Ireland’s Craig Young celebrates taking a wicket against the UAE during the InterContinental Cup clash at Malahide. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland will have to return to Malahide this morning (11.0) in search of a single wicket after they just failed to wrap up their opening Intercontinen(...)

 Football Association of Ireland  statement addressing the €5 million settlement agreement with Fifa to drop legal action over the Thierry Henry handball that kept the country out of the 2010 World Cup.

Fifa released a statement on Thursday night in a bid to clarify remarks made earlier in the day by FAI chief executive John Delaney over a €5 milli(...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney has confirmed the association received a payment from Fifa resulting from the fall-out from the Thierry Henry handball incident in a World Cup play-off. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

FAI chief executive John Delaney has insisted that a payment, believed to be €5 million, received by the association from Fifa resulting from the a fa(...)

Ireland’s John Mooney celebrates taking a wicket with team-mates at Malahide.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan.

A morning batting collapse that saw them lose their last seven wickets for just 72 runs proved just a temporary aberration as Ireland’s bowlers reduce(...)

Ireland’s William Porterfield and Paul Stirling in action during the InterContinental Cup match against UAE at Malahide. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

John Bracewell’s first day at the office as Ireland cricket coach in Malahide proved a record-breaking one as Ed Joyce broke both individual and natio(...)

Ireland’s William Porterfield and Paul Stirling congratulate each other in Malahide. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

John Bracewell’s first day at the office as Ireland cricket coach in Malahide proved a record-breaking one as Ed Joyce broke both individual and na(...)

Tim Murtagh (L) is back in the Ireland side after recovering from a hamstring injury. Photograph: Inpho

The road to Test cricket starts for Ireland and new coach John Bracewell at Malahide t oday when they open their Intercontinental Cup campaign with a (...)

In July’s qualifiers 14 nations will bid for six places at next year’s finals in India

Ireland will host 30 of the 51 matches in July’s World Twenty20 Qualifier where 14 nations will bid for six places at next year’s finals in India.Irel(...)

Ireland’s Stuart Thompson (above),  Andy McBrine (42) and Stuart Thompson (41) made contributions which grew in importance as the day wore on. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster Lightning’s unbeaten record in the Interprovincial Championship is under serious pressure following the first day of their three-day game wit(...)

Kevin Pietersen hit a career-best 326 not out for Surrey in their match against Leicestershire at The Oval as he continues to try and earn a recall to the England Test side.  File photograph: Tony Marshall/PA

Leinster Lightning open the defence of their Interprovincial Championship crown against the North West Warriors at Castle Avenue this morning (11am) w(...)