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Ice hockey is a national obsession in Canada. This documentary reveals how the Irish created the sport and played a key role in developing the game from its inception on a frozen pond in Nova Scotia t

First Shown: 6 Sep

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Poc na nGael

Ice hockey is a national obsession in Canada. This fascinating documentary ‘Poc na nGael’ reveals how the Irish created the sport and played a key role in developing the game from its inception on a frozen pond in Nova Scotia to the modern arenas of today. Our story is presented by hurling legend Ger Loughnane who travels across the country to uncover the story of the Irish in Canada through the sport of hockey. What he reveals is the incredible contribution of Irish immigrants in creating and developing a sport that would help define the new nation of Canada.

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