Gardaí holding back Bohs’ fans at Dalymount Park. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

An investigation is continuing into crowd violence at an Airtricity League football match which resulted in two arrests and minor injuries to gardaí. (...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny celebrates last season’s league title win. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It may be a dozen years or so since the FAI’s then chief executive, Fran Rooney, said that things needed to change in a league where the clubs were u(...)

The FAI’s licensing process explicitly requires clubs to be able to guarantee the availability of their home ground for all games. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Champions Dundalk face the possibility of having to play some or all of their home games during the coming season away from Oriel Park. Their failur(...)

Referee Maggie Farrelly who makes history when she takes charge of Sunday’s McKenna Cup clash between  Fermanagh and St Mary’s at Brewster Park, Enniskillen. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

That history is being made – again in the GAA – seems something to celebrate and perhaps a reminder that equality of women in all sport is still a wor(...)

Dundalk players celebrate after capturing the league title for the second time in a row. John Delaney described the league as the Irish game’s “problem child”. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Premier Division Airtricity League clubs have written to the FAI to say that they wish to be represented by a senior barrister in the consultation (...)

The FAI Cup semi-final draw was made on Monday morning. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

First and second in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division may indeed meet in this year’s FAI Cup final, after Monday morning’s draw put them on d(...)

Roy Keane at the launch of the SSE Airtricity Under-17 National League at FAI Headquarters in Abbotstown yesterday. Keane called for more Irish players to be playing at top level. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO
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  • July 28, 2015, 08:07

Jim McGuinness: Cork the victims of a flawed competition format In today’s paper the former Donegal manager poses the question why the All-Irel(...)

Former Ireland and Manchester United captain Roy Keane played for Rockmount and Cobh Ramblers in Ireland before moving Nottingham Forrest. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Roy Keane believes that Ireland don’t have enough players playing regular football at a top level and that it is affecting the national squad. The the(...)

FAI cheif executive John Delaney addressed the organisation’s 89 delegates at the AGM this afternoon. Photo: James Crombie/INPHO

The FAI appears to have abandoned its target of being debt free by 2020 with senior figures at the organisation’s Annual general Meeting in Sligo sugg(...)

Set for the Airtricity League? Damien Duff at the Beacon Hospital,   Dublin, on Sunday at the launch of a sports medicine initiative by    the hospital in association with First Ireland. Photograph: David Maher/Sportsfile

Damien Duff reckons he is about two months away from being fit enough to play competitively again, and is still hoping to feature for an Airtricity Le(...)