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#SSE Airtricity League Premier Division

# airtricity-premier-division - Friday 24 February, 2017

As it happened: Dundalk v Shamrock Rovers, SSE Airtricity League Premier Division

The 2017 season kicks off with a mouth-watering fixture between the reigning champions and the visiting Hoops.

The return of the LOI is like going back to school - it opens up a world of possibilities

‘Today, I’ll be sprinting back to the sport I love,’ writes our League of Ireland columnist John O’Sullivan.

# airtricity-premier-division - Monday 20 February, 2017

23 of the best League of Ireland players aged 23 or under

Cork’s Sean Maguire and other promising youngsters likely to make an impact in the upcoming campaign.

# airtricity-premier-division - Sunday 19 February, 2017

How a little-known South Africa-born teenager became an overnight hero in Irish football A True Underdog Story This post contains videos

How a little-known South Africa-born teenager became an overnight hero in Irish football

Finn Harps starlet BJ Banda chats to The42 about his hopes for the new season, a little over a year on from THAT goal.

# airtricity-premier-division - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Sligo Rovers and Bray Wanderers will compete in Scotland's IRN-BRU Cup next season

Move comes as part of the Scottish FA’s decision to expand the competition.

# airtricity-premier-division - Monday 13 February, 2017

# airtricity-premier-division - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

You decide! Fans to vote on Bohs' away jersey for 2017

The League of Ireland club have proposed three options for their new kit.

# airtricity-premier-division - Monday 30 January, 2017

McClean brothers see no problem with reckless challenge on Seanie Maguire Brotherly Love This post contains videos

McClean brothers see no problem with reckless challenge on Seanie Maguire

James McClean has backed his brother, Patrick, who left Maguire on a stretcher in a friendly on Saturday.

# airtricity-premier-division - Monday 23 January, 2017

Limerick continue preparations for top-flight return with signing of ex-PSG youth midfielder LOI

Limerick continue preparations for top-flight return with signing of ex-PSG youth midfielder

Bastien Héry arrives from Accrington Stanley.

# airtricity-premier-division - Thursday 19 January, 2017

One of the League of Ireland's most promising youngsters has committed to Cork

After a frustrating spell out injured, John Kavanagh has signed a new contract with the Leesiders.

# airtricity-premier-division - Thursday 29 December, 2016

# airtricity-premier-division - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Major boost for Dundalk as key pair commit for 2017

After Ronan Finn joined Shamrock Rovers, it’s been confirmed that Dane Massey and Sean Gannon will stay for another season.

# airtricity-premier-division - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'Stephen Kenny probably wasn't happy about it but he had to respect my decision'

Ronan Finn talks about telling the Dundalk boss he was leaving, his Rovers return and captaining the Hoops next season.

# airtricity-premier-division - Friday 9 December, 2016

Bohemians bring in Croly and announce 7 new signings

The former Shamrock Rovers and Bray Wanderers manager will be Keith Long’s assistant next season.

# airtricity-premier-division - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Johnny O'Connor joins Galway's backroom team after three-year spell with Arsenal

The former Connacht flanker will work with Shane Keegan’s squad next season.

Two more of Dundalk's key men have signed on for next season

Ciaran Kilduff and Robbie Benson are sticking around to chase more silverware.

# airtricity-premier-division - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Dundalk have made one of their first big (re)signings of the off-season

Experienced goalkeeper Gary Rogers will play at least one more season with the club.

# airtricity-premier-division - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

FifPro survey finds half of Irish footballers earn less than €1,000 a month

Around 60% of players in the domestic league also rely on a second source of income.

# airtricity-premier-division - Friday 25 November, 2016

Once a Saint, always a Saint! Fagan ignores interest from elsewhere to commit to Pat's

The striker has signed a new two-year deal at Richmond Park.

# airtricity-premier-division - Monday 14 November, 2016

Waterford United receive lifeline after Swindon Town chairman agrees takeover

Lee Power represented Ireland at youth level.

# airtricity-premier-division - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

8 Dundalk players included in Soccer Republic Team of the Year

Sean Maguire is Cork City’s sole representative on the line-up.

# airtricity-premier-division - Monday 7 November, 2016

Ranking the 13 best players in the League of Ireland this season

No prizes for guessing who tops our list of players who impressed this season.

Wexford Youths seeking compensation over Galway United's 'unprofessional' pursuit of manager

Chairman Mick Wallace labelled the appointment of Shane Keegan a ‘blatant breach of League of Ireland rules’.

# airtricity-premier-division - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Moving on up: Stephen McPhail appointed sporting director at Shamrock Rovers

The Hoops have also confirmed they will appoint a new manager in the next 10 days.

# airtricity-premier-division - Monday 31 October, 2016

Lee Chin on target as Wexford edge towards Premier Division survival

Danny Furlong also found the net for the home side.

# airtricity-premier-division - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Three-in-a-row for Dundalk as Kenny's men wrap up Premier Division title

A 2-1 win over Bohemians was enough to seal the league championship with two games to spare.

This dodgy penalty decision has put Dundalk's title party on ice

It’s 1-1 at half-time in Oriel Park.

# airtricity-premier-division - Friday 21 October, 2016

Finn Harps in better position to avoid relegation following draw with Wexford Youths

Harps need just one point from their final game, while Youths need two wins to stay up.

Frustration for Shamrock Rovers but draw enough to secure Europa League football

Bray kept the home side to a scoreless draw in Tallaght.

Galway almost clinch win but Longford hold on for scoreless draw LOI

Galway almost clinch win but Longford hold on for scoreless draw

Lacklustre affair at Eamonn Deacy Park.

High-flying Derry come from behind to cement third spot as Sligo's European hopes end

Barry McNamee scored the winner at the Brandywell.

Cork produce defiant comeback to keep slim title hopes alive LOI

Cork produce defiant comeback to keep slim title hopes alive

John Caulfield’s side were 3-1 winners tonight.

# airtricity-premier-division - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Let's get this party started! TV cameras to be at Oriel Park for Dundalk's clash with Bohs

Stephen Kenny’s men can secure the title with three points this weekend.

# airtricity-premier-division - Monday 17 October, 2016

A grand total of 864 people watched two big games in the LOI title race tonight

Fans clearly decided to stay in the pub for Liverpool-Man United but lets not use that as an excuse for a paltry figure.

St Pat's strike late to dash Cork's title hopes LOI

St Pat's strike late to dash Cork's title hopes

More disappointment for John Caulfield’s men as they look set to finish behind Dundalk again.

Three and easy! Stephen Kenny's untouchable Dundalk close in on third straight league title

The Lilywhites will be crowned champions if they beat Bohs next weekend.

Melbourne City tight-lipped as Daryl Horgan rumour mill keeps spinning

Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich reportedly leading the chase for Dundalk star.

# airtricity-premier-division - Friday 14 October, 2016

Wexford stumble over the line in nine-goal thriller despite leading 5-0

The Youths conceded four goals against Galway United in a bizarre 13-minute, second-half spell.

Cork keep fading title hopes alive with gutsy victory against Finn Harps

The Leesiders are still just four points behind Dundalk.

Bray keep top-six hopes alive with comeback win against Pat's

Ger Pender and Alan McNally were on target for Harry Kenny’s side.

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