List of association football clubs in the Republic of Ireland

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Traditionally, association football clubs in the Republic of Ireland have been classified as either senior, intermediate or junior. These classifications effectively categorise clubs who compete in national, provincial and county leagues respectively.

Senior/National leagues[edit]

League of Ireland[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

Team Home city/suburb Stadium Capacity
Bohemians Phibsborough Dalymount Park 8,000
Bray Wanderers Bray Carlisle Grounds 7,000
Cork City Cork Turners Cross 7,500
Derry City Northern Ireland Derry Brandywell Stadium 7,700
Drogheda United Drogheda United Park 2,000
Dundalk Dundalk Oriel Park 4,500
Finn Harps Ballybofey Finn Park 6,000
Galway United Galway Eamonn Deacy Park 5,000
Limerick Limerick Markets Field 5,000
Shamrock Rovers Tallaght Tallaght Stadium 6,000
Sligo Rovers Sligo The Showgrounds 4,500
St Patrick's Athletic Inchicore Richmond Park 5,350

First Division[edit]

Locations of the First Division teams
Team Home city/suburb Stadium
Athlone Town Athlone Athlone Town Stadium
Cabinteely Cabinteely Stradbrook Road
Cobh Ramblers Cobh St. Colman's Park
Longford Town Longford City Calling Stadium
Shelbourne Drumcondra, Dublin Tolka Park
UCD Belfield, Dublin UCD Bowl
Waterford Waterford Waterford RSC
Wexford Youths Crossabeg Ferrycarrig Park


Former League of Ireland clubs[edit]

Apart from the current twenty members, at least 39 other clubs have competed in the League of Ireland at one time or another. Some of these clubs are still active, playing in intermediate and junior leagues. The list below only includes teams that played in the A Division, the Premier Division and the First Division.

Team Home town/suburb Home ground Current league
Albert Rovers Cork Flower Lodge
Bray Unknowns Bray Carlisle Grounds
Brideville The Liberties, Dublin Richmond Park
Harold's Cross Stadium
Brooklyn Merchants Quay Chalgrove Terrace
Cork Cork The Mardyke
Cork City Cork The Mardyke
Cork Alberts Cork Flower Lodge
Turners Cross
Cork Athletic Cork The Mardyke
Cork Bohemians Cork Turners Cross
Cork Celtic Cork Turners Cross
Cork Hibernians Cork The Mardyke
Cork United Cork The Mardyke
Dolphin Dolphin's Barn Dolphin Park
Harold's Cross Stadium
Tolka Park
Drumcondra Drumcondra, Dublin Tolka Park Leinster Senior League
Dublin City Fingal various
Dublin United Donnybrook, Dublin Beech Hill
Anglesea Road
Evergreen United Cork Turners Cross
Fordsons Cork Ballinlough Road
Frankfort Drumcondra, Dublin Richmond Road
Home Farm Whitehall, Dublin Tolka Park Leinster Senior League
Jacobs Crumlin, Dublin Rutland Avenue
Kildare County Newbridge, County Kildare Station Road
Kilkenny City Kilkenny Buckley Park
Mervue United Galway Fahy's Field Galway & District League
Midland Athletic Whitehall, Dublin The Thatch
Monaghan United Monaghan Gortakeegan Dublin Women's Soccer League
Newcastlewest Newcastle West Ballygowan Park Limerick Desmond League
Olympia The Coombe, Dublin Bellevue Lodge
Pioneers Dublin Strand Hall
The Thatch
Leinster Senior League
Rathmines Athletic Rathmines Rathmines Park
Reds United Ringsend Glenmalure Park
Salthill Devon Salthill Drom Soccer Park Galway & District League
St. Francis The Liberties/Clondalkin John Hyland Park Leinster Senior League
St. James's Gate Crumlin, Dublin Iveagh Grounds Leinster Senior League
Shelbourne United Ringsend Beech Hill
Anglesea Road
Glenmalure Park
Shamrock Rovers B Tallaght Tallaght Stadium
Sporting Fingal Fingal Morton Stadium
Thurles Town Thurles Thurles Greyhound Stadium North Tipperary District League
Transport Bray/Harold's Cross Carlisle Grounds
Harold's Cross Stadium
Leinster Senior League
YMCA Sandymount YMCA Sports Grounds

Intermediate/Provincial leagues[edit]

Leinster Senior League[edit]

Senior divisions[edit]

