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# New Role

Last week
10th September 2023 - 16th September 2023
Shane Dowling appointed as Limerick minor hurling manager
Na Piarsaigh man succeeds Evan Loftus, who takes over the county’s U20 side.
This year
'He will be great for our talented crop of young players' - Former Ireland star joins Scarlets
Jared Payne appointed backs and attack coach at Welsh club.
German Jorg Schmadtke named Liverpool sporting director
He will replace Julian Ward, who is due to leave the club this summer.
Chris Hughton named head coach of Ghana
The former Republic of Ireland international and Brighton boss has a new role.
Wexford Youths make statement of intent by signing 2022 WNL Player of the Year
Elsewhere, Dundalk FC have announced Brian Gartland as the club’s new head of football operations.
Last year
Olympic medallist Heffernan to join Cork football backroom team for 2023 season
The race walking star has been brought on board by Cork boss John Cleary.
Grant Shapps: Here's what you need to know about the new UK Home Secretary
Shapps was appointed to the role today following the the departure of Suella Braverman.
Dr Tony Holohan appointed to Irish Hospice Foundation board of non-exec directors
Dr Holohan left his position as Chief Medical Officer in July of this year after 14 years in the role.
Jermain Defoe returns to Tottenham in new role
The former striker scored 143 goals for Spurs.
Dragons appoint 'one of the most exciting young coaching talents in Welsh rugby' as head coach
36-year-old Dai Flanagan joins from Scarlets, where he has worked as backs coach since 2019.
Ex-LOI footballer Harkin appointed Sporting Director of Standard Liege
Harkin is joining the Belgian club after a successful 14 years at Manchester City.
Wayne Smith to coach New Zealand women following damning review
The former All Blacks coach will head a new coaching structure through to the World Cup in October-November.
'Lessons have to be learned' from Dr Holohan TCD role controversy, Taoiseach says
Dr Holohan said yesterday he will not proceed with a new role in TCD after stepping down as Chief Medical Officer later this year.
Department of Health will pay Dr Tony Holohan's salary in new Trinity professor role
Dr Holohan will be stepping down from his position as Chief Medical Officer later this year.
All time
Dean Kiely replaces Alan Kelly as Ireland goalkeeper coach
Kiely will remain in his current role with Crystal Palace before linking up with Stephen Kenny’s side in the international windows.
Ex-Ireland star Spence joins Wales women's coaching staff
The former back-row has been appointed coach intern ahead of next year’s Rugby World Cup.
Kilkenny legend Brennan takes over as new coach of Dublin champions Cuala
Brennan’s departure as Laois senior manager was confirmed last week.
The Derry Pele: Candystripes announce McCourt as club's new technical director
Paddy McCourt undertakes a new role at the League of Ireland club.
Roscommon follow Dublin, Mayo and Wexford in appointing commercial chief
Elphin’s Aidan Brady has been brought on board as Roscommon’s first commercial director.
Former Ireland team manager Kearney appointed to EPCR board
Kearney will represent the IRFU at the top table of European rugby.
'Sorry for that!' - Klopp apologises for playing Henderson as a number 6
The Liverpool boss says the midfielder is shining in his current role after helping lead the Reds past Porto.
PSNI Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris named as new Garda Commissioner
Nóirín O’Sullivan stepped down from her role in September 2017.
Ex-England captain Casey Stoney appointed Man Utd's first women's boss
The 36-year-old earned 130 caps for England.
Ireland's Attorney General is to become a judge of the Court of Appeal
The vacancy arose following the retirement of Justice Garrett Sheehan in March.
'I don’t get a kick out of sticking in the knife': Gooch hoping to bring 'something different' to TV punditry
Colm Cooper has been discussing his decision to sign on with The Sunday Game.
Michelle O'Neill named as the new leader of Sinn Féin in Northern Ireland
The Tyrone native said that it is a “challenge” to follow in the footsteps of Martin McGuinness, but one she is “certainly up for”.
Rochford appoints former Mayo goalkeeper as selector for 2017
Peter Burke has been with the panel for six years.
Moving on up: Stephen McPhail appointed sporting director at Shamrock Rovers
The Hoops have also confirmed they will appoint a new manager in the next 10 days.
Former Arsenal midfielder Arteta joins Pep Guardiola's Man City coaching staff
The Spaniard’s contract at the Emirates expired this summer.
A former League of Ireland boss has taken over as manager of Portsmouth
He’s dropping down a division to do so.
A former Ireland second row has been tasked with bringing London Irish back to the big time
Club legend Bob Casey is in charge of player acquisition and wants to ‘reconnect with the Irish community in London’.
1999 All-Ireland winning captain appointed as new Cork hurling coach
JBM will be working alongside Mark Landers next year.
Legendary Wexford hurling goalkeeper is becoming a senior selector
Damien Fitzhenry will be on board with the Model County next year.
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New governor appointed to Mountjoy Prison
Brian Murphy will take up his new role in September.
Mary Robinson appointed UN climate change envoy
She previously held the role of Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa.
FAI appoints Sarah O’Shea as John Delaney’s deputy CEO
The Irish football governing body made the announcement this evening.
Kieran McGeeney added to Armagh senior management team
The former Kildare boss has returned to his native county.
Declan Kidney named Director of Sport at UCC
The ex-head coach of Ireland’s senior rugby team has been handed the position ahead of the upcoming academic year.
Dan Parks begins his coaching career with Connacht
The Australian-born outhalf has been named as Under-18 backs coach as part of the shake-up under new boss Pat Lam.