Keith Long:  “It’s a big challenge, but also a great opportunity for our players to test themselves against some of the best players in the league.” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians won’t lack for self-belief as they relish the visit of champions Dundalk for a top-of-the-table clash at Dalymount Park. Keith Long’s(...)

Ryan Curran got Derry City’s winner against Galway. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 1 Derry City 2Galway United’s hopes of a winning return to the top flight were dashed when Derry City came from behind in the second-half at Ea(...)

A suspected dissident republican bomb found following searches in a housing estate in Derry City was viable and “designed to kill”, a PSNI officer said.

A suspected dissident republican bomb found following searches in a housing estate in Derry was viable and “designed to kill”, a PSNI officer said on(...)

Eoin Doyle: he has scored 25 goals in all competitions for League One outfit Chesterfield this season. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Eoin Doyle’s future was finally resolved last night when the Irish striker, who has scored 25 goals in all competitions for League One outfit Chester(...)

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(...)