10 teams, each plays the other twice - home and once away - for a total of 18 games each, over 18 game weeks.

Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.

Table order:

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:

10 place: relegated to First Division

9 place: qualification for Play-offs 1/2

Promotion to the league:

1 team from First Division.

Addiitonal 1 place available through Play-offs 1/2