All-rounder Kevin O’Brien returns from injury for the Ireland tour of Zimbabwe and Namibia in October. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Fit-again Kevin O’Brien will return to a full-strength Ireland squad for the tour of Zimbabwe and Namibia in October. The big-hitting all-rounder has (...)

Ed Joyce: “We’ve got an experienced side and I think if ever we have a chance of running Australia close or beating them then it’s going to be tomorrow.” Photograph: Inpho.

Senior batsman Ed Joyce believes Ireland will never have a better chance to turn the tables on Australia as they prepare to take on the world champio(...)

Ireland all-rounder Alex Cusack has announced his retirement from international cricket: Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Alex Cusack, one of Irish cricket’s great unsung heroes, has called time on his international career at 34. The 34 year-old Clontarf player had origi(...)

Netherland’s Wesley Barresi (R) calls for the wicket of Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien during the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifer between Ireland and the Netherlands at Malahide cricket club Photo: AFP/Paul Faith/ Getty Images

Ireland lost their grip on the World T20 Qualifying trophy at the semi-final stage at Malahide on Saturday as a disappointing batting performance was (...)

ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Malahide Cricket Club, Dublin - Ireland’s Paul Stirling batting Photograph: INPHO/Gary Carr

A quite extraordinary series of results in the final round of Group A games saw Ireland qualify for a fifth straight World Twenty20 finals following t(...)

Paul Stirling top scored for Ireland in their eight run defeat to Hong Kong at Malahide. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s ability to make the least of home advantage in qualifying tournaments seems to be striking again after a two-wicket loss to Hong Kong in Mal(...)

Papua New Guinea batsman  Norman Vanua celebrates hitting the winning six with team-mates after their World Twenty20  qualifier victory over Ireland at Stormont in Belfast. Photograph:  William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

Ireland’s winning streak in in World Twenty20 qualifiers came to an abrupt halt at Stormont on Wednesday as Papua New Guinea claimed a shock two-wi(...)

Ireland bowler Stuart Thompson bowls USA batsman Adil Bhatti during the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier at  Stormont in Belfast. Photograph:  William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

Ireland made it a triumphant 20 straight victories in World T20 qualifiers when they beat the United States by 46 runs at Stormont in Belfast on Sunda(...)

Tens of thousands have been left homeless in Kathmandu and short of food and water. Photograph: Reuters 1:17

Rishav Marasini has survived the worst earthquake to hit Nepal in decades. He is living in a tent in Kathmandu’s Dasarath Stadium, and his future is u(...)

Ireland face England in a one day international at Malahide next month. Photograph: Sportsfile

Ireland welcome England to Malahide on Friday, May 8th for a one-day international with the gap between the two sides arguably the closest it has e(...)