Having been called up three times previously, he finally got his debut as a late substitute against Serbia in October and will now be hoping for some more game time in these latest UEFA European Under-21 Championships.
The first of the two games will come against the Italians in two days time. The game will be played at Stadio Giglio in Reggio Emilia, hope ground of AC Reggiana.
They return home to Northern Ireland and Mourneview Park in Lurgan for the game against Cyprus. This will be played on Tuesday 19th November.
Fellow Championship club players in the squad are Luke McCullough (Doncaster), Rhys Sharpe (Derby), Jamie Sendles-White (QPR), David Morgan (Nott'm Forest), Ryan Brobbell (Middlesbrough) and Caolan Lavery (Sheffield Wednesday).
Former Claret Shay McCartan is also included in the squad.
Source: Clarets Mad