Senior

Team Home town/suburb Home ground
Bangor Celtic Crumlin, Dublin Iveagh Grounds
Bluebell United Bluebell/Red Cow Capco Park
Cherry Orchard Ballyfermot Elmdale Crescent
Crumlin United Crumlin, Dublin Pearse Park
Drumcondra Clonturk, Drumcondra Clonturk Park
Firhouse Clover Firhouse Belgard Road
Greystones United Greystones Woodlands
Killester United Killester Haddon Park
Malahide United Malahide Gannon Park
St. Patrick's C.Y.F.C. Ringsend Irishtown Stadium
St. Mochtas F.C. Clonsilla/Blanchardstown Porterstown Road
Tolka Rovers Glasnevin Frank Cooke Park
UCD Reserves Belfield, Dublin UCD Bowl
Wayside Celtic Kilternan Jackson Park

Source: [1]

Senior 1

Team Home town/suburb Home ground
Arklow Town Arklow Lamberton Grass/Astro
Broadford Rovers Dublin 16 Marlay Park
Dunboyne Dunboyne Summerhill Road
Dublin Bus Clondalkin Coldcut
Glebe North Balbriggan Market Green
Glenville Palmerstown Palmerstown School
Home Farm Whitehall, Dublin Whitehall Stadium
Leixlip United Leixlip Leixlip Amenities Center
Portmarnock Portmarnock Paddys Hill
Newbridge Town Newbridge, County Kildare Station Road
St. John Bosco Crumlin, Dublin Iveagh Grounds
Swords Celtic Swords, Dublin Balheary Reservoir
TEK United Blackrock, Dublin Stradbrook Road
Verona Coolmine

Source: [2]


Senior 1A

Team Home town/suburb Home ground
Ballymun United Ballymun Soccer Complex
Beggsboro Cabra, Dublin Kilkiernan Road
Dublin University Trinity College, Dublin College Park, Dublin
Edenderry Town Edenderry Fr. Paul Park
Liffey Wanderers Irishtown, Dublin Irishtown Stadium
Lucan United Lucan/Leixlip Leixlip Amenities Centre
Maynooth University Town Maynooth University
Mount Merrion Sandymount/Leopardstown Leopardstown Park
Newtown Rangers Tallaght Farrell Park
Peamount United Newcastle, South Dublin Greenogue Astro/Grass
Sacred Heart Dublin 24 Killinarden Hill
Shamrock Bhoys County Wicklow Vevay Sports Field
Templeogue United Templeogue St McDaras School
Tullamore Town Tullamore Leah Victoria Park

Source: [3]

Senior 1B

Team Home town/suburb Home ground
Ballyfermot United Ballyfermot Cold Cut
Celbridge Town Celbridge/Kilcock
Confey Leixlip Confey Park
Greenhills/Greenpark Walkinstown Greenhills Park
Hartstown Huntstown Hartstown/Huntstown Hartstown Park
Leicester Celtic Rathfarnham Loreto Park
Inchicore Athletic Inchicore Pearse Park
Kilnamanagh Kilnamanagh/Tallaght Ned Kelly Park
Knocklyon United Knocklyon Kiltipper Road
Pegasus/St James Athletic Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown Belfield Park
Portlaoise Portlaoise Rossleighan Park
St James's Gate Crumlin, Dublin Iveagh Grounds
St. Josephs Boys Sallynoggin Pearse Park
Skerries Town Skerries, Dublin Park Lane

Source: [4]


Selected others[edit]

This is a selection of teams playing in the lower levels of the Leinster Senior League.

Team Home town/suburb Home ground
Beechwood Milltown, Dublin Royal Hospital, Donnybrook
Dundrum Dundrum, Dublin Meadowbrook Park
Drumcondra/Stella Maris Drumcondra, Dublin
Greystones A.F.C. Greystones Archfield
Manortown United Perrystown Greentrees Park
Phoenix Scribblestown/Ashtown
Pioneers Dublin Airport ALSAA Sports Complex
Terenure College Terenure College Bushy Park
Transport Crumlin, Dublin Windmill Park


Munster Senior League[edit]

Senior Premier

Team Home town/suburb Home ground
Avondale United Carrigaline/Ballintemple, Cork Avondale Park
Castleview Cork O'Sullivan Park
Cobh Wanderers Cobh Oldchurch Park
College Corinthians Douglas, County Cork Corithians Park
Douglas Hall Douglas, County Cork Moneygourney
Mayfield United Mayfield, Cork Lotamore Grounds
Rockmount Whitechurch, County Cork Rockmount Park
Ringmahon Rangers Cork Ringmahon Road
St. Mary's Kilcully, Cork Kilcully Park
UCC University College Cork The Mardyke/The Farm

Source: [5]

