Iraqi Yazidi people who fled their homes in Sinjar, enter Iraq from Syria at a border crossing in Faysh Khabur in Dohuk Province, northern Iraq. Photograph: Adam Ferguson/The New York Times

The Presbyterian Moderator had called on the British and Irish Governments to give all available help and support in humanitarian aid to Christian and(...)

 Andrew White leads the team out against Sri Lanka to become Ireland’s most capped player with 227 caps. Photo: Rowland White/Presseye/Inpho

Ireland were made to suffer under the Belfast sun as Sri Lanka A’s batsmen led the way in a 107-run victory that wrapped up the three-match series at (...)

On his record 227th cap for Ireland, Andrew White celebrates taking a wicket  with Andrew McBrine, who took the catch, and Nick Larkin in the one-day game against Sri Lanka ‘A’ at Stormont in Belfast. Photograph:  Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

Wicket-keeper Stuart Poynter looks set to make a late run for potential inclusion in Ireland’s squad for next year’s World Cup after he scored a st(...)

 Ed Joyce in action for Sussex. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

England selector Angus Fraser believes Ed Joyce would have stood a great chance of making his Test debut against Sri Lanka at Lord’s in today’s first(...)

Ireland’s Trent Johnston had to leave the field after bowling two overs.  Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland moved within sight of a fourth Intercontinental Cup trophy in Dubai on Thursday as they reduced Afghanistan to 136 for five, still 211 runs sh(...)

John Mooney picked up his first five-wicket haul for Ireland in the Intercontinental Cup Final against Afghanistan  at the ICC Global Academy in Dubai. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

An unbeaten third-wicket stand of 106 between Ed Joyce and Niall O’Brien put Ireland in full control of their Intercontinental Cup Final against Afgha(...)

Ireland’s John Mooney bowling against Afghanistan on the first day of the ICC Intercontinental Cup Final at the ICC Global Academy in Dubai. Photograph:   Barry Chambers/Inpho

Three wickets from John Mooney in the final session helped Ireland rescue something from the opening day of their Intercontinental Cup Final against A(...)

 John Mooney helped salvage something from a disappointing opening day for Ireland

Three wickets in the final session from John Mooney helped Ireland rescue something from the opening day of their Intercontinental Cup Final against A(...)

Trent Johnston at an Ireland training session at  Malahide Cricket Club last month. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland have named 36 players in two squads ahead of a busy winter programme. The established senior players make up the 13-man national performance s(...)

Spinner George Dockrell took six wickets on Wednesday as Ireland beat The Netherlands by 279 runs in their Intercontinental Cup match at  Deventer. Photograph: Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

George Dockrell spun Ireland into a fourth Intercontinental Cup Final in Deventer on Wednesday to complete an emphatic 279-run victory over the Nether(...)