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All the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division transfers that have taken place in the close season

There are just three days until the league gets underway.

Bohemians

Mark Quigley Mark Quigley has signed for Bohs. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

In

Mark Quigley (Derry City)
Kurtis Byrne (Dundalk)
Ayman Ben Mohamed (Longford Town)

Out

Karl Moore (Bray Wanderers)
Robbie Creevy (Bray Wanderers)
Kealon Dillon (Longford Town) 
Marc Griffin (Drogheda United) 
Jason Byrne (UCD)

Re-signed

Anto Murphy 
Adam Evans
Dean Delany
Derek Pender
Daniel Byrne
Derek Prendergast
Stephen Best
Lorcan Fitzgerald
Keith Buckley
Paddy Kavanagh
Roberto Lopes
Jake Kelly
Ismahil Akinade
Dylan Hayes

Bray Wanderers

Dean Kelly Ex-Longford striker Dean Kelly is one of a rake of Bray signings. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

In

Aaron Shanahan (Warrenpoint Town)
Dean Kelly (Longford Town)
Mark Salmon (Longford Town)
Conor Kenna (Shamrock Rovers)
Ryan Brennan (Shamrock Rovers)
Curtis Murphy (Shamrock Rovers)
Alan Byrne (Drogheda United)
Mick Daly (Drogheda United)
Ger Pender (Drogheda United)
Alan McNally (Drogheda United)
Jason Marks (Drogheda United)
Karl Moore (Bohemians)
Robbie Creevy (Bohemians)
Dylan Connolly (Ipswich  Town)
Conor Earley (Shelbourne) 
Paul Finnegan (Dundalk) 
Sean Harding (Unattached) 
Andrew Lewis (Burscough FC)

Out

Graham Kelly (St Patrick’s Athletic)
Michael Barker (St Patrick’s Athletic)
Chris Lyons (Sligo Rovers)
David Scully (Finn Harps)
John Sullivan (Galway United)
Peter McGlynn (Longford Town)
Ryan McEvoy (Australia) 
Adam Mitchell (Released) 

Re-signed

Peter Cherrie
Hugh Douglas
Gareth McDonagh

Cork City

John Mountney and Greg Bolger Greg Bolger (right) playing in last weekend's President's Cup. Source: Ciaran Culligan/INPHO

In

Greg Bolger (St Patrick’s Athletic)
Kenny Browne (St Patrick’s Athletic)
Gearoid Morrissey (Cambridge United)
Sean Maguire (Dundalk)
Ian Turner (Limerick)
Stephen Dooley (Derry City)
Eoghan O’Connell (Celtic) 

Out

Dan Murray (Retired)
Billy Dennehy (St Patrick’s Athletic)
Darren Dennehy (St Patrick’s Athletic)
Rob Lehane (Cobh Ramblers)
Liam Miller (Wilmington Hammerheads) 
Stephen Folan (Galway United) 
John O’Flynn (Limerick)
Liam Kearney (Released) 

Re-signed

John Kavanagh
Alan Bennett
Colin Healy
Michael McSweeney
Alan Smith
Garry Buckley
Steven Beattie
Mark O’Sullivan
Gavan Holohan
John Dunleavy

Derry City

Keith Ward Keith Ward has gone to Derry. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

In

Gareth McGlynn (Australia)
Rory Patterson (FC United)
Harry Monaghan (Stenhousemuir)
Jordan Allan (Elgin City)
Keith Ward (Sligo Rovers) 
Niclas Vemmelund (IF Brommapojkarna)

Out

Patrick McEleney (Dundalk)
Mark Timlin (St Patrick’s Athletic)
Stephen Dooley (Cork City) 
Ryan Curran (Finn Harps) 
Philip Lowry (Portadown) 

Re-signed

Ryan McBride
Aaron Barry
Conor McCormack
Ger Doherty
Ronan Curtis
Dean Jarvis
Shaun Patterson
Nathan Boyle

Dundalk

Robbie Benson scores from the penalty spot One of Dundalk's new recruits is Robbie Benson. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

In

Patrick McEleney (Derry City)
Robbie Benson (UCD)

Out

Richie Towell (Brighton)
Kurtis Byrne (Bohemians)
Sean Maguire (Cork City)

Re-signed

Gary Rogers
Dane Massey
Brian Gartland
Andy Boyle
Chris Shields
John Mountney
Ronan Finn
Daryl Horgan
Darren Meenan
Georgie Poynton
Paddy Barrett
Ciaran O’Connor
Gabriel Sava
David McMillan
Ciaran Kilduff
Stephen O’Donnell
Shane Grimes

Finn Harps

David Scully Former Bray striker Dave Scully has joined Finn Harps. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

In

Ryan McConnell (Manchester United)
Ryan Curran (Derry City)
Sean Houston (unattached)
David Scully (Bray Wanderers)
Richard Brush (Sligo Rovers) 
Liam Flatley (Sligo Rovers) 
Michael Rafter (Unattached) 
Ethan Boyle (Waterford United) 

Out

Ata Ozbay (Released) 
James Gallagher (Released) 
Jordan Tolan (Released) 
Conor Keddy (Released) 
James MacCahill (Released) 

Re-signed

Kevin McHugh
Ciaran Coll
Gareth Harkin
Tony McNamee
Keith Cowan
Damien McNulty
Matthew Crossan
Ciaran Gallagher
Thomas McMonagle
Michael Funston
Raymond Foy
Packie Mailey

Galway United

Stephen Folan Stephen Folan will play for the Tribesmen this season. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

