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