The Athlone Regional Sports Centre

(...) ladies hockey team. The centre is self-financing says Cunningham, “which means that all the money goes(...)

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

(...) years out from international hockey to declare for the opposition to enhance their medal prospects(...)

(...). Opening in 1972, as Montreal hosts the legendary “Summit Series” of ice hockey matches between Canada and(...)

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

(...) slipped to a 1-0 defeat to world number two side Netherlands in the semi-final of the EuroHockey Nations(...)

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(...)

Ed Joyce: “We’ve got an experienced side and I think if ever we have a chance of running Australia close or beating them then it’s going to be tomorrow.” Photograph: Inpho.

Senior batsman Ed Joyce believes Ireland will never have a better chance to turn the tables on Australia as they prepare to take on the world champio(...)

Ireland faces Holland in the semi-final of the European Championships in London’s Olympic Park on Thursday - their first time to ever reach this stage of the competition. Photograph: Koen Suyk/Inpho

Ireland faces Holland in the semi-final of the European Championships in London’s Olympic Park on Thursday. Holland beat Russia 8-0 their final pool g(...)

 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(...)

Ireland’s hopes of Olympic qualification remain very much on course. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland 2 Belgium 2 Ireland’s men’s hockey team added yet another incredible result to their ever(...)

Batswoman Mary Taaffe was at the centre of a scandal (for the time) when a precocious Irish Times photographer caught a snap of her “frilly knickers”. It made the front page in July 1977.

(...) herself still doesn’t know what all the fuss is about. “I remember getting phone calls from my hockey pals(...)