Part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until 1922, Irish Free State as a Dominion within the British 
Commonwealth 1922-1937, Republic of Ireland 1937 =>
REP. OF IRELAND 1980-81
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Athlone Town FC 30 23 5 2 67 22 45 51
2 Dundalk FC 30 20 5 5 63 28 35 45
3 Limerick United FC 30 17 7 6 47 25 22 41
4 Bohemians FC Dublin 30 10 16 4 38 25 13 36
5 Shamrock Rovers FC Dublin 30 14 8 8 37 29 8 36
6 Finn Harps FC Ballybofey 30 12 6 12 41 39 2 30
7 Waterford FC 30 11 8 11 32 35 -3 30
8 St.Patrick's Athletic Dublin 30 11 6 13 45 48 -3 28
9 Cork United FC 30 11 6 13 37 42 -5 28
10 Drogheda United FC 30 10 7 13 47 55 -8 27
11 Sligo Rovers FC 30 12 2 16 45 57 -12 26
12 University College Dublin FC 30 8 9 13 37 49 -12 25
13 Galway Rovers FC 30 6 9 15 26 39 -13 21
14 Home Farm FC Dublin 30 7 6 17 34 55 -21 20
15 Shelbourne FC Dublin 30 6 6 18 31 52 -21 18
16 Thurles Town FC 30 7 4 19 38 65 -27 18
  480 185 110 185 665 665 0 480
Galway Rovers FC => Galway United FC
Athlone = Baile Átha Luain Cork = Corcaigh
Dundalk = Dún Dealgan Drogheda = Droichead Átha
Limerick = Luimneach Sligo = Sligeach 
Dublin = Baile Átha Cliath Galway = Gaillimh
Ballybofey = Bealach Féich Thurles = Durlas
Waterford = Port Lairge
REP. OF IRELAND 1981-82
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Dundalk FC 30 20 6 4 61 24 37 80
2 Shamrock Rovers FC Dublin 30 21 3 6 50 23 27 76
3 Bohemians FC Dublin 30 17 9 4 50 18 32 72
4 Athlone Town FC 30 18 3 9 70 42 28 67
5 Sligo Rovers FC 30 16 5 9 55 45 10 62
6 Limerick United FC 30 14 9 7 56 34 22 58
7 St.Patrick's Athletic Dublin 30 14 6 10 49 39 10 56
8 Waterford FC 30 12 4 14 39 46 -7 47
9 Shelbourne FC Dublin 30 10 7 13 44 46 -2 45
10 Cork United FC 30 10 6 14 41 50 -9 42
11 Drogheda United FC 30 8 10 12 45 50 -5 41
12 Home Farm FC Dublin 30 8 7 15 34 48 -14 40
13 University College Dublin FC 30 7 9 14 30 41 -11 37
14 Finn Harps FC Ballybofey 30 7 4 19 42 61 -19 31
15 Galway United FC 30 5 7 18 30 62 -32 29
16 Thurles Town FC 30 3 5 22 29 96 -67 18
  480 190 100 190 725 725 0 801
Cork United FC and Thurles Town FC withdrew
Waterford FC => Waterford United FC
Away win 4 points, home win 3 points, away draw 2 points, home draw 1 point
Dundalk = Dún Dealgan Cork = Corcaigh
Dublin = Baile Átha Cliath Drogheda = Droichead Átha
Athlone = Baile Átha Luain Ballybofey = Bealach Féich
Sligo = Sligeach  Galway = Gaillimh
Limerick = Luimneach Thurles = Durlas
Waterford = Port Lairge
REP. OF IRELAND 1982-83
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Athlone Town FC 26 20 5 1 61 24 37 65
2 Drogheda United FC 26 14 7 5 43 18 25 49
3 Dundalk FC 26 14 6 6 32 17 15 48
4 Bohemians FC Dublin 26 13 7 6 42 26 16 46
5 Shelbourne FC Dublin 26 13 5 8 50 45 5 44
6 Shamrock Rovers FC Dublin 26 10 8 8 39 25 14 38
7 St.Patrick's Athletic Dublin 26 10 7 9 38 38 0 37
8 Limerick United FC 26 10 5 11 43 35 8 35
9 Finn Harps FC Ballybofey 26 9 8 9 36 33 3 35
10 Waterford United FC 26 8 8 10 31 44 -13 32
11 Galway United FC 26 6 8 12 33 44 -11 26
12 Sligo Rovers FC 26 4 9 13 27 48 -21 21
13 University College Dublin FC 26 4 4 18 29 63 -34 16
14 Home Farm FC Dublin 26 2 3 21 24 68 -44 9
  364 137 90 137 528 528 0 501
Limerick United FC dissolved and re-formed as Limerick City FC
Athlone = Baile Átha Luain Ballybofey = Bealach Féich
Drogheda = Droichead Átha Waterford = Port Lairge
