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#Hockey Ireland

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Ireland paired with reigning world champions and England in tough World Cup draw
# The Green Machine
# The Green Machine

Ireland paired with reigning world champions and England in tough World Cup draw

Feb 28th 2018, 1:52 PM 9,012 Views 1 Comment

The tournament takes place in India this November.

# hockey-ireland - Sunday 24 December, 2017

18 for 18: Ireland's teenage sharpshooter set for big year on and off the pitch
# Bright Future
# Bright Future

18 for 18: Ireland's teenage sharpshooter set for big year on and off the pitch

Dec 24th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,055 Views 0 Comments

Hockey player Ben Walker is one of the most-talented young players in the country and has already won 13 senior caps.

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'We have to pay €550 to play for our country and in a World Cup year still don't have a sponsor'
# Sponsors Needed
# Sponsors Needed

'We have to pay €550 to play for our country and in a World Cup year still don't have a sponsor'

Oct 25th 2017, 8:20 PM 43,574 Views 59 Comments

Hockey Ireland has been unable to put solid preparation plans in place for next year’s tournament as they search for commercial partners.

# hockey-ireland - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Two goals in two minutes keep Ireland's slim World Cup dream alive
# Comeback
# Comeback

Two goals in two minutes keep Ireland's slim World Cup dream alive

Jul 22nd 2017, 2:12 PM 5,581 Views 2 Comments

Graham Shaw’s side battled from behind to beat India in the 7th/8th place World League play-off.

# hockey-ireland - Friday 21 July, 2017

Ireland's World Cup dream alive after dramatic shoot-out victory over France
# The Green Machine
# The Green Machine

Ireland's World Cup dream alive after dramatic shoot-out victory over France

Jul 21st 2017, 3:52 PM 6,746 Views 3 Comments

Craig Fulton’s side are one win away from a first World Cup since 1990.

# hockey-ireland - Friday 16 June, 2017

Players seek answers after Ireland's application to enter new global Pro League falls short
# Application Denied
# Application Denied

Players seek answers after Ireland's application to enter new global Pro League falls short

Jun 16th 2017, 4:08 PM 8,166 Views 1 Comment

A lack of a suitable venue meant Hockey Ireland’s bid was rejected.

# hockey-ireland - Saturday 13 May, 2017

'From a young age I've had dark thoughts. One day, I had enough, abandoned hope and was going to end the pain'
# Interview
# Interview

'From a young age I've had dark thoughts. One day, I had enough, abandoned hope and was going to end the pain'

May 13th 2017, 8:46 AM 26,153 Views 10 Comments

Irish hockey international Paul Gleghorne opens up to The42 on the mental health illness which saw him sink to the depths of despair. This is his journey back from the brink.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Funding stand-off leaves Ireland's National Hockey Stadium unfit for purpose
# Belfield
# Belfield

Funding stand-off leaves Ireland's National Hockey Stadium unfit for purpose

Mar 28th 2017, 5:13 PM 19,513 Views 12 Comments

The venue in Belfield can no longer host international fixtures as the playing surface doesn’t meet the required standards.

# hockey-ireland - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Ireland hockey captain David Harte wins world Goalkeeper of the Year
# Accolade
# Accolade

Ireland hockey captain David Harte wins world Goalkeeper of the Year

Feb 23rd 2017, 8:26 AM 2,880 Views 4 Comments

It’s the second consecutive award for the Corkman.

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

'Everyone recognises what Ireland have done but 2017 is going to be even bigger'
# The Green Machine
# The Green Machine

'Everyone recognises what Ireland have done but 2017 is going to be even bigger'

Dec 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 14,668 Views 4 Comments

At the end of a historic year for Irish hockey, David Harte joined us to look back on 2016 and discuss what’s next for the team.

