Irish football news updates…09/01/2020

FAI Corporate Governance
The Football Association of Ireland has appointed Roy Barrett as the new Independent Chair of the Association. He will be joined on the FAI Board by independent directors Catherine Guy and Liz Joyce with a fourth independent director due to be appointed shortly.

Roy Barrett is a Managing Director at Goodbody Stockbrokers while Catherine Guy, a Qualified Lawyer, is the recently appointed CEO of Sixt Leasing Ireland and a former Managing Partner of Byrne Wallace. Liz Joyce is the Director of Human Resources at the Central Bank of Ireland.

Airtricity League
It has been announced that Shamrock Rovers II will participate in the Airtricity League First Division next season, replacing the defunct Limerick FC.