A  memorial book during the funeral of Ray Treacy at the Church of St Laurence O’Toole, Kilmacud, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Mourners at the funeral of former Ireland international soccer player Ray Treacy were asked to smile one more time for a man held dear in the world of(...)

Kenny Browne of St Pat’s denies Cork’s Kieran Djilali. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Cork City 0Still unbeaten, Cork will have come away the happier of the sides here at Richmond Park with another determined dis(...)

Mikey Drennan benefited from a goalkeeping error for Shamrock Rovers’ first goal. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two goals from Mikey Drennan saw Shamrock Rovers finally find their scoring boots at Tallaght Stadium this season.Substitute Brandon Miele rowed in wi(...)

Cork City, under manager John Caulfield, continue to keep the pressure on league leaders Dundalk in the Airtricity League Premier Division. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Cork City 3 Derry City 0 Cork City continued to keep the pressure on Dundalk at the top with an emphatic win over Derry City at Turner’s Cross.(...)

Derek Prendergast, Derek Pender and Paddy Kavanagh of Bohs challenge with the Shamrock Rovers pair of Keith Fahey and Michael Drennan during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 0 Bohemians 0 The sublime goalkeeping of Dean Delany earned Bohemians a big point as Keith Long’s side frustrated their arch-r(...)

Keith Long:  “It’s a big challenge, but also a great opportunity for our players to test themselves against some of the best players in the league.” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians won’t lack for self-belief as they relish the visit of champions Dundalk for a top-of-the-table clash at Dalymount Park. Keith Long’s(...)

Cork City’s Darren Dennehy and Pat Cregg of Shamrock Rovers during the Airtricity League 0-0 draw. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 0 Cork City 0Pat Fenlon had said during this week that with added competition at the top of the table it might take fewer points to li(...)

Sean O’Connor opened the scoring for Shamrock Rovers in their 2-0 win at Longford Town. Photograph: Inpho

Longford Town 0 Shamrock Rovers 2First half goals from wingers Sean O’Connor and Marty Waters ensured there was no happy homecoming for Longford as a (...)

Danny North’s goal was the difference for Shamrock Rovers against St Pat’s. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Shamrock Rovers 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 0 If Ireland ever gets to stage a winter World Cup TV manufacturers might do worse than to settle on giant bui(...)

Robbie Keane of LA Galaxy is challenged by Keith Fahey of Shamrock Rovers during the match in Tallaght. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 0 LA Galaxy 1The build up to this game was a bit of a Robbie Keane road-show but the celebrated striker’s supporting cast eased the ML(...)