Patrick McClean celebrates scoring Derry City’s  first goal during the SSE Airtiricity League Premier Division match against St Patrick’s Athletic at   Richmond Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 1 Derry City 3 First-half goals from Patrick McClean, Gerardo Bruna and Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe blitzed 10-man St Patrick’s Athleti(...)

Dundalk’s Michael Duffy heads home his side’s goal in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Cork City at  Oriel Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dundalk 1 Cork City 0 Their sluggish start to the season was starting to seem like a distant memory as Dundalk completed a third straight victory her(...)

Cork City ’keeper Mark McNulty watches as Mikey Drennan’s penalty beats him at Richmond Park. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 1 Cork City 0 Mikey Drennan’s first-half penalty was the difference as St Patrick’s Athletic got their campaign off to a winnin(...)

Bohemians manager Keith Long: “If everyone gives a fully focused performance, we can put it up to anyone in this league.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Bohemians manager Keith Long reckons his side’s recent wins against other sides in the bottom half of the table have given Bohemians some licence to g(...)

Waterford’s Izzy Akinade scores his side’s first goal despite Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers’s efforts during the SSE Airtricity League premier Division game at the RSC. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Waterford United 2 Dundalk 1 Waterford moved top of the Premier Division alongside Cork City and Dundalk last night as Izzy Akinade’s brace helped ov(...)

St Patricks Athletic’s Jake Keegan and Lawrence Vigoroux of Waterford collide. Photograph: Inpho

Derry City 3 Bohemians 1 Derry City limbered up for this weekend’s trip to Oriel Park with their sixth win on the spin, defeating Bohemians at a blus(...)

Jason Byrne celebrates scoring a goal for Bohemians. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Jason Byrne admits that his pursuit of Brendan Bradley’s all-time League of Ireland goalscoring record is a big part of the reason he has signed for C(...)