Watt is Secretary-General of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and is one of the most highly ranked civil servants in Ireland, having led the Department for the past nine years. Continue reading
Rea Walshe, Mark Russell, Mark Scanlon and Ger McDermott have been appointed to four key roles within the FAI’s new Senior Leadership team after an internal recruitment process. Continue reading
There are new signatures on the bottom of the letter from the Government to the FAI but there is a resolute determination that the terms agreed for January’s rescue plan are not up for negotiation. Continue reading
We have analysed the potential revenue and costs from live streaming the return of the SSE Airtricity League and landed on a potential €140,000 for each premier League Club. Continue reading
Big questions on and off the field for football but this statement from the FAI board is important in keeping all the stakeholders involved in football, or at least the majority of them, onside.
There was a double dose of optimism from the FAI yesterday with news that all players and officials tested across four clubs had tested negative for COVID-19 and dates confirmed for the National Women’s Team to continue their journey towards a first major finals. Continue reading
Testing for COVID-19 began yesterday with players and management of Dundalk FC, Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians and Derry City as part of the pilot programme and tournament for the four SSE Airtricity League clubs who will compete in Europe this year.
The FAI’s Medical Director, Dr Alan Byrne has outlined to FAI TV how the pathway for a safer return to football will work for the SSE Airtricity League, Women’s National League, adult amateur and underage football along with all other FAI affiliates. Continue reading
Sport Ireland has been taking in submissions from across the sporting community for an overarching discussion with Government about returns to play. Read more about this and potential plans for football’s return.
The FAI is preparing a roadmap for the resumption of grassroots football once the government has indicated a likely timetable for the gradual easing of restrictions on public movement and gathering. Continue reading