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(...)

Bray Wanderers’ Peter McGlynn celebrates scoring his goal during the SSE Airtricity Premier Division match against Longford Town at the Carlisle Grounds. Photo:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Bray Wanderers 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 0 A late winner from Peter McGlynn ensured new manager Trevor Croly got his Bray Wanderers revival off t(...)

Pat Fenlon has just been appointed as manager of Shamrock Rovers. Photograph: David Maher / SPORTSFILE

Shamrock Rovers will formally unveil Pat Fenlon as the club’s new manager at a press conference in Tallaght tomorrow morning. The 45 year-old is due t(...)

 Shamrock Rovers’ Dean Kelly eludes two Bray Wanderers defenders at the Carlisle Grounds. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bray Wanderers 0 Shamrock Rovers 3 A third goal in four games from Dean Kelly led Shamrock Rovers back up to third place in the table in front of Rep(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Stephen McPhail and Craig Walsh of Bohemians battle for the ball. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 0 Bohemians 0 Having asked questions of Shamrock Rovers’ title aspirations to frustrate their arch-rivals in a derby that rarely(...)

Graham Rusk of Athlone contests an aerial ball with Kieran Marty Waters and Luke Byrne of Shamrock Rovers during the Premier League  clash at Tallaght Stadium. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 1 Athlone Town 0Eamon Zayed hopes his spectacular winner at Tallaght Stadium on Saturday night has reiterated his value to Shamrock Ro(...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk took seven points from their three games against Cork last season but the southerners are a different proposition this time around and Stephe(...)

Dundalk’s Brian Gartland celebrates scoring a goal against Derry. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Central defender Brian Gartland’s return to full fitness gives Dundalk a clean bill of health as they look to consolidate their lea(...)

Sligo Rovers manager Ian Baraclough yesterday found himself in the unfamiliar position of talking about his team as defiant underdogs as they head to Cork for their League of Ireland Premier Division game against the league leaders, Cork City. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It says something about their respective starts that Sligo Rovers boss Ian Baraclough was yesterday talking about his team as defiant underdogs(...)

Shamrock Rovers fans at Dalymount for the recent game against Bohemians.

After week two handed us a top-of-the-table clash between Bohemians and Drogheda, tonight’s first-versus-second (...)