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Ice Hockey has been played in Ireland since the Second World War. There is currently the Elite Ice Hockey League (Professional – Aligned with the National Hockey League – Canada/USA) and the Cross-Border Cup (Irish League – Aligned with the International Ice Hockey Federation). The two versions have slightly different rules and rink sizes.
Below you will find links to the index pages & sub-pages of various Competitions:
Irish Ice Hockey
The is the Eirball Index Page to the All-Time Results & Standings of Irish Ice Hockey Leagues. Ice Hockey has been played in Ireland since 1940 when the first Leagues were played in Belfast during WW2, mostly by Canadian Soldiers stationed there during the War but also by Irish Ice Hockey players. Leagues have come and gone since with the most recent being the Cross-Border Cup from 2016-17 to the present.
Ice Hockey has been played in Ireland since 1940 when it was first introduced by Canadian soldiers serving in Northern Ireland during World War II. This page provides a link to the Final Standings and Results of various Leagues in Ireland since then.
The greatest Irish Ice Hockey League of all time was the Irish Ice Hockey League of 2007 to 2010, when the Dundalk Ice Dome was open, and the league featured teamswhich could compete in Europe.
Irish Ice Hockey League
Irish Ice Hockey League 2007-2010; IIHA Challenge Cups 2014-2016; Cross Border Cup 2016-2019.
Irish Ice Hockey Leagues Level 1:
IIHA Cross-Border Cup Division A:
IIHA Irish Ice Hockey League A League:
Morrow Group All-Ireland Challenge:
Carlsberg Irish Ice Hockey League:
Irish Ice Hockey Exhibitions: 1986-87
Ulster Ice Hockey League Seasons
Northern Ireland Ice Hockey League: 1940
Irish Ice Hockey Leagues Tier 2:
IIHA Cross-Border Cup Division B:
Carlsberg Irish Ice Hockey Challenge Matches: 1990-91
Irish Ice Hockey League Level 3 Seasons
Irish Ice Hockey League Development Division: 2009-10
Underage Ice Hockey
Irish Ice Hockey Teams
From the first teams in the Balmoral Ice Rink in the 1940s and 1950s to the present day.
Irish Ice Hockey Players & Personnel
The most senior Ice Hockey Official ever to come from Ireland was Terry Kelly, born in Toronto to Irish immigrant parents, but brought up in Belfast from the age of three. Kelly had a storied career in Administration, which included spells as a Director in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Irish Ice Hockey Officials
Ice Hockey Officials
Irish Major League Ice Hockey Directors: