Foley, a Charleville native, holds a UEFA A coaching licence and enjoyed a distinguished playing career with top flight experience.
Treaty United have announced the appointment Dominic Foley as manager of their Senior Women’s side ahead of the new SSE Airtricity Women’s Premier Division season.
The 47-year-old joins Treaty United at an exciting time for the club following the recent takeover by Tricor Pacific in partnership with the club’s new CEO Ciara McCormack.
“We are delighted to welcome Dominic to the club. He checked three important boxes for us in our search as we aim to professionalize the entire club. He is highly respected in the local football community, has international experience across multiple countries with top level youth development, and has a first hand understanding of what it takes for a player to reach the highest level of the game. With the investment we are making into our women’s program in all capacities, Dominic’s experience and his glowing references, leave us no doubt that he is the right person to help us meet our goal of becoming the best girls and women’s program in the country.”Ciara McCormack
Foley, a Charleville native, holds a UEFA A coaching licence and enjoyed a distinguished playing career with top flight experience at Wolverhampton Wanderers in England, as well as spells with Queen’s Park Rangers, Watford, Notts County, Southend, Oxford United and Swindon Town in the UK.
His career also took him to more exotic venues, lining out for Ethnikos Piraeus in Greece and Braga in Portugal, in addition to eight years in the top league in Belgium at Gent and Cercle Brugge.
Speaking upon his appointment, Foley said he “cannot wait to get started” and said he has been impressed with the club’s ambition.
“I have been very impressed with how Ciara, the Board and Treaty United want to raise the bar with Women’s football in Ireland . When the opportunity to speak to the club arose I knew it was something I wanted to commit to. Going in as a full time manager gives me a real opportunity to dedicate all my energy into the team and club, I cannot wait to get started”Dominic Foley
Foley would finish his career with Limerick FC, having also spent time with Bohemians.
The Cork man represented the Republic of Ireland at U21 and senior level, making his debut in 2000 under Mick McCarthy. He pulled on the green jersey six times at senior level, scoring two goals.