Coffee chains are where loyalty schemes are 10 a penny. But they are not all created equal. Photograph: Getty Images

Loyalty cards are all over the place now. From the humble card you get stamped in your local coffee shop to the high-tech data collection wizardry beh(...)

Hockey is now a bona fide Olympic sport and Ireland aim  to  qualify two teams for Tokyo in 2020.

Rob Johnson’s election on to the executive committee of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) last week arrives at a timely moment for hockey and inde(...)

Matthew Bell’s coolly converted penalty stroke was enough to send Banbridge to the top of the men’s EY Hockey League with a 1-0 win over reigning cham(...)

David Balbirnie has been actively involved in hockey for over 40 years.

Hockey in Ireland has enjoyed a resurgence in the past few years, culminating in a historic first appearance at the Olympic Games in more than 108 ye(...)