Republic of Ireland or Eyre. The predicament of Irish football is to supply English clubs. No way of having strong clubs and championship in such circumstances – Irish clubs are quite old, but poor. It did not matter were they professional or not, since everyone able to kick a ball straight was moving to the next island. Local glory was left to Irish clubs and TV for the fans. The national team, consisting entirely of foreign-based players, was the best of Irish football and very little can be said for the rest. Mainly names and numbers, just for the record.
Drogheda United was 3rd in the championship. One nickname of the club is 'the Turks'.
And the champions are:
The Cup final opposed more familiar names: Limerick and Dundalk.
Limerick hoped to win a second Cup, but unfortunately they lost 0-2.