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(...)

Billy Dennehy scores the first goal for  St Patrick’s Athletic in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Shamrock Rovers at  Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 2 Goals from Billy Dennehy and Christy Fagan handed St Pat’s the points from this fiercely-contested Dublin d(...)

Cork City striker Seán Maguire celebrates scoring his second goal in the   SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game against Bohemians at  Turner’s Cross. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork City 2 Bohemians 0 A second-half brace from new striker Seán Maguire got the runners-up of the last two seasons, Cork City, off to a winning sta(...)