Trent Johnson: is confident as the Irish women prepare to face New Zealand.

Ireland women’s coach Trent Johnston is hoping that his squad can channel some of the spirit from the men’s 2007 World Cup exploits w(...)

Gerard Corbett, arriving home from Saudi Arabia for Christmas, is meet by his children Ellen (20), Faye (17) and Dominic (15) at Dublin Airport early this morning. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A strong tailwind took the transatlantic flights bringing Irish emigrants home for Christmas into Dublin Airport almost an hour early this morning, bu(...)

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(...)