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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ireland abortion referendum

    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.

  • 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.

  • Qualifying tournament for 2019 Cricket WC to be moved from BD

    The qualifying tournament for the 2019 World Cup is set to be moved to Ireland and Scotland next summer.

  • Latham banks on young guns

    New Zealand captain Tom Latham believes his emerging players can help the Blackcaps take the Tri-Series in Dublin after they made a winning start against Ireland.

  • Approach the key on green wickets

    The lightweights of Ireland gave Bangladesh a real scare in the opening match of the tri-series on Friday.

  • Tigers' opener washed out

    The opening match of the tri-series between Bangladesh and Ireland is washed out due to incessant rainfall after Bangladesh had reached 157 for four in 31.1 overs in Malahide, Dublin today.

  • Tigers reach Belfast

    The Bangladesh cricket team's tour of England and Ireland moved to Belfast yesterday as they reached the Northern Ireland capital at around 11:00am local time (4:00pm Bangladesh time).

  • Bangladesh outclass Ireland

    A superb effort from the bowlers and an accomplished chase by the batters leads the Bangladesh women's cricket team to a seven-wicket victory over Ireland in their first Super Six match of the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier

  • Rumana's historic hat-trick seals narrow win for BD

    Legspinner Rumana Ahmed's hat-trick, the first in international cricket by a Bangladesh Women's cricketer helps her side defend 106 and beat Ireland Women by 10 runs in the third ODI to claim the series 1-0.

  • First ODI washed out

    The Bangladesh women's team tour of Ireland has so far been plagued rain and yesterday was no different as the first ODI

  • The Bengal Tigress

    Washout sees Tigresses lose T20 series

    The Bangladesh women's cricket team suffers a 1-0 series loss in the T20I series against their Irish counterparts.

  • BD women lose tour opener

    The Bangladesh national women's cricket team get off to a bad start in their tour of Ireland as they lose to the hosts by six runs.

  • Keane bows out

    Robbie Keane tells his Ireland teammates to never underestimate the honour of playing for their country after he dons the the green shirt for the final time.

  • Emotional finale for Ireland's Keane

    Robbie Keane tells his Ireland teammates to never underestimate the honour of playing for their country after he dons the green shirt for the final time.

  • 'We can win all the games'

    A confident Jahanara Alam expects Bangladesh's women's cricket team to win both the ODI and T20I series against Ireland in September.

  • Given quits int'l football

    Shay Given earns the tribute "legend" from the Football Association of Ireland after the goalkeeper announces his retirement from international football.

  • Late Brady takes Ireland to last 16

    Robbie Brady scored a glorious late winner for Ireland to put them through to the knockout stages of the European Championship for the first time with a 1-0 win over Group E winners Italy.

  • Ireland can build on draw after Sweden disappoint

    Ireland can take encouragement from a 1-1 draw in their Euro 2016 Group E opener but the result was a cause of great concern for Sweden whose mediocrity contrasted starkly with their opponents' desire.

  • Google's Paris HQ raided in tax probe

    French finance officials have raided the Paris offices of US internet giant Google as part of a tax fraud investigation.

  • Adams quits two days into Ireland job

    Ireland must resume their search for a new national academy manager after Chris Adams withdrew from the role he agreed to take up only two days ago.

  • Match abandoned due to rain

    The rain-curtailed qualifying match of ICC WT20 2016 between Bangladesh and Ireland at Dharamsala is washed out after only eight overs of play.

  • Wounded Tigers take on Ireland

    An injury-plagued Bangladesh, confronted with the stigma of suspect bowling actions, will go into their second ICC World T20 qualifier against Ireland at Dharamsala Cricket Stadium today. The match will start at 8 pm BST.

  • [WATCH] Ireland vs Oman World T20 highlights

    World Twenty20 debutants Oman stunned Ireland by two wickets in a thrilling last-over finish on Wednesday with lower-order batsman Aamer Ali's 32-run blitz achieving the target with two balls to spare.

  • India crush Nepal by 7 wickets

    India secure a huge seven-wicket victory over Nepal to become Group D champion of ICC U19 World Cup at Dhaka.

  • India brush aside Ireland

    India win the 5th match of the ICC U19 CWC 2016 when they brushed aside Ireland by 79 runs at Mirpur today.

  • Doppelgangers take DNA test to find out if they are related

    Two twin strangers from Ireland – who never knew the other existed until two months ago – recently took a DNA test to find out if they were related.

  • U19 CWC 2016 in Bangladesh: Warming up

    Check out all the interesting facts of this year’s ICC U19 CWC in Bangladesh. Let us all make this gala event a resounding success!

  • U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 prep to continue

    International Cricket Council says it will continue to prepare for ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Bangladesh 2016 despite Australia withdrawing its team from the event and expressing concerns over security of its squad.