Senior Division 1

Team Home town/suburb Home ground
Bandon Bandon, County Cork Town Park
Blarney United Blarney O'Shea Park
Carrigaline United Carrigaline Ballea Park
Everton Togher, Cork City Everton Park
Leeds Ballyvolane, Cork City Leeds Park
Leeside Little Island, Cork Little Island Sports Complex
Midleton Midleton Knockgriffin Park
Passage Passage West Rockenham Park
Riverstown Glanmire The Cliff
Wilton United Cork Lee Road

Source: [6]

Senior 2nd Division

Team Home town/suburb Home ground
Ballincollig Ballincollig Coolroe
Ballinhassig Ballinhassig Gortnaglough
Casement Celtic Togher, Cork City
Fermoy Fermoy Carrig Park
Glasheen Glasheen
Kilreen Celtic Ballyphehane Ballyphehane Park
Kinsale Kinsale Madden Park
Mallow United Mallow, County Cork Town Park
Tramore Athletic Douglas, County Cork Tramore Park

Source: [7]


Ulster Senior League[edit]

Team Home town/suburb Home ground
Bonagee United Letterkenny Dry Arch Park
Cockhill Celtic Buncrana Charlie O'Donnell Sports Grounds
Derry City Reserves Derry Brandywell Stadium
Fanad United Fanad Traigh-a-Loch
Finn Harps Reserves Ballybofey Finn Park
Letterkenny Rovers Letterkenny Leckview Park
Swilly Rovers Ramelton Swilly Park

Source: [8]

Junior/County leagues[edit]

Athletic Union League (Dublin)[edit]

Premier A teams

Team Home town/suburb Home ground
Ayrfield United F.C. Ayrfield AUL Complex
Baldoyle Grange United F.C. Baldoyle Brookstone Road
Collinstown F.C. Lucan, Dublin Ballyowen Park
East Wall Bessborough F.C. East Wall Alfie Byrne Road
Finglas United F.C. Finglas Larney Park
O'Devaney Dunard F.C. Cabra, Dublin AUL Complex
Kilbarrack United Kilbarrack Greendale Open Space
Sandyhill Shangan F.C. Ballymun Coultry Park
St. Kevin's Boys F.C. Santry Shanowen Road
St. Paul's Artane F.C. Artane, Dublin Ribh Road/Lein Road
Sheriff Y.C. Sheriff Street Fairview Park, Dublin
Trinity Donaghmede F.C. Donaghmede Fr. Collins Park/Donaghmeade Park


Cork Athletic Union League[edit]

Murphy's Irish Stout Premier League
Club Home town/suburb Home ground
Blarney Street Athletic Monard, County Cork
Carrigtwohill United A Carrigtwohill Ballyadam Park
Coachford Coachford
Glenthorn Celtic A Glenthorn, Dublin Hill
Grattan United A O'Neill Park
Killumney United Killumney
Kilreen Celtic Ballyphehane Ballyphehane Park
Park United A Mitchelstown Brigown
Pearse Celtic A Togher, Cork Clashduv Road
Village United Mayfield, Cork Silverheights Park

Source: [9][10][11]


Galway & District League[edit]

Premier Division

Team Home town/suburb Ground
Athenry F.C. Athenry Moounbaun
Corrib Celtic F.C. Corrib Park
Corrib Rangers F.C. Corrib Park Westside
Colemanstown United F.C. Colemanstown
Galway Hibernians F.C. Bohermore Bohermore Football Pitch
Mervue United Mervue Fahy's Field
NUI Galway NUI Galway Dangan
Salthill Devon Salthill Drom Soccer Park
St. Bernards F.C. Abbeyknockmoy O'Donoghue Park
Tuam Celtic Tuam Celtic Park


Kerry District League[edit]

Premier A

Team Home town/suburb Ground
Camp United Camp, County Kerry
Castleisland Castleisland Limerick Road
Dingle Bay Rovers Dingle
Fenit Samphires Fenit
Killarney Athletic Killarney Woodlawn
Killarney Celtic Killarney
Listowel Celtic Listowel
Mastergeeha F.C. Killarney
St Brendan's Park Tralee Christy Leahy Park
Tralee Dynamos Tralee Cahermoneen Stadium


[12]

Limerick & District League[edit]

Premier League

Team Home town/suburb Ground
Aisling Annacotty Annacotty
Ballynanty Rovers AFC Ballynanty
Carew Park Southill/Roxboro Carew Park
Fairview Rangers Garryowen, Limerick The Fairgreen
Geraldines Garryowen, Limerick
Janesboro FC Janesboro Pearse Stadium
Pike Rovers Southill, Limerick Pike Rovers Complex
Moyross Moyross
Mungret Regional Mungret
Regional United Dooradoyle
Summerville Rovers Ballinacurra Portland Park
Wembley Rovers Rathuard


