Ian Bermingham celebrates scoring St Pat’s third against Cork City. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 4 Cork City 2 If the scoreless draw at Turner’s Cross in midweek disappointed those who wanted the title clinched with a little(...)

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane is interview during squad training at Fota Island in Cork. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

James McClean and three of the squad’s more established goalkeepers will join up with the 17 players who training at Fota island on Thursday morning a(...)

 Wimbledon caused one of the biggest shocks in football history in the 1988 FA Cup final. Photograph: Ben Radford/Getty Images

National League Lincoln knocked Premier League Burnley out of the FA Cup on Saturday — becoming the first non-league team to reach the quarter-finals (...)

Former Leeds and Manchester United striker Alan Smith has been placed in temporary charge of Notts County. Photo: Getty Images

Former Leeds and Manchester United striker Alan Smith has been placed in temporary charge of Notts County while the club look for a new permanent mana(...)

Mazher Mahmood covering his face as he arrives at the Old Bailey Central Criminal Court in central London, on October 21st, 2016. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Undercover journalist Mazher Mahmood, also known as the “Fake Sheikh”, has been jailed for tampering with evidence in the collapsed drugs trial of pop(...)

Things getting heated between Kildare’s Cathal McNally and Nigel Dunne of Offaly. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Kildare 1-22 Offaly 2-14 In a game that bore little resemblance to the provincial fare they had been involved in, Kildare and Offaly produced a barns(...)

Wexford’s Simon Donohoe and Michael Furlong tackle Neil Flynn of Kildare. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kildare 0-9 Wexford 0-8 Kildare are through to a Leinster semi-final but there was no hiding the disappointment with the manner of victory. As a (...)

Wexford’s Ciaran Lyng will hope to help his side to a surprise victory over Kildare at Croke Park. Photo: Inpho

If there’s to be a shock at all in the football championship this weekend, this has the look of where we might have it. Kildare were impressive for (...)

Andrea Bocelli  waving to the crowd in the King Power Stadium  as Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri looks on. Photograph:  Reuters

The season can’t get any madder, you tell yourself, and then you turn on the telly and there’s Andrea Bocelli singing Nessun Dorma in the middle of th(...)

Bournemouth’s Harry Arter made his Republic of Ireland senior debut as a 63rd-minute substitute for Glenn Whelan in the 0-0 friendly draw with England at the Aviva Stadium in June. Photograph: Getty.

Harry Arter remembers the dark days. Six years ago this week he was playing in front of 447 people for Woking against Bath City. They lost 5-0 and fo(...)