2015 IIHA Junior All-Ireland Tournament

On Saturday the 21st of January, the Point Village on Ice hosted the 2015 All Ireland hockey tournament. Starting bright and early teams from Cork, Kilkenny, Belfast, and Dublin made the journey for the final day of ice in Dublin. A total of 120 players took part on the day. Starting off the tournament was […]

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Happy St. Patricks Day from the IIHA

From the IIHA Executive, we would like to wish all our members and friends a happy & healthy St. Patrick’s Day.   An Irish proverb from us to you: “For each petal on the shamrock this brings a wish your way. Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day.” Lá Fhéile Pádraig […]

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[VIDEO] IIHA Junior Hockey Promo

IIHA Junior Hockey Promo

This week, The Irish Ice Hockey Association launched its promo video for its youth players. The IIHA has over 150 kids between the ages of 4 and 17 playing Ice Hockey on a weekly basis. These kids get up at the crack of dawn, to train every Saturday morning, some travelling as far as a […]

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IIHA to hold Level 2 Coaching Course.

ATTENTION ALL The IIHA, in conjunction with IHUK, will be holding a Level 2 Coaches Course on Thursday the 19th of February and Friday the 20th of February. Thursday: 12:00 till 18:00, Sport HQ, Blanchardstown, Dublin Friday: 9:00 till 15:00, Sport HQ, Blanchardstown, Dublin & The Point On Ice, Dublin There will be a one […]

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Aaron Murphy speaks about Irish Ice Hockey on National Radio

EIHL Broadcaster and honorary Irish man Aaron Murphy spoke on national radio today about the struggle the IIHA faces. With May swiftly approaching, Ireland will lose its international status with the IIHF if a permanent structure for Ice Hockey(and other Ice sports) is not in place. Listen to Aaron’s interview with Taragh Loughrey-Grant(sitting in for […]

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Gameday Report – Cool Runnings Cup Round 2

On January 17th 2015 the first tournament of the new year took place. The second round of the Cool Runnings cup, an annual junior hockey tournament that see’s the Cork Wolfpack face off against the Flying Ducks(a amalgamated team of the Dublin Ducks & Junior Flyers). The tournament format is split into two classes, Under […]

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Presidents Report – January 2015

Hello To All IIHA Members: As 2015 is now upon us, I would like to take this moment to give you all a quick update on what lays ahead for hockey in Ireland. What will be first and foremost for us all is the longing question of a rink in Ireland. The executive has been […]

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Junior Player Delevopment Programme

The IIHA is currently in the process of setting up its first junior development program. It is the IIHA’s intention to use this as a teaching & development process in preparing our youth players for higher levels of play. This program will be multi-faceted by using on-ice, off-ice, and classroom instruction. This program is open […]

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Cool Runnings Cup: Round 1

30th December, Blanchardstown on Ice the Cork Wolfpack arrived in Dublin to take in the Dublin Ducks/Jr. Flyers. There were two games played. The first was U12’s, this was a hard fought battle throughout. The Ducks/Flyers came out strong going ahead 2-0 after the second period. Cork would not give up though…they battled to the end […]

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