Irish soccer fans may soon have a new twist on the old chant, ‘Ooh Aah Paul McGrath’ as Athboy native Jamie McGrath has just been handed his first ever senior squad call up by manager Stephen Kenny

McGrath has been included in the panel for forthcoming friendlies against Andorra and Hungary.

The call up is the icing on the cake for the  Meath man who has just completed a fine season in the Scottish Premiership with St Mirren where he was voted player-of-the-year .