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Your guide to every January move in the Danske Bank Premiership

News Letter logo News Letter 01/02/2023 Johnny Morton
© Northern Ireland international Niall McGinn celebrates his hat-trick success against Dungannon Swift...

Deadline Day was action-packed with Glentoran adding striker Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe to their ranks while Glenavon made one of the highest profile moves by bringing in Jordan Stewart on loan from Linfield.

Niall McGinn was arguably the headline signing of the window, joining Glentoran from Scottish Championship outfit Dundee and the Northern Ireland international has scored four in four games, including a league hat-trick against Dungannon Swifts.

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It can be hard to keep track of all the comings and goings, so here’s your guide to every transfer that happened in January at top-flight clubs.

Ballymena United

Ins: Robbie McVarnock (Newington).

Outs: Conor Keeley (Drogheda), Caolan Loughran (Loughgall), David Parkhouse (Cliftonville, loan), Paul McElroy (Portadown).

Carrick Rangers

Ins: Nedas Maciulatis (Loughgall), Jamal Dupree (Derriaghy), James McLaughlin (Coleraine, loan)

Outs: Peter McKiernan, Aodhan Gillen (both Dundela)


Ins: Gerard Doherty (Finn Harps), David Parkhouse (Ballymena United, loan), Donal Rocks (recalled from loan at Newry).

Outs: Gerard Storey, Stephen McGuinness (both Annagh United, loan), Fynn Talley (Brighton, end of loan).


Ins: Eamon Fyfe (Dundela), Andrew Scott (Larne), Sean Carlin (Maiden City).

Outs: Evan McLaughlin (end of loan, Derry City), Cathar Friel (Portadown, loan), Aaron Canning (Portadown), James McLaughlin (Carrick Rangers, loan).


Ins: Cameron Stewart (Ipswich Town, loan).

Outs: Aidan Steele (Ards, loan), Johnny McMurray (Warrenpoint Town), McCauley Snelgrove (recalled by Hull City).

Dungannon Swifts

Ins: Jordan Jenkins (Glentoran, loan), Dylan King (returned from loan, Institute), Joe Moore (free agent).

Outs: Ben Gallagher (Dergview, loan), Brendan Barr (returned to Derry City).


Ins: Aaron Rogers (Annagh United), Jordan Stewart (Linfield, loan).

Outs: Conor Scannell (Ards), Josh Doyle (Bluebell United), Michael Glynn (returned to Derry City, went to Larne), Sean Jones-Carey (returned to Shamrock Rovers).


Ins: Niall McGinn (Dundee), Ciaran O’Connor (returned from loan at Newry City), Alex Henderson (Airdrieonians), Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe (free agent).

Outs: Jordan Jenkins (Dungannon Swifts, loan), Alistair Roy (Morton, loan), Johnny Russell, Bailey Locke (both Dundela, loan), Kirk McLaughlin (Loughgall, loan).


Ins: Jamie Pardington (Grimsby Town), B.J Banda (Ballinamallard), Joe Thomson, Michael Glynn (both Derry City), Andy Ryan (Hamilton).

Outs: Ben Doherty (Derry City), Andrew Scott (Coleraine), Dylan Sloan, Matthew Lusty (both Newry City, loan).


Ins: Max Haygarth (free agent), Ryan McKay, Rhys Annett (both Dundela).

Outs: Jordan Stewart (Glenavon, loan).

Newry City

Ins: Dylan Sloan, Matthew Lusty (both Larne, loan), Olajuwon Adeyemo (free agent).

Outs: Donal Rocks (recalled by Cliftonville), Ciaran O’Connor (recalled by Glentoran).


Ins: Paul McElroy (Ballymena United), Bennie Igiehon (Dundela), Matthew Walker (Institute), Cathar Friel (Coleraine, loan), Aaron Canning (Coleraine), Mastny Ondrej (Man Utd, loan), Alan O’Sullivan (Warrenpoint Town, loan), Aaron Harkin.

Outs: Jordan Jenkins (recalled by Glentoran, loaned to Dungannon), Ronan Burns (Annagh United, loan), Igor Rutkowski (Knockbreda, loan), Jonah Mitchell (Dundela, loan), Gledis Cakaj, Jack Ovens (both Dollingstown, loan), Harry Anderson, Katlego Mashigo, Ruadhán McKenna (all released), Leo Donnellan (contract terminated by mutual consent), Howard Beverland (Ballyclare Comrades).


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