Dundalk = Dún Dealgan Galway = Gaillimh
Dublin = Baile Átha Cliath Sligo = Sligeach 
Limerick = Luimneach
REP. OF IRELAND 1983-84
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Shamrock Rovers FC Dublin 26 19 4 3 64 15 49 42
2 Bohemians FC Dublin 26 13 10 3 39 20 19 36
3 Athlone Town FC 26 15 4 7 44 28 16 34
4 Limerick City FC 26 13 7 6 38 26 12 33
5 Shelbourne FC Dublin 26 9 10 7 41 34 7 28
6 University College Dublin FC 26 9 10 7 24 23 1 28
7 Dundalk FC 26 9 9 8 38 31 7 27
8 Waterford United FC 26 10 6 10 34 34 0 26
9 Finn Harps FC Ballybofey 26 8 8 10 36 46 -10 24
10 St.Patrick's Athletic Dublin 26 8 7 11 36 37 -1 23
11 Drogheda United FC 26 10 2 14 37 54 -17 22
12 Galway United FC 26 6 9 11 26 33 -7 21
13 Home Farm FC Dublin 26 4 4 18 16 54 -38 12
14 Sligo Rovers FC 26 2 4 20 20 58 -38 8
  364 135 94 135 493 493 0 364
Admitted Longford City FC, Cork City FC
Dublin = Baile Átha Cliath Ballybofey = Bealach Féich
Athlone = Baile Átha Luain Drogheda = Droichead Átha
Limerick = Luimneach Galway = Gaillimh
Dundalk = Dún Dealgan Sligo = Sligeach 
Waterford = Port Lairge
REP. OF IRELAND 1984-85
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Shamrock Rovers FC Dublin 30 22 5 3 63 21 42 49
2 Bohemians FC Dublin 30 19 5 6 57 29 28 43
3 Athlone Town FC 30 17 6 7 54 28 26 40
4 University College Dublin FC 30 12 14 4 41 26 15 38
5 Limerick City FC 30 16 5 9 61 40 21 37
6 Galway United FC 30 9 11 10 49 43 6 29
7 Waterford United FC 30 11 7 12 44 41 3 29
8 Dundalk FC 30 9 10 11 34 39 -5 28
9 Cork City FC 30 10 8 12 30 39 -9 28
10 Home Farm FC Dublin 30 11 5 14 43 47 -4 27
11 St.Patrick's Athletic Dublin 30 10 7 13 36 45 -9 27
12 Shelbourne FC Dublin 30 9 8 13 39 46 -7 26
13 Sligo Rovers FC 30 7 12 11 34 47 -13 26
14 Drogheda United FC 30 7 10 13 43 60 -17 24
15 Finn Harps FC Ballybofey 30 6 7 17 38 71 -33 19
16 Longford City FC 30 3 4 23 27 71 -44 10
  480 178 124 178 693 693 0 480
Sligo Rovers FC relegated for worst goals-difference
Dublin = Baile Átha Cliath Cork = Corcaigh
Athlone = Baile Átha Luain Sligo = Sligeach 
Limerick = Luimneach Drogheda = Droichead Átha
Galway = Gaillimh Ballybofey = Bealach Féich
Waterford = Port Lairge Longford = An Longfort
Dundalk = Dún Dealgan
REP. OF IRELAND 1985-86
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Shamrock Rovers FC Dublin 22 15 3 4 44 17 27 33
2 Galway United FC 22 12 7 3 42 19 23 31
3 Dundalk FC 22 12 6 4 35 16 19 30
4 Bohemians FC Dublin 22 8 11 3 27 22 5 27
5 Waterford United FC 22 8 10 4 27 25 2 26
6 St.Patrick's Athletic Dublin 22 8 9 5 23 19 4 25
7 Limerick City FC 22 10 4 8 45 28 17 24
8 Athlone Town FC 22 6 7 9 23 27 -4 19
9 Home Farm FC Dublin 22 5 5 12 15 30 -15 15
10 Cork City FC 22 3 7 12 23 44 -21 13
11 Shelbourne FC Dublin 22 3 7 12 15 40 -25 13
12 University College Dublin FC 22 2 4 16 19 51 -32 8
  264 92 80 92 338 338 0 264
Shelbourne FC Dublin relegated for worst goals-difference
Promoted Bray Wanderers FC, Sligo Rovers FC
Dublin = Baile Átha Cliath Limerick = Luimneach
Galway = Gaillimh Athlone = Baile Átha Luain
Dundalk = Dún Dealgan Cork = Corcaigh
Waterford = Port Lairge
REP. OF IRELAND 1986-87
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Shamrock Rovers FC Dublin 22 18 3 1 51 16 35 39
2 Dundalk FC 22 12 6 4 40 21 19 30
3 Bohemians FC Dublin 22 11 7 4 32 23 9 29
4 Waterford United FC 22 12 4 6 42 24 18 28
5 St.Patrick's Athletic Dublin 22 7 9 6 22 21 1 23
