Shamrock Rovers midfielder Patrick Cregg is optimistic about hiSs side’s league campaign in the long run. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho.

At home to Bray Wanderers on Friday night and a trip to bottom side Longford Town next weekend offers Shamrock Rovers the not unreasonable expectatio(...)

Bohemians manager Keith Long: Beating Longford Town and Bray  Wanderers will have injected a bit of confidence in to his side. Photograph: Inpho

Having lost to St Patrick’s Athletic at home a few weeks ago and then produced what manager Pat Fenlon described as a “gutless” performance against D(...)

Sligo Rovers manager Dave Robertson: says the the scoreless draw against Cork gives his side “a foundation from which to build on”. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

While it is tighter than expected at the top of the Premier Division, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of the early season table is the sight of Sl(...)

The League of Ireland fixture between Sligo Rovers and Finn Harps was abandoned after 86 minutes due to floodlight failure at the Showgrounds. Photograph: Inpho

The SSE Airtricity League have confirmed the result of the top flight game between Sligo Rovers and Finn Harps on Saturday will stand after the game w(...)

Everton and Republic of Ireland full back Seamus Coleman on a visit to Evelyn Community Primary School in Prescot. Photograph courtesy of Everton FC

Evelyn Community Primary School, Prescot: on the outskirts of Liverpool, where it merges into broader Merseyside, Seamus Coleman is moving from table (...)

Gardaí man the periphery of the crowd as the Dublin St Patrick’s Day parade continues at Parnell Square, March 17th, 2016. Photograph: Peter Smyth/The Irish Times

Hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected to throng the streets of cities and towns across the country for this year’s St Patrick’s Day parades(...)

Shamrock Rovers take on Wexford Youths in their first home game of the season this evening. Manager Pat Fenlon is hoping that Danny North can build(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Brandon Miele was instrumental in his side’s 2-0 win over Sligo Rovers. Photo: Inpho

Sligo Rovers 0 Shamrock Rovers 2 Shamrock Rovers boss Pat Fenlon was delighted to see his side open their season with a ‘decent’ win at the Showgroun(...)

A groundsman looks out across Carlisle United’s flooded Brunton Park pitch earlier this month. The ground plays host to Everton in the FA Cup. Photograph: PA

The FA Cup has been called many things over the decades and of late some of the descriptions have been derogatory. The general feeling that the cup ha(...)

Dundalk will be going for three league titles in a row in 2016. Photograph: Inpho

SSE Airtricity League champions Dundalk will begin the search for three-in-row on Saturday March 5th away to Bray Wanderers while Cork City, who were (...)