|Full name||Niamh Fahey|
|Date of birth||13 October 1987|
|Place of birth||Galway, Ireland|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder|
|2007–||Republic of Ireland||52||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 November 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Niamh Fahey (born 13 October 1987) is an Irish footballer who plays as a defender or midfielder for English FA WSL team Chelsea Ladies and the Republic of Ireland women's national football team. Before joining Chelsea in December 2014, Fahey spent six seasons with Arsenal Ladies. She has also won national cups playing Gaelic football with Galway Ladies Football. Niamh is the sister of Galway's 2001 All-Ireland-winning Gaelic football captain Gary Fahey.
Fahey began her career with her hometown club, Salthill Devon. She progressed through the ranks alongside future international team mate Méabh De Búrca. Both players helped Galway Ladies (a regional select team) win the FAI Women's Cup in 2007. In the final against Raheny United, Fahey scored the winning penalty and also subdued the attacking threat of Raheny's Olivia O'Toole, in what RTÉ described as "a splendid individual display."
Fahey has won over 25 caps for Republic of Ireland, having previously represented her country at Under–17 and Under–19 level.
In March 2007, Fahey made her senior debut for Ireland in a 1–1 draw with Portugal in the opening match of the Algarve Cup. After becoming a regular in the team, Fahey was named FAI Women's Senior International Player of the Year in 2008, 2009 and 2011.
- FA WSL: 2
- 2008–09, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2013–14
- FA WSL Cup: 3
- 2011, 2012, 2013
- "Senior Women Player Profiles". Football Association of Ireland. Retrieved 13 August 2009.
- Kieran Beckles (24 August 2009). "Irish stars prepare for World Cup qualifying". The Sport Review. Retrieved 7 April 2011.
- "Galway League 1–0 Raheny United". RTÉ. 14 October 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2011.
- "19. Niamh Fahey". Arsenal F.C. Retrieved 13 August 2009.
- "Ladies sign new defender". www.chelseafc.com. 19 December 2014. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
- "Portugal 1–1 1 Ireland". Soccerscene.ie. Retrieved 3 June 2011.
- "19th eircom/FAI International Award winners announced". RTE.ie. 8 February 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2011.
- "FAI International Football Award winners announced". FAI.ie. 8 August 2010. Retrieved 7 February 2011.
- "2012 Three FAI International Award Winners Announced". FAI.ie. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
- Ryan, Seán (8 June 2014). "Fahey hopes for rub of green after return from cruciate injury". Irish Independent. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
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