16 February 2016
By Bryan Smyth
Following a meeting of the Independent Club Licensing Committee of the Football Association of Ireland, all 16 Premier Division licences and four First Division licences were awarded for the 2016 SSE Airtricity League season.
The following 2016 licences were awarded:
Athlone Town FC, Bohemian FC, Bray Wanderers FC, Cork City FC, Derry City FC, Drogheda United FC, Dundalk FC, Finn Harps FC, Galway United FC, Limerick FC, Longford Town FC, Shamrock Rovers FC, Sligo Rovers FC, St. Patrick’s Athletic FC, Waterford United FC, Wexford Youths FC.
Cabinteely FC, Cobh Ramblers FC, UCD FC, Shelbourne FC.