About Us

Inline Hockey Ireland (IHI) is the national governing body for Inline Hockey in Ireland, both Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. Inline Hockey Ireland are affiliated with Federation Internationale de Roller Sports (FIRS) who are the international governing body of roller sports and Confederation Europeenne de Roller Skatings (CERS) who are the European governing body of roller sports.

Inline Hockey Ireland are responsible for operating national competitions and leagues, establishing the rules and regulations associated with playing inline hockey, and ultimately works towards the development of Inline Hockey in Ireland. This website has been developed as a source of information about the activities of Inline Hockey Ireland and its member clubs.

IHI is committed to the development of Inline Hockey in Ireland, including Junior development, female participation, referee development and national team progress. These areas of development will be achieved through a number of specific task groups that have the backing of the executive committee.


Chairperson​ ​-​ ​Michael​ ​Creane


Michael​ ​is​ ​entering​ ​his​ ​fifth​ ​year​ ​of​ ​being​ ​part​ ​of​ ​governing​ ​inline​ ​hockey​ ​in​ ​Ireland,​ ​his first​ ​as​ ​chairperson.​ ​Michael​ ​has​ ​a​ ​background​ ​in​ ​business​ ​management​ ​has​ ​ambitions to​ ​both​ ​grow​ ​the​ ​sport​ ​in​ ​Ireland​ ​and​ ​also​ ​enhance​ ​Ireland’s​ ​position​ ​on​ ​a​ ​European​ ​and Global​ ​scale.​ ​Michael​ ​is​ ​very​ ​open​ ​to​ ​suggestions​ ​so​ ​if​ ​you​ ​have​ ​an​ ​idea​ ​to​ ​share,​ ​get​ ​in contact​ ​with​ ​him.

Vice​ ​Chairperson​ ​-​ ​Victor​ ​O'Brien


Secretary​ ​-​ ​Aeidamar​ ​Sally


Treasurer​ ​-​ ​Lynne​ ​Creane


Lynne​ ​has​ ​been​ ​a​ ​Hockey​ ​Mum​ ​for​ ​over​ ​15​ ​years​ ​now​ ​and​ ​has​ ​been​ ​involved​ ​with​ ​the running​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Bangor​ ​Chiefs​ ​in​ ​the​ ​past,​ ​including​ ​serving​ ​as​ ​their​ ​Treasurer.​ ​Lynne​ ​is​ ​a Certified​ ​Accountant​ ​and​ ​will​ ​be​ ​a​ ​key​ ​person​ ​as​ ​IHI​ ​look​ ​to​ ​become​ ​recognised​ ​by Sport​ ​Ireland.

Director​ ​of​ ​Senior​ ​Operations​ ​-​ ​Eduards​ ​Bartkevics


With​ ​a​ ​lifelong​ ​interest​ ​in​ ​the​ ​sport,​ ​Ed​ ​jumped​ ​at​ ​the​ ​chance​ ​of​ ​being​ ​involved​ ​with Inline​ ​Hockey​ ​Ireland.​ ​His​ ​aim​ ​is​ ​to​ ​apply​ ​his​ ​competitive​ ​nature,​ ​tireless​ ​work​ ​ethic​ ​and great​ ​communication​ ​skills​ ​to​ ​the​ ​role.​ ​Making​ ​the​ ​National​ ​Team​ ​a​ ​success​ ​will​ ​be​ ​one

of​ ​his​ ​main​ ​priorities.

Director​ ​of​ ​Junior​ ​Operations​ ​-​ ​Steven​ ​Mallon


Steven​ ​began​ ​playing​ ​Inline​ ​Hockey​ ​in​ ​2007​ ​as​ ​a​ ​15​ ​year​ ​old​ ​before​ ​going​ ​on​ ​to​ ​play Edinburgh​ ​University.​ ​On​ ​his​ ​return​ ​home​ ​last​ ​year,​ ​Steven​ ​got​ ​heavily​ ​involved​ ​with Armagh​ ​Stars​ ​and​ ​helped​ ​re-establish​ ​the​ ​Stars​ ​Junior​ ​programme.Steven​ ​has​ ​a​ ​strong track​ ​record​ ​of​ ​delivering​ ​in​ ​Sport​ ​Volunteering,​ ​and​ ​hopes​ ​to​ ​bring​ ​his​ ​enthusiasm​ ​and experience​ ​to​ ​the​ ​IHI​ ​Junior​ ​setup​ ​over​ ​the​ ​coming​ ​year.

Director​ ​of​ ​Ladies​ ​Operations​ ​-​ ​Dorinda Sinton