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SSE Airtricity League fixtures 2015

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Keith Fahey, St Patricks Athletic

Keith Fahey, St Patricks Athletic

Keith Fahey, St Patricks Athletic

A Dublin derby is the standout fixture of the opening weekend of fixtures for the 2015 Airtricity League.

Shamrock Rovers will host St. Pat's at the Tallaght Stadium on Friday March 6th, while champions Dundalk will begin their defence against Longford Town at Oriel Park.

Click here to view the full Airtricity League fixture list for 2015

The start of the 2015 season will be preceded by the President's Cup Final between League Champions Dundalk and FAI Cup winners St Patrick's Athletic at Oriel Park on Saturday, February 28.

Dundalk will then begin the defence of their Premier Division title the following Friday at home to First Division champions Longford Town while, the next day, last season's runners-up Cork City are away to Sligo Rovers, who are now under the management of Owen Heary.

Limerick will return to the Markets Field for the first time since 1984 when they face Bohemians, now managed by Keith Long, on March 7.

Promoted Galway, now known as Galway United, will mark their return to the Premier Division with a home game on March 6 against Derry City while new Drogheda United manager, Johnny McDonnell, will take his new charges to Bray Wanderers on March 7.

The mid-season break will take place from June 13 until June 25 inclusive. The Premier Division season will conclude on Friday, October 30.

The Premier Division fixtures, which were issued this afternoon, are subject to change depending on the outcome of the FAI Club Licensing process. The fixtures for the 2015 SSE Airtricity League First Division will be issued in the New Year.

The opening series of matches on Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7, are as follows:

Friday, March 6, 2015

Dundalk v Longford Town, Oriel Park, 7.45pm

Galway United v Derry City, Eamonn Deacy Park, 7.45pm

Shamrock Rovers v St Patrick's Athletic, Tallaght Stadium, 8pm

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Bray Wanderers v Drogheda United, Carlisle Grounds, 5.45pm

Limerick v Bohemians, Markets Field, 7pm

Sligo Rovers v Cork City, The Showgrounds, 7.45pm

To view the complete SSE Airtricity League 2015 Premier Division fixture list

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