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The contribution is being asked of all players in the extended squad, some of whom will not make the final cut to represent Ireland in the European finals.

Not for the first time an issue of cost has arisen in hockey that has caused parents some dismay. The financial burden of paying for their son’s incl(...)

Ireland hockey player Ronan Gormley this week reached  250  caps in Ireland’s 1-2 defeat to Spain. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ronan Gormley’s mark of 250 Test caps for Ireland this week was a remarkable milestone not just in Irish hockey but in Irish sport. The former Sandfo(...)

Craig Fulton: “We are really looking forward to playing World League 2 in Belfast. The main goal is to qualify for the World Cup and this is the first step in that process.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The 21-man Ireland squad begin their the year in Spain this weekend with Stormont firmly on their mind. With Craig Fulton announcing his first sele(...)

Ireland coach Craig Fulton’s squad will be the host nation for the World League 2 tournament, the draw for which has been announced. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

The official schedule for the World League 2 tournament has been announced and Ireland has been drawn in a pool with Austria, Ukraine and Italy. The (...)

Ireland’s men’s hockey coach  Craig Fulton. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The infographic on the Hockey Ireland website gives a good indication of just what the Irish team has achieved over the year. Chronically underfunded (...)

Craig Fulton: assessing the  talent  at his disposal as he plans for the important World League event at Stormont in Belfast next  March.   Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The real bonus for Ireland’s Olympic hockey coach Craig Fulton at this stage of the international season is that this week in Spain he was able to han(...)

This is the first Irish team of any description to compete in the Olympics Games since their basketballing counterparts of 1948. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

When Ireland’s men take the field against India in Deodoro on Saturday, August 6th, it marks the latest journey into the unknown for a side who enjoy (...)

Ireland’s David Harte has been recognised as the top goalkeeper in world hockey. Photograph: Getty Images

David Harte was named the men’s FIH World Goalkeeper of the Year for his exploits in 2015, helping Ireland claim a place at the Olympic Games for the (...)

Nicola Daly in action for Ireland against USA in the World Hockey League: “I always wanted to drive.” Photograph: David Aliaga/Inpho.

Next year may, in part, rescue the disappointment of 2015 for Nicci Daly. The Irish hockey team, after the blow of near qualification for London 2012 (...)

Ireland’s men’s hockey team will play at the Olympics for the first time since 1908 next year. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland coach Craig Fulton says that finally dealing with the “hurt” of missing on London 2012 played a pivotal part in building the mental resolve of(...)

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