Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny celebrates winning the league title after the final whistle against Cork City. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Cork City fans will surely continue to wonder, when they look back on this year’s table, just how it was that their team could not take just one point(...)

Philips Manager of the Year Joe Schmidt with his award following the ceremony at the Shelbourne Hotel: “It’s humbling because of the competition that is here today.”

Despite the mass influx, Joe Schmidt is the only foreign rugby coach to be named Philips Sports Manager of the Year.Not the first foreigner, mind. Th(...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny with his October manager of the month award.

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny was on Thursday named Philips manager of the month for October.Lat month Dundalk ended a 19-year wait when they clinche(...)

Dundalk  fans celebrate on the pitch with goalscorer Stephen O’Donnell at Oriel Park. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There may have been heartbreak for their opponents last night but few could begrudge Dundalk their first title in 20 seasons after the way they recov(...)

Dundalk’s Stephen O’Donnell celebrates scoring the first goal of the game against Cork City during the deciding game in the  SSE Airtricity League Premier Division at  Oriel Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk 2 Cork City 0 Well, well, well, reports that Dundalk might have blown the league turned out to be greatly exaggerated. Instead, Stephen Kenny’(...)

Cork City manager John Caulfield. “We’ve been written off a few times but we’ve got out and won games since then and we’re not going to stop trying to do that now.” Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There is always a suspicion when the Airtricity League fixtures come out that somebody up in Abbotstown has tried to set up a final night like tonigh(...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny: “This isn’t really about money, it’s about glory, it’s about the opportunity to have an unbelievably special night.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Dundalk will this morning put a final batch of 750 tickets on sale to home supporters for Friday night’s league title decider at Oriel Park where S(...)

Cork manager John Caulfield: “We’ll be hoping that we can play well, because we will need to play well to beat them.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork City can expect their biggest crowd of the season at Turner’s Cross tonight for what looks like a must-win game against Bohemians. A point behin(...)

Patrick Hoban of Dundalk celebrates scoing his side’s third goal with Dane Massey at Oriel Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Dundalk 3 Shamrock Rovers 2Dundalk won their first senior trophy in 12 years this afternoon at Oriel Park where two goals from Dane Massey and one fro(...)

 Brian Gartland of Dundalk is challenged by  Jason McGuinness of Shamrock Rovers at Tallaght Stadium.  Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 0 Dundalk 0On another night the home support might have taken some encouragement from the fact that there was little or nothing over 9(...)