At the conclusion of the weekend’s interprovincial tournaments in Lisnagarvey, Ulster and Leinster took a share of the spoils, the hosts regaining th(...)

“Rugby is being sold as an Olympic sport while hockey never really pushed that point home and at the high end it’s probably the biggest selling point in the marketing locker.”

As outlined in the proposals for the new Irish Hockey League (IHL) that begins next season for both men and women, opportunities will be sought to f(...)

Ireland’s men’s team: Winning on an international stage, as the men’s cricket team and women’s rugby team recently showed, takes a sport a long, long way. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Despite the heated tempers around the country over the proposed Irish Hockey League, there has been some good to come out of the recent debate and (...)

Andrew Balbirnie:  his unbeaten 103 helped Leinster claim the reverse fixture at Milverton at the beginning of May. Inpho/Presseye/Rowland White

After defending their three-day title with a weather-affected draw against the Northern Knights during the week, Leinster Lightning will set their si(...)

Ronan Gormley has been recalled to the Ireland squad for the Four Nations tournament in Barcelona. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It is part of being an amateur outfit that the Irish hockey team is almost completely revised from the team that travelled to Malaysia last week for t(...)

Rafal Kornatka, who is standing as an independent candidate in the local election in Dublin north inner city,  canvassing in Gardiner Place.    Photograph: Dave Meehan

Rafal Kornatka may be new to Irish politics, but he’s learning the campaign ropes fast. The sales representative from Poland is seeking election in Du(...)

A woman in her 50s was assaulted yesterday outside her apartment complex at Argyle House, Serpentine Avenue, Ballsbridge in Dublin.

A woman is in a serious condition in hospital following an incident yesterday afternoon in which her car was hijacked. She was assaulted(...)

Pembroke Wanderers’s Maurice Elliott will be over 30 when he makes his Ireland debut. Photograph: Inpho

New Irish head coach Craig Fulton has named a fascinating squad for the upcoming Champions Challenge I in Kuantan, Malaysia with the uncapped M(...)

 UCD, Railway Union and Pegasus all need just a draw to seal their places in the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey League.

Tomorrow sees the penultimate round of pool matches in the Irish Hockey League with UCD, Railway Union and Pegasus all needing just a draw to s(...)

A businessman and two firms who own or control several  bars in Cork  have been refused injunctions preventing the special liquidators of IBRC selling their performing loans to Nama or other entities. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

A businessman and two companies who own or control several well-known bars in Cork city employing 255 people have been refused injunctions prev(...)