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FAI Club of the Year 2019

The FAI has launched the search for the 2019 Club of the Year. The competition is open to all grassroots football clubs across the country. Six clubs will be shortlisted for the coveted award. Each of the shortlisted clubs will receive €2,000 and the overall winner will be given an additional €5,000 and entry to UEFA’s Grassroots Awards. The FAI…

March 6, 2019
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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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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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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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Ireland WNT: Tickets on sale for home double header

Women’s double header Entry into Slovakia and Netherlands games for only €5 each The Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team returns to competitive action in April with two 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers in Tallaght Stadium – with tickets on sale now. Following a terrific start to their qualifying campaign, which included wins away…

February 23, 2018
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Elite Grassroots Licence

Please see below link to the Elite Grassroots Licence. This course is now available online for applications. Elite Grassroots Licence Elite Grassroots Coach: This course is for the amateur, volunteer coach working towards becoming an Elite Coach. This coach must have a minimum of five years of coaching within the Amateur game. In addition to…

February 20, 2018
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4V4 Workshop February 2018

Please see the link below to the 4V4 Workshop in the MDL on Monday 12th February 630pm-930pm. Can you pass on to anyone you feel may be interested. Any questions feel free to contact Barry Ferguson   barry.ferguson@fai.ie Thanks   https://fainet.ie/vkal/mod_vkal/webflow.do?event=NEW&dmg_menu=150

February 8, 2018
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Aviva FAI Soccer Sisters Camps

Easter camps will take place around the country The Football Association of Ireland and Aviva have announced the return of the Soccer Sister Camps, which that will take place all over the country during the Easter school holidays. Aviva is calling on girls between the ages of 6 and 14 years old to sign up…

January 26, 2018
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FAI Referee Beginners Course – Dublin – February

The FAI Referees Department are pleased to confirm the date & venue for a Referees Beginner Course which will take place in Dublin in February 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…

January 5, 2018
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Coach Education 2018

Please see the Coach Education plan for Meath for 2018. All courses will be based out of the MDL, Navan. To book follow the link below.   PDP 1                                         3rd February                                      (9am-5pm) 4V4 Workshop                       12th February                                    (7pm-10pm) PDP 2                                         17th & 18th February                     (9am-5pm) 7v7 Workshop                       26th March                          …

January 5, 2018
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