(...)

Limerick FC striker  Rory Gaffney with his SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month Award for August at Thomond Park, Limerick. Photo:  Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Conan Byrne wants St Patrick’s Athletic’s form and focus to ensure they move a major step closer to securing a European place next summer when Shamroc(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Robert Bayly: “There is still a lot to play for. We are in the final of one cup, in the quarters of another. We’re not too far off the top, in my view.” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

With several not inconsiderable prizes still to aim for, Shamrock Rovers’ midfielder Robert Bayly is adamant he and his team-mates’ focus hasn’t wave(...)

Liam O’Brien’s side lost out in their two matches today.

Ireland have finished fourth in the annual Fifpro tournament for out-of-contract players in Oslo after losing their play-off game against Sweden 3-2 o(...)

Derry City’s Michael Rafter struck twice against Shelbourne. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Derry City 3 Shelbourne 1: Derry City got back to winning ways at the Brandywell as Shelbourne’s relegation worries continued.However, Johnny McDonne(...)

Sligo Rovers  manager Ian Baraclough.

St Patrick’s Athletic get the opportunity this evening to sit back and see how the teams chasing them handle the pressure of knowing defeat will all b(...)

 Dane Massey (right of picture) returns to the Dundalk squad for tonight’s  Airtricity League Premier Division clash with St Patrick’s Athletic in Inchicore. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A year ago, recalls Gavin McLaughlin, a game in Belfield Bowl played in front of 121 people provided a pretty stark sense of where Dundalk stood with (...)