Limerick Desmond League[edit]

Premier Division

Team Home town/suburb Ground
Abbeyfeale United Abbeyfeale
A.F.C. Rathkeale Rathkeale
Ballingarry A.F.C. Ballingarry, County Limerick Astropark Ballingarry
Broadford United Broadford, County Limerick
Glin Rovers Glin, County Limerick
Killeany A.F.C. Killeaney, Glin, County Limerick
Kildimo United Kildimo
Newcastle West Newcastle West Ballygowan Park
Newcastle Rovers F.C. Newcastle West
Shannonside F.C. Foynes


Mayo Association Football League[edit]

Super League

Team Home town/suburb Home ground
Ballina Town Ballina, County Mayo Belleek Park
Ballyglass Ballyglass
Ballyheane A.F.C.
Castlebar Celtic Castlebar Celtic Park
Charlestown Athletic Charlestown, County Mayo
Conn Rangers
Iorras Aontaithe (Erris United) Erris
Manulla FC Manulla
Straide and Foxford United Foxford
Westport United Westport, County Mayo Sports Park


West Cork League[edit]

Premier HiSpecCars.com Premier Division

Team Home town/suburb Ground
Ballydehob Ballydehob
Bay Rovers Kealkill
Bunratty United Schull Town Park
Clonakilty AFC Clonakilty Inchadoney
Drinagh Rangers Drinagh Canon Crowley Park
Dunmanway Town Dunmanway Mohona
Leeside AFC Inchigeelagh
Riverside Athletic Ballineen Autograss
Togher Celtic Dunmanway Race Field


Wicklow & District Football League[edit]

Andy McEvoy Premier 1

Team Home town/suburb Ground
Ashford Rovers Ashford, County Wicklow Ballinalea Park
Arklow Town Arklow Bridgewater Centre Park
Newtown United Newtownmountkennedy Newtown Community Sports Field
Rathnew A.F.C. Rathnew Shamrock Park
St Anthonys Kilcoole Finn Park
St Patricks F.C. Arklow Kilcashel
Seaview Wanderers Arklow
Wicklow Town A.F.C. Wicklow Finlay Park

[13][14]


Women's association football teams[edit]

Women's National League[edit]

Team Home town/suburb Stadium
Cork City W.F.C. Cork Bishopstown Stadium
Galway W.F.C. Galway Eamonn Deacy Park
Kilkenny United W.F.C. Kilkenny The Watershed
Peamount United Newcastle, South Dublin Greenogue
Shelbourne Ladies Santry Morton Stadium
UCD Waves Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown Jackson Park
Wexford Youths Crossabeg Ferrycarrig Park

Dublin Women's Soccer League[edit]

Premier League[edit]

Team Home town/suburb Ground
Bray Wanderers Bray Carlisle Grounds
Dundalk Dundalk Oriel Park
Sporting Kilmore Coolock Oscar Traynor Road
Monaghan United Monaghan Gortakeegan
Peamount United B Newcastle, South Dublin Greenogue
Raheny United Raheny St Anne's Park
St Francis Baldonnel, Dublin John Hyland Park
St Catherine's Walkinstown/The Liberties, Dublin Walkinstown Avenue

[15][16]

Major League[edit]

Team Home town/suburb Ground
Albion Rovers Monasterboice Muireachs Park
Cabinteely Cabinteely Kilbogget Park
Drimnagh Celtic Drimnagh
Eureka Kells Kells, County Meath Dublin Road
Lakelands Stillorgan
Leixlip United Leixlip Leixlip Amenities Centre
Peamount United C Newcastle, South Dublin Greenogue
Templeogue Templeogue

[15][17]

Mayo Women's Football League[edit]

Super League

Team Home town/suburb Home ground
Ballina Town Ballina, County Mayo Belleek Park
Castlebar Town Castlebar
Killala Killala
Kilmore Erris
Manulla Manulla

[18]


Futsal[edit]

Emerald Futsal League[edit]

2014–15
Team Home city/suburb Court
Academic Futsal Dublin
B&H United Futsal Dublin
Blue Magic Futsal Clondalkin Collinstown Park Community College
Crumlin United Futsal Crumlin, Dublin
Puskas & Hagi Futsal Dublin
St Ita's Futsal Donabate/Portrane Donabate and Portrane Community and Leisure Centre
Saints & Scholars Futsal Whitechurch, County Dublin St Columba's College
Transylvania Futsal Blanchardstown IT Blanchardstown

Source:[19]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  17. ^ "Major League Fixtures & Results". www.dwsl.ie. Retrieved 25 February 2016. 
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