Mark Farren in action in 2006. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Soccer star Mark Farren has been laid to rest alongside his late triplets after his battle with cancer. The 33-year-old has been remembered as one of(...)

Dublin-born forward Eamon Zayed has played internationally for Libya. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Having spent time in Iran and Malaysia, there is something surprisingly mainstream about the news that former Derry City, Drogheda United and Shamroc(...)

Former Derry City forward Mark Farren has died aged 33. Photograph: Inpho

Friends, former teammates, managers, officials and the FAI have paid tribute to Mark Farren, the record-breaking Derry City striker, who died, aged 33(...)

Dundalk will be going for three league titles in a row in 2016. Photograph: Inpho

SSE Airtricity League champions Dundalk will begin the search for three-in-row on Saturday March 5th away to Bray Wanderers while Cork City, who were (...)

Patrick McEleney: described by Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny as “probably the most natural player in the league since Paddy McCourt”. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho eye/Lorcacn Doherty

Dundalk completed their close season squad overhaul in one fell swoop last night. Robbie Benson moved to Oriel Park from Belfield and Patrick McElen(...)

Jimmy Dunne (far left) playing a round of golf with his Arsenal team-mate Peter Dougall (second from left) at Mannings Heath in February 1934, two years after his record goal run. Photograph: JA Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

Sheffield, Wednesday afternoon. Up Shoreham Street, on to Cherry Street and here lies Bramall Lane. This has been home to Sheffield United since 1889 (...)

Tourists at the Guildhall in Derry.

The British government has ruled out changing the name of Derry, by dropping the reference to “London” in the the official name. Thousands of people h(...)

Stephen Kenny: has assembled a Dundalk team that has won successive league titles. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s the guts of two decades now since Stephen Kenny sat opposite Vinny Perth and suggested the then teenage Dubliner’s career in football might be(...)

Symbols of remembrance at Westminster Abbey, London, November 5th, 2015. Sinn Féin’s Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council  will not  attend this Sunday’s remembrance day service in Derry.  Photograph:  Andy Rain/EPA

The Sinn Féin Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council has announced she will not be attending this Sunday’s remembrance day service at the w(...)

Bohemians’ Ismail Akinade: was on target twice in the victory over Derry City at the Brandywell. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Derry City 2 Bohemians 3 Bohemians’ hopes of Europa League football next season will be decided in the final matches of the season following (...)