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#SSE Airtricity League Premier Division

# airtricity-premier-division - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Former Liverpool midfielder Alex O'Hanlon agrees deal to join Shelbourne
# The Reds
# The Reds

Former Liverpool midfielder Alex O'Hanlon agrees deal to join Shelbourne

Dec 16th 2018, 2:34 PM 8,176 Views 3 Comments

The promising 22-year-old has spent time with St Patrick’s Athletic and Glentoran since returning to Ireland.

# airtricity-premier-division - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Fourth stand proposed for Tallaght Stadium as venue moves towards 10,000 capacity
# Venue
# Venue

Fourth stand proposed for Tallaght Stadium as venue moves towards 10,000 capacity

Dec 11th 2018, 7:41 PM 13,777 Views 11 Comments

Earlier this season a new 2,195 south stand was completed, with a fourth stand now being discussed.

# airtricity-premier-division - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Statement of intent as Bray snap up Waterford captain and ex-Leeds midfielder Keegan
# Seagulls Flying High
# Seagulls Flying High

Statement of intent as Bray snap up Waterford captain and ex-Leeds midfielder Keegan

Dec 6th 2018, 3:49 PM 6,592 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old Dubliner joins the Seagulls having spent two seasons at the RSC.

'It is the right decision for me': Dundalk-born striker O'Connor declares for Northern Ireland
# Switching Allegiance
# Switching Allegiance

'It is the right decision for me': Dundalk-born striker O'Connor declares for Northern Ireland

Dec 6th 2018, 1:21 PM 11,029 Views 10 Comments

Michael O’Connor hopes to earn a call-up to Ian Baraclough’s U21 side in the near future.

# airtricity-premier-division - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Sligo Rovers sign Bermuda captain while a familiar face returns as player-assistant manager
# New Recruits
# New Recruits

Sligo Rovers sign Bermuda captain while a familiar face returns as player-assistant manager

Dec 5th 2018, 8:52 PM 6,469 Views 3 Comments

Dante Leverock’s signing from Estonian outfit Narva Trans is subject to international clearance.

# airtricity-premier-division - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Post-Kenny Dundalk boosted as key midfielder Benson agrees new deal
# The Town
# The Town

Post-Kenny Dundalk boosted as key midfielder Benson agrees new deal

Dec 4th 2018, 4:24 PM 4,150 Views 8 Comments

The 26-year-old had been linked with a move to England.

# airtricity-premier-division - Monday 26 November, 2018

Dundalk thank Stephen Kenny 'for driving amazing success' as manager departs Oriel Park
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

Dundalk thank Stephen Kenny 'for driving amazing success' as manager departs Oriel Park

Nov 26th 2018, 4:06 PM 4,354 Views 2 Comments

The Dubliner was appointed Ireland U21 manager and will succeed Mick McCarthy as senior boss in 2020.

# airtricity-premier-division - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Major coup for Shamrock Rovers as Hoops sign highly-rated Derry attacker McEneff
# The Boy Mceneff
# The Boy Mceneff

Major coup for Shamrock Rovers as Hoops sign highly-rated Derry attacker McEneff

Nov 21st 2018, 3:26 PM 4,004 Views 4 Comments

Former Tottenham academy prospect Aaron McEneff has signed a deal with the Tallaght club.

# airtricity-premier-division - Friday 16 November, 2018

Double Premier Division swoop for Shelbourne as Byrne and Brennan seal moves to Tolka Park
# Double Trouble
# Double Trouble

Double Premier Division swoop for Shelbourne as Byrne and Brennan seal moves to Tolka Park

Nov 16th 2018, 12:22 PM 3,926 Views 3 Comments

Conan Byrne and Oscar Brennan have both completed deals to join the First Division side.

# airtricity-premier-division - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'For me, he certainly has the attributes to work outside of the League of Ireland and at international level as well'
# Stephen Kenny
# Stephen Kenny

'For me, he certainly has the attributes to work outside of the League of Ireland and at international level as well'

Nov 14th 2018, 6:20 PM 8,702 Views 8 Comments

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill praised the success of Stephen Kenny, who many see as a potential future Ireland boss.

