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# loi - Today’s News

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.

Dundalk confirm new pitch will be installed for 2017 season - but it's still artificial

“We believe it is not the right time for the club to return to grass.”


# loi - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Jason Byrne's pursuit of goalscoring record to continue at his sixth League of Ireland club

The legendary striker will play for Cabinteely in 2017.

Cork City winger signs new deal despite 'a lot of interest' from elsewhere

Stephen Dooley will remain on Leeside after impressing during his first season with the FAI Cup holders.

# loi - Monday 16 January, 2017

'Don't write our obituary yet' - Dundalk boss defiant despite the loss of 8 players

The Premier Division champions began pre-season training today without several key players from 2016.

Dundalk confirm the signing of former Chelsea midfielder Conor Clifford

The 25-year-old Dubliner captained Chelsea to win the FA Youth Cup in the 2009-10 season.

# loi - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Kearney keen on success at the club where he was once public enemy number one

It’s been a rollercoaster ride at Cork City for Liam Kearney, the club’s newly-appointed first-team coach.

# loi - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Former Dundalk star bags a brace to close in on Wembley final

Mansfield Town are two wins away from the EFL Trophy decider thanks to Pat Hoban’s double.

# loi - Monday 9 January, 2017

Former Liverpool youngster one of three significant additions for St Pat's

The Saints have brought in Alex O’Hanlon, Kurtis Byrne and Barry Murphy for the forthcoming season.

League of Ireland veteran Killian Brennan will play for his hometown club in 2017

Drogheda United have today announced the signing of the 2013 PFAI Players’ Player of the Year.

# loi - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Former League of Ireland star Chris Forrester captains his side against Chelsea today

The 24-year-old midfielder has become an integral part of the Peterborough team.

# loi - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Keane moves on as Dundalk bid farewell to another member of their 2016 squad

After a short spell at Oriel Park, Alan Keane has signed a six-month deal with Crusaders.

# loi - Friday 6 January, 2017

Former Leeds United goalkeeper swaps Cork for Derry

Eric Grimes has left Cork City after a brief spell at Turner’s Cross to join the Candystripes for the 2017 season.

# loi - Monday 2 January, 2017

Waterford United appoint Alan Reynolds and Pat Fenlon management team LOI

Waterford United appoint Alan Reynolds and Pat Fenlon management team

The former Shamrock Rovers boss will be director of football.

# loi - Thursday 29 December, 2016

4 Irish-based players who made the move to Britain in 2016 and others who could follow in 2017

Daryl Horgan and other footballers who made the switch across the water this year.

# loi - Friday 23 December, 2016

Major boost for Dundalk as Player of the Year nominee signs new deal

Despite rumoured interest from elsewhere, Stephen O’Donnell has committed to the Lilywhites for the 2017 and 2018 campaigns.

# loi - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Former Ireland midfielder Andrews joins St Pat's coaching staff

The ex-Blackburn Rovers man will look after the Saints’ underage sides while completing his Uefa Pro License.

3 clubs to be relegated in 2017 as League of Ireland moves to 10-team format LOI

3 clubs to be relegated in 2017 as League of Ireland moves to 10-team format

The fixtures for the 2017 SSE Airtricity League season have been released.

# loi - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Shamrock Rovers have been busy recruiting but they're not finished yet

After signing Ronan Finn, Hoops head coach Stephen Bradley is trying to get another deal “over the line” before the year is out.

# loi - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Cork City cult hero O'Sullivan departs for Munster neighbours

The Cork-born striker scored 25 goals in 88 appearances during three seasons with John Caulfield’s side.

'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.

Dundalk suffer another big blow as Rovers unveil Ronan Finn

The 28-year-old playmaker will make a surprise return to Tallaght Stadium for the 2017 season.

# loi - Monday 19 December, 2016

‘This is f**king embarrassing. We’re setting a new low'

In ‘Second City’, Neal Horgan recalls how Cork City were left stranded for nearly two hours after a bus company refused to take the team to Dublin for a game against St Pat’s in 2009.

# loi - Friday 16 December, 2016

FAI boss stresses that controversial League of Ireland report is 'an independent review' LOI

FAI boss stresses that controversial League of Ireland report is 'an independent review'

Fran Gavin was speaking after the release of Jonathan Gabay’s document on branding.

# loi - Thursday 15 December, 2016

How well do you remember Dundalk’s epic European run?

It has been an incredible few months for the Lilywhites.

# loi - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Ex-LOI defender Ken Oman handed 6-match ban for elbow that knocked out opponent's teeth

The Portadown centre-half will also have to pay a fine of £100 after retrospective action was taken.

# loi - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Pat Devlin is a League of Ireland manager once again

The former Bray Wanderers boss has signed a three-year contract with Cabinteely.

League champions and FAI Cup winners dominate shortlists for end-of-season awards

Dundalk and Cork City are both heavily-represented as the nominations for the SSE Airtricity/SWAI prizes were announced.

# loi - Monday 12 December, 2016

Preston confirm the capture of Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan from Dundalk

The pair have each signed two-and-a-half-year contracts with the English Championship outfit.

Dundalk sign Ireland U21 international to replace Preston-bound Boyle

Sean Hoare is heading to Oriel Park next season after five seasons with St Patrick’s Athletic.

# loi - 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.

Dundalk defender Boyle set to sign for Championship club

The 25-year-old Dubliner is expected to be announced as a Preston North End player in the coming days.

# loi - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Dundalk bow out of the Europa League after narrow defeat in Israel

The Louth club lost out to Maccabi Tel-Aviv but results elsewhere meant they couldn’t qualify anyway.

# loi - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Rovers' reconstruction continues with signing of former Sheffield United midfielder McAllister

The 27-year-old midfielder has been in England since 2011.

# loi - 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.

More good news for Cork City as Irish U21 international O'Connor commits

The left-back will stay with the Leesiders for next season after an impressive 2016 campaign.

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.

# loi - Sunday 4 December, 2016

After turning down Man City, 29-year-old Damian Locke ended up as Wexford Youths manager

“I’m not saying we are going to play like Barcelona,” says the young Kerryman, “but we’ll play when we can.”

# loi - Saturday 3 December, 2016

'It’s a fresh start for me because I’ve been out of the game for the guts of two years'

Paul Corry is back in the League of Ireland after a luckless time with injuries and managers in England.

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