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Ireland’s men have qualified for the Rio Olympic Games. Pictured above is Alan Sothern celebrating scoring a goal against   Argentina in a match played earlier this month. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s men are on the Road to Rio 2016 as they received the favour they required from the other side of the world to have their ticket stamped afte(...)

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(...)

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-growing list in 2015 as they squeezed out a draw ag(...)

Action from the Group B hockey match between Belgium and Ireland in the men’s group stage at the World League. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland 1 Belgium 2 Frustration abounded for the Irish men as they fell in fractious fashion 2-1 to hosts Belgium in their final World League Round 3(...)

Ireland’s John Jackson is congratulated after scoring the equalising goal against Great Britain. Photograph: Koen Suyk/Inpho

Craig Fulton’s Ireland side were left with mixed emotions following their opening day 2-2 draw with Great Britain at World League Round 3 in Antwerp,(...)

The dejected Ireland players following the agonising shoot-out defeat to China which dashed their dream of Olympic qualification. Photo: Stanislas Brochier/Inpho

South Africa 4 Ireland 0 A 4-0 mauling and an eighth -place finish overall provided an extra harsh exclamation mark, ending the World League R(...)

A dejected Ireland team after their World League quarter-final defeat to China on Thursday. Photograph: Epa

China 1 Ireland 1 (China win shoot-out 4-3) After the utter devastation of a shoot-out loss to China in what was a direct Olympic qualifier, Da(...)

Flowers at St Marys College in Rathmines, Dublin, where late UCD student Niccolai Schuster had previously  studied.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A minute’s silence will be observed during conferring ceremonies at University College Dublin (UCD) in memory of three of its students who died in the(...)

Aine Connery scored Ireland’s winner against Uruguay as they qualified for the quarter-finals of the World League Round 3 in Valencia. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ireland 3 Uruguay 2 Ireland’s women booked a place in the quarter-finals of World League Round 3 in Valencia on Saturday afternoon as Aine Connery’s (...)

Ireland midfielder Bruce McCandless suffered a fractured ankle while playing for Banbridge against Cork C of I in the Irish Senior Cup final. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Bruce McCandless is set to miss Ireland’s World League round three tournament in Antwerp in June due to a fractured bone in his ankle.The Banbridge m(...)

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