'I'm at the stage in my career where I want to be winning medals': St Pat's complete deal for Waterford defender
# Webbie
# Webbie

'I'm at the stage in my career where I want to be winning medals': St Pat's complete deal for Waterford defender

Nov 14th 2018, 12:51 PM 4,350 Views 2 Comments

Dubliner David Webster has agreed to join St Patrick’s Athletic following one season at the RSC.

# airtricity-premier-division - Monday 12 November, 2018

FAI Cup-winning manager handed Derry City job for second spell
# Back Once Again
# Back Once Again

FAI Cup-winning manager handed Derry City job for second spell

Nov 12th 2018, 6:06 PM 6,680 Views 4 Comments

Declan Devine was last in charge of the Candystripes in 2013.

'We want to work with players who are hungry': Bohemians sign Wolves midfielder and Sunderland goalkeeper
# New Recruits
# New Recruits

'We want to work with players who are hungry': Bohemians sign Wolves midfielder and Sunderland goalkeeper

Nov 12th 2018, 5:38 PM 9,780 Views 0 Comments

Both James Talbot and Conor Levingston have represented Ireland at youth level all the way up to U19s.

# airtricity-premier-division - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny uses PFAI awards speech to highlight homelessness
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny uses PFAI awards speech to highlight homelessness

Nov 11th 2018, 4:06 PM 3,645 Views 2 Comments

The Lilywhites manager spoke passionately about homelessness in Ireland after being named Premier Division Manager of the Year.

Double-winner Michael Duffy named PFAI Player of the Year following stellar season with Dundalk
# Take A Bow Son
# Take A Bow Son

Double-winner Michael Duffy named PFAI Player of the Year following stellar season with Dundalk

Nov 11th 2018, 9:58 AM 5,542 Views 2 Comments

It was a successful night for Dundalk with Stephen Kenny collecting Manager of the Year and Jamie McGrath named Young Player of the Year.

# airtricity-premier-division - Thursday 8 November, 2018

'I think I can really kick on and score a lot of goals': Ex-Shamrock Rovers striker agrees to join city rivals St Pat's
# New Signing
# New Signing

'I think I can really kick on and score a lot of goals': Ex-Shamrock Rovers striker agrees to join city rivals St Pat's

Nov 8th 2018, 6:29 PM 4,055 Views 0 Comments

Gary Shaw was the Hoops’ top goalscorer and Player of the Season in 2017.

# airtricity-premier-division - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Waterford sign promising ex-Ireland underage international and West Brom midfielder Elbouzedi
# Prospect
# Prospect

Waterford sign promising ex-Ireland underage international and West Brom midfielder Elbouzedi

Nov 7th 2018, 7:28 PM 6,288 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old joins Waterford off the back of an impressive 2018 where the club sealed Europa League football for next summer.

# airtricity-premier-division - Monday 5 November, 2018

No Cork players included in Soccer Republic's Premier Division team of the year
# Top Performers
# Top Performers

No Cork players included in Soccer Republic's Premier Division team of the year

Nov 5th 2018, 8:15 PM 12,114 Views 17 Comments

Double-winners Dundalk dominate the selection, with Bohs, Waterford and Shamrock Rovers also represented.

Losing FAI Cup final was unthinkable for double-winner Stephen Kenny
# Magic Of The Cup
# Magic Of The Cup

Losing FAI Cup final was unthinkable for double-winner Stephen Kenny

Nov 5th 2018, 7:15 AM 3,121 Views 1 Comment

The Dundalk manager had lost back-to-back FAI Cup finals before yesterday, but secured another double with a 2-1 win against Cork City on Sunday.

# airtricity-premier-division - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Shamrock Rovers announce new deals for seven players ahead of 2019 season
# LOI
# LOI

Shamrock Rovers announce new deals for seven players ahead of 2019 season

Nov 4th 2018, 7:03 PM 7,198 Views 4 Comments

Greg Bolger and Joey O’Brien are among those to commit their future to the Hoops.

