The new campaign starts on Friday 26th March.
Athlone Town will travel to UCD for their SSE Airtricity First Division opener next month.
The fixtures have been confirmed today for the campaign, which gets underway on Friday 26th March.
The midlanders will be in action every Friday in April - hosting Galway United, travelling to Cork City and Bray Wanderers, and welcoming Wexford and Cabinteely at the end of the month.
Other opening fixtures include Cork City's clash with local rivals Cobh Ramblers' clash at Turners Cross.
Shelbourne will travel to Eamonn Deacy Park to face Galway United and Wexford welcome Cabinteely.
As with previous seasons, these fixtures are being released before a final decision on licensing and feature a 10-team format for the new campaign with nine named teams listed.