Drogheda United managerJohn McDonnell: his side have taken just two points from the last 22 on offer. Photograph:  Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Limerick defender Robbie Williams has targeted winning five of their remaining eight games in the hope of completing their great escape. While they re(...)

John Caulfield’s Cork City side will play Derry away in the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Cork City’s reward for their cup win over St Patrick’s Athletic is a trip to the Brandywell in mid-September with Peter Hutton’s side now standing bet(...)

Derry City manager Peter Hutton has a depleted squad for Friday’s FAI Cup game against Drogheda United. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

With four all-Premier Division ties in the cup on Friday evening, at least one non-league side, Tolka Rovers or Killester United, will make it safe(...)

Damien Duff: “I feel good in training but I’ve trained only three times in seven months which is a bit risky so we’ll leave it to the manager and see how it goes.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Damien Duff is hoping for even a few minutes of football when Shamrock Rovers take on Cork City this evening in Tallaght where both sides could do wit(...)

Ciaran Kilduff was on target as champions Dundalk stretched their lead at the top. Photograph: Inpho

Derry City 0 Dundalk 2 Dundalk took full advantage of Cork City’s shock defeat by Limerick, but Stephen Kenny’s men didn’t have it all their ow(...)

Cork City manager John Caulfield. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Their respective recent records against Friday evening’s opponents suggests that things will be unchanged between the top two in the table on Satur(...)

Website promoting the Apprentice Boys’ “Relief of Derry” parade and commemorations on Saturday.

Tens of thousands of people attended the annual Apprentice Boys “Relief of Derry” parade and commemorations on Saturday. Police in Limavady said a 16(...)

Galway United manager Tommy Dunne turns away in disgust as his team was thrashed by Derry City. Photo: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

New signing Ciarán O’Connor found the net on his debut as Derry City made more ground in the race for safety with a 4-0 win over Galway United. The 19(...)

Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon: “Starting with Pat’s, we’ve got to go and beat them. We’ve Cork here in a few weeks as well and we’ve got to go and try and win that.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

With just one win in seven games against the other four teams in the top five this season, Shamrock Rovers’ manager Pat Fenlon knows the importance(...)

 Shane McEleney: has moved from Derry City to St Patrick’s Athletic. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho/Pressey

New signing Shane McEleney comes straight into contention for his St Patrick’s Athletic debut against Galway United at Richmond Park tonight as Liam B(...)