Dermot Dix of Headfort School

Headfort is a private day and boarding school established in 1949. It has a staff of 30 and has 95 pupils between the prep school and Montessori. What(...)

 Kate Dillon: got the only goal in Railway Union’s win over Hermes.   Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Only Ulster Elks had a comfortable passage in the second round of the Irish Senior Cup on Saturday. They beat Lisnagarvey 4-1 as six sides won by just(...)

There has been no shortage of surprise results in the Irish Senior Cup in recent seasons, but Glenanne’s victory on penalty strokes over Pegasus in Be(...)

Ireland’s Laura Delany is stumped by Pakistan wicketkeeper Batool Fatima during the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier semi-final at Claremont Road. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland women’s coach Jeremy Bray has backed his side to keep up their dominance over the Netherlands in Wednesday’s ICC Women’s World Twenty20 qualif(...)

Emmet Riordan at Claremont RoadIreland will have one more shot to earn qualification for next year’s Women’s World Twenty20 finals in Wednesday’s thir(...)

 Kim Garth and Ireland will face Pakistan on Monday. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland lost their first big test of the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 qualifiers at Merrion Cricket Club today, as they went down to a eight-wicket defe(...)

Ireland’s Trent Johnston will be in action for   YMCA against Pembroke in Sunday’s   Leinster Senior Cup final  at Castle Avenuey. Photograph: Rowland White/Inpho

YMCA will have to wait at least another 24 hours to begin their attempt at an historic treble after today’s RSA Leinster Senior Cup Final against neig(...)

Another great innings from opening bat Clare Shillington helped Ireland make it two from two in their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 qualifier this mornin(...)

Clare Shillington raises her bat after scoring a century against Japan during the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 global qualifier match at Milverton in Skerries. Photograph: Ian Jacobs/ICC

A brilliant 66-ball century from opener Clare Shillington helped Ireland to a landslide 117-run victory over Japan in their opening fixture of the ICC(...)

Ireland’s John Anderson hits a four on his way to a 127 total on the first day of the four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup game against the Netherlands in Deventer. Photograph: Rowland white/Inpho/Presseye.

Two exceptional Intercontinental Cup debuts marked the first day of Ireland’s four-day clash with the Netherlands in Deventer yesterday.Merrion openin(...)