Date set for 2019 season opener
The 2019 SSE Airtricity League First Division season will begin on Friday, February 22 and it will end with the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Final on Sunday, November 3.
Another key date for the calendar is the EA SPORTS Cup Final, which will be played on Saturday, September 14.
The mid-season break will take place from Saturday, June 15 through to Thursday, June 27.
The official fixture list for the 2019 season will be released on Wednesday, December 19.