So you can now start planning for the new season, a provisional format for the coming season has been published by the FAI.
While actual match fixtures have yet to be decided the new League season will kick off on Friday 6th March and is due to run until the 6th November.
With extra rounds of the league to be fulfilled this year there will be a number of weeks over the year where additional midweek fixtures are scheduled to be played.
Click here to see the key dates for the forthcoming season
|11||St. Patrick's Athletic||11||9|
|12||Galway United FC||10||8|