Tommy Barrett’s Treaty United play against Bray Wanderers on March 26th. File photograph: Inpho

Treaty United chairman Conn Murray says that news of the club’s acceptance into the league of Ireland’s first division for the coming season was met w(...)

Volunteer Greg Kelly loads food parcels that will be delivered to  families in the Inchicore area who have been financially affected by the Covid-19 crisis. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Richmond Park in Inchicore Dublin, home of St Patrick’s Athletic, is one of the most atmospheric grounds in League of Ireland football. Supporters app(...)

Christy Fagan  of St Patrick’s Athletic’s and Athlone Town’s Derek Prendergast  during a League of Ireland match in 2014. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Athlone Town Football Club has secured permission to draw down a €200,000 Government grant for its proposed new astroturf training pitch following an (...)

The 2,000 plus who attend created an atmosphere in Turners Cross as addictive as the temple of the Camp Nou. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

I am a football romantic. I worship at the church of Cruyffism. I enjoy (to quote John Giles) tippy-tappy football. I like watching midfielders dictat(...)

 Sprinter John Ikpotokin training at Tullamore Harriers, Co Offaly, under coach Eamonn Henry. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Santry Stadium, May 2012. Sport Against Racism Ireland is hosting Africa Day Athletics to promote the disciplines to children of African heritage. The(...)

St Brigid’s Shane Curran celebrates at the final whistle of the All-Ireland club semi-final against Crossmaglen. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Though the world is wide and you can see a lot of it lying on the flat of your back, maybe the last thing anyone expected Shane Curran to see w(...)