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(...)

Kevin O’Brien: his 98 for Leinster Lighting against North West Warriors at Milverton came from 67 deliveries and featured 11 fours and three sixes to put his side ahead on DL calculations as the rain arrived. Photograph: Surjeet Kumar/Inpho

A 187-run fifth wicket stand between Kevin O’Brien and Andrew Balbirnie helped Leinster Lightning win the opening game of the Interprovincial 50-over (...)

If Martin Callinan, the Garda Commissioner, believed a criminal offence had been perpetrated within the offices of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman(...)

The most disturbing aspect of what happened after the Sunday Times claimed that the offices(...)

John Mooney pictured with Ireland coach Phil Simmons and the Intercontinental Cup trophy after his man of the match performance against Afghanistan in December’s final in Dubai. Photograph:  Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland international cricketer John Mooney will return home on Tuesday after leaving the tour to the West Indies due to a stress-related illness.A st(...)

 Ireland’s man-of-the-match  John Mooney is congratulated in Dubai. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland created its own piece of cricketing history in Dubai on Friday as they became the first international team to win three trophies in a calen(...)

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(...)