Limerick United

Fairview Rangers Legend Sean Byrnes Passes Away

By Adrian Finnin / February 11, 2021 /

Today we learned of the sad news that Fairview Rangers and Limerick soccer legend Sean Byrnes passed away. Byrnes won the FAI Junior Cup with Fairview Rangers in 1965 and is pictured below with former Fairview Rangers captain Jeffrey Judge with the 2020 FAI Junior Cup trophy in September. Byrnes was the captain of the…

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LISTEN: Pat Nolan Reflects on Limerick Success

By Adrian Finnin / May 4, 2020 /

40 years on from the momentous league title win in Athlone, defender Pat Nolan fondly recalls a tremendous time for Limerick soccer. Considering the troubles we are now facing with no senior soccer representative in the city, a league and FAI Cup win and three years of European football seems like an unrealistic dream. But,…

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Limerick United change name to Treaty United

By Adrian Finnin / January 31, 2020 /

The new Limerick United group led by Conn Murray has been forced into a name change due to the threat of legal action from Limerick FC and will now be known as Treaty United. ‘Limerick United’ had been accepted into all underage Airtricity Leagues for the 2020 season as well as the Contintal Tyres Women’s…

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Shiel feels Pike spell came to a natural end

By Adrian Finnin / January 30, 2020 /

Former Pike Rovers manager Mike Shiel took time out to speak to us about his time with the Limerick District League giants this week. On the week of a very important cup tie for his former club against Fairview, nobody knows more about FAI Junior Cup final heartbreak than Shiel who lost two finals in…

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No contact between Limerick FC and Limerick United

By Adrian Finnin / January 23, 2020 /

Limerick senior soccer was thrown into chaos once more last week with the news that Pat O’Sullivan’s Limerick FC were granted permission by the Football Association of Ireland to apply for an Airtricity League First Division licence for the 2020 season. Mr O’Sullivan began High Court proceedings against the FAI following their failure to invite…

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Limerick FC secure investment and call for 'United' front

By Adrian Finnin / January 17, 2020 /

In a sensational turn of events on Friday night, Limerick FC were granted permission from the Football Association of Ireland to apply for an Airtricity League First Division licence following a week of legal proceedings taken against the association by owner Pat O’Sullivan. O’Sullivan and his legal team argued that Limerick FC were excluded from…

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Ryan Looks Back on Time at Janesboro with Pride

By Adrian Finnin / January 16, 2020 /

Aidan Ryan has enjoyed a break from junior football following his departure from Janesboro Football Club in early September. Ryan spent three years at the southside club and won three league titles, an Oscar Traynor Trophy, Lawson and Munster Champions Cup during a hugely successful period and looks back fondly. “Overall, I think my time…

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Limerick United aim to bring a new dawn to football in the region

By John Keogh / January 15, 2020 /

League of Ireland soccer in Limerick is going to be given a ‘bottom-up’ reboot with the establishment of Limerick United, Interim chairman of the newly formed club Conn Murray said at the launch of the club earlier this week. Mr Murray said the club will begin with and concentrate exclusively on the development of a…

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WATCH: Barrett excited to get down to work on Limerick United project

By John Keogh / January 14, 2020 /

The interim chairman of Limerick United, Conn Murray, has said that League of Ireland football in the county is going to be a ‘bottom up’ reboot with the formation of the new club. Murray was speaking at the launch of Limerick United at the Castletroy Park Hotel. Among those named as part of the new…

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Limerick United set to field representative teams in 2020

By Adrian Finnin / January 9, 2020 /

Following last month’s news that Limerick FC will be liquidated following failure to find investment to save the club, it has been confirmed that a new group called Limerick United will enter teams in both the Women’s National League and underage leagues in the forthcoming Airtricity League campaign. There will be no senior men’s representation…

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