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An FAI council member said on Saturday that John Delaney had told him he was about to resign from his current position as the association’s executive vice president.  File image: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

The board of the FAI is expected to hold further discussions on the terms of a severance package for the organisation’s former chief executive, John D(...)

Former FAI chief executive John Delaney (centre) leaves Leinster House on Wednesday after appearing at the Oireachtas Sports Committee. Photo : Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

John Delaney’s future within the FAI remains under intense scrutiny and if, as is widely expected, he finally leaves the organisation, it will amount (...)

FAI president Donal Conway and FAI executive vice-president John Delaney arriving at Leinster House to give evidence to the Oireachtas Committee on Sport. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA Wire

FAI president Donal Conway told members of the Oireachtas Committee on Sport that the association’s current board would step aside if that was what it(...)

FAI executive vice-president John Delaney arrives at Leinster House with members of the Football Association of Ireland delegation.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

“At no stage are we trying to delay answering a question,” said FAI President Donal Conway at 11.33am, straining to convince the Oireachtas Committee (...)

FAI president Donal Conway with executive vice president John Delaney. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The FAI has had Dublin accountancy firm Grant Thornton onsite at Abbotstown for the past week to review its “books, records and ledgers”, the associat(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien became the first honorary life president of the Football Association of Ireland at its annual general meeting in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork on Saturday. He was presented with the award by outgoing FAI president Tony Fitzgerald and FAI chief executive John Delaney. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

The best premium seats inside the Aviva Stadium will be available to purchase on a 10-year basis for just €5,000, the Football Association of Ireland (...)

Kerry will bring a big crowd, if only to see the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh for the first time. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

First of all, I suppose I should hold my hands up a bit over my column ahead of the Kerry v Cork game last year. Only a bit, now – no sense getting to(...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney at the FAI agm at the Hotel Kilkenny.  Carefully selected figures were announced, with others distinctly absent. Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

The journey from the conference room in the basement of the Hotel Kilkenny to the main banqueting hall, up two flights of stairs, should take no more (...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney speaks at the AGM in Kilkenny. Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Questions to the top table were once again off the agenda at Saturday’s Football Association of Ireland annual general meeting in Kilkenny but accordi(...)

John Delaney and FAI executives at the FAI agm in Sligo.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Two years ago John Delaney declined to take questions from journalists at an FAI agm on the basis – he told delegates at the time – that it was not in(...)