Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan, Ronan Finn and Brian Gartland tackle Danny North of Shamrock Rovers at Oriel Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dundalk 2 Shamrock Rovers 0 Dundalk took a huge step towards the title as two Shamrock Rovers old boys came back to haunt them at Oriel Park. Despite (...)

Sligo Rovers’ Sander Puri tackles Ryan Brennan of Shamrock Rovers during the sides’ Airtricity League clash at the Showgrounds last night. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Sligo Rovers 1 Shamrock Rovers 1 Former international Damien Duff was the star attraction, but current international Sander Puri stole the head(...)

Richie Towell of Dundalk celebrates scoring his side’s equaliser in injury time. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians 2 Dundalk 2 Keith Long’s Bohemians side have done more than any other club so far to keep the title race alive this season. But (...)

AS Roma supporters pack out the Stadio Olimpico’s Curva Sud. Photograph: Getty

The Falls in Rome isn’t like most other Irish bars abroad. Down a nondescript lane, past the threshold of an unassuming facade and into a dimly(...)

Damien Duff packed a fair bit into his few minutes on the pitch, even producing a trick or two. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 3 Cork City 0 Another win, a Damien Duff debut and a result elsewhere that puts them notionally in the driving seat to take second pl(...)

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(...)

Damien Duff could make his Shamrock Rovers debut in Monday’s Airtricity League game against Cork City in Tallaght. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

Damien Duff says he is excited about the prospect of getting back playing ahead of Cork City’s visit to Shamrock Rovers on Monday night when the 36(...)

Damien Duff watched from the bench as his new side Shamrock Rovers beat Longford 3-1. Photograph: Inpho

Longford Town 1 Shamrock Rovers 3 Damien Duff was named on the Shamrock Rovers bench as Danny North scored two well-taken goals to sink Longford Town (...)

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(...)

Former Irish international Keith Fahey has been forced to retire at 32-years-of-age. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Former Republic of Ireland international Keith Fahey has been forced to retire from football due to persistent hip and injury problems that have sidel(...)