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27 February 2015; Players from each of the SSE Airtricity League Premier division teams are from left, Keith Ward, Sligo Rovers, Michael Slingerman, Drogheda United, Shane Duggan, Limerick F.C, Ger O'Brien, St.Patrick's Athletic, John Dunleavy, Cork City, Jason Byrne, Bohemians F.C, Conor Kenna, Shamrock Rovers, Stephen O'Donnell, Dundalk F.C, Paul Sinnott, Galway United, Mark Sammon, Longford Town, Ryan McBride, Derry City and David Cassidy, Bray Wanderers, during the launch of the SSE Airtricity League. Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: David Maher / SPORTSFILE

7 Things We Noticed In The SSE Airtricity League 2015 Season Launch Picture

It’s now an annual balls.ie tradition. Here’s 7 things we noticed from the launch photo for the 2015 SSE Airtricity League season. 1) The Cork City ...

It’s now an annual balls.ie tradition. Here’s 7 things we noticed from the launch photo ...

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Video thumbnail for youtube video The SSE Airtricity League 2015 Promo Will Have You Powered Up

Video: The SSE Airtricity League 2015 Promo Will Have You Powered Up

Yeah. We went there with the headline. The 2015 SSE Airtricity League kicks off nest week and sponsors SSE Airtricity have released this excellent promo vid for...

Yeah. We went there with the headline. The 2015 SSE Airtricity League kicks off nest week and sponso...

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22 November 2009; Players and officials from Sporting Fingal celebrate in their team dressing room at the end of the game. Sligo Rovers v Sporting Fingal - FAI Ford Cup Final, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin. Picture credit: David Maher / SPORTSFILE

What Happens Teams That Enter The League Of Ireland First Division?

The SSE Airtricity League season starts in 2 weeks and Cabinteely FC are the latest club to join the First Division. It was first established in 1985 and ushere...

The SSE Airtricity League season starts in 2 weeks and Cabinteely FC are the latest club to join the...

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20 February 2014; Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill in conversation with George Lee, project manager of the Limerick Enterprise Development Partnership, during a visit to the Markets Field Project. Markets Field, Garryowen, Limerick. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE

The League of Ireland Starts In 15 Days. Here’s What Still Needs To Happen

Tuesday wasn’t the greatest PR day ever for the SSE Airtricity League.  The Irish Independent went with “League of Ireland facing chaos after l...

Tuesday wasn’t the greatest PR day ever for the SSE Airtricity League.  The Irish Indepen...

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27 January 2015: In attendance at the Frampton VS Avalos, The World Is Not Enough London Press Conference, from left, Shane McGuigan, Barry McGuigan, Carl Frampton, Niall Sloane, head of sport at ITV, and Craig Droste, General manager of CWM FX. Heron Tower, Bishopsgate, London, England. Picture credit: Paul Harding / SPORTSFILE

Is Boxing Coming Back To The Mainstream?

There have been developments in the UK and the USA in the last month that suggest, after decades of slowly removing itself from the mainsteam; boxing is back. B...

There have been developments in the UK and the USA in the last month that suggest, after decades of ...

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Who are Cabinteely FC?

Who Are Cabinteely FC? – The Likely Latest Addition To The League Of Ireland

The SSE Airtricity League is set to welcome its newest team this week with confirmation in today’s Irish Times that Cabinteely FC have applied for entr...

The SSE Airtricity League is set to welcome its newest team this week with confirmation in today...

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13 December 2006; A gentleman wearing a Dundalk F.C jersey is taken into Garda custody after an incident at the headquarters of the FAI. The man gave his name to the press as Paul Kavanagh, the Gardai gave his name as Paul McAllister, and he is understood to be a Dundalk steward known as 'Maxie' McAllister. Merrion Square, Dublin. Picture credit: David Maher / SPORTSFILE

When The FAI Decided League Of Ireland Promotion And Nearly Burned Down As A Result

In January 2006, the League of Ireland voted to wind itself up (following the 2006 season) and cede control to the FAI. The vote followed the much ballyhooed &#...

In January 2006, the League of Ireland voted to wind itself up (following the 2006 season) and cede ...

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24 October 2014; Dundalk players celebrate after the game. SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Dundalk v Cork City, Oriel Park, Dundalk, Co. Louth. Picture credit: David Maher / SPORTSFILE

The 2014 Balls.ie SSE Airtricity League Awards

The 2014 SSE Airtricity League season is in the record books. All that’s left to do is hand out the 2nd annual Balls.ie awards. Ladies and gentlemen, here...

The 2014 SSE Airtricity League season is in the record books. All that’s left to do is hand ou...

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24 October 2014; Dundalk players celebrate after the game. SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Dundalk v Cork City, Oriel Park, Dundalk, Co. Louth. Picture credit: David Maher / SPORTSFILE

The Answers To Our 2014 SSE Airtricity League Preview Questions

Before the 2014 SSE Airtricity League season started we gave you 20 story lines to follow.  Let’s see how things went; 1) Can St Patrick’s Athletic...

Before the 2014 SSE Airtricity League season started we gave you 20 story lines to follow.  LetR...