Railway Union Hockey Club

Founded in 1904, Railway Union Hockey Club is one of the oldest and most famous hockey clubs in Ireland and known as Dublin’s family hockey club for its inclusivity and welcoming culture and ethos.

We have male and female teams for all ages and abilities, catering for players of all backgrounds and nationalities.

From 5 to 75, Railway Hockey club has a place for you.  Outdoors, we field 5 women’s teams, 3 men’s teams, a womens veterans teams and a thriving junior section. In addition we are the most successful indoor hockey team in Ireland regularly winning the national title and qualifying for European competitions.

The club caters for all ages and all levels of ability from social hockey players to international athletes.

The hockey club has won many accolades including the prestigious All Ireland Leagues and Cups (most recently in 2018/19) and we are the reigning All Ireland Indoor Champions in both mens and womens hockey and will represent Ireland at the 2022 European Club Indoor Championships.

We were awarded the IHA Hockey Club of the Year in 2010 and have also been awarded a number of national awards for individual players, coaches and volunteers. We have something to offer men, women, boys and girls as well as something for parents, supporters and past members with our range of facilities, hockey coaching, competition and social events.

If you’d like talk about what Railway can offer you, please visit our website at
www.railwayunionhockey.ie or via email at the contact details below:

clubsecretaryruhc@gmail.com  –  Adult Hockey or general queries
ruhcolts@gmail.com  –  Junior Girls Hockey (Age 6 to 18)
ruhcboys@gmail.com  –  Junior Boys Hockey (Age 4 to 18)

Benefits of Railway Union Hockey Club and it’s location:

•  Centrally located, accessible by public transport
•  Progressive, friendly club environment with a vibrant social scene
•  Fully integrated club where all teams & players are valued & treated equally
•  Top class facilities including a water-based hockey pitch,
    changing rooms & showers and a social clubhouse & bar
•  Quality coaching at all levels
•  Competitive national, provincial & social teams
•  Opportunity to play at the very top level in European club
•  Active club roles available including junior & senior team
    coaching and non-playing roles available in team management
    & administration
•  Parents, friends, supporters always welcome to participate in
    club activities including social and fundraising functions
•  Exposure to our multi-sports club where you can play cricket,
    tennis, soccer, rugby, bowls and bridge

Latest Hockey News

All the latest news from the hockey Club can be found on our website: https://www.pitchero.com/clubs/railwayunionhockeyclub


A new pitch for the 2022/2023 season

A new pitch for the 2022/2023 season

We updated members on the development project at the recent AGM and here’s a summary of what was covered. A more detailed update has been saved to the club website here – https://www.pitchero.com/clubs/railwayunionhockeyclub/d/documents.html?group_id=18897…
Rita Parsons & Joey O’Meara memorial tournaments

Rita Parsons & Joey O’Meara memorial tournaments

Railway recently hosted the inaugural Rita Parsons memorial girls hockey tournament and the Joey O’Meara boys hockey tournament. As the junior hockey season draws drew to a close and with the pitch re-surface project due to commence, we had an action filled…

Hockey Update 23rd August 2019

Dear members, The club would like to welcome all players, new and returning, for the 2019/2020 season. See below latest club news and developments. Start dates for the 2019/2020 season: Men’s leagues: Saturday 21st September Ladies’…

Our All Ireland Teams

Mens 1st Team

Division – Leinster / All Ireland: EY Irish Hockey League Division 2 Pool 1
Captain:                   Andrew McGregor
Coach:                     Tom Kingston
Assistant Coach:    Arjen Van As

Womens 1st Team

Division – All Ireland: EY Irish Hockey League Division 1
Captain:                Lisa McCarthy
Coach:                  Una McCarthy
Asst Coach:         Gareth Myburgh
Manager:              Margaret Shaw

Our 2022/2023 Committee

President:             Ken Moulton
Chair:                     Paul O’Brien
Secretary:             Karl Halpin
Treasurer:             Elisa Angelini
Youth Chair:         Steven Hiles
Club Captain:       Orla Fox

Child Protection Officer:  Paul Fogarty

Link to Hockey Child Protection Documentation