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 (...)

Jake Keegan scored the only goal of the game as Galway United beat North End United in the FAI Cup second round match at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photograph: Inpho.

Galway United 1 (Keegan 4) Northg End United 0 Galway United continued their impressive run in cup competitions this season with a less than(...)

Tommy Dunne pictured with St Patrick’s Athletic captain Ger O’Brien after the club’s FAI Cup victory over Derry City last season. Photo courtesy of St Patrick’s Athletic

Former Republic of Ireland international Tommy Dunne, who won back to back league titles after signing with St Patrick’s Athletic from Shamrock Rovers(...)

Enda Curran converted two penalties in Galway United’s 5-3 win over Bohemians. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Galway United 5 Bohemians 3 Galway United came out on top of a thrilling contest at Eamonn Deacy Park which aside from producing eight goals, also h(...)

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(...)

Killian Brannan opened the scoring for St Patrick’s Athletic in their Airtricity League Premier Division match against Galway United at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photo:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Galway United 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 4St Patrick’s Athletic continued their impressive form as Conan Byrne starred in their win at Eamonn Deacy Park.(...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell slide tackles Shamrock Rover’s Kieran Marty Waters. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

With the end of the first round of fixtures generally seen as a decent time to take stock of how the league is shaping up, Dundalk should be happy wi(...)

Galway United manager Tommy Dunne enjoyed a five goal win over Bray Wanderers. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Bray Wanderers 0 Galway United 5A superbly taken hat-trick from Enda Curran gave Galway United their first points away from home this season as they r(...)