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#Football Association of Ireland

# football-association-of-ireland - Friday 15 May, 2020

4 League of Ireland clubs set to return in behind-closed-doors tournament

Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Derry City and Bohemians will be the first teams back in action.

# football-association-of-ireland - Monday 13 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'It should not be seen as the government having sold out': Ross's message to officials before FAI bailout 19 Million Euro

'It should not be seen as the government having sold out': Ross's message to officials before FAI bailout

There was a lot of back and forth before the government agreed to bail out the FAI in late January.

# football-association-of-ireland - Thursday 12 March, 2020

FAI postpone all football activity in Ireland

Everything has been cancelled until at least 29 March.

# football-association-of-ireland - Monday 9 March, 2020

Some opposition anticipated as FAI Council set for vote to approve terms of government bailout

In spite of the importance of the State aid, there is opposition to certain reforms among some voting Council members.

# football-association-of-ireland - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Niall Quinn defends FAI's €30 million rescue package after Basketball Ireland criticism

The former Ireland striker has recently taken over as the association’s Interim Deputy CEO.

# football-association-of-ireland - Saturday 1 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Was the FAI's rescue package from the government a 'bailout'? Factcheck

FactCheck: Was the FAI's rescue package from the government a 'bailout'?

Shane Ross insisted the €20m package is not a bailout – but is he right?

# football-association-of-ireland - Friday 31 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Was the government right to give a bailout to the FAI? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the government right to give a bailout to the FAI?

Minister Shane Ross outlined the refinancing package for the troubled association yesterday.

# football-association-of-ireland - Thursday 30 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie FAI refinancing deal: Interest-free loans of €7.5 million and government funding restored Rescue Deal

FAI refinancing deal: Interest-free loans of €7.5 million and government funding restored

The FAI is currently saddled with debts of around €62 million.

# football-association-of-ireland - Friday 17 January, 2020

FAI confirm two candidates in the running for upcoming presidential election

Martin Heraghty and Gerry McAnaney will stand for election on 25 January.

# football-association-of-ireland - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Board of the FAI issues public apology 'for the mistakes of the past'

The apology was made after a request had been made to FAI President Donal Conway at today’s AGM.

# football-association-of-ireland - Thursday 12 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross says government will 'look at' proposal to split FAI Two Sections

Shane Ross says government will 'look at' proposal to split FAI

A plan has been created by FAI members to split the organisation into two sections, the Irish Independent has reported.

# football-association-of-ireland - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I haven't heard the FAI apologise': Concerns of staff, players and fans after 'shocking' FAI accounts Shane Ross

'I haven't heard the FAI apologise': Concerns of staff, players and fans after 'shocking' FAI accounts

“How can we be in a scenario where we’re fighting for our jobs, and we did nothing wrong?”

FAI 'unable to accept' Oireachtas invitation

The association say they want to prioritise ‘the refinancing package that will guarantee the future of the FAI and safeguard jobs’.

# football-association-of-ireland - Monday 2 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie FAI's chosen one for top job decides at last minute not to take CEO role Back To The Drawing Board

FAI's chosen one for top job decides at last minute not to take CEO role

The FAI has said that John Foley “would have been invaluable” to the association.

# football-association-of-ireland - Thursday 28 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Government not in position to reinstate State funding to FAI 'in near future', Ross confirms FAI

Government not in position to reinstate State funding to FAI 'in near future', Ross confirms

Sport Ireland decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the FAI in April.

# football-association-of-ireland - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Independent audit of FAI pushed back to 'review extra material' following Delaney's departure SPORT IRELAND

Independent audit of FAI pushed back to 'review extra material' following Delaney's departure

Sport Ireland has requested its scheduled appearance at an Oireachtas committee later this month be delayed.

# football-association-of-ireland - Monday 30 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Details of payout to John Delaney must be disclosed by FAI, says Oireachtas Sports Committee chairman John Delaney

Details of payout to John Delaney must be disclosed by FAI, says Oireachtas Sports Committee chairman

Delaney’s resignation was announced by the FAI at 11.15pm on Saturday night.

# football-association-of-ireland - Monday 24 June, 2019

FAI hit back at claims they are not doing enough to stamp out violence against referees

20-year-old official Harry McCann said an U13 manager attempted “to strike me” in a game on Saturday.

# football-association-of-ireland - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

FAI board member resigns after association's 'failure' to address his concerns

John Earley has confirmed he is stepping down.

# football-association-of-ireland - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

FAI's Abbotstown computer servers the subject 'of external hacking'

The Association has assured customers no payment details were accessed.