6 Galway United FC 22 8 6 8 25 25 0 22
7 Cork City FC 22 7 4 11 30 34 -4 18
8 Bray Wanderers FC 22 6 5 11 25 33 -8 17
9 Limerick City FC 22 7 3 12 24 38 -14 17
10 Sligo Rovers FC 22 6 5 11 23 38 -15 17
11 Home Farm FC Dublin 22 6 1 15 24 48 -24 13
12 Athlone Town FC 22 3 5 14 18 35 -17 11
  264 103 58 103 356 356 0 264
Promoted Derry City FC Londonderry, Shelbourne FC
Dublin = Baile Átha Cliath Bray = Bré (Brí Chulainn)
Dundalk = Dún Dealgan Limerick = Luimneach
Waterford = Port Lairge Sligo = Sligeach 
Galway = Gaillimh Athlone = Baile Átha Luain
Cork = Corcaigh
REP. OF IRELAND 1987-88
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Dundalk FC 33 19 8 6 54 32 22 46
2 St.Patrick's Athletic Dublin 33 18 9 6 52 25 27 45
3 Bohemians FC Dublin 33 17 11 5 57 32 25 45
4 Shamrock Rovers FC Dublin 33 16 9 8 53 30 23 41
5 Galway United FC 33 15 10 8 48 34 14 40
6 Waterford United FC 33 10 14 9 40 31 9 34
7 Cork City FC 33 12 10 11 41 47 -6 34
8 Derry City FC Londonderry 33 13 5 15 59 44 15 31
9 Limerick City FC 33 9 7 17 33 60 -27 25
10 Shelbourne FC Dublin 33 8 8 17 31 44 -13 24
11 Bray Wanderers FC 33 4 10 19 27 65 -38 18
12 Sligo Rovers FC 33 4 5 24 30 81 -51 13
  396 145 106 145 525 525 0 396
Promoted Athlone Town FC, Cobh Ramblers FC
Dundalk = Dún Dealgan Londonderry = Doire
Dublin = Baile Átha Cliath Limerick = Luimneach
Galway = Gaillimh Bray = Bré (Brí Chulainn)
Waterford = Port Lairge Sligo = Sligeach 
Cork = Corcaigh
Londonderry = Londonderry (NIR)
REP. OF IRELAND 1988-89
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 Derry City FC Londonderry 33 24 5 4 70 20 50 53
2 Dundalk FC 33 20 11 2 55 27 28 51
3 Limerick City FC 33 18 9 6 57 37 20 45
4 St.Patrick's Athletic Dublin 33 16 11 6 40 19 21 43
5 Bohemians FC Dublin 33 12 6 15 40 43 -3 30
6 Shamrock Rovers FC Dublin 33 8 13 12 34 42 -8 29
7 Athlone Town FC 33 11 7 15 30 33 -3 29
8 Shelbourne FC Dublin 33 8 10 15 26 40 -14 26
9 Cork City FC 33 8 10 15 29 36 -7 26
10 Galway United FC 33 8 9 16 34 56 -22 25
11 Cobh Ramblers FC 33 6 9 18 29 54 -25 21
12 Waterford United FC 33 6 6 21 21 58 -37 18
  396 145 106 145 465 465 0 396
Promoted Drogheda United FC, University College Dublin FC
Londonderry = Doire Cork = Corcaigh
Dundalk = Dún Dealgan Galway = Gaillimh
Limerick = Luimneach Cobh = An Cóbh
Dublin = Baile Átha Cliath Waterford = Port Lairge
Athlone = Baile Átha Luain
Londonderry = Londonderry (NIR)
REP. OF IRELAND 1989-90
  Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff. Points
1 St.Patrick's Athletic Dublin 33 22 8 3 51 22 29 52
2 Derry City FC Londonderry 33 20 9 4 72 18 54 49
3 Dundalk FC 33 17 8 8 50 26 24 42
4 Shamrock Rovers FC Dublin 33 16 8 9 45 37 8 40
5 Cork City FC 33 14 9 10 35 24 11 37
6 Bohemians FC Dublin 33 14 7 12 35 32 3 35
7 Shelbourne FC Dublin 33 10 13 10 39 39 0 33
8 Galway United FC 33 10 9 14 39 61 -22 29
9 Limerick City FC 33 7 8 18 28 50 -22 22
10 Athlone Town FC 33 5 12 16 28 53 -25 22
11 Drogheda United FC 33 5 8 20 20 44 -24 18
12 University College Dublin FC 33 6 5 22 25 61 -36 17
  396 146 104 146 467 467 0 396
Promoted Waterford United FC, Sligo Rovers FC
Dublin = Baile Átha Cliath Galway = Gaillimh
Londonderry = Doire Limerick = Luimneach
Dundalk = Dún Dealgan Athlone = Baile Átha Luain
Cork = Corcaigh Drogheda = Droichead Átha
Londonderry = Londonderry (NIR)
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