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(...)

 Kevin O’Brien has signed for Leicestershire joining his older brother Niall. Photo: Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

Leicestershire have swelled their ranks for the NatWest T20 Blast with the signing of Ireland’s big-hitting all-rounder Kevin O’Brien.O’Brien played a(...)

Ireland players leave the Adelaide Oval pitch after their seven wicket defeat to Pakistan.Photograph: Getty

Ireland were knocked out of the cricket World Cup as Pakistan cruised to a seven-wicket win at the Adelaide Oval.Sarfraz Ahmed’s unbeaten 101 condemn(...)

George Dockrell hits the ball away during Ireland’s World Cup loss to India in Hamilton, New Zealand. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images

It has been a whirlwind week travelling from Canberra to Hobart to play Zimbabwe and then on to Hamilton to take on India. We will have completed our(...)