McEleney the FAI Cup hero as Dundalk bag second double in four years before 30,412 spectators
# Double Delight
# Double Delight

McEleney the FAI Cup hero as Dundalk bag second double in four years before 30,412 spectators

Nov 4th 2018, 5:40 PM 18,963 Views 40 Comments

Goals from Sean Hoare and Patrick McEleney helped Dundalk secure the FAI Cup on Sunday.

# airtricity-premier-division - Saturday 3 November, 2018

'We were unlucky in 2016 and lost on penalties last year. If anyone looked like winning those games, it was us'
# Lilywhites
# Lilywhites

'We were unlucky in 2016 and lost on penalties last year. If anyone looked like winning those games, it was us'

Nov 3rd 2018, 7:45 AM 3,504 Views 5 Comments

Brian Gartland looks ahead to Sunday’s FAI Cup final against Cork City where Dundalk are aiming to secure the double.

# airtricity-premier-division - Friday 2 November, 2018

'Getting suited and booted on cup final morning, it's a real highlight in your career'
# Lilywhites
# Lilywhites

'Getting suited and booted on cup final morning, it's a real highlight in your career'

Nov 2nd 2018, 7:30 AM 2,495 Views 0 Comments

Defender Dane Massey looks ahead to Sunday’s FAI Cup final, where Dundalk will look to seal the double.

# airtricity-premier-division - Thursday 1 November, 2018

'I was lucky to win a league in England in 2012, but I thought them days would never come back'
# Let The Good Times Roll
# Let The Good Times Roll

'I was lucky to win a league in England in 2012, but I thought them days would never come back'

Nov 1st 2018, 7:35 AM 7,604 Views 6 Comments

Ronan Murray spent the early part of his career at Ipswich, Swindon and Notts County but now has the chance to win a historic double with Dundalk.

# airtricity-premier-division - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'He's never played at the Aviva Stadium before, but you can't be sentimental about these things'
# Hobanator
# Hobanator

'He's never played at the Aviva Stadium before, but you can't be sentimental about these things'

Oct 31st 2018, 7:45 AM 6,395 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Hoban is facing a race to be fit for Sunday’s FAI Cup final against Cork City after suffering a swollen ankle.

# airtricity-premier-division - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Dundalk dominance, Ireland call-ups and teenage transfers: Our League of Ireland writers' review
# End Of Season
# End Of Season

Dundalk dominance, Ireland call-ups and teenage transfers: Our League of Ireland writers' review

Oct 27th 2018, 7:45 AM 4,733 Views 4 Comments

Reporters from around the country have their say as the 2018 campaign draws to a close.

# airtricity-premier-division - Friday 26 October, 2018

Sadlier hits hat-trick as Cork gear up for cup final by putting five past Bray
# Turner's Cross
# Turner's Cross

Sadlier hits hat-trick as Cork gear up for cup final by putting five past Bray

Oct 26th 2018, 10:26 PM 4,219 Views 12 Comments

Gearoid Morrissey and Barry McNamee were also on target for the Leesiders.

Worry for Dundalk ahead of FAI Cup final as Patrick Hoban limps off during Dalymount draw
# Concern
# Concern

Worry for Dundalk ahead of FAI Cup final as Patrick Hoban limps off during Dalymount draw

Oct 26th 2018, 10:12 PM 3,042 Views 0 Comments

Champions Dundalk earned a 1-1 draw against Bohemians, however their star striker went off injured in the second half.

Drennan scores stunning goal against former employers as Sligo down Hoops
# Rovers Return
# Rovers Return

Drennan scores stunning goal against former employers as Sligo down Hoops

Oct 26th 2018, 10:08 PM 3,723 Views 3 Comments

The Bit O’Red finish seventh after a 2-0 win over Shamrock Rovers.

'It’s unique, small, noisy, bonkers, heart-breaking and joyous in equal measure'
# Column
# Column

'It’s unique, small, noisy, bonkers, heart-breaking and joyous in equal measure'

Oct 26th 2018, 8:00 PM 25,334 Views 13 Comments

In his final column of the season, John O’Sullivan outlines the reasons to be thankful for the League of Ireland.

