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# Green army
'These are the days we train for and the moments we put all our lives into'
Ireland have taken a significant step on the road to Tokyo 2020.
# Road to Tokyo
Ireland send out statement as they fire 11 past Singapore for three wins from three
The Green Army are through to the semi-finals at the FIH Final Series.
# Green army
Ireland's World Cup heroes name squad for Olympic qualifiers on home soil
An 18-strong squad has been announced for next week’s qualifying tournament in Banbridge.
# Green army
New Ireland women's hockey coach named after interesting switch-up with NZ
Graham Shaw’s successor has been announced as former Black Sticks assistant coach Sean Dancer.
# Green army
Tickets on sale as Ireland's World Cup heroes set for Tokyo 2020 qualifiers on home soil
A brilliant opportunity to support the national hockey team this summer.
# Green army
Ireland trio called upon for Connacht's clash with in-form Benetton
Ultan Dillane has been named to start, with Kieran Marmion and Jack Carty among the replacements.
# Green army
Irish teams draw neighbours as 2019 Euro Hockey Championships schedule released
It’s England, Belarus and Germany for the women and the Netherlands, Scotland and Germany for the men’s side.
# History makers
It's official! Ireland rise to 8th in world rankings after heroic World Cup run
Graham Shaw’s Green Army have powered from 16th to their highest-ever ranking.
# stuff of dreams
The fairytale continues! Relive Ireland's famous World Cup win from last night
Unbelievable.
# Green army
Incredible Ireland into Hockey World Cup semi-finals after shootout drama against India
Ireland will now play Spain in Saturday’s World Cup semi-final.
AS IT HAPPENED
Ireland v India, Women's Hockey World Cup quarter-finals
Can Ireland continue their World Cup fairytale and book their place in Saturday’s semi-finals? Follow the action live here.
# Green army
Ireland's Hockey World Cup quarter-final against India will be shown live on RTÉ
Graham Shaw’s side will hope to add to their incredible journey on Thursday evening.
# Green army
Famous win as incredible Ireland stun US in first World Cup appearance in 16 years
A dream start for Graham Shaw’s side at London 2018.
# COYBIG
The Irish team have booked their place in the Plate final of the 2016 Homeless World Cup
The boys will face Egypt in the battle for some silverware.
# COYBIG
Irish team excel at the 2016 Homeless World Cup and rack up fifth consecutive win
The side are competing in Glasgow and have been going goal-crazy in the last few days.
# Green army
Shane Duffy's parents recall the moment they almost lost their son
Six years ago Shane Duffy almost died in a training game. Last night he started for Ireland against Italy.
# Green army
Ireland fans turn Wembley green to break World Cup attendance record
The best fans in the world.
# Green army
Irish invasion makes Cardiff a home away from home for Schmidt's men
The atmosphere in the Welsh capital was electric all day.
# Green army
Irish cycling fans ready to turn Tour de France's most famous climb green - again
The iconic Alpe d’Huez climb is the penultimate stage of this year’s Tour.
# Green army
Conor McGregor says 2,500 fans will travel from Ireland to Vegas next week
Sin City will be turning green for UFC 189.
# Green army
34 great photos from St Patrick's Day parades around the country
Tens of thousands of people turned out on the streets around Ireland today.
# Green army
Rugby HQ's top five 'fans gone wild' features the Irish at RWC2011
Togas, polar bear suits, Borat mankinis and falling over; the Irish fans delivered in New Zealand.
# Green army
The ancient Celts: More Europe-wide than you would think
Map shows spread of Celtic tribes encompassed all of Europe – and beyond.
# Boys in Green
Irish Eye: Hoolahan makes Trap's trip worthwhile
The Norwich playmaker excelled in front of the Ireland boss at Carrow Road over the weekend.
Voices
Column: Irish fans sing because it brings unity, and what else do we have?
The history of public singing in Ireland suggests it emerges as a response to troubled times, writes Denis Buckley.
# there goes my hero
Tributes from football legends, teammates and Green Army flood in for retiring Given
Sean St Ledger was gutted to hear of the Donegal man’s retirement and called him ‘an unbelievable goalkeeper’.
AS IT HAPPENED
Ireland v New Zealand, Third Test
It was the last-chance saloon for Declan Kidney’s side on their summer tour. Could they find that extra push to beat the All Blacks?
# third test
Preview: Another glorious chance to make Irish rugby history awaits
It will be by no means a simple task but the All Blacks are shorn of the services of Dan Carter, their first-choice wingers and two-thirds of their back row.
# talisman
Summer Tour Diary: Next time this guy is back, he will be a tourist ... or a coach
Seven tours to New Zealand and not many wins to speak of but Brian O’Driscoll can sign off in style by conquering the All Blacks.
AS IT HAPPENED
New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test
Rugby League Park in Christchurch was the setting for what could be a punishing affair for the Irish unless they could up their game significantly.
# Green army
20,000 Irish fans to travel from Dublin Airport for Euro 2012
Travelling to Poland this weekend? Here’s Dublin Airport’s tips to know before you set out…
# empathy
'Football is a cruel sport sometimes' says grateful McShane after call-up
The Hull City defender was conscious that his fortune meant disappointment for his friend, Kevin Foley.
# Dropped
Foley feels 'betrayed' after axing from Euro 2012 squad
The Wolves defender insists he was fit to play against Bosnia but was told to rest until he reached the training camp in Italy.
# Euro 2012
Sunshine, a love of football and excellent facilities – some of the other reasons why Ireland went training in Italy
I’ll see your Miss Italy Stefania Bivoni and I’ll raise you a John Delaney.
# Road to Poland
Ever-present Ward sees Euros as perfect remedy for relegation
The Wolves defender also admits he is nervous about Monday’s squad announcement.
# Road to Poland
UEFA optimistic about the availability of Euro 2012 tickets
A spokesperson for the European football governing body was in Dublin yesterday to launch a new premium package.
# COYBIG
Irish Eye: Rs downed by the James McClean Show
The Derry winger was back to his best at the Stadium of Light over the weekend.
# decisions decisions
Should he stay or should he go: Trap still weighing up McClean's inclusion
The Ireland boss wasn’t ruling out bringing the Sunderland winger to Poland when asked during a trip to Warsaw.
# COYBIG
Irish Eye: Who's got Trap's number? Neil Lennon is looking to make a call
Celtic’s boss wants a quick chat about Anthony Stokes, who scored his 19th goal of the season over the weekend.