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# Going Up?

This year
Luton promoted to the Premier League after penalty shootout win against Coventry
Fankaty Dabo’s penalty miss meant a famous 6-5 sudden-death shoot-out victory for the jubilant Hatters.
Sunderland hit back to beat Luton in Championship play-off first leg
Sunderland are bidding for a Premier League return for the first time since 2017.
Wrexham follow Hollywood script to reach the Football League
The Welsh club are back in the Football League for the first time in 15 years.
Magnificent Mackin strikes 3-3 as Armagh secure Division 2 title against Laois
Aimee Mackin had 6-22 to her name for 2023 coming into this contest and she finished it with 9-25.
Last year
Cork City lift First Division title at packed Turner's Cross after win over Bray
Almost two years to the day that the Rebel Army dropped out of the Irish top-flight, Colin Healy’s side celebrated their return.
AIB announces 0.5% increase on new fixed mortgage rates
It follows a decision by the European Central Bank to raise its interest rates.
Cork City secure First Division title and top-flight return despite Wexford stalemate
It wasn’t quite how they imagined it would go at Turner’s Cross, but the Rebels won’t care about that.
Keating's late penalty seals victory for Cork as their promotion charge gathers pace
City left it late but won a dramatic game at the RSC this evening.
Publicans warn of 'huge threat' due to 'doubling and tripling' of energy bills
Publicans in Ireland are worried as their UK counterparts warn of possible closures.
Cork City grind out Wexford win to keep their advantage in promotion race
Elsewhere in the First Division, there were wins for Galway United, Cobh Ramblers and Longford Town.
Levi Colwill’s own goal gifts Nottingham Forest promotion to the Premier League
Steve Cooper’s side won the Championship play-off final after the Huddersfield defender put through his own net.
Sunderland end play-off hoodoo to secure promotion to the Championship
Goals from Elliot Embleton and Ross Stewart earned the Black Cats a 2-0 win over Wycombe.
Scenes of joy as Bournemouth seal promotion to Premier League
Kieffer Moore scored the winner in the 83rd minute to send Scott Parker’s side up.
Luke McNally eyes next step as Oxford chasing League One graduation
The former St Pat’s man will come up against Troy Parrott’s MK Dons tonight.
Fahey finds the net as Irish-influenced Liverpool seal return to Women's Super League
Niamh Fahey, Megan Campbell and Leanne Kiernan will play their club football in England’s top flight next season.
All time
Ireland underage starlet's brilliant free kick helps UCD triumph in play-offs
Goals from Colm Whelan and Paul Doyle saw the Students overcome Bray Wanderers.
Late winner settles thrilling derby as Laois secure Division 3 title and promotion
Mo Nerney grabbed the winning point after thrilling derby in the sweltering heat of Baltinglass.
Wales set new unbeaten record to secure Nations League promotion
The Welsh finished at the top of Ireland’s group thanks to tonight’s win over Finland in Cardiff.
Drogheda seal promotion to Premier Division
Tim Clancy’s men have pipped Bray Wanderers to the title.
Robinson and O'Shea help steer West Brom back to the Premier League
Delight for the Irish duo this evening as the Baggies secure promotion to the top flight.
O'Shea goal not enough for West Brom as defeat sends Leeds to Premier League
The Dubliner grabbed a vital equaliser for the Baggies, but they were unable to capitalise.
Wycombe edge out Oxford to clinch promotion to the Championship
Joe Jacobson scored the winner from the penalty spot.
Northampton promoted to League One after thumping play-off final win over Exeter
Northampton Town enjoyed a 4-0 victory at an empty Wembley.
Shels win in Drogheda to end six-year wait for return to top flight
10-man Drogheda pulled level in a dramatic final half hour, but Oscar Brennan tipped the balance back Shels’ way.
Newly-promoted Villa sign Dutch winger permanently after Wembley heroics
24-year-old Anwar El Ghazi joins on a long-term contract from Lille, having spent last season on loan at the Birmingham club.
Brilliant scenes as fans invade pitch after Berlin club claim promotion to Bundesliga for the first time
Union Berlin were promoted to the top flight last night as Stuttgart were relegated.
'Potential is massive,' says Villa boss Smith after sealing Premier League return
‘If someone had told me at the beginning of February that I’d be standing here as a Premier League manager, I’d have said ‘you’re crackers’.’
Derby clinch play-off spot as Norwich win Championship title
Leeds United’s poor form continued with a defeat to relegated Ipswich.
Norwich City secure Premier League return after three-year absence with win over Blackburn
A 2-1 victory ensures the Canaries will be heading back to the top flight.
Delight for Irish quartet as Sheffield United effectively clinch Premier League promotion
Ireland’s Scott Hogan helps Blades back to the top flight.
Ian Keatley kicks two conversions as Kidney's London Irish are promoted back to Gallagher Premiership
A bonus point victory against Richmond secured the Exiles return to the top flight on Friday.
Donegal secure promotion back to Division 1 with straightforward 13-point defeat of Kildare
Declan Bonner’s side eased past the Lilywhites to seal their return to the top tier.
Westmeath seal top flight hurling with narrow defeat of Kerry in Division 2A decider
Joe Quaid’s side were crowned Division 2A champions in Cusack Park today.
Joy for Leitrim as they clinch league promotion and book first appearance in Croke Park in 13 years
A five-point win at home to London clinched Leitrim’s success.
Finn Harps dominate Limerick in play-off second leg to earn promotion back to top flight
The men from Finn Valley are back in the big league.
House prices in Dublin are now €155,000 higher than 2013
The number of properties available to buy in Ireland has also gone up.
Perpignan return to Top 14 after four-year absence with big win over Grenoble
There was disappointment for former Munster hooker Duncan Casey in this afternoon’s Pro D2 final.
Cardiff back in the Premier League as Neil Warnock earns record eighth promotion
They drew 0-0 with Reading in the Championship today, as third-place Fulham lost 3-1 to Birmingham.
Cavan leave it late to seal return to Division 1 in dramatic fashion
Conor Madden came off the bench to seal a memorable win.
Limerick return to top tier for first time since 2010 with defeat of All-Ireland champions
John Kiely’s side earned promotion to Division 1A with a two point win over All-Ireland champions Galway.