In

Vinny Faherty (Limerick)
Stephen Folan (Cork City)
John Sullivan (Galway United)
Ruairi Keating (Sligo Rovers) 
Armin Aganovic (Mjallby AIF)
Eric Foley (Athlone Town) 
Connor Gleeson (Athlone Town) 
Jesse Devers (Wolves) 
Andrew Connolly (Mervue United) 
Evan Murphy (Salthill Devon) 
Kevin Deaveney (Sligo Rovers) 

Out

Jack Keegan (FC Edmonton)
Sam Oji (Released) 
David O’Leary (Waterford United) 
Ger Hanley (Retired) 
Jason Molloy (Released) 

Re-signed

Conor Winn
Padraic Cunningham
Marc Ludden
Cormac Raferty
Ryan Connolly
Paul Sinnott
Stephen Walsh
Kilian Cantwell
Gary Shanahan
Colm Horgan
Kevin Horgan
Conor Melody
Alex Byrne 
Enda Curran 

Longford Town

Kealan Dillon Kealan Dillon departs Bohemians for Longford. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

In

Kealan Dillon (Bohemians)
Lee Duffy (Drogheda United)
Mark Hughes (Drogheda United)
Peter McGlynn (Bray Wanderers)
Josh O’Hanlon (Bournemouth – loan)
Daniel O’Reilly (Bray Wanderers) 
John McKeown (Cabinteely) 

Out

Gary Shaw (Shamrock Rovers)
Dean Kelly (Bray Wanderers)
Mark Salmon (Bray Wanderers)
Ayman Ben Mohamed (Bohemians)
Stephen Rice (Released)
Lorcan Shannon (Shelbourne) 
Pat Sullivan (Released) 
Daniel Henderson (Released) 

Re-signed

Paul Skinner
Noel Haverty
James Mulhall
Kaleem Simon
David O’Sullivan
Rhys Gorman

Shamrock Rovers

Dean Clarke Dean Clarke is one of the Hoops' new arrivals.

In

Killian Brennan (St Patrick’s Athletic)
Dean Clarke (Limerick)
Gary Shaw (Longford Town)

Out

Damien Duff (Retired)
Conor Kenna (Bray Wanderers)
Ryan Brennan (Bray Wanderers)
Curtis Murphy (Bray Wanderers)
Kieran ‘Marty’ Waters (UCD) 

Re-signed

Craig Hyland
Barry Murphy
Simon Madden
David Webster
Maxime Blanchard
David O’Connor
Gavin Brennan
Luke Byrne
Gary McCabe
Patrick Cregg
Brandon Miele
Danny North
Mikey Drennan
Rob Cornwall
Sean Heaney
Trevor Clarke

Sligo Rovers

Soccer - Scottish Premiership - Dundee v Celtic - Dens Park Ireland U19 striker Philip Roberts, once of Arsenal and most recently plying his trade with Dundee, has been signed by new Sligo boss Dave Robertson. Source: Jeff Holmes

In

Micheal Schlingermann (Drogheda United)
Ciaran Nugent (Harrisburg City Islanders)
Kieran Sadlier (Peterborough United)
Jimmy Keohane (Woking)
Tim Clancy (Shamrock Rovers)
Chris Lyons (Bray Wanderers)
Tobi Adebayo-Rowling (Peterborough United)
Liam Martin (Ballinamallard United)
Philip Roberts (Dundee) 
Craig Roddan (Witthon Albion) 
Jordan Richards (Notts County – loan) 
Michael Leahy  (UCD)
Jaanai Gordon (West Ham)

Out

David Cawley (St Patrick’s Athletic)
Dinny Corcoran (St Patrick’s Athletic)
Ruairi Keating (Sligo Rovers) 
Richard Brush (Finn Harps) 
Danny Ledwith (Wexford Youths) 
Alan Keane (Retired) 
Liam Flatley (Finn Harps) 
Ruairi Keating (Galway United) 
Keith Ward (Derry City) 

Re-signed

Raffaele Cretaro
Gary Armstrong
John Russell
Regan Donelon
Gary Boylan
Gavin Peers

St Patrick’s Athletic

Darren Dennehy Darren Dennehy and his brother Billy have both become St Pat's players. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

In

Billy Dennehy (Cork City)
Darren Dennehy (Cork City)
David Cawley (Sligo Rovers)
Dylan McGlade (Shelbourne)
Michael Barker (Bray Wanderers)
Mark Timlin (Derry City)
Keith Treacy (Drogheda United)
Graham Kelly (Bray Wanderers)
Dinny Corcoran (Sligo Rovers)

Out

Kenny Browne (Cork City)
Greg Bolger (Cork City)
Killian Brennan (Shamrock Rovers)
James Chambers (Bethlehem Steel) 
Aaron Greene (Limerick) 
Morgan Langley (Released) 
Cyril Guedje (Released) 

Re-signed

Brendan Clarke
Ger O’Brien
Conan Byrne
Christy Fagan
Ian Bermingham

Wexford Youths

Matthew Connor Goalkeeper Matthew Connor left Waterford United for local rivals Wexford Youths. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

In

Aidan Friel (Athlone Town)
Danny Ledwith (Sligo Rovers)
Paul Murphy (North End United)
Matthew Connor (Waterford United)

Out ?

Re-signed

Danny Furlong
Graham Doyle
Craig McCabe
Ryan Delaney
Peter Higgins
Shane Dunne
Eric Molloy
Andy Mulligan
Craig Wall
Johnny Bonner
Gary Delaney
Lee Grace
Aidan Keenan

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