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. He still believes that one day he will see Rovers win the FAI Cup. The first international game he attended was Luxembourg being dispatched 2-1 at Lansdowne Road by Jack Charlton's 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.

Macdara Ferris's Articles

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League of Ireland viral videos

We've put together a short selection of some of the best of the League of Ireland videos that the club's have produced this season.

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League Preview: Shamrock Rovers - v - Derry City

The Hoops will be playing their first home game of the season and in front of a packed new 2,000 seater south stand for the first time in Tallaght Stadium on Friday night when Derry City are the visitors (kick ...

Read More Sportscast 135 - There Will Be A First Division This Year

Our latest ET Sportscast show - the 'There Will Be A First Division This Year' edition.

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League Report: Waterford 1 - 2 Shamrock Rovers

It was the best of starts to the season for Shamrock Rovers thanks to Ethan Boyle's injury time winner at the RSC against Waterford.

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2019 Season Preview: Shamrock Rovers

The talk around Tallaght is of a possible title tilt

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League Preview: Waterford - v - Shamrock Rovers

Waterford welcome Shamrock Rovers to the RSC for the opening night of the new League of Ireland season (kick off 7.45pm).

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Buckley targeting Bohs landmark

Keith Buckley is targeting a couple of milestones this season, both for himself and for his club Bohemians.

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Buckley targeting Bohs landmark success

Keith Buckley is targeting a couple of milestones this season, both for himself and for his club Bohemians.

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WATCH: Highlights from Shamrock Rovers 2 - 0 Brentford B

The Hoops rounded out their pre-season preperation with a 2-0 win over Brentford B on Friday evening.

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WATCH - Kevin Horgan lands back in Galway in eye catching transfer announcement video

Galway United announced their latest new signing with an eye-catching video as Kevin Horgan returns to United.

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Bradley hopeful to add two more to his Hoops squad

Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley is happy with the Hoops’ squad for 2019 and the pre-season preparations that concluded on Friday evening with a 2-0 friendly win over Brentford B.

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Goalkeeping changes in Tallaght as Rovers confirm departure of Bazunu and Horgan

Shamrock Rovers confirmed on Friday that their 16-year-old goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu has left the Hoops having completed his transfer to Premier League side Manchester City.

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Friendly Report: Shamrock Rovers 2 - 0 Brentford B

Shamrock Rovers concluded their pre-season friendly programme with a solid win over Brentford’s B team in Tallaght Stadium on Friday evening.

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Head of State heading to President's Cup this Saturday

President Michael D. Higgins will be on hand this Saturday to present the winning captain with the President’s Cup when the 2019 domestic football season begins this weekend.

Read More is looking for you to join our reporting team

With the new League of Ireland season due to kick-off next month, are doing our annual recruitment drive for new reporters to join our volunteer team.

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Singing section set for new South Stand in Tallaght Stadium

With the new stand set to be officially opened for the upcoming campaign, the club have instigated new arrangements for supporters visiting the stadium.

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St Pat's - Your Club, Your Community - video

St. Patrick's Athletic are 90 years old this year and the Inchicore club have released a video ahead of their season giving a great flavour of what it is to be a Saints fan.

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Niall Quinn continuing debate on future of Irish football caught up with Quinn after the event to get a little bit more detail on the developing proposals for an overhauled League of Ireland.

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TV Review: Back of the Netflix - Sunderland 'Til I Die

With plenty of drone footage from overhead and cameras at pitch level, there is enough training ground action in Netflix’s Sunderland ‘Til I Die documentary to keep even Marcelo Bielsa happy.

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Byrne makes the move to Tolka Park from Tallaght

Shelbourne have announced the signing of defender Luke Byrne.

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Celtic gain coach with "brilliant football mind" as Shamrock Rovers confirm Duff departure

Damien Duff is switching the Hoops of Shamrock Rovers for that of Glasgow Celtic but he has been sent on his way with the best wishes from the Dublin club.

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Darragh O’Connor signs for Wexford from Shamrock Rovers

Wexford boss Brian O’Sullivan has signed defender Darragh O’Connor from Shamrock Rovers under-19 squad for the upcoming First Division season.

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Keith Fahey part of new underage coaching setup at Shamrock Rovers

Shamrock Rovers have confirmed the coaching staff lineup for the club’s underage teams competing in the 2019 national underage leagues.

Read More - Most-popular match updates 2018

We look back on the top 10 most followed minute-by-minute updates from around the grounds in 2018.

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