For the next two years, much of what will be discussed about and by Martin O'Neill will centre on Ireland's UEFA Nations League commitments and the challenge of reaching Euro 2020.
But in a wide-ranging interview with Joe Molloy, the Ireland manager went off the beaten track to discuss other aspects of his life outside football.
Already a noted aficionado of true crime novels, his passions also include music.
The Kilrea, Co Derry native touched on some of the bands and artists that have turned his head from Bob Dylan and the Small Faces to early Fleetwood Mac and Lynyrd Skynrd, although his most recent attendance at a Dylan concert did not impress him greatly.
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But he also discussed his bucket list of things that he would still like to do during his lifetime and much of that includes travel.
By way of example of making sure to tick things off the list, he revealed that he had visited Niagara Falls during a Nottingham Forest tour during his playing career, fully in the belief that he would return their some day to take in one of the wonders of the world. However, he has never been able to get back there.
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Getting to Buenos Aires, where his daughter has spent time, as well as visiting other parts of Brazil outside of Rio de Janeiro where he spent time during the Brazil 2014 World Cup, he also hopes to get to Japan once again, having attended the 2002 World Cup final.
You can watch the full interview with Martin O'Neill on YouTube or listen back on the podcast player.