League of Ireland: Confirmed summer signings in the 2022 Premier & First Division

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An interesting summer transfer window awaits in the League of Ireland.

The domestic League of Ireland summer transfer window has closed, with some exciting transfers in both the Premier and First Division.

So far, Shamrock Rovers are the pacesetters in the Premier Division, while Cork City lead the way in the second-tier.

And during a busy summer, Pundit Arena covered all the transfer news confirmed in our League of Ireland transfer tracker, with all the ins, outs, and confirmed contract extensions below.

Last updated 30th July, 13.00.

League of Ireland Transfer Tracker: Premier Division.

Bohemians

In: Ryan Burke (Mansfield Town), Laurenz Dehl (Union Berlin – loan), Josh Kerr (Airdrieonians), Declan McDaid (Dundee), Jon McCracken (Norwich City – loan) John O’Sullivan (Accrington Stanley), Ethon Varian (Stoke City), James Clarke (Drogheda United).

Out: Sam Packham (end of loan), Ryan Cassidy (end of loan), JJ McKiernan (end of loan), Stephen Mallon (Cliftonville), James Finnerty (Galway United – loan), Grant Horton (end of loan), Dawson Devoy (MK Dons), Promise Omochere (Fleetwood Town).

Contract extensions: N/A.

Derry City

In: Ryan Graydon (Longford Town), Sadou Diallo (Forest Green Rovers), Cian Kavanagh (Waterford), Mark Connolly (Dundee United – loan), Declan Glass (Dundee United – loan).

Out: Gerard Storey (Cliftonville), Brendan Barr (Dungannon Swifts – loan), Eoin Toal (Bolton Wanderers), Evan McLaughlin (Coleraine – loan), Jack Malone (Glenavon), Matty Smith (Shelbourne – loan).

Contract extensions: Will Patching (2024), Brendan Barr (2023), Cameron Dummigan (2024), Evan McLaughlin (2023).

Drogheda United

In: Lee Steacy (Longford Town), Darragh Noone, Stevan Stanic-Floody (Sydney II).

Out: Sean Roughan (end of loan – Lincoln City), Sam Long (end of loan – Lincoln City), Killian Callicoce (SM Caen), Mark Hughes (retired), James Clarke (Bohemians).

Contract extensions: Evan Weir (2023).

Dundalk

In: Lewis Macari (Stoke City – loan extended), Runar Hauge (Hibernians – loan), Robbie McCourt (Sligo Rovers), Alfie Lewis (Plymouth Argyle).

Out: Dan Williams (end of loan – Swansea City), Mark Connolly (end of loan – Dundee United), Mark Hanratty (Longford Town).

Contract extensions: N/A.

League of Ireland Transfer Tracker: Premier Division.

Finn Harps

In: Dylan Duncan (QPR), Harry Nicolson (Inverness), Robert Jones, Liam McGing (Sydney FC), Gary Boylan (Galway United – loan), James McKeown.

Out: Yoyo Mahdy, Bastien Hery (Galway United – loan), Ger Doherty, Jesse Devers (FK Magni Grenivik), Erol Alkan (FC Esperanza Pelt).

Contract extensions: Adam McCaffrey.

Shamrock Rovers

In: Simon Power (Harrogate Town), Daniel Cleary (St Johnstone).

Out: Daniel Mandroiu (Lincoln City), Dara McGuinness (Stoke City), Barry Cotter (St Patrick’s Athletic – loan).

Contract extensions: Justin Ferizaj (2023).

Shelbourne

In: Scott Van Der Sluis (Bangor City), Josh Giurgi (Norwich City), Matty Smith (Derry City – loan).

Out: Lewis Webb (end of loan – Swansea City), Aaron McEneff (end of loan – Arsenal), Colm Cox (Longford Town), Adam Thomas (Galway United – loan), Stanley Anaebonam.

Contract extensions: JJ Lunney (2023), Shane Farrell (2023), Jad Hakiki (2024), Brian McManus (2023), Jack Moylan (2023).

