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14 Aug 2022

Treaty United's Head of Academy departs role for new position

Treaty United's Head of Academy departs role for new position

New Cobh Ramblers first team manager Shane Keegan

TREATY United's Head of Academy Shane Keegan has departed the role to take up the position of first team manager with First Division rivals Cobh Ramblers. 

Keegan's first game in charge of Cobh Ramblers will be against Treaty United in the SSE Airtricity League First Division at St Colman's Park on this Friday evening, 7.45pm.

Shane Keegan has agreed a contract with Cobh Ramblers that will see him take charge of the Rams up until the end of the 2023 season.

Treaty United are to begin the search for a new Head of Academy immediately, the club confirmed.

Shane Keegan was previously first team manager at Wexford Youths, where he guided them to the League of Ireland First Division title in 2015. From there he moved to Galway United in 2016, spending two years at the Connacht club. Shane was also first team manager at Dundalk, overseeing their journey to the group stages of the Europa League in 2021 before making the switch to Treaty United last February.

Shane Keegan said: “I am delighted and excited to come on board as Cobh Ramblers’ new manager. To play a part in the club, in this, their 100th year anniversary, was an opportunity that I couldn’t turn down. I look forward to getting straight to work with the players and staff as we all get to know each other over the course of the month of July.

"It would be a huge boost to us to get support out in numbers over the next few games. Then it is up to us to give people a reason to keep coming back. I really hope that I can play an important role in helping to grow Cobh as a club both on and off the field in both the short & long term.

I would also like to place on record my thanks to the board at Treaty United and wish them the best of luck for the rest of the season.”

Treaty United wished Keegan the 'very best of luck following his departure as Head of our Academy. Shane made an invaluable contribution to developing our Academy.'

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