Former Republic of Ireland Under-21 player Jack Byrne has joined Kilmarnock on a one-year contract.

The Scottish Premiership side have snapped up Byrne after his release by Oldham Athletic.

Byrne has represented the Republic of Ireland at every level from U-16 to U-21.

He joined Dutch side Cambuur on loan from parent club Manchester City, as well as Blackburn Rovers.

A short spell at Wigan Athletic followed before his loan spell with League Two outfit Oldham was turned into a permanent transfer in January of this year.