Manager Stephen Kenny has been presented with the usual injury withdrawals in the build up to the upcoming trio of international fixtures. Goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher, defender Kevin Long and midfielders Conor Hourihane and Callum O’Dowda have been forced to withdraw from the squad. Defender Darragh Lenihan and midfielder Conor Coventry have been called up as replacements. While both Aaron Connolly and James McClean appear set to link up with the squad at their Manchester base, doubts still surround their availability following their recent injury issues.
Goalkeepers: Gavin Bazunu(Manchester City on loan at Rochdale), Kieran O’Hara(Burton Albion), Mark Travers(AFC Bournemouth)
Defenders: Cyrus Christie(Fulham on loan at Nottingham Forest), Ciaran Clark(Newcastle United), Seamus Coleman(Everton), Matt Doherty(Tottenham Hotspur), Shane Duffy(Brighton & Hove Albion on loan at Glasgow Celtic), Darragh Lenihan(Blackburn Rovers), Ryan Manning(Swansea City), Dara O’Shea(West Bromwich Albion), Enda Stevens(Sheffield United)
Midfielders: Robbie Brady(Burnley), Alan Browne(Preston North End), Conor Coventry(West Ham United), Josh Cullen(RSC Anderlecht), Ronan Curtis(Portsmouth), Jeff Hendrick(Newcastle United), Daryl Horgan((Wycombe Wanderers), Jason Knight(Derby County), James McClean(Stoke City), Jayson Molumby(Brighton & Hove Albion on loan at Preston North End),
Forwards: James Collins(Luton Town), Aaron Connolly(Brighton & Hove Albion), Shane Long(Southampton on loan at AFC Bournemouth), Troy Parrott(Tottenham Hotspur on loan at Ipswich Town), Callum Robinson(West Bromwich Albion)