The club released a statement through the official Twitter confirming the news.
Lee Clark has confirmed that Blues midfielder Keith Fahey has returned to Ireland for the time being on indefinite compassionate leave.
— Birmingham City FC (@BcfcDotCom) November 15, 2012
The former St. Patrick’s Athletic midfielder withdrew from the Ireland squad for last night’s friendly with Greece with the flu.
The 29 year old joined the Championship side in 2009 from the League of Ireland outfit, and has made 16 appearances for the Republic of Ireland since 2010.