A closer look at LOI finances… blog recommendation

September 17, 2018

If you’re a regular on Twitter and / or a League of Ireland supporter, you’ve probably noticed the hard work of Bohemian FC supporter John O’Connor in recent weeks. Taking a look at accounts from clubs across the Premier and First Divisions, John has delved into the financial detail available through the Companies Registration Office (CRO), delivering plain English summaries and insight into how various clubs and the league in…

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What is the function of an Supporter Liaison Officer (SLO)?

September 10, 2018

Supporters deserve the best possible match day experience and the supporter liaison officer (SLO) role is seen as an important way of giving fans a voice within the club. Top tier Bundesliga clubs are required to have three full-time SLOs to advocate on behalf of supporters and while the League of Ireland is some way off that, the role can have a meaningful impact here. A range of resources are…

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SD Europe launches #PassionHasPower campaign

September 10, 2018

Bringing their European network alive, SD Europe has launched a new social media campaign aiming to highlight the work of supporters groups and member-run clubs across Europe. Kicking off with Cork City FC fan Pat O’Sullivan, the #PassionHasPower campaign will introduce a new face from a supporters group or member-run club each week, sharing a brief quote to demonstrate the impact volunteers and staff alike are making. Read more about the…

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Heart of the Game handbook

September 10, 2018

One key outcome of the Improving Football Governance through Supporter Involvement and Community Ownership project was the Heart of the Game handbook. You can download the file from the Resources section of the SD Europe‘s website here. Please follow and like us:

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Towards a sustainable League Round up

April 4, 2017

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]The Irish Supporter Network hosted the “Towards a Sustainable League” event at Tallaght Stadium on Sunday 26th March, with representatives of ISN founders Cork City, Finn Harps, Galway United Friends Co-operative and the 1895 Trust as well as other attendees from Saint Patrick’s Athletic, Shamrock Rovers, UCD, and Cliftonville of the Irish League.  Opening the day, league director Fran Gavin emphasised the need to work together within…

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Towards a sustainable League Agenda Announced

March 24, 2017

The Irish Supporters Network (ISN) has issued the following agenda for its 2017 League of Ireland workshop, which will take place at Tallaght Stadium on Sunday, March 26th. Anyone interested in attending the event can register at this link.  Time Session Led by 10:00 Registration. Tea / Coffee 10:30 Introduction about the Irish Supporters Network and the day’s agenda. ISN board 10.45 SD Europe Niamh O’Mahony 10.45 Erasmus + : Achieving…

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