Mark Farren in action in 2006. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Soccer star Mark Farren has been laid to rest alongside his late triplets after his battle with cancer. The 33-year-old has been remembered as one of(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Philips Manager of the Year award winners  Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill with  Philips MD Cel O’Reilly. Photograph: Morgan Treacy

Without it being groundbreaking, there’s some symmetry to the O’Neills sharing the Philips Sports Manager of the Year award. At the 33rd instalment of(...)

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(...)

Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan will remain at the club after signing a new deal. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Daryl Horgan has signed a new contract with Dundalk, giving the club a timely boost after the departure of Richie Towell to Brighton and Hove Albion. (...)

 Richie Towell celebrates Dundalk’s victory in  the FAI Cup final over Cork City. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Richie Towell has picked up the main prize at the PFAI end of season awards on Friday night in Dublin with the 24-year-old midfielder named as the (...)

Wexford Youths celebrate winning the penalty shootout against Shelbourne in the women’s FAI Cup final. Photograph: Inpho

On a day when the swirling wind threatened to blow everyone away, four teams steadfastly stood their ground at the Aviva stadium, where, in front of a(...)

Stephen Kenny: has assembled a Dundalk team that has won successive league titles. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s the guts of two decades now since Stephen Kenny sat opposite Vinny Perth and suggested the then teenage Dubliner’s career in football might be(...)

Stephen Kenny: “We believe in ourselves but we know all about Cork. We know we have to earn the right to win.” Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The ease with which they have swept to their second consecutive league title may make it hard for the Dundalk players to fathom but completing the (...)