Restaurant of the year: Harry’s Restaurant and Bar in Inishowen, Co Donegal

Of all the bare-bricked and filament-bulbed gin joints in all the world – I’ve walked into more than my fair share in 2014. It was the year that Ir(...)

Andy Flower has left his post as England team director. Photograph:    Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Andy Flower has accepted the ultimate responsibility for England’s Ashes shambles in resigning as the Test team director, but insisted his main reason(...)

Malahide enjoyed a full house for the ODI meeting between Ireland and England in September 2013. Photograph:   Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

Giles Clarke, the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), hopes that a historic first Test between England and Ireland could be one of (...)

England’s Andy Flower: “We go to Perth and both sides start on nought for nought, and my job is to ensure that the players are as well prepared as possible for that challenge.”

Andy Flower has insisted it is the problems of England’s senior players, rather than his own future as team director, that must be the focus of attent(...)