Macdara Ferris

Senior Reporter
  • Start Date: Jan. 1, 2012
  • Article Count: 1638

Macdara Ferris’s Biography

Macdara Ferris is a contributor since 2007 to Hoops Scene (Shamrock Rovers' match day programme) and is the co-author of two books on Shamrock Rovers - 'Tallaght Time: Shamrock Rovers 2009 to 2012' (with Karl Reilly) and 'From Ringsend to Tallaght - The Shamrock Rovers Players' Stories' (with Eoghan Rice published in 2021). The first international game he attended was a scoreless draw against Belgium earned at Lansdowne Road by Jack Charlton's Republic of Ireland team. He has been a writer with since 2012 covering the League of Ireland and the Irish National team. He has also been known to pop up in far flung places like Ballybofey, Belfast, Berlin and Brazil to report for extratime.

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Gary O'Neill (right) celebrates with goalscorer Aaron Greene in September 2020 when Cork City last hosted Shamrock Rovers at Turner's Cross

League Preview: Cork City -v- Shamrock Rovers

Michelle O'Neill ahead of the 2021 FAI Cup Final at the Aviva Stadium

Michelle O’Neill set for UEFA Women’s Champions League Final duty

Neil Farrugia

Hoops boss Bradley hails brilliant Farrugia on his call up for Ireland camp


With Bradley unsure of Westwood move, Shamrock Rovers run rule over Moldovan Maxim Railean

Stephanie Zambra and Shauna Fox will miss out on match against DLR Waves

Injury concerns for Shamrock Rovers as Stephanie Zambra suffers recurrence of hamstring strain

Kevin Doherty

No tourist trip to Tallaght for Kevin Doherty as Drogs’ “brilliant performance” earns three points and his best win in management

Tallaght Stadium

League Report: Shamrock Rovers 1 - 2 Drogheda United

Tallaght Stadium

League Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Drogheda United

Aaron Greene in Richmond Park last June when he scored in Rovers' 2-1 win over the Athletic

Aaron Greene: ‘I feel I train with the best defenders in the country and beside the best strikers’

All smiles for Trevor Clarke who scored his fourth goal in five games this evening

League Report: UCD 0 - 3 Shamrock Rovers

Parc des Prices was a venue during EURO 2016

Rugby World Cup clash sees Ireland Euro qualifier moved to Parc des Princes

Shamrock Rovers line up their defensive wall against Bohs last week

League Preview: UCD -v- Shamrock Rovers

Republic of Ireland manager Vera Pauw, right, former Republic of Ireland international Olivia O'Toole and Republic of Ireland international Abbie Larkin to the left hand side of the FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy

Pauw to make and break dreams with final World Cup selection

Vera Pauw, Abbie Larkin and Olivia O'Toole with the Women's World Cup trophy

Pauw hopeful of avoiding headache of player unavailability ahead of World Cup

Leon Pohls has played 15 matches for the Hoops in four seasons

Pohls to continue in Hoops goal as Mannus injury means he misses out for next few weeks

Richie Towell celebrating the opening goal for Rovers in Derry

League Report: Derry City 0 - 2 Shamrock Rovers

Richmond Park

League Report: St. Patrick’s Athletic 0 – 1 Sligo Rovers

Greg Bolger

Bolger blasts Bank Holiday weekend fixture arrangement for the Bit O’ Red

St. Patrick's Athletic

League Preview: St. Patrick’s Athletic -v- Sligo Rovers

The two teams lining up in Tallaght ahead of their game in March

League Preview: Derry City -v- Shamrock Rovers

Stephen Bradley hails his Hoops striker Johnny Kenny

Hoops Head Coach hails Johnny Kenny

Tallaght Stadium

League Report: Shamrock Rovers 2 -1 Sligo Rovers

John Martin pictured when Longford Town assistant manager greeting then Waterford boss manager Marc Bircham in June 2021

Former Hoop John Martin appointed as in-coming Shamrock Rovers CEO

Shamrock Rovers and Sligo Rovers players in the tunnel ahead of last May's match in Tallaght that the home side won 3-1

League Preview: Shamrock Rovers -v- Sligo Rovers

Savannah McCarthy is aiming to be part of Ireland's squad for the World Cup in Australia

Savannah McCarthy: ‘I am trying to get myself on the plane for the World Cup’

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