The UK transfer window opened on Wednesday the 1st January 2020 and concluded at 11.00pm on Friday the 31st January 2020. The Irish players detailed in the linked schedule were involved in some form of transfer during the window. Darren Randolph eventually signed for former club West Ham United from Middlesbrough for a fee believed to be £4 million. The acrimonious departure of Glenn Whelan from Heart of Midlothian garnered some headline space with the Dubliner now having joined League One Fleetwood Town until the end of the season. Their were also end of season loan deals for Callum Robinson from Sheffield United to West Bromwich Albion and Scott Hogan from Aston Villa to Birmingham City. The movements of U21 squad members Conor Coventry, Zack Elbouzedi, Lee O’Connor, Connor Ronan and Jack Taylor also aroused considerable interest.