Now for the League of Ireland First Division …

Brian Quigley The 2018 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division is up and running and what a weekend it was, with some sell-out games, plenty of goals and a few surprising results [Bray’s marvellous draw in Oriel Park being one of them!]. This coming weekend it’s the turn of the First Division to

Galway United sign midfielder Stephen Kenny

Galway United are delighted to announce the signing of Stephen Kenny. The 24-year-old midfielder moves to Eamonn Deacy Park after spending two seasons on Shannonside with Limerick FC, making a total of 55 appearances for the Markets Field outfit, scoring 6 goals. The winger also counts Cork City, Waterford United and Cobh

Alan Murphy rejoins Galway United

Alan Murphy has signed a contract with Galway United until the end of the 2018 SSE Airtricity League season. The vastly experienced midfielder, who also manages the club's under-17 team, is a Galway United legend, having scored 73 goals for the Tribesmen. Murphy trails all-time top scorer Paul "Ski" McGee by just

Galway United sign striker Conor Layng from Athlone Town

Galway United have signed promising young striker Conor Layng from Athlone Town ahead of the 2018 SSE Airtricity League First Division season. The Ballinasloe native follows in the footsteps of Eoin McCormack, having played for Ballinasloe Town before making the step up to the League of Ireland. The 18-year-old has featured sporadically

Galway united sign defender Robbie Williams

Galway United are delighted to announce the signing of experienced defender Robbie Williams for the 2018 SSE Airtricity League First Division season. The 33-year-old arrives from double-winners Cork City, having arrived from Limerick during the 2017 season. Prior to joining the Leesiders to help them secure the Premier Division title, Williams

Caution needed with investment in the League of Ireland

Johnny Ward In so many ways, Keith Buckley is everything that makes the League of Ireland unique, loveable and something worth cherishing in an era where elite team athletes seem to have ever less of a connection with the town and people they notionally represent. After playing for Bohemians against Shamrock Rovers

Stephen Walsh rejoins Galway United for the new season

Stephen Walsh has rejoined Galway United for the 2018 SSE Airtricity League First Division season after spells with Longford Town and Athlone Town last season. The 27-year-old centre-back has made 145 appearances for United over the course of five seasons with the club, scoring 7 goals. Walsh began his Galway United career