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#women's hockey world cup

# womens-hockey-world-cup - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

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

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

# womens-hockey-world-cup - Friday 7 September, 2018

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

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.

# womens-hockey-world-cup - 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'

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.

# womens-hockey-world-cup - Friday 10 August, 2018

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

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

# womens-hockey-world-cup - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

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

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

# womens-hockey-world-cup - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

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

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.

# womens-hockey-world-cup - Monday 6 August, 2018

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

‘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'

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

# womens-hockey-world-cup - Sunday 5 August, 2018

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

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

Ireland's Ayeisha McFerran named goalkeeper of the World Cup

The 22-year-old was in sensational form for Ireland throughout the campaign.

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

'I've been asking the Dutch for three years for a bloody game. They don't have a choice now'

Graham Shaw and Ireland are relishing a crack at the defending world champions today.

# womens-hockey-world-cup - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Ireland's golden generation make the impossible dream a reality

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

'This is 100% the greatest moment of my life apart from my kids and wife'

Ireland head coach Graham Shaw struggled to keep his emotions in check after watching his side advance through to a World Cup final.

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

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

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

# womens-hockey-world-cup - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'The belief means that the nerves don't take over': Ireland's heroes savour magical World Cup win

“It feels like Christmas,” says Ireland captain Katie Mullan.

Incredible Ireland into Hockey World Cup semi-finals after shootout drama against India

Ireland will now play Spain in Saturday’s World Cup semi-final.

As it happened: Ireland v India, Women's Hockey World Cup quarter-finals

Can Ireland continue their World Cup fairytale and book their place in Saturday’s semi-finals? Follow the action live here.

# womens-hockey-world-cup - Monday 16 July, 2018

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

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.

# womens-hockey-world-cup - Sunday 8 July, 2018

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

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