Date set for 2019 SSE Airtricity League opener
The first game of the new campaign will actually be the President's Cup between Dundalk and Cork City, which will be played on either Saturday, February 9 or Sunday, February 10.
Dundalk will then begin the defence of their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division title on the next weekend, while the First Division will kick off a week later on Friday, February 22.
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.