The FAI Cup 1926–27[A] was the sixth edition of Ireland's premier cup competition, The Football Association of Ireland Challenge Cup or FAI Cup. The tournament began on 8 January 1927 and concluded on 9 April with the final replay held at Shelbourne Park, Dublin. An official attendance[B] of 10,000 people watched Leinster Senior League side Drumcondra defeat Brideville in the first final to be decided in extra time.
A. ^ From 1923-1936, the FAI Cup was known as the Free State Cup.
B. ^ Attendances were calculated using gate receipts which limited their accuracy as a large proportion of people, particularly children, attended football matches in Ireland throughout the 20th century for free by a number of means.