Bohemians manager Keith Long: Beating Longford Town and Bray  Wanderers will have injected a bit of confidence in to his side. Photograph: Inpho

Having lost to St Patrick’s Athletic at home a few weeks ago and then produced what manager Pat Fenlon described as a “gutless” performance against D(...)

Vinny Faherty scored the winner for Galway United in their Airtricity League Premier Division win over Bohemians at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Galway United 1 Bohemians 0 Galway United’s impressive start to the season continued at a windswept Eamonn Deacy Park on Saturday afternoon when Vinn(...)

 Dane Massey of Dundalk reacts to missing a chance at Ferrycarrig Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Wexford Youths 1 Dundalk 2 Ciaran Kilduff deprived Wexford Youths of a first Premier Division point with a late winner at Ferrycarrig Park to keep th(...)

Derry City players pay tribute to former striker Mark Farren before the game. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Derry City 1 Cork City 0 Derry City celebrated the retirement of Mark Farren’s No 18 jersey with an impressive win over Cork City at the Brandywell. (...)

Here’s your team-by-team guide to this season’s national Premier League. Photograph: Inpho

Bohemians Last year: 5th. Title odds: 50/1. The early season form of Keith Long’s side was one of the great surprises of last year and though they r(...)

Graham Barrett: ‘What is most frustrating is that the reasons we are so far behind are as clear as day. Our structures are outdated and they have been failing us for a long time, yet we still dance around the subject and pretend that we are doing something, when the reality is that we are not doing nearly enough.’

I believe there are huge issues at grassroots/underage level within Irish football - issues that are either not given enough recognition, underplayed (...)

Galway United’s Jake Keegan was top scorer for the club during their promotion season and has continued that good form during this campaign. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

There have been a few things that have not gone to plan this season for his side that have been outside the control of Liam Buckley but if a Jake K(...)

Tipperary players celebrate beating Waterford to win the 2015 Munster Senior Hurling Championship final at Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

After Tipperary’s thumping win over Munster champions Cork on this weekend last year a friend texted that the outcome was “yet further proof of the ir(...)

Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon: “Starting with Pat’s, we’ve got to go and beat them. We’ve Cork here in a few weeks as well and we’ve got to go and try and win that.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

With just one win in seven games against the other four teams in the top five this season, Shamrock Rovers’ manager Pat Fenlon knows the importance(...)

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 (...)