Ireland  coach Craig Fulton faces a huge challenge to get his team in the best shape for the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

The men’s Irish hockey team are €225,000 short of what they need to plan a detailed programme for their participation in the Rio Olympic Games in Aug(...)

Mike Heskin: has left the Irish Hockey Association to become director of sport at NUI Galway. Photograph:Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Irish hockey has formally begun the search for a new chief executive following the departure of Mike Heskin to NUIG, where he is now director of spor(...)

Dublin will be the only venue in Europe to host Round Two of the men’s competition, with the other two events going to Trinidad & Tobago and Bangladesh

In what is turning out to be one of the most important years in the history of the game, Irish hockey has secured hosting rights for the men’s World L(...)

Irish men’s hockey is facing its biggest controversy in years.

Ulster clubs have until Friday to decide if they wish to participate in the new Irish Hockey League (IHL) that begins next season. As this season com(...)

The fallout after the 65-48 vote in favour of the Ulster Hockey Union (UHU) not taking part in the IHL will instantly confound players in Ulster teams, many of whom see the IHL as a step up in standards. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Whatever way it is construed the vote taken in Stormont’s Pavilion by Ulster on Wednesday night not to participate in the proposed Irish Hockey Leagu(...)

The general idea is that a national league will promote standards and that Ireland will benefit from that and put itself in a better position to qualify for world events such as the Olympic Games

Next Wednesday a meeting takes place in Ulster that could again threaten to split the sport. Following an Irish Hockey Association (IHA) EGM last yea(...)

Kenny Carroll scored four goals in Railway’s 7-6 victory over Hungary’s Soroksari. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

Railway Union retained Ireland’s place in the third tier of European club indoor competition for another year in dramatic fashion, striking twice in (...)

Kieran Mulvey, Chairman, Irish Sports Council says that increased funding will increase participation and enhance high performance - A total of €8.16m will be invested in 22 Performance Plans which will support Ireland participation at the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Payday for the 59 national governing bodies of Irish sport - and with the Rio Olympic countdown well underway, Government funding for 2015 is up on la(...)

The proposal was passed with 87 per cent voting in favour of introducing the full IHL. Phogograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Hockey will enter a new era next September with the introduction of a season-long Irish Hockey League for the first time, following an emphatic EGM v(...)

Railway celebrate their Irish Senior Cup final win over UCD at the National Hockey Stadium, UCD in 2013. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Before the future of club hockey in Ireland is up for discussion at Sunday’s IHA EGM, with a vote scheduled to take place on proposals for an expande(...)