Festival of Football visits east Meath

FoF Day 4

Festival of Football visits east Meath

Day 4 of the Festival of Football visit saw the FAI visit seven clubs, as the delegation moved into the east of Co. Meath.
24th Jul 2019

Republic of Ireland Under-21 manager Stephen Kenny joined the Festival of Football, and met the players at Slane Wanderers on the opening visit of the day.


Rossin Rovers honoured two of their stalwarts, with their ground being officially renamed Frank Taaffe Park, while longstanding member Brendan Reid was also thanked.


From there it was onto Duleek Schoolboys/Girls FC, followed by Donacarney Celtic as children from both clubs took part in the SportsDirect.com FAI Summer Soccer Schools.


Laytown United welcomed the delegation that included Republic of Ireland international Megan Campbell and Ireland legend Richard Dunne, as the duo met the children from the seaside town.


Republic of Ireland CP Coach and Stamullen Director of Football Sean Moore was honoured by his club, following the recent CP World Cup.


The final visit of the day saw East Meath United celebrate their 20th anniversary, with FAI President Donal Conway, Campbell and Dunne helping cut the birthday cake.


The night concluded with the FAI Coach Education department hosting a graduation ceremony for the UEFA Elite Youth A Certificate and UEFA B Women’s Certificate graduates.


Wednesday saw the third FAI Family Fun Day take place in Mosney, with the final Fun Day of the week taking place in Ashbourne Community College.