Sligo Rovers

In: Frank Liivak (Levadia Tallinn), Fabrice Hartmann (RB Leipzig – loan), Robbie Burton (Dinamo Zagreb – loan).

Out: Darren Collins (Treaty United), Ed McGinty (Oxford United), Robbie McCourt (Dundalk).

Contract extensions: Cillian Heaney (2024), Aidan Keena (2024), Max Mata, Luke McNicholas (2024).

St. Patrick’s Athletic

In: Harry Brockbank (El Paso Locomotive), Thijs Timmermans (PAEEK), Serge Atayaki (Seinajoen Jalkapallokerho), Barry Cotter (Shamrock Rovers – loan).

Out: Josh Keeley (Tottenham Hotspur), James Abankwah (Udinese – end of loan), Darragh Burns (MK Dons), Kian Corbally (Longford Town – loan).

Contract extensions: N/A.

UCD

In: N/A.

Out: Eoin Farrell (Wexford), Liam Kerrigan (Como 1907), Adam Lennon (Athlone Town), Eric Yoro (Bolton Wanderers), Adam Verdon (Longford Town).

Contract extensions: N/A.

League of Ireland Transfer Tracker: First Division.

Athlone Town

In: Adam Lennon (UCD), Vladislav Velikin, Valeri Dolia, Eoin Sheeran, Noah Flynn, Precious Omochere, Jarlath Jones, Aaron Fitzgerald.

Out: Glen McAuley (Bluebell United).

Contract extensions: N/A.

Bray Wanderers

In: Colin Kelly, Jamie Hollywood (Lucan United), Joe Gorman.

Out: Rob Manley (Galway United), Dean Casey, Sean Callan, Michael Kelly (Carlisle United).

Contract extensions: N/A.

Cobh Ramblers

In: Charlie Fleming (Treaty United), Liam Kervick (Waterford – loan).

Out: Jack Larkin, Ben O’Riordan (Treaty United).

Contract extensions: N/A.

Cork City

In: Matt Healy (Ipswich Town – loan extension), Louis Britton (Bristol City), Barry Coffey (Celtic).

Out: Cathal Heffernan (AC Milan – loan made permanent), Kieran Coates (Stoke City- end of loan), George Heaven.

Contract extensions: N/A.

League of Ireland Transfer Tracker: First Division.

Galway United

In: James Finnerty (Bohemians – loan), Mark Russell (Greenock Morton), Rob Manley (Bray Wanderers), Adam Thomas (Shelbourne – loan), Bastien Hery (Finn Harps – loan).

Out: Alex Murphy (Newcastle United), Dean O’Shea, Jordan Adeyemo (Longford Town), Gary Boylan (Finn Harps – loan).

Contract extensions: N/A.

Longford Town

In: Jordan Adeyemo (Galway United), Kian Corbally (St Patrick’s Athletic – loan), Brandon McCann, Colm Cox (Shelbourne), Darren Clarke (Crumlin United), Adam Verdon (UCD), Mark Hanratty (Dundalk).

Out: Aaron McCabe, Ryan Graydon (Derry City), Joe Doyle, Adam Hayden, Matthew Butler, Lee Steacy (Drogheda United), Callum Warfield (Maynooth Univeristy Town).

Contract extensions: N/A.

League of Ireland transfer tracker.

Treaty United

In: Success Edogun, Darren Collins (Sligo Rovers), Ben O’Riordan (Cobh Ramblers).

Out: Joe Gorman (Bray Wanderers), Charlie Fleming (Cobh Ramblers), Kieran Red Hanlon.

Contract extensions: N/A.

Waterford

In: Wassim Aouachria (Charlton), Remi Thompson (Mershtam).

Out: Kevin Joshua (West Brom – end of loan), Louis Britton (Bristol City – end of loan), Liam Kervick (Cobh Ramblers), Cian Kavanagh (Derry City).

Contract extensions: N/A.

Wexford

In: Eoin Farrell (UCD), Ger Shortt (Collinstown), Adam Wells (Shamrock Rovers – loan extended).

Out: Paul Hunt.

Contract extensions: N/A.

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