FIFPro are the World Players’ Union, and FIFA recognises it as the sole representative of the players.

Currently 55 national players’ associations are members of FIFPro including PFA Ireland 

FIFPro hold congress once a year, each congress is held in a different country every year and PFA Ireland attends this annual event.  PFA Ireland is also part of FIFPro Division Europe 

All players in the League of Ireland are entitled to vote for the FIFPro World Player of the Year and FIFPro World Team of the Year.  




PFA Ireland is a section of SIPTU Services Division

SIPTU is the country’s biggest Trade Union representing over 200,000 workers in Ireland from virtually every category of employment across the Irish economy

SIPTU provides PFA Ireland with the necessary back-up services required in dealing with employment disputes



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Frasers Group provides consumers with access to the world’s best Sports, Premium and Luxury brands with a vision to build the planet's most admired and compelling brand ecosystem.

Through our partnership with Frasers group, PFA Ireland members each receive vouchers to purchase boots at Sports Direct and receive access to discounts at Flannels through Flannels Elite along with other offers.

Visit their website for a full list of brands that are part of Frasers Group -


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Setanta College are the leading educational provider for human performance studies for PFA Ireland.

Setanta College is an internationally renowned provider of higher education in human performance, sports science, and performance psychology. Headquartered in Ireland with global campus locations, Setanta has a strong track record of working with prestigious sports organisations worldwide including World Rugby, the GAA, along with various rugby and GAA teams.

PFA Ireland members can receive discounted rates on a range of courses at Setanta College.