The biggest cup competition in the country took centre stage in the league of Ireland this weekend, but you can be forgiven if you missed it. The headlines were given to the start of the English premier league as that got underway on Friday night; which had the fans around
The draw has been made for the FAI Cup last 16 ties.
There is only two all Premier Division ties as Pat's drew Galway United and Limerick drew Finn Harps.
Shelbourne v Shamrock Rovers
Bangor Celtic v Longford Town
Cork City v Athlone Town
Bluebell United v Cabinteely
Drogheda United v Cobh Wanderers
Crumlin United v Dundalk
The draw for the last 16 of the FAI Cup takes place tonight live on Soccer Republic at 6.30pm.
You can watch it live on RTE Player.
Here are the teams left in the draw.
St Patrick's Athletic
The draw for the FAI Cup last 32 was made today in Kilkenny and it has drawn some big ties.
Holders Cork City were drawn against Premier Division side Bray Wanderers while last years finalists Dundalk also pulled Premier Division opposition in Derry City.
Here is the full list of ties.
Longford Town have announced that they have drawn their rivals Athlone Town in the FAI Cup.
Longford Town will play Athlone Town in another El Clasico on the 19th of August in the FAI Cup. Kick off @ City Calling Stadium is at 7:30.— Longford Town FC (@LongfordTownFC) June 27, 2017
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Former player Sean Maguire came back to haunt Dundalk as he scored the winning goal for Cork City in extra time to win the FAI Cup 1-0 at the Aviva Stadium.
In a poor first half, the first clear cut chance of the game came on 39' when Morrissey lost possession
The draw for Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup semi final has been made today on RTE's Morning Ireland.
The draw is as follows with fixture dates to be on October 2nd (both games)
Dundalk FC v Derry City
St Patrick's Athletic v Cork City
The draw for the last eight of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup has taken place. Holders Dundalk will face a trip to First Division outfit UCD, should they overcome Leinster Senior League side Crumlin United in their rearranged 3rd Round tie on Tuesday.
The tie of the round is the
Derry City went through as comfortable winners in tonight’s FAI Cup after defeating Bohemians in a packed Dalymount Park. Goals either side of half time from Harry Monaghan and Man of the Match Nathan Boyle gave City the win in a night to forget for The Gypsies who lost two