Brian Kerr has not been offered a new contract as Republic of Ireland football manager after three years in the position.

Following a FAI Board of Management meeting in Dublin the decision was made not to renew Brian Kerr's contract. 

John Delaney, Chief Executive of the FAI, thanks Brian Kerr and his technical staff for their committment and energy. At the press conference Delaney comments

The FAI is to recruit a new international manager to succeed Brian Kerr

An RTÉ News broadcast on 18 October 2005.