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# loi - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Shamrock Rovers in the driving seat after scoreless draw in Luxembourg

The Hoops will welcome Progrès Niederkorn to Dublin next week.

# loi - Monday 29 June, 2015

Former Ireland international fronts our League of Ireland team of the week

This XI is brimming with quality from top to bottom.

Ex-Newcastle midfielder spurred on to rebuild his career by the birth of daughter

Having been knocked back by the Premier League club, Brandon Miele is adjusting to life at Shamrock Rovers.

# loi - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Pat’s peaking, Sligo plummeting and more of this week’s SSE Airtricity League talking points

Domestic action returned after the mid-season break and our reporters look back on an eventful weekend.

Sligo’s nightmare season has plunged to a new low as Bray defeat leaves them in red zone

Without a manager and without a win in four outings now.

# loi - Saturday 27 June, 2015

This clever Chris Forrester lob was the highlight of the Saints’ win last night LOI

This clever Chris Forrester lob was the highlight of the Saints’ win last night

It was all too easy for the home side in Richmond tonight.

Dundalk hit rock bottom Limerick for six

The champions showed no rustiness on their return to action against Limerick.

Derry undone as Cork City keep the pressure on leaders

Billy Dennehy played a crucial role again.

Late, late show steals the points for Drogheda against Bohs

Tiarnan Mulvenna grabbed all three points for his side this evening.

# loi - Friday 26 June, 2015

Why the League of Ireland’s mid-season break should be ditched

“No-one has a problem with the concept of semi-professional players taking a summer holiday with families, but it still doesn’t add up.”

Towell: Champions League upset would make people stand up and take notice

The midfielder is looking forward to testing himself when Dundalk play in Europe’s premier club competition for the first time since 1991.

‘It was all doom and gloom. But we got the kick up the arse we needed’

Saints attacker Chris Forrester says confidence is high after going into the first league game after the mid-season break.

# loi - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Daryl Horgan knows a move to England is his only chance of an international call-up

Horgan was voted as the SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month for May.

5 of the most memorable nights for League of Ireland clubs in Europe

From Rovers’ Europa League exploits to Athlone’s draw with the mighty AC Milan.

# loi - Monday 22 June, 2015

St Pat’s, Cork, Shamrock Rovers and UCD will be pleased after learning Europa League fate

The SSE Airtricity League clubs are set for trips to Luxembourg, Latvia and Iceland.

Dundalk have been handed a tough draw in the Champions League qualifiers

The Lilywhites will play Belarusian outfit BATE Borisov in a two-legged tie.

# loi - Saturday 20 June, 2015

‘Anarchy in Ireland’ – Documentary on Bohs-Rovers rivalry is a brilliant advert for the LOI Local Football This post contains videos

‘Anarchy in Ireland’ – Documentary on Bohs-Rovers rivalry is a brilliant advert for the LOI

The short video captures what it means to be a fan of either Dublin club on derby day.

# loi - Thursday 18 June, 2015

# loi - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

# loi - Monday 15 June, 2015

Has anyone seen Owen Heary? It’s our SSE Airtricity League talking points

We’ve reached the midway point of the season after this weekend’s games.

# loi - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Seven clubs are represented in our SSE Airtricity League Team of the Week

Here’s who stood out before the league takes its mid-season break.

# loi - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Unstoppable Timlin free-kick earns a point for Derry in Drogheda

Adam Whelan banged in his first Drogheda goal to level the tie after half-time.

Ex-Hoops striker comes back to haunt his old club as Bohs claim derby bragging rights

Substitute Dean Kelly wrapped up another superb win for Keith Long’s men at Dalymount Park tonight.

No Heary, no points for Sligo as Towell gets Dundalk back to winning ways

Owen Heary is officially still the manager of the north-west club, but Joe Ndo took charge this evening.

Powerful Keegan header gives Galway all three points in Longford

The visitors struck just past the hour to quieten the home support.

Cork ride out stormy clash with Bray to stay in touch at league’s summit

Colin Healy and Adam Mitchell red cards ensured the game finished with just 20 men on the field.

# loi - Friday 12 June, 2015

‘As I walked to my car, a drunken fan walked up, called me a c**t and spat into my face’

John O’Sullivan on sacking managers and why the UEFA coaching course just doesn’t prepare you for life in the League of Ireland

# loi - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Christy Fagan found his scoring boots again to give Pat’s a big Dublin derby win

Pat’s leapfrog their northside rivals into fourth place.

# loi - Monday 8 June, 2015

Bohs well-represented in our LOI Team of the Week after ending Dundalk’s unbeaten run

Three Gypsies players are included in our best XI, while Shamrock Rovers and St Patrick’s Athletic both have two each.

Cabinteely FC don’t want Mario Balotelli anywhere near their club

They have a simple way of proving that he wouldn’t even make their first XI.

Bohs pull off a shock, Heary under pressure and this weekend’s LOI talking points

Elsewhere, Drogheda spoiled Limerick’s Markets Field homecoming and Cork closed the gap at the top.

# loi - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Shamrock Rovers run riot against Sligo at Tallaght

There’s more pressure on Owen Heary after this one.

St Pat’s added to Derry’s woes with the heaviest defeat of the season at the Brandywell LOI

St Pat’s added to Derry’s woes with the heaviest defeat of the season at the Brandywell

The Candystripes have now gone six league matches without victory.

They’re back at Markets Field but there was no home comforts for Limerick last night

Drogheda head back up the road with the three points.

Cork City get the job done in Galway to keep pressure on leaders

John Caulfield will be happy with his night’s work.

# loi - Friday 5 June, 2015

The title race is back on baby, as Bohs breach Fortress Dundalk Oof

The title race is back on baby, as Bohs breach Fortress Dundalk

Stephen Kenny’s men must leave their league unbeaten streak at 25 games.

Liverpool are coming to Ireland this summer and they’re playing two games

You better get to Turner’s Cross or the RSC if you’re a Reds fan.

# loi - Monday 1 June, 2015

‘Clubs need to start engaging with the public, just like the successful ‘Yes’ campaign did’

Nobody can question the League of Ireland’s longevity but actions need to be taken to secure its future, writes John O’Sullivan.

# loi - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Roddy Collins is managing one of tonight’s Europa League finalists?

Waterford United may not be too happy about this development.

# loi - Monday 25 May, 2015

Daryl Horgan is becoming a regular in our LOI Team of the Week

Another two goals on Friday night earned Dundalk victory over St Patrick’s Athletic.

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