NB: this was a 4-team pre-season tournament featuring the clubs which had qualified for European competition, so including the champions and cup winners. A similar tournament (the Top Four Cup) had been played between 1955 and 1974. Finals 1998 Shamrock Rovers 2-0 St. Patrick's Athletic 1999 St. Patrick's Athletic 0-0 Shelbourne [3-2 pen] 2000 UCD 2-2 Bohemians [5-4 pen] 2001 Shelbourne [played in round robin format] Number of Wins  1 Shamrock Rovers Shelbourne St. Patrick's Athletic UCD
NB: not to be confused with the Leinster FA President's Cup played between 1930 and 2002. Year Championship Winners Cup Winners Remark 2014 St. Patrick's Athletic 1-0 Sligo Rovers 2015 Dundalk 2-1 St. Patrick's Athletic 2016 Dundalk 0-2 Cork City  2017 Dundalk 0-3 Cork City 2018 Cork City 4-2 Dundalk  2019 Dundalk 2-1 Cork City   Dundalk had won the double, Cork City played as championship runners up  Cork City had won the double, Dundalk played as championship runners up Number of Wins [6; lost finals between brackets] 3 [ 1] Cork City 2 [ 3] Dundalk 1 [ 1] St. Patrick's Athletic [ 1] Sligo Rovers
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