The first day of the FAI's 2019/20 UEFA Pro Licence course got underway on Monday at Johnstown House in Enfield.
The association announced over the weekend that 19 coaches will take part in the course which finishes in the summer of 2020.
Among those participating are some familiar names.
The full list is as follows:
John Andrews, Keith Andrews, Jim Brennan, John Cotter, Damien Duff, Neale Fenn, Paul Hegarty, Robbie Keane, Paddy McCarthy, Jim McGuinness, Kevin Maher, Ger O'Brien, William O'Connor, Vinny Perth, Andy Reid, Stephen Rice, Dave Rogers, Szilard Suto, Srdjan Tufegdzic.
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Former Republic of Ireland international Andy Reid
Former Republic of Ireland international and Celtic reserve team coach Damien Duff
Ireland manager Mick McCarthy speaking during the FAI UEFA Pro Licence course
Longford Town manager Neale Fenn
FAI Coach Education Manager Niall O'Regan speaking during the FAI UEFA Pro Licence course
Republic of Ireland assistant coach Robbie Keane
Jim McGuinness and Jimmy Brennan
Jim McGuinness and Mick McCarthy
Robbie Keane and FAI High Performance Director Ruud Dokter