Dundalk are guaranteed at least €550,000 for participation in the Champions League this season. Photograph:  Ciaran Culligan/Inpho

Winning their opening fixture in the qualifying round of the Champions League this summer would be worth €630,000 to Dundalk on top of the €550,000 th(...)

FAI CEO John Delaney, at 47, won’t be affected by the age limit for senior council members for a while yet.

EMMET MALONE Soccer Correspondent Eight months after the rules were similarly changed so as to allow a number of the association’s officer board to e(...)

UCD were relegated in a play-off last season but could be in line for a Europa League slot next year through UEFA fair play. (Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer)

UCD could be in line for a surprise spot in next season’s Europe League after it was announced Ireland currently top the UEFA Respect Fair Play League(...)

FAI Chief Executive John Delaney: “The grant will provide facilities for players in communities across the country.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Football Association of Ireland has welcomed the government’s provision of €1.2 million in funding that will provide for six strategically import(...)

 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(...)

Cork City goalscorer Billy Dennehy after one that got away at Turner’s Cross.  Photograph; Donall Farmer/ Inpho

Cork City 1 Bohemians 0The avoidance of defeat away to Dundalk next Friday will see Cork City crowned as SSE Airtricity League champions for the first(...)

Derry City 0 UCD 1UCD boss Aaron Callaghan heaped praise on his players following last night’s shock victory over FAI Cup finalists, Derry City, at a (...)

 Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and John Delaney Chief Executive. The FAI have agreed a four year deal with Setanta Sports for the live broadcast of Ireland friendly matches.   Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

The FAI has reached a four year agreement for exclusive live rights in the Republic of Ireland for home friendly matches over the next four years, (...)

Manchester United fans in happier times. Photograph: Andrew Yates/AFP/Getty Images

Each weekend between now and the end of next May, thousands of dedicated followers of football will cross the Irish Sea to watch their favourite En(...)

 Patrick Hoban scored twice as Dundalk roared back to the top of the Airtricity League Premier Division by beating Bray Wanderers 5-1 at Oriel Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

DUNDALK 5 BRAY WANDERERS 1 Kurtis Byrne and Patrick Hoban hit a brace apiece as Dundalk returned to the top of the table with a 5-1 demolition of Bray(...)