10th July 2013
Giles Clarke, the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, congratulated Cricket Ireland after their side became the first to qualify for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to be held in Australia and New Zealand
7th July 2013
Ireland thrashed the Netherlands by 88 runs in Amstelveen to move one victory away from qualification for the 2015 World Cup. The O'Brien brothers and skipper Will Porterfield made telling contributions.
3rd July 2013
Ireland moved clear at the top of the Intercontinental Cup table with a 279-run thrashing of the sixth-placed Netherlands at Deventer. Somerset spinner George Dockrell was Ireland's hero with nine wickets.
17th June 2013
A tremendous century by Paul Stirling failed to prevent Australia A from recording a 93-run victory over Ireland in a rain-affected tour match.
27th May 2013
The International Cricket Council and the England and Wales Cricket Board have signed the host agreement to stage the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales at meetings held in Dubai on May 26.
26th May 2013
Ireland fell agonisingly short of a first series win against a full-member nation following a two-wicket defeat to Pakistan in the second RSA Insurance one-day international in Dublin.