Finglas Celtic Football Club is committed to develop future players by offering excellent facilities and a healthy environment for development through sport.

The team is lead by coach Ian Fitzpatrick who brings League of Ireland experience and develops professional training sessions at "IF Football Coaching" (@IFFootballCoaching).


Boys and girls aged 4 to 7. No playing experience required.


Every Saturday 10:00 - 11:00. On astro surface at clubhouse.


The club is commiteed to healthy development through fun.






Shane Duff




Ian Fitzpatrick

Has studied Sports Coaching and still undergoing studying in Sport & Exercise Science (BTEC HND) Level 6+ at Inchicore College of Further Education, Dublin. Currently holds qualifications in Sports Coaching including being a qualified ITEC Fitness Instructor. Holder of an FAI Youth Intro Level licence and progressing through the FAI coaching pathways. Ian during his years as a coach got experience abroad, England and America, where he gained a great ammount of new techniques, modern development methods plus insight and a better understanding of the game.

Currently an active member of the 1st team coaching staff with League of Ireland club Shelbourne FC and running his own football coaching program which offers 1on1 training, small group and team sessions to help improve through four aspects of development: technical, physical, tactical and nutrition. More information on Facebook: @IFFootballCoaching or Instagram: @IFFootballCoaching.

Head Coach of Finglas Celtic Academy since 2017 where every Saturday starting 10:00AM he develops players for the future of Finglas Celtic and participates in improving training methods at the club on an ongoing basis.