Irish international striker who was named FAI Senior International Player of the Year in 2008 and 2010.
He started his professional career at age 19, signing with St. Patrick's Athletic in 2002.
He began playing for the Republic of Ireland in 2006, scoring 12 goals in his first 50 appearances.
He married Jenny Doyle in 2008.
He became teammates with Roger Johnson on the Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2011.