The FAI have confirmed that Owen Heary is one of 17 candidates who will participate in forthcoming UEFA Pro Licence course.

FAI coach education manager Greig Paterson said: “Having received an abundance of applications for the next edition of our Pro Diploma course, we then entered a very robust selection process, and are delighted with the final shortlist of candidates.

“The FAI have already produced 49 UEFA Pro Diploma holders through our courses and this next course will see a further 17 participants hone and develop their skills in several different disciplines, from the coaching field, to the boardroom, from psychology to sports science.

“This year we will also welcome our first female representatives on the UEFA Pro Diploma course, and the course will be led by our high performance director Ruud Dokter and under-21 manager Noel King.”


The other confirmed candidates are: Stuart Ashton, John Caulfield, Dave Connell, Jason Donohue, Eileen Gleeson, Tommy Griffin, Niall Harrison, Ollie Horgan, Robbie Horgan, Peter Hutton, Colin O’Brien, Don O’Riordan, Tom Mohan, Mick Neville, Sue Ronan and Leo Tierney.

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