Jack Byrne delighted as he takes first steps in fulfilling Ireland dream

Man City and SC Cambuur midfielder is training with the Irish senior team

Jack Byrne, Ireland, training

Jack Byrne ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Ireland prospect Jack Byrne says he is enjoying the experience of training with Martin O'Neill's senior team this week.

The Manchester City midfielder (19), who is on loan at Dutch top flight club SC Cambuur where he has impressed this season, was invited to train with the Irish senior team ahead of the upcoming pre-Euro 2016 friendlies against 

The Dubliner has been previously capped at U21 level but is seen as one of the most exciting future prospects for the seniors in the years to come.

"It's obviously something that you dream about doing when you're growing up as a kid playing football, so to be here now and to be in and around it is nice. Very nice," he said.

Byrne spoke to Off The Ball about his experience at Man City and in the Netherlands back in November, which you can listen to here: