Shamrock Rovers midfielder Stephen McPhail has signed a contract extension with Shamrock Rovers.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Former Republic of Ireland international Stephen McPhail has signed a new one-year contract with Shamrock Rovers. The 35-year-old hoping to help the (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny (pictured) and British prime minister David Cameron will begin two days of talks in Belfast on Thursday aimed at breaking the long running deadlock between the North’s five main parties. Photograph: Collins

The Government in Dublin is cautiously optimistic that the Northern parties can agree a political deal before Christmas.Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Briti(...)

T	he deaths of two men in a farming incident in Co Donegal last night is being investigated.

The Health and Safety Authority has started an investigation into the deaths of two in a farm incident in Co Donegal last night.The bodies have been t(...)

Northern Ireland’s Kyle Lafferty celebrates after scoring the clincher in the 2-0 win in Greece which kept up their 100 per cent record in Group F.  Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

Euro 2016, Group F – Romania v Northern Ireland, Bucharest, 7.45pm: As if being manager of Northern Ireland were not a stern enough test of a coach’s(...)

Derry City manager Peter Hutton: has played his cards close to his chest in the run-up to the FAI Cup final against St Patrick’s Athletic. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

If they accepted the league table was really a true reflection of the difference between the two teams in tomorrow’s Ford FAI Cup final then Derry Cit(...)

Prolific St Patrick’s Athletic striker hopes to help his side beat Derry City and win FAI Cup final. Photograph: Inpho.

All that talk from managers about “projects” in football could throw you when you meet St Patrick’s Athletic winger Conan Byrne these days. The(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley at Richmond Park. “As a footballer, you want to be at the cutting edge of the league, or in semi-finals or finals of cups,” he says.  Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic manager Liam Buckley insists t the club’s remarkable run of FAI Cup final defeats will be only become a talking point within th(...)

Hugh “Dick” Doherty, who has died aged 93 in his home town of Buncrana, Co Donegal, was believed to be oldest surviving former Glasgow Celtic player. (...)

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 (...)

Cork manager John Caulfield: “We’ll be hoping that we can play well, because we will need to play well to beat them.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork City can expect their biggest crowd of the season at Turner’s Cross tonight for what looks like a must-win game against Bohemians. A point behin(...)