On this day in 2018, Ireland's Ed Joyce announced his retirement from cricket

Joyce also featured in 256 first-class matches and 311 List A games, amassing 18,465 and 10,267 runs, respectively.

May 24, 2020, 14:50 PM IST

This day in 2019, West Indians John Campbell, Shai Hope made record highest ODI opening partnership

Their partnership had taken the Windies` total to 381/3 in the fifty overs.

May 05, 2020, 22:07 PM IST

Ireland's home series against New Zealand, Pakistan at 'high risk' due to coronavirus

Earlier, the three-match ODI series and subsequent four Twenty20Is between Ireland and Bangladesh were postponed due to COVID-19, thus pushing the Irish season back to the end of May.

Apr 16, 2020, 17:25 PM IST

New Zealand Cricket switches to 4-day working week, upcoming tours in doubt amid coronavirus

New Zealand were slated to play three T20Is and as many ODIs against Ireland in June-July, one-off ODI and lone T20I against Scotland in June and three ODIs and three T20Is in the West Indies in July.


Apr 03, 2020, 15:42 PM IST

Nigel Jones appointed national selector of Ireland

Jones has featured in a total of 14 ODIs and five T20Is from Ireland between 2010 and 2012.

Mar 14, 2020, 17:12 PM IST

Sinn Fein eyes government, Irish unity poll after election surge

The left-wing Irish nationalist party stunned the establishment by beating the two centre-right parties that have led every government in the country`s history, almost doubling its vote share from the last election to 24%.

Feb 10, 2020, 20:55 PM IST

Ireland's James Shannon announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Shannon, who made his international debut for Ireland in an ODI match against Pakistan in Dublin in 2013, has appeared in eight T20Is for the national side during his career and notched up a total of 111 runs in it. 

Jan 07, 2020, 15:48 PM IST

Ireland PM Leo Varadkar visits his ancestral village in Maharashtra

Indian-origin Prime Minister of Ireland, Leo Varadkar, on Sunday (December 29) visited his ancestral village in Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district. Varadkar also worshipped his family diety (kuldevta) during his visit to the ancestral village. 

Dec 30, 2019, 15:54 PM IST

Ireland's Tim Murtagh announces retirement from international cricket

The 38-year old seamer made his international debut for Ireland in 2012.

Nov 29, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

Andrew Balbirnie named Ireland captain as William Porterfield steps down

Balbirnie's first assignment in the role will be Ireland's limited-overs fixtures against West Indies in Caribbean, beginning January 7. 

Nov 08, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

Britain and Ireland see pathway to possible Brexit deal

A Brexit deal remains possible, Britain and Ireland said on Thursday in a statement issued following talks between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar.

Oct 10, 2019, 21:40 PM IST

UK Brexit proposal removes Irish backstop, says avoids Irish border checks

In its proposals to the European Union on how to deal with the Irish border after Brexit, Britain suggested a zone of regulatory compliance across Northern Ireland and the EU to eliminate checks for trade in goods.

Oct 02, 2019, 20:16 PM IST

Spin attack will play a key part, says Ireland`s T20I captain Gary Wilson

Since the qualifier will be held in UAE, which is famous for slow pitches, Ireland has selected three full-time spinners for the tri-series tournament, which also features Netherlands and Scotland.

Sep 14, 2019, 20:14 PM IST

Thailand, Bangladesh qualify for 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup

Bangladesh beat Ireland by four wickets in a low-scoring thriller at Forthill to guarantee their place at the 10-team tournament.

Sep 06, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Aircraft used to transport US and foreign military troops catches fire before take off in Ireland

Omni Air International is a civilian airline that says it transports US and foreign military troops and military family members around the world.


Aug 15, 2019, 15:17 PM IST

Women's T20I Quadrangular Series: Ireland's record-breaking day cut short by rain

The Ireland women’s cricket team will now lock horns with Thailand at the same venue later on Tuesday. 

Aug 13, 2019, 09:56 AM IST

English fast-bowler James Anderson frustrated by a niggling calf injury

The 37-year-old, who missed a warm-up match with Ireland and struggled to be fit for the series opener against Australia at Edgbaston, pulled up injured on day one of the first Test which the hosts lost by 251 runs.

Aug 11, 2019, 19:48 PM IST

Tried to back my own skills, says Rory Burns after maiden Test ton

Burns made a scintillating comeback in the Ashes as he hammered unbeaten 125 runs to put his side in a dominating position.

Aug 03, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

ICC U-19 World Cup Europe Qualifier: Ireland, Scotland remain unbeaten to set up final showdown

Scotland and Ireland made a one-two finish in the group stage of the International Cricket Council (ICC) U19 Cricket World Cup Europe Qualifier 2019 to set up a summit showdown clash with each other on Tuesday.

Jul 30, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

ICC U-19 World Cup Europe Qualifier: Ireland, Scotland secure convincing wins

Heavy overnight rain and thunderstorms in the Netherlands threatened to affect the second day of play in the ongoing qualifiers but the rain cleared up and the covers held to ensure all matches started on time.

Jul 29, 2019, 07:31 AM IST