By Henry Deacon (@H_Deaconmedia)
James will head off to Russia to take part in the Elite Group of the UEFA Under 19 European Championships where the Irish team will be based in Krasnodar.
Ireland will take on Azerbaijan, Romania and host nation Russia in the tournament with the winners of the group qualifying for the tournament finals which take place in Armenia.
You can follow Jack’s progress online through the UEFA website and twitter through @FAIreland.
We wish Jack the best of luck!