The FAI Referees Department are pleased to confirm the date & venue for a Referees Beginner Course which will take place in Cork in October and November 2019.

Refereeing is a challenging and very rewarding past time. Whether your ambition is to referee at the World Cup finals or officiate in your local league this course is the 1st step towards reaching that goal and is an ideal opportunity for former players to remain within the game. The course is open to anyone over the age of 16 and all you need is enthusiasm, commitment and a willingness to learn.

Date: Wednesday 23rd October, Wednesday 30th October, Wednesday 6th November and Tuesday 12th November
Time: 18.00 to 21.30 (all days)
Venue: Midleton FC Grounds,
Knockgriffin, Midleton,
Co Cork.

The fee for the course is €100 and a minimum number of 15 participants will be required for the course to proceed. Participants must attend all dates.

For further information on the Football Association of Ireland Referee Beginners Course programme contact the Referees Department by phone: 01 8999536 or email: