Ireland’s men have qualified for the Rio Olympic Games. Pictured above is Alan Sothern celebrating scoring a goal against   Argentina in a match played earlier this month. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s men are on the Road to Rio 2016 as they received the favour they required from the other side of the world to have their ticket stamped afte(...)

Peter Caruth: “It’s been hard to stay focused on our training and it will be hard to watch when it comes to Sunday.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Irish senior men’s panel will gather in Dublin in the early hours of Sunday morning to watch online their Rio 2016 fate decided by Australia and(...)

David Judge, pictured making a tackle, played 124 times for Ireland between 1957 and 1978. Photograph: Stephen Findlater

David Judge, one of the giants of Irish hockey, passed away on Saturday afternoon aged 79. During an incredible career, he played 124 times for Irelan(...)

‘Not retired yet’: John Jermyn in his Ireland days. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Cork C of I Twitter account was quick to point out that John Jermyn has “not retired yet”, as Ireland’s record goalscorer fired home a second suc(...)

Anna O’Flanagan: Hermes player scored a hat-trick against UCD. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Hermes, having added four current senior internationals to their panel, will be looking to back up last week’s statement win over UCD with another bi(...)

Ireland international Paul Gleghorne moved to Lisnagarvey from Instonians during the off season. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Over a dozen members of the extended Irish men’s panel will lock horns in the marquee men’s EY Hockey League clash between Lisnagarvey and Monkstown (...)

Ireland players and staff celebrate after they beat England 4-2 to win the bronze medal  at the EuroHockey Nations Championship at the Lee Valley  Centre in London London.  Photograph:  Simon Cooper/PA

Ireland 4 England 2 Making history, the recurring mantra of the Irish senior men’s team. An incredible year for the team was capped with the biggest (...)

Ireland’s Conor Harte reacts during the EuroHockey 2015 men’s semi-final’s match between Netherlands and Ireland at the Lee Valley Hockey Centre in London. Photo: Hannah McKay/PA

Ireland 0 Netherlands 1 Irish coach Craig Fulton felt his side “missed an opportunity” as they slipped to a 1-0 defeat to world number two side Nethe(...)

Peter Carruth celebrates after scoring against Belgium in the group stages of the European Championships.

EuroHockey Nations Championships semi-finals Ireland v The Netherlands Lea Valley Park, London Thursday, 1.15pm Ireland’s men enter uncharted terri(...)

 Ireland players celebrate a goal against Belgium in the  EuroHockey Championships at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London, England. Photo:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

EuroHockey Nations Championships Ireland 2 (P Caruth, J Jackson) Belgium 2 (S Dockier, F van Aubel) Ireland’s men’s hockey team added yet (...)