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#Hockey Ireland

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

'It was the best moment of any of our lives, and none of us will ever forget it'
# Live Like Legends
# Live Like Legends

'It was the best moment of any of our lives, and none of us will ever forget it'

Dec 26th 2018, 1:00 PM 10,069 Views 4 Comments

A documentary on Ireland’s magical Women’s Hockey World Cup campaign airs on BBC tomorrow night.

# hockey-ireland - Friday 21 December, 2018

Two of Ireland's World Cup stars nominated for world hockey awards
# Shortlisted
# Shortlisted

Two of Ireland's World Cup stars nominated for world hockey awards

Dec 21st 2018, 10:02 PM 5,814 Views 0 Comments

Ayeisha McFerran and Elena Tice have been shortlisted for two end-of-season FIH accolades.

# hockey-ireland - Monday 17 December, 2018

Barr twins among four uncapped players as Shaw's Ireland return to action
# The Green Army
# The Green Army

Barr twins among four uncapped players as Shaw's Ireland return to action

Dec 17th 2018, 6:14 PM 7,527 Views 0 Comments

16 of the World Cup panel included for January trip to Chile.

# hockey-ireland - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Christmas Day session, Olympic dreams and becoming female role models
# Inspiring A Generation
# Inspiring A Generation

Christmas Day session, Olympic dreams and becoming female role models

Dec 16th 2018, 8:00 AM 12,002 Views 3 Comments

Irish hockey star Nicci Daly wants to help inspire the next generation of female athletes.

# hockey-ireland - Friday 14 December, 2018

Irish hockey's Tokyo 2020 preparations boosted by new €600,000 pitch
# Big Boost
# Big Boost

Irish hockey's Tokyo 2020 preparations boosted by new €600,000 pitch

Dec 14th 2018, 3:59 PM 9,358 Views 9 Comments

The facility will be located at the National Sports Campus in Blanchardstown.

# hockey-ireland - Friday 7 December, 2018

'I feel empty because you never get used to losing. It's painful'
# Down And Out
# Down And Out

'I feel empty because you never get used to losing. It's painful'

Dec 7th 2018, 7:33 PM 18,563 Views 8 Comments

Alexander Cox said he is proud of his Ireland team after they bowed out of the World Cup at the hands of England.

Ireland's World Cup dream fails to take off as Cox's men bow out after England defeat
# Heartbreak
# Heartbreak

Ireland's World Cup dream fails to take off as Cox's men bow out after England defeat

Dec 7th 2018, 3:43 PM 7,279 Views 1 Comment

Goals from Chris Cargo and Shane O’Donoghue not enough for the Green Machine in India.

Going home or going through? Ireland and England set for World Cup showdown
# All To Play For
# All To Play For

Going home or going through? Ireland and England set for World Cup showdown

Dec 7th 2018, 6:30 AM 5,119 Views 2 Comments

Alexander Cox’s side require a draw to advance through to the Men’s Hockey World Cup play-offs.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Frustrating China stalemate leaves Ireland facing do-or-die England showdown
# Hockey World Cup
# Hockey World Cup

Frustrating China stalemate leaves Ireland facing do-or-die England showdown

Dec 4th 2018, 3:37 PM 4,749 Views 2 Comments

Alexander Cox’s side were left to rue their inaccuracy and profligacy in today’s Pool B encounter.

# hockey-ireland - Friday 30 November, 2018

Ireland push top-ranked Australia all the way in World Cup opener
# Green Machine
# Green Machine

Ireland push top-ranked Australia all the way in World Cup opener

Nov 30th 2018, 1:58 PM 7,593 Views 2 Comments

Alexander Cox’s side fell just short of picking up a big result in their tournament opener in India.

# hockey-ireland - Thursday 29 November, 2018

'It was surreal. I could have hugged the doctor, but managed to restrain myself'
# Lifeline
# Lifeline

'It was surreal. I could have hugged the doctor, but managed to restrain myself'

Nov 29th 2018, 8:50 PM 8,607 Views 3 Comments

David Harte was told he wouldn’t play at Ireland’s first World Cup in 28 years, but he has managed to get back to full fitness to captain the Green Machine in India.

# hockey-ireland - Sunday 18 November, 2018

'We're not going to use the excuse of being amateur athletes. We'll give it a right crack'
# Dare To Dream
# Dare To Dream

'We're not going to use the excuse of being amateur athletes. We'll give it a right crack'

Nov 18th 2018, 10:00 AM 21,926 Views 3 Comments

Ahead of the upcoming World Cup, Irish hockey star Shane O’Donoghue joined us to chat about the tournament, trying to emulate the women’s team and playing in Belgium.

# hockey-ireland - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Huge relief as Ireland captain Harte receives all-clear for World Cup
# No Break
# No Break

Huge relief as Ireland captain Harte receives all-clear for World Cup

Nov 8th 2018, 3:29 PM 2,312 Views 2 Comments

It was initially feared the Cork native suffered a broken leg.

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Ireland captain Harte emerges as major injury doubt for World Cup
# Harte In Mouth
# Harte In Mouth

Ireland captain Harte emerges as major injury doubt for World Cup

Nov 7th 2018, 12:02 PM 6,793 Views 3 Comments

It is feared the goalkeeper suffered a fractured fibula at the weekend.

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

'We're going to dream big': Ireland take inspiration from women's World Cup success
# India Bound
# India Bound

'We're going to dream big': Ireland take inspiration from women's World Cup success

Oct 24th 2018, 6:45 AM 2,105 Views 0 Comments

New head coach Alexander Cox has targeted reaching the quarter-finals at next month’s Hockey World Cup in India.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

New Ireland coach Cox names squad for first World Cup in 28 years
# The Green Machine
# The Green Machine

New Ireland coach Cox names squad for first World Cup in 28 years

Oct 23rd 2018, 1:59 PM 4,356 Views 4 Comments

The Green Machine face Australia, China and England in next month’s tournament.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'I look back with great pride' - Long-standing Ireland hockey captain and Rio Olympian announces retirement
# Green Machine
# Green Machine

'I look back with great pride' - Long-standing Ireland hockey captain and Rio Olympian announces retirement

Sep 25th 2018, 5:57 PM 4,001 Views 1 Comment

The defender won European bronze with Ireland in 2015 and represented his country at the Olympic Games.

# hockey-ireland - Friday 7 September, 2018

Graduation, the Áras and Late Late Show - riding the crest of the World Cup wave
# Living The Dream
# Living The Dream

Graduation, the Áras and Late Late Show - riding the crest of the World Cup wave

Sep 7th 2018, 6:45 AM 5,479 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a busy few weeks for Gillian Pinder and Emily Beatty, as the legacy of Ireland’s success at the Hockey World Cup grows.

# hockey-ireland - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'I'm glad I didn't throw the towel in and I was able to give my family something to cheer about'
# Family Affair
# Family Affair

'I'm glad I didn't throw the towel in and I was able to give my family something to cheer about'

Aug 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 23,432 Views 35 Comments

There are sporting upsets and then there is the story of the Irish women’s hockey team at the World Cup. This is what it meant to those involved.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'We don't want to take the medals off because then you're back to reality'
# Dream Come True
# Dream Come True

'We don't want to take the medals off because then you're back to reality'

Aug 14th 2018, 5:41 PM 32,776 Views 17 Comments

One of the stars of Ireland’s historic World Cup silver medal-winning squad, Chloe Watkins, visited The42 HQ this afternoon.

# hockey-ireland - Monday 13 August, 2018

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup
# Show Me The Money
From TheJournal.ie
# Show Me The Money

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup

Aug 13th 2018, 3:09 PM 8,508 Views 21 Comments

The organisation received the highest allocation of funding earmarked for 17 different sports bodies.

Hockey the big winner as breakdown of additional €1.5 million funding revealed
# Funding
# Funding

Hockey the big winner as breakdown of additional €1.5 million funding revealed

Aug 13th 2018, 2:53 PM 4,705 Views 15 Comments

17 national sporting bodies to benefit from injection of funding ahead of 2020 Olympics.

# hockey-ireland - Friday 10 August, 2018

Shaw named manager of the month after guiding Ireland to World Cup silver
# Sharpie
# Sharpie

Shaw named manager of the month after guiding Ireland to World Cup silver

Aug 10th 2018, 4:58 PM 3,114 Views 0 Comments

The women’s hockey head coach was the obvious choice for last month’s award.

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'The turning point': Ex-Ireland rugby international played a key role in World Cup success
# Belief
# Belief

'The turning point': Ex-Ireland rugby international played a key role in World Cup success

Aug 8th 2018, 6:30 AM 25,701 Views 6 Comments

Gary Longwell’s work with the women’s hockey team as a performance coach has been widely praised.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Funding the key issue but Shaw wants 'creative solutions' to drive Irish hockey forward
# Building For The Future
# Building For The Future

Funding the key issue but Shaw wants 'creative solutions' to drive Irish hockey forward

Aug 7th 2018, 9:08 AM 13,168 Views 33 Comments

Facilities for training and more time together as a group identified as priorities as the Green Army turn their attention to qualifying for Tokyo 2020.

# hockey-ireland - Monday 6 August, 2018

Ireland hold their heads high after bringing the nation on their magical journey
# Proud
# Proud

Ireland hold their heads high after bringing the nation on their magical journey

Aug 6th 2018, 8:15 AM 26,012 Views 18 Comments

‘We’ve now put ourselves on the map of where we want to be.’

'The support was incredible. It was like we were playing in Dublin, Belfast or Cork'
# The Green Army
# The Green Army

'The support was incredible. It was like we were playing in Dublin, Belfast or Cork'

Aug 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 4,757 Views 5 Comments

Thousands of Irish fans took over London’s Lee Valley Stadium yesterday to witness a memorable sporting occasion.

# hockey-ireland - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Ireland's hockey heroes to be welcomed home with civic reception in Dublin
# History Makers
# History Makers

Ireland's hockey heroes to be welcomed home with civic reception in Dublin

Aug 5th 2018, 9:39 PM 30,576 Views 65 Comments

Lord Mayor and Dublin City Council organise public event for Bank Holiday Monday.

Ireland's fairytale World Cup ends with historic silver as Dutch class tells
# Silver Lining
# Silver Lining

Ireland's fairytale World Cup ends with historic silver as Dutch class tells

Aug 5th 2018, 6:07 PM 35,500 Views 36 Comments

The defending champions proved too strong for Ireland, as Shaw’s side finish as World Cup runners-up.

As it happened: Ireland v Netherlands, Women's Hockey World Cup final
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Netherlands, Women's Hockey World Cup final

Aug 5th 2018, 3:30 PM 143,473 Views 54 Comments

Could Ireland pull off one more major shock and complete the fairytale campaign?

# hockey-ireland - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Ireland's golden generation make the impossible dream a reality
# The Green Army
# The Green Army

Ireland's golden generation make the impossible dream a reality

Aug 4th 2018, 11:20 PM 30,437 Views 44 Comments

The magical run to the World Cup final has been no fluke, rather the result of years of hard work and sacrifice.

Ireland in dreamland as Graham Shaw’s history-makers advance to first-ever World Cup final
# Dare To Dream
# Dare To Dream

Ireland in dreamland as Graham Shaw’s history-makers advance to first-ever World Cup final

Aug 4th 2018, 3:56 PM 65,390 Views 141 Comments

Gillian Pinder held her nerve to score the decisive penalty in another dramatic shootout victory in London.

As it happened: Ireland v Spain, Women's Hockey World Cup semi-final
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Spain, Women's Hockey World Cup semi-final

Aug 4th 2018, 1:30 PM 150,055 Views 62 Comments

Could Graham Shaw’s side add another chapter to their magical campaign and reach the gold medal match?

# hockey-ireland - Monday 16 July, 2018

'It's unbelievable to play with your best friends, and now we get to play in a World Cup together'
# Dream Come True
# Dream Come True

'It's unbelievable to play with your best friends, and now we get to play in a World Cup together'

Jul 16th 2018, 12:00 PM 16,481 Views 2 Comments

It has been a long time coming, but after years of hard work, sacrifice and pain, Nikki Evans and her Ireland team-mates will realise a career-long dream this Friday.

# hockey-ireland - Sunday 8 July, 2018

'These players give every single day of their lives to the sport. They deserve this'
# Their Time Is Now
# Their Time Is Now

'These players give every single day of their lives to the sport. They deserve this'

Jul 8th 2018, 11:50 AM 33,670 Views 11 Comments

After several near misses, it has been a long and emotional journey back to the World Cup for Ireland.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Ireland unveil squad for first World Cup appearance in 16 years at London 2018
# The Green Machine
# The Green Machine

Ireland unveil squad for first World Cup appearance in 16 years at London 2018

Jun 26th 2018, 3:25 PM 12,658 Views 0 Comments

Excitement builds as Graham Shaw’s side begin their final preparations for a landmark tournament.

# hockey-ireland - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'If Ireland get to the top five in the world, are we still amateur? At what point does it change?'
# Ned
# Ned

'If Ireland get to the top five in the world, are we still amateur? At what point does it change?'

Jun 10th 2018, 8:05 AM 39,328 Views 3 Comments

After overseeing a period of remarkable growth and success for Irish hockey, including qualification for the Olympics, Craig Fulton is stepping down to start a new challenge.

# hockey-ireland - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Big blow for Irish hockey as long-serving coach steps down in World Cup year
# Ned
# Ned

Big blow for Irish hockey as long-serving coach steps down in World Cup year

May 31st 2018, 8:58 PM 4,471 Views 3 Comments

Craig Fulton is moving on to take up a position with the Belgium national team.

# hockey-ireland - Thursday 12 April, 2018

UCD continue heavy investment in sport as National Hockey Stadium set for much-needed upgrade
# Better Late Than Never
# Better Late Than Never

UCD continue heavy investment in sport as National Hockey Stadium set for much-needed upgrade

Updated Apr 12th 2018, 5:00 PM 11,673 Views 5 Comments

Work on resurfacing the pitch to international standards will take place this summer.

# hockey-ireland - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Madeley's sharpshooting hands Three Rock another trophy in their season of silverware
# Rovers Return
# Rovers Return

Madeley's sharpshooting hands Three Rock another trophy in their season of silverware

Apr 8th 2018, 6:56 PM 3,683 Views 0 Comments

The Grange Road club won their fifth trophy of an extraordinary campaign in Belfield this afternoon.