# football-association-of-ireland - Saturday 11 May, 2019

FAI 'welcome visit' from Fifa delegation to Dublin having met with Uefa president Ceferin

An FAI delegation met with the Uefa president on Tuesday and will welcome Fifa to Dublin next week.

# football-association-of-ireland - Sunday 21 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Sport Ireland claims 'drip feed' of media reports about FAI is harming attempts to reform organisation Kieran Mulvey

Sport Ireland claims 'drip feed' of media reports about FAI is harming attempts to reform organisation

It follows another revelation about the FAI and its former CEO.

# football-association-of-ireland - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'The €100,000 issue': A timeline of statements as FAI, John Delaney to face politicians today Bridging Loan

'The €100,000 issue': A timeline of statements as FAI, John Delaney to face politicians today

Here’s what the FAI has been saying over the past few weeks ahead of today’s Oireachtas hearing.

# football-association-of-ireland - Monday 25 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Paschal Donohoe says John Delaney deserves 'due process' - but says funding of new role needs clarity FAI

Paschal Donohoe says John Delaney deserves 'due process' - but says funding of new role needs clarity

Delaney is set to take up a position as the FAI’s Executive Vice-President.

# football-association-of-ireland - Sunday 17 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie John Delaney confirms he gave €100,000 loan to FAI Cash Flow Issue

John Delaney confirms he gave €100,000 loan to FAI

He said the loan was needed to “aid a very short-term cash flow issue” in 2017.

# football-association-of-ireland - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Mick McCarthy to be unveiled as Ireland manager tomorrow

The Association have made a quick decision in the wake of Martin O’Neill’s departure.

# football-association-of-ireland - Monday 28 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie FAI wants to build 'an exciting and interactive exhibition' about Irish football history Euro 2020

FAI wants to build 'an exciting and interactive exhibition' about Irish football history

The FAI said that Dublin’s hosting of four games at the Euros is the “single biggest international event ever to take place in Ireland”.

# football-association-of-ireland - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie FAI and women's national team reach deal after overnight talks Poor Conditions This post contains videos

FAI and women's national team reach deal after overnight talks

Players had said they were forced to train under “humiliating” conditions.

# football-association-of-ireland - Thursday 25 August, 2016

First for Irish football as FAI to broadcast league game live on YouTube this weekend

Former Ireland international Stephen Elliot will be part of the coverage.

# football-association-of-ireland - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former GAA president says FAI should give back the €5 million Henry Handball

Former GAA president says FAI should give back the €5 million

…and then Fifa should hand it over to us again as a legitimate grant.

# football-association-of-ireland - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Police taking 'triple measures' to stop banned English fans travelling to Ireland friendly

Over 1,800 fans are subject to football banning orders.

# football-association-of-ireland - Monday 26 May, 2014

'Next year is a big year for us' - Delaney expects Irish crowds to return in 2015

The FAI’s chief executive maintains meetings with England, Scotland, Germany and Poland will attract supporters to the Aviva Stadium after an indifferent turn-out yesterday.

# football-association-of-ireland - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Ruud Dokter: Dutchman trying to find best medicine for Irish football

FAI’s new High Performance Director met the media for the first time yesterday.

# football-association-of-ireland - Friday 20 September, 2013

Ireland confirmed as one of 32 possible hosts for Euro 2020

Host cities for the 60th anniversary tournament will be chosen in September of next year.

# football-association-of-ireland - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Trapattoni: I still have authority as Ireland boss

Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni says he has no problem with travelling to watch Premier League matches on a more regular basis.

# football-association-of-ireland - Monday 8 October, 2012

McClean out of Germany match

The winger will remain in Sunderland for treatment on a hip flexor strain, and could also miss next week’s trip to the Faroe Islands.

# football-association-of-ireland - Thursday 2 August, 2012

FAI hit back at Dunne injury claims

Aston Villa have suggested that the defender’s groin injury was not dealt with while at Euro 2012.

# football-association-of-ireland - Saturday 16 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie North's Football Association rejects growing calls for all Ireland soccer team Ulster Says No

North's Football Association rejects growing calls for all Ireland soccer team

The Taoiseach and senior ministers have joined growing calls in political circles for the Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association to unite.

# football-association-of-ireland - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael senator echoes calls for all Ireland soccer team United

Fine Gael senator echoes calls for all Ireland soccer team

Catherine Noone believes the idea is now worth considering and would benefit the two nations.

# football-association-of-ireland - Saturday 26 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely deceptive': Call for Sinn Féin to remove Euro 2012 posters Referendum

'Extremely deceptive': Call for Sinn Féin to remove Euro 2012 posters

Campaign posters launched earlier this week have caused controversy but Sinn Féin insisted today it will not be removing them.

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