Mark Courtney is a regular in the Irish League. He is also the chairman of the Northern Ireland Referees' Association (NIRA).
Courtney is a UEFA category 1 referee.
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Since he got his FIFA badge in 2002, Mark Courtney hasmainly been officiating qualifiers. In season 2007-2008 he took charge of group stage matches in the UEFA Cup.
Mark Courtney cites the following matches as the highlights of his career (until now - 2007 - of course): the World Cup qualifier Georgia-Albania (2-0), the Regions Cup finals in 2005, , the Toulon Festival of football (France-Netherlands) and the EURO 2008 qualifier Belgium-Kazkhstan.