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 (...)

Drogheda United’s Michael Schlingermann on being named as goalkeeper in the Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland team of the year: “it’s a personal highlight rather than a team highlight.” Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Naturally delighted to be named by his peers as goalkeeper in the Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland team of the year, Micheál Schlin(...)

Dundalk are League of Ireland champions for the second year running after a 1-1 draw away at Shamrock Rovers secured the title. Photograph: Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 1-1 Dundalk They say a good neighbour is always there to lend a helping hand and so it proved last night as Dundalk were crowne(...)

Richie Towell of Dundalk celebrates scoring his side’s equaliser in injury time. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians 2 Dundalk 2 Keith Long’s Bohemians side have done more than any other club so far to keep the title race alive this season. But (...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell reacts after he conceded a late free against BATE Borisov in the Uefa Champions League second qualifying round second leg at  Oriel Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dundalk 0 BATE Borisov 0 (BATE progress 2-1 on aggregate) There was evidence in the performance over the two legs that Stephen Kenny’s “project” at O(...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell walks out onto the pitch against Limerick. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk 6-2 Limerick It was raining goals at Oriel Park on Friday night as league leaders Dundalk put six past bottom side Limerick to maintain their (...)

Limerick’s current captain Shane Duggan’s father was the last man to score for the club at Markets Field 31 years ago. The Garyowen venue is again the club’s home ground. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

His father having scored the last league goal at the venue 31 years ago provides added resonance for current Limerick captain Shane Duggan as the club(...)

Christy Fagan returns to the St Patrick’s Athletic squad for the game against Dundalk at Richmond Park. Photo:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two years ago Dundalk’s title challenge bit the dust at Richmond Park and last September another defeat there helped Cork City to push them all the wa(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Pat Fenlon would have been disappointed with his side’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division draw with Shamrock Rovers on Monday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Perhaps predictably, Pat Fenlon took the “two points dropped” questions less well than Liam Buckley on Monday night but the Shamrock Rovers manager m(...)

 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(...)