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2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships – Belfast February 8, 2017

The IIHA are delighted to announce that our colleagues in Ice Hockey UK will be hosting the 2017 IIHF Division 1 Group B Ice Hockey World Championships in the SSE Arena in Belfast from Sunday 23rd April 2017 to Saturday 29th April 2017. Tickets are now on sale and fans can buy through various outlets – online through Ticketmaster or from […]

Hockey Hall of Fame – Team Ireland Jersey Unveiled January 13, 2017

The IIHA is pleased to announce that Irish Senior team player Conor Redmond’s jersey is now being displayed in the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Canada. Conor wore this jersey in the 2013 WC’s in South Africa where he was named Irish player of the tournament. We are all very proud of this honour […]

IIHF Under 20 Division II B World Championships – Spain 2017 January 8, 2017

The IIHA would like to congratulate Vytautas (Vytas) Lukosevicius on his selection as a linesman at the International Ice Hockey Federation Under 20 Division II B World Championships currently being held in Logrono, Spain. Vytas has been heavily involved in the development of the Irish Ice Hockey Association’s Referee’s and Officials. The IIHA would like to […]

Season’s Greetings December 25, 2016

The Irish Ice Hockey Association would like to wish all of its officers, members, volunteers and supporters a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We hope that everyone has a very peaceful and pleasant holiday and that 2017 is a prosperous year for you and your loved ones. Merry Christmas & Happy New […]

Michael Finnegan, Cork’s Oldest Ice Skater December 6, 2016

The IIHA are delighted to bring to you a story that will make you smile. Thanks to Cork on Ice for putting this together and sharing.   Michael Finnegan took up ice skating ten years ago when he was 70. Now at 80 he is on his second pair of skates and is not planning […]

Paint The Rink Pink – In Aid of the Irish Cancer Society December 4, 2016

The rink at Ice Skating Blanchardstown was painted pink this morning (4th of December) in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. Players young and not so young (:-)) took to the ice for a fun filled session which included skating and shooting skills, ice turtles, seals and penguins! After the session some of the girls stayed on […]

Paint the Rink Pink – In Aid of the Irish Cancer Society November 20, 2016

The Irish Ice Hockey Association are delighted to announce that they are hosting an event at Ice Skating Blanchardstown  on Sunday the 4th of December from 8.30 until 10am in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. It’s open to all Girls of All ages and Abilities. Equipment will be provided and there is a cost of €10 […]

IIHF World Championships Division 1B – Belfast 2017 November 15, 2016

Please find below a press release from our colleagues in Ice Hockey UK in relation to the 2017 IIHF World Championships (Division 1B) in Belfast. This is a great opportunity to see International ice hockey up close. Early booking is advised.   Ice Hockey UK press release – Issued Tuesday 15th November 2016 Belfast World Championship tickets on […]

IIHA World Girl’s Ice Hockey Weekend – a Great Success October 28, 2016

The Irish Ice Hockey Association (IIHA) and the Junior Belfast Giants hosted over 30 girl’s for the Girls Hockey Day on Saturday 22nd October 2016 at the SSE Arena, Belfast. The Day was in support of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Girls Ice Hockey Weekend and also conducted to promote to wonderful sport of ice hockey in both the Republic of […]

IIHF World Girls Ice Hockey Weekend Event October 10, 2016

The Irish Ice Hockey Association (IIHA) and the Junior Belfast Giants are coming together to hold a Girls Hockey Day on Saturday 22nd October 2016 between 12-2pm at the SSE Arena, Belfast. The Day is in support of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Girls Ice Hockey Weekend. The IIHA Women’s Hockey Coordinator, Sonya Nic Aonaigh and the […]