Trent Johnson: is confident as the Irish women prepare to face New Zealand.

Ireland women’s coach Trent Johnston is hoping that his squad can channel some of the spirit from the men’s 2007 World Cup exploits w(...)

The Dutch players and backroom team celebrate after their stunning six-wicket victory over Ireland in Sylhet, Bangladesh that saw them qualify for the Super 10s stage of the World Twenty20. Photograph:   Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland have enjoyed some heady days since debuting on the world stage in 2007, but yesterday in (...)

Ireland’s Paul Stirling with physio Andrew Dunne and captain William Porterfield after picking up an injury against UAE. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland are hopeful that key all-rounder Paul Stirling will pass a late fitness test on an elbow injury ahead of their final first-ro(...)

Ireland all-rounder  Kevin O’Brien is positive ahead of UAE match.

Having been set the mammoth task of effectively winning a dozen matches to qualify for Super 10s stage at the Wor(...)

Ireland’s Stuart Thompson lies on the ground after making his ground to secure the bye that gave Ireland a three-wicket win over Zimbabwe at the ICC World Twenty20 in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Photograph: Surjeet/Inpho

What looked like an easy-going parade to victory turned into a frantic last-ball win for Ireland yesterday as they opened their World Twenty20 camp(...)

Ireland spinner Andy McBrine celebrates with Gary Wilson  after taking a wicket in the World T20 first-round game against Zimbabwe  at  Sylhet in Bangladesh. Photograph: Surjeet/Inpho

Ireland came through a nerve-racking final over to win their vital opening game at the World Twenty20 over Zimbabwe by three wickets in Sylhet,(...)

Ireland’s William Porterfield in action against the West Indies in Sabina Park, Kingston. Photograph: Inpho/WICB

Ireland missed out on the opportunity to win a first series against a full-member country as they lost a low-scoring second Twenty20 Internatio(...)

Ed Joyce and Kevin O’Brien leave the pitch with the West Indies players after Wednesday’s victory. Photograph: West Indies Cricket Board.

Coach Phil Simmons could be excused wearing a wider smile than normal as he watched his present side beat his former one on another famous day(...)

Ed Joyce made an unbeaten 40 as Ireland beat the West Indies by six wickets at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland made Sabina Park a happy hunting ground yet again on Wednesday night as they stunned World Twenty20 champion West Indies in the first o(...)

Ireland coach Phil Simmons and man of the match John Mooney with the ICC Intercontinental Cup after the victory over Afghanistan in December in Dubai. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland could be playing Test cricket three years ahead of their own schedule following today’s International Cricket Council’s decision to approve a (...)