League of Ireland Transfer Tracker 2024

As we build towards the 2024 LOI season, we aim to keep up to date with all confirmed player movements across the League of Ireland. Spot anything we are missing? Let us know on Twitter @FinalWhistleie.

All contracts are for at least the entirety of the 2024 Season unless otherwise stated.

Premier Division


In: Dayle Rooney (Drogheda United), Rob Cornwall (Northern Colorado Hailstorm), Sten Reinkort (Flora Tallinn)

Out: Jonathan Afolabi (KV Kortrijk, Belgium), Grant Horton (End of Loan, Cheltenham), Dean Williams (Shelbourne), Kris Twardek, Ali Coote, Krystian Nowak, Kacper Radkowski (Waterford FC), John O’Sullivan (Shelbourne), Chris Lotefa (Loan, Finn Harps)

Under Contract: James Talbot, Cian Byrne, Paddy Kirk, Bart Kukulowicz, Adam McDonnell (2025), James Clarke, James McManus (2025), Keith Buckley (2025), Dylan Connolly, James Akintunde

Derry City

In: Daniel Kelly (Dundalk), Pat Hoban (Dundalk)

Out: Cian Kavanagh (St. Patrick’s Athletic), Evan McLaughlin, Brandon Kavanagh (St. Patrick’s Athletic), Jamie McGonigle (Coleraine FC, Northern Ireland), Liam Mullan (Loan, Institute), Caoimhin Porter (Loan, Institute), Jack Lemoignan (H&W Welders FC)

Re-Signed: Ciaran Coll, Ciaran Harkin, Sadou Diallo

Under Contract: Patrick McEleney, Mark Connolly, Cameron Dummigan, Will Patching, Cameron McJannett, Brian Maher, Ryan Graydon, Daithi McCallion, Liam Mullan, Jordan McEneff, Conor Barr, Colm Whelan, Callum McCay (2025), Adam O’Reilly, Michael Duffy (2025), Jamie McGonigle (2025), Ronan Boyce (2025), Ben Doherty (2025),

Drogheda United

In: Jack Keaney (UCD), Andrew Quinn (Drogheda United), Frantz Pierrot (Athlone Town), Evan Weir (Loan, Walsall), Conor Kane (Made loan from Shelbourne permanent), Jethren Barr, Killian Cailloce (SM Caen, France), Hayden Cann (Loan, Lincoln City), Oisin Gallagher (Loan, Lincoln City),

Out: Michael Leddy (End of Loan – Shamrock Rovers), Dayle Rooney (Bohemians)

Re-Signed: Gary Deegan, Darragh Markey, Aaron McNally, Matthew O’Brien, Adam Foley, Warren Davis (2025), Ryan Brennan, Luke Heeney

Under Contract: Emre Topcu, Andrew Wogan,

Dugout: On 17th November 2023, it was announced by the club that manager Kevin Doherty had extended his contract on a full time basis for the next two years. Tiarnan Mulvenna has moved from Dundalk’s Academy to join the first team coaching staff.


In: Dara Keane (UCD), Luke Mulligan (Academy), Koen Oostenbrink (Free Agent), Robbie Mahon, Jamie Walker (Kelty Hearts)

Out: Pat Hoban (Derry City), Daniel Kelly (Derry City), Keith Ward (Shelbourne), John Martin (Shelbourne), Robbie McCourt (Waterford), Darragh Leahy (Waterford), Mark Byrne (Glenavon), Connor Malley (Sligo Rovers)

Re-Signed: Sam Durrant, Cameron Elliott, Robbie Benson, Mayowa Animasahun

Under Contract: Andy Boyle, Darragh Leahy, Hayden Muller, Paul Doyle, Connor Malley, Daryl Horgan (2025), Ryan O’Kane

Galway United

In: Garry Buckley (Sligo Rovers), Leo Gaxha (Kerry), Patrick Hickey (Athlone Town), Kyle Fitzgerald (Promoted from Academy), Steven Healy (Promoted from Academy), Karl O’Sullivan (Sligo Rovers)

Out: Wilson Waweru (Sligo Rovers), Mikie Rowe, Rob Manley, Darren Clarke, Oisin O’Reilly, Evan O’Connor, Alex Rutter, David Tarmey (Loan to Treaty United),

Re-Signed: Brendan Clarke, Ed McCarthy, Francely Lomboto, Conor O’Keeffe, Killian Brouder, Vincent Borden, Aodh Dervin, David Hurley, Stephen Walsh, Rob Slevin, Maurice Nugent, Conor McCormack, Regan Donelon, Wassim Aouachria

Under Contract:

Shamrock Rovers

In: Joshua Honohan (Cork City), Lee Steacy (Cobh Ramblers), Cian Barrett (End of Loan, Kerry FC), Michael Leddy (End of Loan, Drogheda United), Darragh Burns (On loan from MK Dons)

Out: Sean Gannon (Shelbourne), Ronan Finn (UCD), Alan Mannus (Retired), Johnny Kenny (End of Loan – Glasgow Celtic), Kieran Cruise (Bray Wanderers), Freddie Turley (Bray Wanderers), Carl Lennox (On loan at Wexford), Liam Burt (On loan at Shelbourne)

Re-Signed: Jack Byrne (Multi Year Deal), Rory Gaffney, Leon Pohls, Markus Poom (End of Loan – Flora Tallinn), Trevor Clarke (End of Loan – Bristol Rovers)

Under Contract: Richie Towell, Sean Hoare, Daniel Cleary, Graham Burke, Neil Farrugia.


In: Sean Gannon (Shamrock Rovers), Keith Ward (Dundalk), Dean Williams (Bohemians), Lorcan Healy (UCD), John O’Sullivan (Bohemians), John Martin (Dundalk), Liam Burt (On loan from Shamrock Rovers)

Out: Jack Moylan (Lincoln), JR Wilson (Sligo Rovers), Conor Kane, Harry Wood (End of Loan – Hull City), Will Jarvis (End of Loan – Hull City), Luke Byrne (Retired – Injured). Euclides Cabral, Andrew Quinn (Drogheda United), Harry Fisk, David Toure, Gbemi Arubi (Waterford FC)

Re-Signed: Matty Smith, Paddy Barrett, Tyreke Wilson, Shane Griffin, Kameron Ledwidge, Brian McManus, Shane Farrell, Evan Caffrey

Under Contract: Jad Hakiki, Conor Kearns, JJ Lunney, Mark Coyle, Gavin Molloy, Sean Boyd

Sligo Rovers

In: JR Wilson (Shelbourne), Wilson Waweru (Galway United / Cobh Ramblers), Simon Power (Shamrock Rovers), Ellis Chapman (Cheltenham Town), Connor Malley (Dundalk)

Out: Lukas Browning, Johan Brannefalk, Frank Liivak, Gary Boylan, Mark Byrne, Garry Buckley (Galway United), Daniel Lafferty, Pedro Martelo, Robbie Burton, David Cawley (Finn Harps), Greg Bolger (Cork City), Karl O’Sullivan (Galway United)

Re-Signed: Niall Morahan, Will Fitzgerald, Owen Elding, Nando Pijnaker

Under Contract: Conor Walsh, John Mahon, Reece Hutchinson, Stefan Radosavljevic, Fabrice Hartmann (On Loan until June 2024), Kailin Barlow (2025)

Dugout: John Russell has been confirmed as Manager for 2024.

St. Patrick’s Athletic

In: Brandon Kavanagh (Derry City), Cian Kavanagh (Derry City), Ruairi Keating (Cork City), Aaron Bolger (Cork City), Conor Keeley (Drogheda United), Marcelo Pitaluga (Loan, Liverpool), Alfie Taylor (Loan, Hull City)

Out: Jay McGrath (Doncaster Rovers), Conor Carty (End of Loan – Bolton Wanderers), Mark Doyle (Rhode Island FC, USL), Serge Atakayi (Had been on loan at Waterford), Thijs Timmermans, Harry Brockbank, Ben McCormack (Waterford FC), Adam Murphy (Bristol City)

Re-Signed: Chris Forrester, Joe Redmond, Tom Grivosti, Danny Rogers, Jason McClelland, Ryan McLaughlin, Axel Sjoberg

Under Contract: Jason McClelland, Jamie Lennon, , Jake Mulraney, Tom Lonergan, Mason Melia (2026)

Waterford FC

In: Robbie McCourt (Dundalk), Darragh Leahy (Dundalk), Ben McCormack (St. Patrick’s Athletic), Kacper Radkowski (Bohemian FC), Gbemi Arubi (Shelbourne), Joseph Forde (Perth Glory)

Out: Killian Cantwell (Bray Wanderers), Thomas Oluwa (Wexford FC), Ronan Coughlan (Fleetwood, UK), Shane Griffin (Bray Wanderers)

Re-Signed: Connor Parsons, Rowan McDonald, Sam Sargeant, Ryan Burke, Cameron Cresswell, Darragh Power, Barry Baggley

Under Contract: Darragh Power, Dean McMenamy, Romeo Akachuckwu

First Division

Athlone Town

In: Dylan Hand (Longford Town) Dan McKenna, Rueben Candal (Leixões U23), Peter McGregor (Valeo Nazare), Jarlath Jones (Drogheda United)

Out: Frantz Pierrot (Drogheda United), Patrick Hickey (Galway United), Jack Kavanagh (Kerry FC)

Re-Signed: Enda Minogue, German Fuentes Rodriguez, Oisin Duffy, Aaron Connolly, Matthew Leal, Jamar Campion Hinds, Noah Van Geenen

Bray Wanderers

In: Evan Osam (UCD), Jimmy Corcoran (Cork City), Freddie Turley (Shamrock Rovers – Loan), Kieran Cruise (Shamrock Rovers – Loan), Killian Cantwell (Waterford), Cristian Magerusan (Longford Town), Shane Griffin (Waterford)

Out: Yoyo Mahdy (Treaty United), Jake Walker, Alex Moody (Wexford), Nadre Butcher, Chris Lyons (Longford Town), Dean Massey (Retired)

Re-Signed: Ben Feeney, Cole Omohiormwan, Harry Groome, Guillermo Almirall, Callum Thompson, Max Murphy, Darren Craven

Cobh Ramblers

In: Jack Larkin (MSU Mustangs)

Out: Lee Steacy (Shamrock Rovers), Mikie Rowe (End of Loan), Dean Larkin (End of Loan), Charlie Lyons (Cork City), Wilson Waweru (Sligo Rovers)

Re-Signed: Charlie O’Brien, Michael McCarthy, Jason Abbott, Matt McKevitt, Darragh Burke, Darragh O’Sullivan Connell, Breandan Frahill, Liam Kervick, James O’Leary, Cian Browne, Pierce Phillips, Tiernan O’Brien, Dale Holland, Justin Eguaibor

Dugout: Gary Hunt has been appointed to take charge of the Ram’s this season. He will have a big pair of shoes to fill after Cobh reached the First Division Play Off Final last term.

Cork City

In: Jack Doherty (Cobh Ramblers), Charlie Lyons (Cobh Ramblers), Evan McLaughlin (Derry City), Bradley Wade (Guiseley), Greg Bolger (Sligo Rovers), Aidan Dowling (Larne), Sean Murray (Loan, Glentoran), Harry Nevin (Preston North End)

Out: Joshua Honohan (Shamrock Rovers), Ollie Byrne (End of Loan, Altrincham), Ruairi Keating (St. Patrick’s Athletic), Ben Worman (End of Loan), Tiernan Brooks (End of Loan), Jimmy Corcoran (Bray Wanderers), Joe O’Brien-Whitmarsh (Southampton)

Re-Signed: Cian Coleman, John O’Donovan, Darragh Crowley, Malik Dijksteel, Cian Bargary, Matthew Murray, Barry Coffey, Conor Drinan, Cathal O’Sullivan, Josh Fitzpatrick, Cian Murphy

Dugout: Former Drogheda and St. Patrick’s Athletic boss Tim Clancy was appointed manager of the club as Liam Buckley leaves his Sporting Director role.

Finn Harps

In: Conor Tourish (Letterkenny Rovers), Success Edogun (Treaty United), David Cawley (Sligo Rovers), Chris Lotefa (Loan, Bohemian FC), Shane McMonagle (Dergview FC)

Out: Dan Stokoe, Caoimhin Porter, Daithi McCallion, Antonio Tuta (Kerry FC), BJ Banda, Damian Duffy

Re-Signed: Tim-Oliver Heimer, Matt Makinson, Jamie Watson, Ryan Rainey, Max Hutchinson, Sean O’Donnell (2025), Stephen Doherty, Patrick Ferry, Kevin Jordan, Tony McNamee, Oisin Cooney (2025), Noe Baba, Aaron McLaughlin, Darragh Coyle, Max Johnston

Dugout: Darren Murphy has been announced as the permanent boss for the 2024 Season.