# hockey-ireland - Sunday 14 August, 2016

This Olympics needs to be the start of Irish hockey's adventure, not the end
# Green Machine
# Green Machine

This Olympics needs to be the start of Irish hockey's adventure, not the end

Aug 14th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,274 Views 1 Comment

“This is not a once-off. This is not a fluke. This is what we want to do every time.”

# hockey-ireland - Saturday 6 August, 2016

'It is hot out there but there are no excuses': An agonising Olympic start for Ireland's hockey men
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

'It is hot out there but there are no excuses': An agonising Olympic start for Ireland's hockey men

Aug 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 12,551 Views 8 Comments

The world number five side were given a real scare but survived to take the points.

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

The good, the bad, and the dodgy: Irish hockey stars tell us all about their Olympic team-mates
# Green Machine
# Green Machine

The good, the bad, and the dodgy: Irish hockey stars tell us all about their Olympic team-mates

Jul 13th 2016, 4:03 PM 3,476 Views 1 Comment

Ireland open their historic campaign against India on 6 September.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Mickey Harte, Joe Schmidt and Rory McIlroy part of the Irish hockey team's Rio preparations
# No Excuses
# No Excuses

Mickey Harte, Joe Schmidt and Rory McIlroy part of the Irish hockey team's Rio preparations

Jul 12th 2016, 8:12 AM 15,647 Views 8 Comments

Craig Fulton named his 16-man squad for the Olympics yesterday as the final countdown begins.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

'We are very grateful': Ireland receive €50,000 fundraising boost ahead of first Olympics
# Obsessed
# Obsessed

'We are very grateful': Ireland receive €50,000 fundraising boost ahead of first Olympics

May 24th 2016, 2:26 PM 4,711 Views 0 Comments

It has been a good week for Hockey Ireland.

# hockey-ireland - Thursday 5 May, 2016

'It's not an ideal situation to be in 4 months from the Olympics but it's the reality'
# Obsessed
# Obsessed

'It's not an ideal situation to be in 4 months from the Olympics but it's the reality'

May 5th 2016, 5:45 PM 7,776 Views 3 Comments

Without a sponsor and €225,000 short of their funding target, the Irish hockey team find themselves in another desperate situation.

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

How are Ireland preparing for the Olympics? A day in the life of hockey captain David Harte
# Fitness
# Fitness

How are Ireland preparing for the Olympics? A day in the life of hockey captain David Harte

Apr 20th 2016, 2:40 PM 4,518 Views 4 Comments

An insight into the training routine of the world’s best goalkeeper.

# hockey-ireland - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Another major award for Irish hockey as Craig Fulton scoops Coach of the Year prize
# Double Down
# Double Down

Another major award for Irish hockey as Craig Fulton scoops Coach of the Year prize

Jan 27th 2016, 12:27 PM 1,729 Views 1 Comment

FIH President praises “huge impact” of Irish coach, who steered country to Olympic qualification.

# hockey-ireland - Friday 25 December, 2015

From nearly men to history makers: Rio only the start of Ireland's journey to the top
# The Green Machine
# The Green Machine

From nearly men to history makers: Rio only the start of Ireland's journey to the top

Dec 25th 2015, 8:00 PM 7,011 Views 2 Comments

As the Irish hockey team prepare for their first ever Olympic Games, we chart their rise from the bottom up.

# hockey-ireland - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Hockey: Ireland ease past Poland into semis
# Green Machine
# Green Machine

Hockey: Ireland ease past Poland into semis

Nov 29th 2012, 7:39 PM 742 Views 0 Comments

Ireland will now face either Argentina or Canada in Saturday’s Champions Challenge I semi-final.

# hockey-ireland - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Irish hockey bosses pull men's team from international tournament
# Hockey
# Hockey

Irish hockey bosses pull men's team from international tournament

Oct 2nd 2012, 5:52 PM 1,491 Views 0 Comments

Ireland will not compete in next month’s Champions Challenge in Argentina, the Irish Hockey Association (IHA) said in a statement on Tuesday.