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O’Neill steps down as Ireland manager after five years

The Board of the Football Association of Ireland have mutually agreed with Martin O’Neill to part company. O’Neill, who was first appointed to the position on November 5, 2013, most recently led the Republic of Ireland team to a draw away to Denmark in the final game of the new UEFA Nations League. The management…

November 21, 2018
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Well Done Ann

We would like to wish a massive well Congratulations to Anne Maher Chairperson from Enfield Celtic FC who this evening at the FAI Gala Dinner in Cork was awarded a service to football award Anne is a massive driving force in Enfield Celtic and this award is richly deserved. Congratulations Anne we are delighted for you.

August 17, 2018
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New Stadium for Drogheda United

Great news coming through this morning that there is to be a new stadium built for Drogheda United.  The news comes from the FAI this morning that after months of Hard work and  planning permission has been granted for a stadium and Municipal Playing Pitches. Congratulations to Fiachra and his team on achieving this today.   Full Press Release…

July 26, 2018
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FAI National Competitions Registrations

Please see below link to the online registration for National Competitions. Please share this information with any club and league secretaries.   Closing date for registrations is the 20th of August   To view a full list of competitions available for entry please CLICK HERE     FAI New Balance Intermediate Cup   FAI New…

July 15, 2018
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Referrers Beginners Course Louth August 2018

The FAI Referees Department are pleased to confirm the date & venue for a Referees Beginner Course which will take place in Louth in August 2018. Refereeing is a challenging and very rewarding past time. Whether your ambition is to referee at the World Cup finals or officiate in your local league this course is…

July 13, 2018
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Referees Beginner Course Louth

The FAI Referees Department are pleased to confirm the date & venue for a Referees Beginner Course which will take place in Louth in August 2018. Refereeing is a challenging and very rewarding past time. Whether your ambition is to referee at the World Cup finals or officiate in your local league this course is…

May 22, 2018
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Clubs Initiative USA on 2nd June 2018

Dear Football Family, Clubs Initiative for our upcoming fixture v USA on 2nd June 2018 at the Aviva Stadium, KO 20.08hrs Pricing for the upcoming fixture are as follows: Adults – €20 Child – €10 **There is a strict ratio in place of 2 adults to every 8 children and there is no tickets available…

May 2, 2018
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Excitement builds for 2018 SportsDirect FAI Summer Soccer Schools

Early bookings hint at another record-breaking year The 2018 SportsDirect FAI Summer Soccer Schools were given the perfect kick-off at Aviva Stadium as Republic of Ireland managers Martin O’Neill and Colin Bell jointly launched the popular programme.   It’s easy to see why the senior men’s and women’s managers are endorsing the fun-filled camps as…

May 1, 2018
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FAI Club of the Year – Final Call

1 week to go to be in with a chance of becoming the FAI’s Club of the Year for 2018. Prizes on Offer include €1500 for the 8 finalists and a further €5000 for the winners. The winners are also entered into UEFA’s Grassroots Awards for ‘Best Grassroots Club’. Clubs can enter by simply visiting…

May 1, 2018
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SafeGuarding one – May 2018

The FAI has kindly organised another Safeguarding course this May.  If you have new coaches that have not got their Safeguarding done now is your opportunity   Due to a high demand for the Safeguarding Workshop, I have put another Workshop on Tuesday 15th May in the MDL. Follow the link below to book. Thanks   https://fainet.ie/vkal/mod_vkal/webflow.do?event=SHOW_VERANSTALTUNG&dmg_company=IRL&params.veranstaltungId=023AOMSK68000000VUM100GLVSF6IO4B  

May 1, 2018
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FAI’s Club of the Year for 2018

Reminder Club of the year entries closes on the 5th May 2018 so nows your time to get the application in.   Be in with a chance of becoming the FAI’s Club of the Year for 2018. Prizes on Offer include €1500 for the best 8 clubs and a further €5000 for the winners. The winners are also entered into UEFA’s…

April 25, 2018
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Club of the Year 2018

Be in with a chance of becoming the FAI’s Club of the Year for 2018. Prizes on Offer include €1500 for the best 8 clubs and a further €5000 for the winners. The winners are also entered into UEFA’s Grassroots Awards for ‘Best Grassroots Club’. Clubs can enter by simply visiting www.fai.ie/domestic/cluboftheyear  and completing a…

April 12, 2018
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2018 FAI Camps Coach Application Now Open

Would you like to coach on the Summer Soccer School programme? Do you know someone who would like to coach? Please follow the link below. Any questions feel free to contact me. Thanks 2018 FAI Camps Coach Application Now Open We are delighted to inform you that we are now accepting applications to coach on…

April 5, 2018
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Entries open for the 2018 FAI Club of the Year

The winning club will receive €6,500 The Football Association of Ireland has launched its search to find the 2018 Club of the Year. The competition is open to all grassroots football clubs across the country. Eight clubs will be shortlisted for the coveted award, with each receiving €1,500. The overall winner will be given an additional…

March 18, 2018
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FAI Referee Beginners Course – Dublin – April

The FAI Referees Department are pleased to confirm the date & venue for a Referees Beginner Course which will take place in Dublin n April 2018. Refereeing is a challenging and very rewarding past time. Whether your ambition is to referee at the World Cup finals or officiate in your local league this course is…

February 26, 2018
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