Ireland

‘It's amazing, kind of emotional’

England's hopes of reaching the T20 World Cup semi-finals suffered a massive blow on Wednesday after the former champions suffered a shock loss to Ireland when rain forced an early finish to their match at Melbourne Cricket Ground.

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

Disruptors Ireland dare to dream

Ireland's long journey to credibility in global cricket took a quantum leap forward with their stunning upset over England at the T20 World Cup and left Andy Balbirnie's men dreaming of bigger things on the world stage.

October 26, 2022
October 26, 2022

‘It's amazing, kind of emotional’

England's hopes of reaching the T20 World Cup semi-finals suffered a massive blow on Wednesday after the former champions suffered a shock loss to Ireland when rain forced an early finish to their match at Melbourne Cricket Ground.

October 26, 2022
October 26, 2022

Ireland stun England for famous win

Minnows Ireland pulled off a huge upset Wednesday, stunning world number two England by five runs with a fine bowling display in a rain-affected match to throw the Twenty20 World Cup wide open.

October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022

Mendis powers Sri Lanka to big win over Ireland

Disciplined bowling and an unbeaten half-century by Kusal Mendis powered Sri Lanka to a nine-wicket hammering of Ireland in their opening Super 12 match at the Twenty20 World Cup on Sunday.

October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022

Sri Lanka limit Ireland to 128-8

Spinner Maheesh Theekshana led Sri Lanka's attack with 2-19 as they restricted Ireland to 128-8 in their opening Super 12 match at the T20 World Cup on Sunday.

September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022

Why do Celtic fans hate the Royal family?

As football fans around the world united to mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II, one club stood out. Tempers flared when Celtic F.C took to the field.

March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018

Afghanistan beat Ireland to qualify for World Cup

Afghanistan, after losing their opening three qualifying games, upset the odds to beat Ireland by five wickets on Friday to qualify for next year's Cricket World Cup.

December 6, 2017
December 6, 2017

Ireland forced to collect Apple's disputed $15b tax bill

Ireland has struck a deal with Apple to collect up to 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes and hold it in an escrow account pending an appeal before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017

Ireland to hold abortion referendum in 2018

Ireland announced it will hold a referendum next year on whether to repeal its constitutional ban on abortion in almost all cases -- just a few weeks before Pope Francis visits.

August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017

In a remote Irish town, a goat reigns supreme

For a few days this week a goat will be king of a small town in Ireland's rural south west.