# new arrival

This year
Connacht announce signing of Seán O’Brien from Leinster Academy
O’Brien made three professional appearances for Leinster.
Ex-Ireland U21 international returns home after 3-year America stint
Dubliner Jake Mulraney has officially signed for St Patrick’s Athletic.
Last year
St Patrick's Athletic confirm Joseph Anang departure as they sign Danny Rogers
The 28-year-old Dubliner made 22 appearances for Oldham Athletic last season and will make his Saints debut against Sligo Rovers this evening.
Nottingham Forest sign ex-Liverpool striker for club-record fee
24-year-old Taiwo Awoniyi moves to the City Ground from Bundesliga side Union Berlin.
Leinster secure deal to sign All Blacks centre Ngatai from Lyon
The 31-year-old will arrive in Dublin ahead of pre-season.
All time
Justice Minister Helen McEntee gives birth to a baby boy
She is the first sitting minister to give birth.
Man United complete transfer of teenage Serie A winger
Amad Diallo has signed a contract at Old Trafford until 2025.
McIlroy to play this weekend's Tour Championship following the birth of his daughter
The 31-year-old has revealed on social media that his wife Erica gave birth on Monday.
Boris Johnson’s fiancee Carrie Symonds gives birth to baby boy
A spokeswoman for the Prime Minister and his partner said both mother and baby are ‘doing very well’.
Sligo Rovers bolster attacking options as new season looms into view
Liam Buckley has brought in Jesse Devers ahead of next Friday’s opener against Finn Harps.
Wolves pay big money for highly rated Portuguese winger
Daniel Podence has joined the club from Olympiakos for a reported €20 million fee.
'We swore we'd never be the couple who talked about baby poo all the time, and yet...'
Navigating the new ‘us’ with a baby in tow can be tricky. Here’s how Joanna Carley is making it work.
Former Rangers star Billy King the latest arrival at St Patrick's Athletic
Manager Stephen O’Donnell continues to put his stamp on the club ahead of the new season with another new signing.
Klopp ready to hand Minamino his Liverpool debut in Merseyside derby
The city rivals will face each other this weekend in the third round of the FA Cup.
Major coup for Shelbourne as Sheppard joins ahead of top-flight return
The 28-year-old forward arrives at Tolka Park having recently left Cork City.
Barcelona sign Brazilian goalkeeper in €26 million agreement with Valencia
Neto has completed a switch to Camp Nou on a four-year contract through to the end of the 2022-23 season.
Craig Bellamy follows Kompany to Anderlecht with three-year coaching deal
The former Wales striker has been announced as Anderlecht’s new U21 manager.
Sligo sign former Stoke City defender
Lewis Banks spent 12 years at the Potters, but joins the Bit O’Red ahead of next week’s league opener.
Dundalk announce signing of Wigan Athletic midfielder
Jordan Flores arrives to strengthen a midfield depleted by Stephen O’Donnell’s retirement.
Cesc Fabregas completes move to Ligue 1 strugglers Monaco
The Spaniard made his final appearance for Chelsea during last week’s FA Cup win over Nottingham Forest.
'Ireland's adoption process is like climbing Everest - and we were luckier than many'
As a dual US/Irish citizen, Emily Westbrooks chose to leave Ireland to avoid adoption red tape here.
'One of the reasons why we got him is he's a true professional'
Alby Mathewson has arrived at Munster in good physical shape, which has pleased Johann van Graan.
New Connacht coach Friend signs Australian flanker from the Rebels
Colby Fainga’a previously worked with Friend at the Brumbies.
Real Madrid to pay €40 million for highly-rated Spanish full-back
Alvaro Odriozola will become Julen Lopetegui’s first signing at the La Liga club.
Southampton capture €18m striker Elyounoussi as second summer signing
The Moroccan-born Norway international joins the Saints from FC Basel, and it may mean Shane Long will need to move on.
Derry begin mid-season recruitment drive with capture of Canadian international
Ben Fisk has signed with the Candystripes until the end of the season.
Man United reach agreement to sign Brazilian midfielder Fred
A deal has been agreed with Shakhthar Donetsk for the transfer, it has been announced.
Compensation for dad who was sacked just 11 days after birth of new baby
The man’s boss congratulated him on the new arrival but then proceeded to tell him that he was being made redundant.
Iraq War veteran becomes first US senator to give birth while in office
Tammy Duckworth gave birth to a daughter today.
Chelsea bolster their defence with signing of Brazilian left-back from Roma
Emerson Palmieri becomes Conte’s second signing of the window.
Dundalk announce capture of experienced Lithuanian international midfielder
The Lilywhites have also handed a new contract to Georgie Poynton following his loan spell at Bohemians.
New Zealand sevens star in line for earlier-than-expected Connacht debut
Pita Ahki has impressed in training and could feature against Cardiff Blues on Friday.
'I'm excited to challenge myself in a new environment': Kiwi Lowe arrives at Leinster
The 25-year-old could make his debut against the Dragons.
Connacht sign former New Zealand sevens centre Pita Ahki
The 25-year-old arrives from Waikato.
Connacht bulk up midfield options with signing of Fijian international centre
Eroni Vasiteri Narumasa arrives on a one-year deal.
Newcastle complete signing of former Liverpool defender from Atletico
Javier Manquillo was on loan at Sunderland last season.
Liverpool complete signing of England U20 star from Chelsea
Dominic Solanke could cost the Reds up to €11 million.
St Pat's strengthen their squad further with signing of young Dutch defender
Liam Buckley has also added Owen Garvan and Killian Brennan to his ranks in the last week.
Connacht continue summer recruitment with signing of Munster prop
Peter McCabe will join Kieran Keane’s squad ahead of next season.
Sligo Rovers announce signing of former Rangers midfielder
Rhys McCabe is moving to the Showgrounds for the second half of the League of Ireland season.