Anto Murphy scored both of Bohemians’ goals in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division win over Galway United at Dalymount Park. Photograph: Inpho

Bohemians 2 Galway United 0If simply staying up is the first target for Keith Long and his young side then they’ll have been encouraged by a start tha(...)

Ryan Curran got Derry City’s winner against Galway. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 1 Derry City 2Galway United’s hopes of a winning return to the top flight were dashed when Derry City came from behind in the second-half at Ea(...)

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New Dublin hurling manager Ger Cunningham. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Some people have been tempted to describe Tommy Dunne as the first backroom casualty of the new season, although there is nothing contentious about h(...)

 Alex Byrne of Galway celebrates scoring his side’s third goal in the SSE Airtricity League Promotion/Relegation Play-Off 2nd Leg. Photograph: Inpho

GALWAY FC 3 UCD 1 (Galway win 5-1 on aggregate) Galway FC cruised to a convincing SSE Airtricity League promotion/relegation final second leg s(...)

Derry City manager Peter Hutton: played over 600 games for the Candystripes in an honour-laden career. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Far from being daunted by it, players should look to write themselves into their club’s history; that’s been Liam Buckley’s message to everyone at St(...)

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(...)

Cork’s Aidan Walsh, Lorcan McLoughlin and Daniel Kearney tackle Seamus Callanan of Tipperary in the All-Ireland semi-final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

That didn’t take too long. As Kilkenny and Tipperary take up positions for a fourth All-Ireland final in six years, it’s looking like last year’s hurl(...)

Cork’s Aidan Walsh, Lorcan McLoughlin and Daniel Kearney tackle Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan during Sunday’s semi-final at Croke Park.  Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tommy Dunne has questioned the five-week gap between counties’ winning their provincial championship and playing in the All-Ireland series. Dun(...)

Tipperary’s Brendan Maher comes under pressure from Dublin’s  Ryan O’Dwyer. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

It is into the stadium of ghosts as the All-Ireland hurling season moves on to Thurles town, giddy with its own unpredictability and brilliance. At le(...)