The University of Maine men’s hockey team will be playing two games in Northern Ireland next season.

Maine will take part in the Northern Irish Connections Friendship Four in Belfast, Nov. 24-25, it was announced Friday.

Maine will play Providence College the first night and either Clarkson or Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute the next night.

The event began in 2015 as part of a sister cities’ project between Belfast and Boston. The tournament features teams from the Hockey East and ECAC leagues.

The 2018 field was also announced, featuring Yale, Union, Boston University and Connecticut.