'I've really enjoyed my time here' - Former Liverpool defender Cleary agrees new deal with champions Dundalk
# Three More Years
# Three More Years

'I've really enjoyed my time here' - Former Liverpool defender Cleary agrees new deal with champions Dundalk

Oct 26th 2018, 5:37 PM 5,548 Views 1 Comment

Daniel Cleary spent time with Liverpool and Birmingham before moving to Dundalk in 2018.

Betting suspended on League of Ireland game following unusual activity
# Bets Are Off
# Bets Are Off

Betting suspended on League of Ireland game following unusual activity

Oct 26th 2018, 4:55 PM 10,327 Views 14 Comments

Waterford face Limerick in the final Premier Division game of the season tonight.

'I'm really happy to be here. It's a footballing town' - Liam Buckley appointed new Sligo Rovers manager
# Bucko
# Bucko

'I'm really happy to be here. It's a footballing town' - Liam Buckley appointed new Sligo Rovers manager

Oct 26th 2018, 3:23 PM 3,534 Views 4 Comments

The 58-year-old left St Pat’s by mutual consent earlier this month after seven years in charge.

# airtricity-premier-division - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'We want big games, big occasions and big crowds' - Long agrees new three-year deal at Dalymount Park
# Long Haul
# Long Haul

'We want big games, big occasions and big crowds' - Long agrees new three-year deal at Dalymount Park

Oct 25th 2018, 2:40 PM 3,521 Views 5 Comments

The 44-year-old Dubliner has been in charge of the Gypsies since 2014.

# airtricity-premier-division - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

St Pat's appoint former assistant Kenny as Buckley's successor
# New Saint
# New Saint

St Pat's appoint former assistant Kenny as Buckley's successor

Oct 24th 2018, 5:40 PM 3,536 Views 3 Comments

The 56-year-old will take the reins at Richmond Park ahead of the 2019 League of Ireland season.

# airtricity-premier-division - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'FC Midtjylland have a brain surgeon and a new 12,000-seater stadium — a result would be amazing for us'
# Irish In Europe
# Irish In Europe

'FC Midtjylland have a brain surgeon and a new 12,000-seater stadium — a result would be amazing for us'

Oct 23rd 2018, 7:30 AM 8,477 Views 2 Comments

Bohemians’ talented U19s face Danish champions Midtjylland in the Uefa Youth League on Wednesday evening in Dalymount Park.

# airtricity-premier-division - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Opening date for proposed 6,000-seater Dalymount Park pushed back to 2023
# Stadium
# Stadium

Opening date for proposed 6,000-seater Dalymount Park pushed back to 2023

Oct 18th 2018, 9:17 AM 11,297 Views 11 Comments

Bohemians and Shelbourne will play in Tolka Park in 2021 and 2022 before sharing Dalymount Park together.

# airtricity-premier-division - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Shelbourne legend Owen Heary departs as club decide not to re-appoint manager for 2019
# Parting Ways
# Parting Ways

Shelbourne legend Owen Heary departs as club decide not to re-appoint manager for 2019

Oct 16th 2018, 6:51 PM 7,395 Views 2 Comments

Heary led the Dublin club to back-to-back Leinster Senior Cup titles and a play-off position in 2018.

# airtricity-premier-division - Friday 12 October, 2018

Keohane scores after just 91 seconds as Cork City ease to three points against Limerick
# The Rebel Army
# The Rebel Army

Keohane scores after just 91 seconds as Cork City ease to three points against Limerick

Oct 12th 2018, 10:19 PM 5,755 Views 7 Comments

Goals from Jimmy Keohane, Kieran Sadlier and Aaron Barry saw Cork see off Limerick on Friday night.

Pat Hoban scores 27th goal of the season as champions Dundalk snatch three points
# Goal Machine
# Goal Machine

Pat Hoban scores 27th goal of the season as champions Dundalk snatch three points

Oct 12th 2018, 10:05 PM 4,815 Views 5 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s champions secured three points on the road thanks to second-half goals from Pat Hoban and Ronan Murray.