Gareth Watkins of Monkstown with James Lorimer of Lisnagarvey. Both teams are leading the EY Hockey League.

Monkstown and Lisnagarvey have cut themselves clear at the top of the EY Hockey League as both recorded double wins over the weekend. Town have the sl(...)

Victory over Pembroke on Saturday lifts Banbridge to a three-way share of second place in the EY Hockey League table. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Stephen Dowds’s twin strikes in the closing five minutes saw Banbridge inflict even more pain on Pembroke on Saturday evening, as they fell to a third(...)

Lisnagarvey’s Sean Murray: recently made his Ireland debut and will pose a big threat to Cork Church of Ireland.  Photograph: Rowland White/Presseye/Inpho

Cork C of I’s mettle as potential national champions will get its biggest test to date in the men’s EY Hockey League tomorrow when they host Lisnagarv(...)

Cyrus Christie, Wes Hoolahan, Stephen Ward and Harry Arter go through their paces at Republic of Ireland training. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

If losing out to England in the tug-of-war for Jack Grealish was a blow for Martin O’Neill and the Republic of Ireland, then the England squad name(...)

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 (...)

 Martin O’Neill has stuck very closely to the core group of players that were was generally selected by his predecessor, Giovanni Trapattoniduring.

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has again hinted that he will try to widen his selection options by br(...)

The Montenegro under-21 side celebrate after their 2-1 victory over the Republic of Ireland at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Republic of Ireland U21 1 Montenegro U21 2: Noel King’s under-21 side are out of (...)

Robbie Keane’s departure to America a couple of years ago  raised questions about his continued involvement with the national team. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane has again been named the FAI’s senior International Player of The Year, with the 33-year-old’s recogni(...)

Sean Murray  was born into a strongly nationalist family in Dorset Street in Dublin at the dawn of the Irish Free State. His father, who had served with Michael Collins in the War of Independence, died aged just 37, when Sean was 10
 years old

Sean Murray, who has died aged 91, was a former chief chemist at ESB and a man of many talents who was guiding his yacht Icicle to victory on Dublin B(...)

Republic of Ireland under-21 international Samir Carruthers. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Denmark U21 0 Republic of Ireland U21 0: Noel King’s Republic of Ireland under-21s claimed a battling friendly draw in Denmark despite having to play (...)