In a statement this afternoon the club said :
St Mirren Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Oran Kearney as our new manager.
The highly-rated 40 year-old joins The Buddies on a three-year deal from NIFL Premiership club Coleraine FC.
Oran won the Irish Cup with The Bannsiders last season along with finishing in second place in the NIFL Premiership.
Speaking to stmirren.com, our new manager said: “It’s been a rollercoaster 72 hours to be honest. It’s all been very surreal.
St Mirren chief executive Tony Fitzpatrick said: “We are absolutely delighted to have Oran in as our new manager.
“He is a highly impressive individual and I look forward to working with him.”