Person: Yvonne O’Byrne
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Ten months on from the World Cup, 15 of Ireland’s silver medal winners finally get to show off their wares in front of an expectant home crowd, starting with a double-header this weekend.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
The 126-time international has been part of each major ranking tournament with the Green Army since 2015, culminating in last summer’s World Cup silver medal.
Fri, 31 May, 2019
In a week of famous comebacks, Cork Harlequins are savouring one of their own as they won the Irish Senior Cup for just the second time at Grange Road on Saturday.
Sun, 12 May, 2019
Lorna Bateman won one of the few titles her father Ivan did not as the goalkeeper produced a shoot-out masterclass to land a second Irish Senior Cup crown for Cork Harlequins.
Sat, 11 May, 2019
Cork Harlequins, Catholic Institute and Cork C of I all grabbed the results they wanted to make it a perfect weekend for Munster hockey on the national stage.
Sun, 28 Apr, 2019
Cork Harlequins enjoyed a sublime weekend with the men landing the Munster Division 1 crown while the women earned an Irish Senior Cup final spot.
Sun, 31 Mar, 2019
Ireland’s largest annual conference for project managers takes place in Cork this month.speaks with the project manager who will oversee the event, Clodagh Geary
Mon, 18 Feb, 2019
Ireland’s women finished on a high in Santiago with a 3-0 victory over their Chilean hosts in the final game of a four-match series.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019
Irish coach Alexander Cox says his side may need to employ a defensive strategy if they are to get something from their opening World Cup tie against champions Australia.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2018
Irish coach Alexander Cox is set to make his first significant squad announcement next Tuesday as the men’s hockey World Cup in India comes into view.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
Cork won the battle of the Harlequins in the women’s EY Hockey League as Darren Collins’ Farmers Cross outfit beat their Belfast counterparts 3-0 in Deramore Park to give a massive confidence boost to the new-look side.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018
Minority sports crave that moment that propels them into the national sporting consciousness. Think Katie Taylor at London 2012 and the O’Donovans in Rio 2016. Hockey Ireland’s Phil Oakley swears that after Irish ’s exploits at the Cricket World Cup in 2007, he saw lads using hurleys to play cricket in Mayfield on Cork’s northside.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2018
Ahead of their historic World Cup finals weekend,looked at some things you may not know about our hockey heroes.
Sun, 05 Aug, 2018
A heavily-deflected Giselle Ansley goal took some of the wind out of the Irish women’s sails but the upshot of their 1-0 loss to England at Lee Valley has probably provided the perfect scenario for Thursday’s World Cup quarter-final.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018
Megan Frazer has been included in Graham Shaw’s squad of 18 players for next month’s World Cup in London despite concerns over her fitness.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
Cork C of I’s youth section will play a crucial role in keeping them competitive in the men’s EY Hockey League according to club legend John Jermyn.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
Cork Harlequins hope to have a winning finish to the first phase of a productive women’s EY Hockey League campaign this weekend.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017
Cliodhna Sargent is set to return to action for the first time since January following the birth of her first son, Dylan, in August with a World Cup spot very much the long-term aim.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
Naomi Carroll’s hat-trick saw Cork Harlequins sweep aside Trinity 5-1 in the women’s EY Hockey League, boosting the Farmer’s Cross club into a share of top spot.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
The Irish U21 women’s side had their status in the top tier of European competition assured thanks to an EHF executive board decision this week which keeps alive their hopes of playing in the 2020 Junior World Cup.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2017
With the détente between the Irish Hockey Umpires Association and Hockey Ireland in place, the EY Hockey League will tip off this weekend after two weeks of cancellations.
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
Roisin Upton is hoping to make up for lost time with the Irish women’s team as they look to land a 2018 World Cup spot over the course of the next two weeks.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
Graham Shaw has his sights set on World Cup qualification after his Ireland side cruised to a World League 2 title in Kuala Lumpur.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016
Sat, 24 Sep, 2016
Karen Bateman’s brace ended Catholic Institute’s hopes of another Munster Senior Cup final upset as she guided Cork Harlequins to a 2-1 success at Garryduff yesterday.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
UCC defeated Cork Harlequins for only the second time in a decade to give their EY Hockey League survival hopes a major boost.
Mon, 21 Dec, 2015
Darren Smith will hope to sign off with a flourish as Ireland’s women begin their Olympic qualification campaign in Valencia today.
Wed, 10 Jun, 2015
The fixture rows dogging Irish hockey have made their way to Munster after Ireland vice-captain Cliodhna Sargent waded into the debate.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2015
Cork Harlequins are sniffing a return to the glory days as they welcome Hermes to Harlequin Park for tomorrow’s Irish Senior Cup semi-final showdown.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2015
Ireland’s senior women have moved into their final phase of preparation for their Olympic qualification campaign after selecting their squad for next month’s World League 2 yesterday.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2015
Hockey: Cork Harlequins and UCC both require victories over Leinster opposition tomorrow to keep alive their slim hopes of making the last four of the Irish Hockey League.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015
Hockey: Cork Harlequins will aim to stay in the hunt for a wide open women’s Irish Senior Cup when they welcome Pegasus to Farmer’s Cross tomorrow (1.30pm).
Fri, 23 Jan, 2015
Catholic Institute sent Cork C of I crashing to a 3-0 defeat on the opening day in Division 1 of the new-look Munster leagues.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2014
Catholic Institute made the biggest statement of intent as they brought Cork C of I crashing to a 3-0 defeat on the opening day in Division 1 of the new-look Munster leagues.
Mon, 22 Sep, 2014
Munster’s brave new dawn begins this weekend as restructured men’s and women’s Division One leagues get underway.
Fri, 19 Sep, 2014
Ireland senior women’s coach Darren Smith praised his side’s improvement over a short space of time despite going down 3-0 to New Zealand in the Electric Ireland Four Nations final in Dublin this week.
Fri, 18 Jul, 2014
Something must give at the summit of Munster’s Division 1 over the coming weeks, beginning with Catholic Institute’s visit to Cork Harlequins tomorrow (3.30pm).
Fri, 14 Feb, 2014
Catholic Institute roared back into Munster title contention as two stunning goals helped them see off UCC 2-0 at Rosbrien on Saturday.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2014
The Christmas and New Year break comes to an abrupt end for many of Munster hockey’s top stars with some vital leagues games down for decision tomorrow.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2014
Some of Ireland’s most established international hockey players were left reeling yesterday after being dumped from Darren Smith’s squad ahead of August’s European championships.
Wed, 29 May, 2013
The Irish Hockey League breaks more new ground this weekend as each side will play back-to-back fixtures for the first time.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2013