Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom. It is located in the northeastern part of the island of Ireland. It has a population of around 1,800,000, people and Belfast is the capital and largest city.
History of hockey in Northern IrelandEdit
The Northern Ireland Ice Hockey Association (NIIHA) is the governing body of ice hockey in Northern Ireland.
The Belfast Giants play in the Elite Ice Hockey League, the top level British league, and have won the EIHL Championship in 2006 and 2012, and the EIHL Playoff Championship in 2010. In addition, they won the Ice Hockey Superleague Championship in 2002, and the Ice Hockey Superleague Playoff Championship the following year, in 2003.