The leisure centre of the McWilliam Park Hotel: the hotel was built in 2006 with backing of high-profile property developers

Bubble-era property developers such as Seamus Ross of Menolly Homes and Garrett Kelleher of Shelbourne Developments are backing a high-profile hotel (...)

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(...)

Sligo’s Alan Keane celebrates at the end of the game at Inchicore. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 0 Sligo Rovers 2 It remains hard to fathom quite how a Sligo side that still contains a sprinkling of the group that won(...)

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(...)

Conan Byrne slots home St Pat’s second goal to give Liam Buckley’s side all three points. Photo: Gary Carr/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Drogheda United 1 Conan Byrne and Christy Fagan eventually found a way past the inspired Micheal Schlingermann to leave St Pat(...)

Dean Jarvis scored Derry City’s second in their 3-1 win over Bray Wanderers at the Brandywell. Photograph: Inpho

Drogheda United 1 Cork City 1 Drogheda United’s survival hopes were given a massive boost as they held Cork City to a 1-1 draw at United Park on Frida(...)

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(...)

Shamrock Rovers players congratulate Brandon Miele after he scored the second goal in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division win over Galway United at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 2 Galway United 0 Gavin Brennan scored the opening goal before setting up Danny North for a second as Shamrock Rovers closed in(...)

Ger O’Brien of Pat’s battles Jake Keegan of Galway at Eamonn Deacy Park Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Galway United 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 0 St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper Conor O’Malley saved two penalties at Eamonn Deacy Park, as they ended(...)

Galway United’s Jake Keegan was top scorer for the club during their promotion season and has continued that good form during this campaign. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

There have been a few things that have not gone to plan this season for his side that have been outside the control of Liam Buckley but if a Jake K(...)