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(...)

Cork City striker Karl Sheppard has been playing at left back this season. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

In a world where many believe you should seek to under-promise then over-deliver, Karl Sheppard and Cork City might have brought a little bit of tr(...)

Martin Russell: his Limerick side’s brave bid to avoid relegation has been undermined by three recent costly home defeats. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Amid all the talk of shaking up the league structure so that there are more “meaningful” games, things seem to have taken care of themselves pretty w(...)

Actor Maureen O’Hara pictures in  1943. Photograph: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Maureen O’Hara, who died on Saturday, was Ireland’s first great Hollywood star and appeared in over 50 films. Ranked among the world’s most beautiful(...)

Shamrock Rovers players celebrate with Stephen McPhail after he scored their second goal  against Limerick at Market’s Field. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

LIMERICK FC 0 SHAMROCK ROVERS 2 Limerick must win their final game of the season away to Sligo Rovers next weekend if they are to force a pla(...)

Drogheda United’s Michael Schlingermann on being named as goalkeeper in the Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland team of the year: “it’s a personal highlight rather than a team highlight.” Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Naturally delighted to be named by his peers as goalkeeper in the Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland team of the year, Micheál Schlin(...)

Dundalk are League of Ireland champions for the second year running after a 1-1 draw away at Shamrock Rovers secured the title. Photograph: Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 1-1 Dundalk They say a good neighbour is always there to lend a helping hand and so it proved last night as Dundalk were crowne(...)

Dundalk’s  Richie Towell with his SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month Award for September. Photograph:  Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Life just seems to get better and better for Richie Towell. The free-scoring Dundalk midfielder yesterday collected his second SSE Airtricity/Soccer (...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny at the end of Friday night’s FAI Cup semi-final. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny insists that he has nothing to prove to anyone at Shamrock Rovers, the club that sacked him after less than a season at (...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny: aiming to lead his side to a memorable double of Premier League and FAI Cup success. Photograph: ciaran Culligan/Inpho

With the league all but won again, Dundalk head into tonight’s FAI cup semi-final at Oriel Park knowing close they are now to a memorable double. T(...)