Kerry FC

In: Andy Spain (Treaty United), Jack Kavanagh (Athlone Town), Steven Healy (Loan, Galway United), Daire McCarthy (Loan, Galway United), Antonio Tuta (Finn Harps)

Out: Cian Barrett (End of Loan, Shamrock Rovers), Martin Coughlan (Emigrated), Alex Ainscough, Arthur Nganou, Sean Kennedy, Leo Gaxha (Galway United)

Re-Signed: Sean McGrath (2025), Ryan Kelliher (2025), Ronan Teahan (2025), Ethan Kos, Daniel Okwute, Samuel Aladesanusi, Cian Brosnan, Nathan Gleeson, Lee Axworthy, Rob Vasiu, Graham O’Reilly, Kevin Williams, Sean O’Connell, Aaron O’Sullivan, Kennedy Amechi

Dugout: Conor McCarthy has been announced as the new Head Coach as Billy Dennehy moves to the Sporting Director role within the club.

Longford Town

In: Dean George (Treaty United), Jordan Tallon (Treaty United), Dean O’Shea (Treaty United), Karl Chambers (Wexford), Sami Clarke (UCD), Chris Lyons (Bray Wanderers), Conor Crowley (Bray Wanderers), Callum Bonner (Dundalk), Vasyl Tropanets (Bluebell United)

Out: Lewis Temple (End of Loan – Shelbourne), Derek Daly, James Doona (Glenavon), Cristian Magerusan (Bray Wanderers)

Re-Signed: Oisin Hand, Shane Elworthy, Bastien Hery, Luke Wade-Slater, Adam Wixted, Francis Campbell, Jack Brady, Kyle O’Connor, Aaron Walsh, Ross Fay, Emmanuel James, Viktor Serdeniuk, Jack Harrington

Under Contract:

Treaty United

In: Yoyo Mahdy (Bray Wanderers), Evan O’Connor (Galway United), Oisin O’Reilly (Galway United), Callum McNamara, David Tarmey (Loan, Galway United), Thomas Considine (Wexford FC)

Out: Success Edogun (Finn Harps), Dean George (Longford Town), Jordan Tallon (Longford Town), Dean O’Shea (Longford Town), Sean Guerins, Conor Barry, Marc Ludden (Retired)

Re-Signed: Ben O’Riordan, Enda Curran, Lee Devitt, Willie Armshaw, Mark Walsh, Colin Conroy, Corey Chambers, Scott Kirkland, Fionn Doherty, Stephen Christopher, Robbie Lynch, Darren Nwankwo

Under Contract:


In: Ronan Finn (Shamrock Rovers)

Out: Jack Keaney (Drogheda United), Lorcan Healy (Shelbourne), Sami Clarke (Longford Town), Dara Keane (Dundalk), Jesse Dempsey (Lecce, Italy)

Re-Signed: The majority of UCD’s first team squad are on 3-4 year scholarships and remain in the squad for the duration of their academic studies.

Under Contract: Willie O’Connor has replaced Andy Myler as First Team Manager for the 2024 season.

Wexford FC

In: Thomas Oluwa (Waterford FC – Had been on loan at Wexford), Cian Curtis (Shamrock Rovers), Alex Moody (Bray Wanderers), Mikie Rowe (Galway United), Carl Lennox (Shamrock Rovers – Loan)

Out: Hugh Douglas (Retired), Owen Mason (End of Loan – Mansfield), Thomas Oluwa (End of Loan – Waterford FC), Eoin Kenny (End of Loan – Dundalk), Luke Browne (End of Loan – Shelbourne), Karl Chambers (Longford Town), Danny Furlong (Retired), Thomas Considine (Treaty United)

Re-Signed: Luka Lovic, Cian O’Malley, Mark Hanratty, Aaron Robinson, Ben Lynch, Reece Webb, James Crawford, Ethan Boyle, Aaron Dobbs, Kian Corbally, Darragh Levingston, Brandon McCann, Kaylem Harnett

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