Bray Wanderers manager Alan Mathews thinks it will be an interesting time for the club. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Bray Wanderers manager Alan Mathews says he is confident the club is in a position to challenge for a top six finish next season after a restructuring(...)

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 (...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney: was recently awarded a contract extension to 2020. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

In a statement released by the FAI, its president Tony Fitzgerald says that the organisation’s board is entirely happy with the way chief executive(...)

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(...)

Dundalk  fans celebrate on the pitch with goalscorer Stephen O’Donnell at Oriel Park. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There may have been heartbreak for their opponents last night but few could begrudge Dundalk their first title in 20 seasons after the way they recov(...)

Cork City manager John Caulfield. “We’ve been written off a few times but we’ve got out and won games since then and we’re not going to stop trying to do that now.” Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There is always a suspicion when the Airtricity League fixtures come out that somebody up in Abbotstown has tried to set up a final night like tonigh(...)

 Richie Towell: ‘It is like a cup final but I think it’s important we don’t play the occasion.’ Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Dundalk v Cork City, Oriel Park, Friday, 7.45pm, RTÉ Two Just as he has generally personified the team’s desire to get on the ball, pass it and(...)

Dundalk’s Kurtis Byrne (right) with Simon Madden of Shamrock Rovers at Oriel Park. Phpotograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Dundalk 0 Shamrock Rovers 0Dundalk moved a point clear of Cork City at the top of the SSE Airtricity League table after a scoreless draw with Shamrock(...)

  Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill. Photograph: William Cherry / Presseye / Inpho

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill is not getting carried away by the prospect of making history in Greece, but is quietly confident his side ca(...)

Rory McIlroy sports a kilt  and little else following Europe’s famous victory in the Ryder Cup.

When you find yourself watching Judd Trump v John Higgins in the Bulgarian Snooker Open on Eurosport you know that the heady spell of World Cup/All-Ir(...)