January 2022 Transfer Window…31/01/2022

The January 2022 transfer window in the UK commenced on Saturday the 1st January 2022 and concluded on Monday the 31st January 2022.The final hour of the window saw moves for midfielders Jeff Hendrick and Jamie McGrath, two current internationals. Hendrick joins QPR on loan to the end of the season while McGrath has joined Wigan Athletic on a two year contract for an undisclosed fee. Throughout the window, there was some significant Irish activity, predominantly involving players from and to the Airtricity League. On the Irish domestic scene, the return of Jack Byrne from Cypriot club APOEL Nicosia to Shamrock Rovers and that of Eoin Doyle from Bolton Wanderers to St Patrick’s Athletic on a three year contract have been the highlights. The journey East to the UK has been made by a number of players with Ross Tierney and Georgie Kelly from Bohemian to Motherwell and Rotherham United respectively and the Sligo Rovers duo of Johnny Kenny to Glasgow Celtic and John Mahon to St Johnstone being the highest profile. Senior international striker Aaron Connolly has made a loan move from Brighton & Hove Albion to Championship side Middlesbrough while Cyrus Christie has moved on loan from Fulham to Swansea City. 

Name From To Details
James Abankwah  St Patrick’s Ath Udinese (Italy)  €500,000
James Brown Drogheda United Blackburn Rovers 6mth deal
Jack Byrne APOEL Nicosia Shamrock Rovers Undisclosed
Killian Cahill Shamrock Rovers  Brighton & Hove Undisclosed 
Niall Canavan Bradford City Barrow Undisclosed
Harry Charsley Mansfield Town Port Vale Undisclosed
Cyrus Christie Fulham Swansea City EoS Loan
Daniel Cleary Dundalk St Johnstone Free EoC
Aaron Connolly Brighton & Hove Middlesbrough EoS Loan
Dylan Connolly Northampton Town Morecambe 18 mths 
Rob Cornwall Bohemian North Colorado EoC
Conor Coventry West Ham United MK Dons EoS Loan
Ryan Delaney Morecambe Scunthorpe Utd EoS Loan
Lee Desmond St Patrick’s Ath Sacramento Rep EoC
Jamie Devitt Barrow Carlisle United Undisclosed
Eoin Doyle Bolton Wanderers St Patrick’s Ath 3Yr Deal
Cathal Heffernan Cork City AC Milan Loan +
Jeff Hendrick Newcastle United QPR EoS Loan
Callum Kavanagh Middlesbrough Harrogate Town EoS Loan
Georgie Kelly Bohemian Rotherham United 3Yr Deal
Johnny Kenny Sligo Rovers Glasgow Celtic €150,000
John Mahon Sligo Rovers St Johnstone Undisclosed
Conor Masterson QPR Gillingham EoS Loan
Jamie McGrath St Mirren Wigan Athletic Undisclosed
Ademipo Odubeko West Ham United Doncaster Rovers EoS Loan
Aiden O’Brien Sunderland Portsmouth EoS Deal
Jake O’Brien Crystal Palace Swindon Town EoS Loan
Lee O’Connor Glasgow Celtic Tranmere Rovers Undisclosed
Thomas O’Connor Burton Albion Wrexham Undisclosed
Kieran O’Hara Burton Albion Fleetwood Town EoS Deal
Corey O’Keefe Mansfield Town Rochdale EoS Deal
Daniel O’Reilly Drogheda United Hamilton Accies Free EoC
Killian Phillips Drogheda United Crystal Palace £50,000
Christy Pym Peterborough Utd Stevenage EoS Loan
Glen Rea Luton Town Wigan Athletic EoS Loan
Ali Reghba Leicester City CR Belouizdad Undisclosed
Lewis Richards Wolverhampton W  Harrogate Town EoS Loan
Kieran Sadlier Rotherham United Bolton Wanderers 2Yr Deal
Deji Sotona Nice Brentford Undisclosed
Ross Tierney Bohemian Motherwell Free EoC
Tyreik Wright Aston Villa Colchester Utd EoS Loan