Christy Fagan scores for St Patrick’s Athletic during the FAI Ford Cup Final against Derry City at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Derry City 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 2 In a league the size of Ireland’s and with the Dubliners generally up there amongst the better teams, sometimes t(...)

Aaron Barry congratulates Derry first goalscorer  Ryan McBride. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Drogheda United 2 Derry City 2Derry City were forced to come from behind to salvage a draw against eight man Drogheda United in a dramatic FAI Cup qua(...)

Dundalk’s Brian Gartland celebrates scoring a goal against Derry. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Central defender Brian Gartland’s return to full fitness gives Dundalk a clean bill of health as they look to consolidate their lea(...)

 Ryan McEvoy celebrates scoring the first goal of the game for Bohemians from a penalty. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Bohemians 2 Derry City 0During the past month Bohemians have impressively started to collect points and plaudits as they edge further away from relega(...)

 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 (...)