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14 Irish players who moved clubs during the latest transfer window

Brian Lenihan, Shane Long, Kevin Doyle and other stars who have recently switched clubs.

N.B. WE ACKNOWLEDGE THAT more than 14 Irish players have secured transfers since the summer window opened but for the purposes of concision, we’ve narrowed it down to some of the more high-profile deals. 

1. Shane Long (Hull to Southampton, £12million)

Soccer - International Friendly - Republic of Ireland v Italy - Craven Cottage Source: Nigel French

2. Kevin Doyle (Wolves to Crystal Palace, on loan until January)

Soccer - npower Football League Championship - Wolverhampton Wanderers v Bolton Wanderers - Molineux Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

3. Steven Reid (West Brom to Burnley, free)

Soccer - Pre Season Friendly - Burnley v Celta Vigo - Turf Moor Source: EMPICS Sport

4. Brian Lenihan (Cork City to Hull, £200,000)

Brian Lenihan Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

5. Anthony Pilkington (Norwich to Cardiff, £1million)

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Norwich City v Chelsea - Carrow Road Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

6. Shane Duffy (Everton to Blackburn, £1.5million)

Soccer - Pre Season Friendly - Tranmere Rovers v Everton - Prenton Park Source: EMPICS Sport

7. Keiren Westwood (Sunderland to Sheffield Wednesday, free) 

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Swansea City v Sunderland - Liberty Stadium Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

8. Adam McDonnell (Shelbourne to Ipswich, undisclosed)

Chris Forrester and Adam McDonnell Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

9. Stephen Ward (Wolves to Burnley, undisclosed)

Portugal Republic of Ireland Soccer Source: Bill Kostroun

10. Leon Best (Blackburn to Derby, on loan until the end of the season)

Soccer - Capital One Cup - Second Round - Derby County v Charlton Athletic - iPro Stadium Source: Nigel French

11. Conor Sammon (Derby to Ipswich, on loan until the end of the season)

Soccer - Sky Bet Championship - Ipswich Town v Norwich City - Portman Road Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

12. Keith Andrews (Bolton to Watford, on loan until the end of the season)

Soccer - Sky Bet Championship - Nottingham Forest v Brighton and Hove Albion - City Ground Source: EMPICS Sport

13. Paul Green (Leeds to Rotherham, free)

Soccer - FIFA World Cup Qualifying - Group C - Austria v Republic of Ireland - Ernst Happel Stadium Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

14. Keith Treacy (Burnley to Barnsley, free)

Soccer - Sky Bet Championship - Ipswich Town v Burnley - Portman Road Source: Stephen Pond

And 5 players who stayed put despite being linked with moves away from their clubs: Wes Hoolahan, Richard Dunne, Seamus Coleman, Richard Keogh, Owen Garvan.

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Paul Fennessy

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