Gavin Brennan opened the scoring for Shamrock Rovers in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game against Longford Town in Tallaght. Photo:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 3 Longford Town 2 Max Blanchard was Shamrock Rovers’ unlikely matchwinner with a brace of second-half goals at Tallaght Stadium(...)

Daryl Horgan scored Dundalk’s opening goal in their victory over Longford. Photo:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Longford Town 0 Dundalk 2 Two wonderful second-half goals helped Dundalk regain their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier Division with Longfor(...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates scoring his late winner. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk set an all-time club record for successive unbeaten home games in the Premier Division thanks to Richie Towell’s late winneras they secured(...)

Conan Byrne scored St Patrick’s Athletic’s equalising goal on his 100th appearance for the club against Longford Town. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Longford Town 2 St Patrick’s Athletic 2A goal on his 100th appearance for the club from Conan Byrne saw St Patrick’s come from 2-0 down with 10 men to(...)

 Stephen Rice celebrates with Lorcan Shannon after Longford Town scored their second goal against Shamrock Rovers B in the SSE Airtricity League First Division match at  City Calling Stadium in  Longford. Photograph:   Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork City 2 Drogheda Utd 1Cork City never looked overly troubled as they joined Dundalk at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division with (...)

Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland general secretary Stephen McGuinness says the number of early signings in the close season reflects the greater stability. Photograph: Inpho

Average earnings remain low in the Airtricity League but significant progress is being made on the financial front, according to Professional Football(...)

 St Patrick’s  Athletic  manager Liam Buckley:  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

With big games coming thick and fast, St. Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley was delighted to have regained top spot in the table following Tuesd(...)

 Bray Wanderers striker  Jason Byrne and Ken Oman of Shamrock Rovers during last night’s game at the Carlisle Grounds. Photograph: Donall  Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers missed out on the chance of moving into fourth place in the Premier Division when held to a scoreless draw by a battling Bray Wanderer(...)

Shamrock Rovers produced a sporadically impressive performance in accounting for Limerick by 1-0 in their Airtricity League Premier Division encounter(...)