|Date of birth||29 March 1986|
|Place of birth||Omagh, Northern Ireland|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|2006–2007||→ Queen of the South (loan)||11||(0)|
|2007–2008||→ Livingston (loan)||28||(0)|
|2009||→ Arbroath (loan)||6||(0)|
|Northern Ireland U21|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
McCaffrey spent his childhood in Clogher, County Tyrone, and he started his professional career with Scottish club Hibs. McCaffrey made only one appearance for the Hibs first team, in which he was sent off. He was loaned out to First Division clubs Queen of the South and Livingston during his time with Hibs.
At the end of the 2007–08 season, McCaffrey signed a three-year deal to play for Falkirk. Having made only one appearance for Falkirk in over a year, McCaffrey joined Arbroath on loan on 18 September 2009.
On 18 February 2010, BBC Sport reported that McCaffrey had agreed to return to Northern Ireland and his home town club, Dungannon Swifts. McCaffrey signed for the club as an out-of-contract professional.
- Moffat, Colin (21 April 2007). "Aberdeen 2-2 Hibernian". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 October 2010.
- "Falkirk Sign Northern Ireland U21 Defender". Falkirk F.C. official website. 12 May 2008.
- "Bairns' McCaffrey joins Arbroath". BBC Sport. 18 September 2009.
- "McCaffrey agrees Dungannon move". BBC Sport. 18 February 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2010.
- "City continue additions as McCaffrey signs – Derry City Football Club". Derrycityfc.net. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
- Dermot McCaffrey at Soccerbase
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