• Fans Back Protocols to Allow for Return to Stadia
  • Fans Survey: Views on Return to Stadia in Ireland needed
  • Supporters Need To Be Heard in ‘Behind Closed Doors’ Debate
  • Cobh Ramblers Cooperative Society Limited joins ISN
  • ISN publishes its submission to FAI Governance Reform Group

Irish Supporters Network attends Oireachtas briefing

The Irish Supporters Network was invited to attend and speak at an Oireachtas hearing about the future of Irish football at Dáil Éireann on April 16th. Organised by Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin as a follow up to an initial meeting held in Killester earlier this year, other speakers included former Ireland international Niall Quinn, Denis Hynes of SIPTU, Tony Considine and Paul Hickey from You Boys in Green (YBIG)…

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Supporter and club relations the focus of a new ISN survey

FOOTBALL SUPPORTERS HAVE a vital role to play in supporting their clubs on and away from match days, and understanding the importance of this dynamic within Irish football is the key objective behind a survey launched by the Irish Supporters Network (ISN). The 2019 SSE Airtricity League season will once again see half of the clubs participating in the Premier Division doing so under community ownership, alongside a number of…

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A closer look at LOI finances… blog recommendation

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)?

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

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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