Ireland players (l to r) George Dockrell, Niall O’Brien, Ed Joyce, William Porterfield and Paul Stirling have a look at the square at The Gabba during their training session on Monday ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup game against the United Arab Emirates. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

From the seaside idyll of Nelson to the subtropical expanse of Brisbane, from temporary stands to the multi-coloured seats in the giant concrete bowl(...)

Visualising Palestine’s objective is to illustrate in a single graphic what is happening in the occupied Palestinian territories, in order to make an impact on global public opinion.

The first infographic produced for the website Visualising Palestine, published in February 2012, was sensational. It showed what happens during hu(...)

Martin Luther King III continues his father Martin Luther King Jr’s tradition of activism on behalf of the excluded and underprivileged. Photograph: AP Photo

The term “promissory note” has been unavoidable in recent public discourse, displacing such Celtic Tiger favourites as “buy-to-let” and “feelgo(...)

Trent Johnston (third from left) is congratulated by his Ireland team-mates after taking a wicket in the World Cup qualifier against the UAE in Sharjah. Photograph: Barry Chambers/ICC/Inpho

Ireland continued their dominance of the World Cup qualifiers in Sharjah on Wednesday with a six-wicket victory over the United Arab Emirates that (...)

Gary Wilson finished unbeaten on 72 as Ireland beat the UAE by five wickets in a World Cup qualifier in Sharjah. Photograph:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Ireland moved within sight of a place in the 2015 World Cup today as they won the first of two qualifiers against the United Arab Emirates by f(...)

Ireland captain William Porterfield made a century on the final day of the Intercontinental Cup clash against the UAE in Sharjah. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho/ICC

Ireland captain William Porterfield defended his decision not to enforce the follow-on against the United Arab Emirates in Sharjah yesterday as(...)

Ireland opening bowler Tim Murtagh bowls to an attacking field during the  Intercontinental Cup match against UAE in  Sharjah. Photograph: Barry Chambers/ICC/Inpho

Ireland ’s batsmen may have set a new scoring record for the country during day two of the Intercontinental Cup clash against the United Arab E(...)

Ireland opening bowler Tim Murtagh bowls to an attacking field during the  Intercontinental Cup match against UAE in  Sharjah. Photograph: Barry Chambers/ICC/Inpho

Ireland ’s batsmen may have set a new scoring record for the country during day two of the Intercontinental Cup clash against the United Arab E(...)

UAE's Mohammed Naveed bowls to Ireland captain  William Porterfield on the first day of the Intercontinental Cup clash in Sharjah. Photograph:  Barry Chambers/ICC/Inpho

Ireland made the perfect start to their season in Sharjah yesterday as they dominated the opening day of their Intercontinental Cup clash with (...)