Macdara Ferris

Senior Reporter

Macdara Ferris Info

Role: Senior Reporter

Start Date: Jan. 1, 2012, 10:44 p.m.


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Macdara Ferris is a contributor since 2007 to Hoops Scene (Shamrock Rovers' match day programme) and the co-author of Tallaght Time: Shamrock Rovers 2009 to 2012. In 2019 he finally got to see Rovers win the club's 25th FAI Cup. 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, the Irish National team and a few Champions League finals. 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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Serbian squad named for Ireland World Cup qualifier

Fri, Mar 05 2021

New Serbian head-coach Dragan Stojkovic has named a 30 player squad for Ireland game

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Wexford secure services of Ireland under-19 goalkeeper Jimmy Corcoran

Sat, Feb 20 2021

The Republic of Ireland under-19 goalkeeper Jimmy Corcoran has joined Wexford FC.

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Andy Myler – I certainly don't think that professional sports were looking to come back at the expense of elite amateur sport

Thu, Feb 18 2021

UCD manager Andy Myler is looking forward to getting his team out on field this weekend for their first pre-season friendly when they take on Longford Town ahead of the First Division in mid-March.

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Dalymount redevelopment funding to be drawn down for detailed design of stadium

Mon, Feb 15 2021

The Department of Finance has given the all clear to draw down the money for the stadium detailed design

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Inter-county Gaelic games suspended as Level 5 exemption for GAA elite sports withdrawn by Government

Wed, Feb 10 2021

The Government clarified that inter-county Gaelic Games activities are no longer covered under the current Level 5 exemptions for elite sports.

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Check out some familiar faces on the extratime Instagram account

Mon, Feb 08 2021

We are having some fun this month over on Instagram posting images from the extensive extratime photo archive.

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Horgan brings back Boyle to Harps

Wed, Feb 03 2021

Ollie Horgan has brought defender Ethan Boyle back to Finn Harps following his recent release at Linfield.

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Premier Division fixtures confirmed for 2021 season

Mon, Feb 01 2021

The FAI published on Monday the SSE Airtricity Premier Division fixtures for the 2021 season.

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Brush back with the BitO'Red for his fourth spell

Mon, Feb 01 2021

Richard Brush has returned to Sligo Rovers 15 years on from his first spell with the club.

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Hoops lose Aaron McEneff as he heads to Hearts

Mon, Feb 01 2021

Aaron McEneff has made the move to Scottish Championship league leaders Heart of Midlothian from Shamrock Rovers.

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President's Cup Final to kick off 2021 season on 12 March

Mon, Feb 01 2021

League of Ireland champions Shamrock Rovers and FAI Cup holders Dundalk will play on Friday 12 March

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Swifts sign Rory Patterson and Nathaniel Ferris

Sun, Jan 31 2021

Dungannon Swifts have bolstered their striking options with the signing of Rory Patterson and Nathaniel Ferris.

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Longford Town secure services of Aaron Bolger on loan from Cardiff City

Sat, Jan 30 2021

Longford Town have signed former Shamrock Rovers player Aaron Bolger on loan from Cardiff City.

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Defender Ethan Boyle departs Linfield by mutual consent

Thu, Jan 28 2021

Linfield manager David Healy confirmed on Thursday the departure of defender Ethan Boyle from Windsor Park.

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Shamrock Rovers teenager Kevin Zefi looks set to sign for Inter Milan

Tue, Jan 19 2021

Shamrock Rovers teenager Kevin Zefi is set to sign for Italian Serie A side Inter Milan according to reports in the Irish Independent.

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Brandon Kavanagh switches to Bray on season long loan from Shamrock Rovers

Tue, Jan 19 2021

Bray Wanderers have signed Shamrock Rovers midfielder Brandon Kavanagh on a season long loan.

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Kian Clarke signs for Seagulls from Shamrock Rovers II

Sat, Jan 09 2021

Bray Wanderers have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Kian Clarke from Shamrock Rovers II.

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Shamrock Rovers confirm several re-signings

Tue, Jan 05 2021

Shamrock Rovers confirmed the current status of their playing squad for the 2021 season with a number of key re-signings announced.

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Jack Byrne joins APOEL Nicosia

Mon, Jan 04 2021

Republic of Ireland international Jack Byrne has joined APOEL Nicosia.

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Jack Byrne confirms his departure from Shamrock Rovers

Fri, Jan 01 2021

Republic of Ireland international Jack Byrne announced on New Year's Day he is leaving Shamrock Rovers.

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From 1916 to Jack's Army – Dublin Football Walking Tour

Sun, Dec 27 2020

ary Cooke (Apres Match) and Aodhán Ó Riordáin (The Labour Party) have been ‘running’ these walking tours during 2020

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Shamrock Rovers condemn hurtful and hateful comments directed at their u17 players

Sat, Dec 26 2020

Shamrock Rovers have condemned the abusive language that appeared in the comments section on a YouTube hosted stream of the u17 women's league final

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Top 10 Live Match Updates for 2020

Sat, Dec 26 2020

Here is our Top 10 from the extensive list of live match updates we carried out during the year.

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Top 10 most read articles for 2020

Fri, Dec 25 2020

We have reached the top 10 of our list of most read articles for 2020.

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Top 20 most read articles on for 2020 (Part 1: 20 to 11)

Thu, Dec 24 2020

We look back over the most read articles we published here at from the last 12 months

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