10 teams, each plays the other four times - twice at home and twice away - for a total of 36 games each, over 36 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
1. points won; 2. total goal difference; 3. total goals scored.
Qualification for UEFA competitions:
1 place: UEFA Champions League qualifiers
2-3 place: UEFA Europa League qualifiers
4 place: possible UEFA Europa League qualifiers (depends on FAI Cup outcome)
Relegation from the league:
9 place: enters Play-offs 1/2 with one First Division team for 1 place in Premier Division
10 place: relegated to First Division
Promotion to the league:
1 team from First Division
1 more team from First Division possible to relegate through Play-offs 1/2