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Ireland v Pakistan, only Test, Malahide

What's a washout in the grander scheme of Ireland's cricket history?

May 11, 2018: Ireland endured a disappointing first day of Test status, but they've endured greater hardships than this in the past

Jarrod Kimber at Malahide

Ireland's first Test match

The brief and untold history of Ireland-Pakistan

May 11, 2018: This might be the first men's Test between the two nations, but their cricketing trajectories have many surprising intersections

Jarrod Kimber

Ireland news

Proud history, bright future, uncertain present

Aug 22, 2016: Ireland have made large strides over recent years, but there is a sense that greater opportunities have arrived at a time when the team is in decline

Tim Wigmore

World T20 2016

Ireland's grand Test vision clouded by advance of T20

Mar 14, 2016: Their pursuit of a Test dream might have come in the way of success in T20, which many of their rivals now regard as the pathway to success

Tim Wigmore

Is Springer's chest roll better than the rest?

Feb 14, 2016: We have seen the chainsaw, the Gangnam, the chicken dance, and the airplane among others. But is Springer's chest roll the best? Vote for your favourite

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia news

Trent Johnston named coach of New South Wales

Jul 14, 2015: Trent Johnston, the former Ireland captain, has been named as the new coach of New South Wales

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia news

Trent Johnston appointed NSW interim head coach

Jun 19, 2015: Former Ireland captain Trent Johnston has been appointed interim head coach of New South Wales following the departure of Trevor Bayliss to England

Ger Siggins

Australia news

Johnston named NSW assistant coach

Jul 30, 2014: Trent Johnston, the former Ireland captain, has been named assistant coach of Australian domestic side New South Wales

ESPNcricinfo staff

'We must make sure Rankin is the last Irishman to play for England'

Feb 3, 2014: Former Ireland captain Trent Johnston talks about his team's hopes of playing Test cricket, their famous wins over Pakistan and England, and his new career as a coach

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

Ireland news

Johnston accepts dual coaching role

Dec 15, 2013: Trent Johnston has accepted a new dual role that will see him take charge of the Ireland women's team and also become fast-bowling coach at the recently-formed national academy

ESPNcricinfo staff

Ireland news

Johnston's grand career ends quietly

Dec 14, 2013: Although Trent Johnston ended a seemingly eternal career with another title for a bulging associate CV, it was not the romantic swansong he must have fantasised about

Ryan Bailey

ICC Intercontinental Cup news

Ireland, Johnston chase another title

Dec 5, 2013: Ireland will attempt to win their third ICC title of 2013 when they take on Afghanistan in the final of the Intercontinental Cup next week

ESPNcricinfo staff

Afg v Ire, ICC World T20 Qualifier, final, Abu Dhabi

Rampant Ireland retain World T20 Qualifier title

Nov 30, 2013: Ireland successfully defended their World Twenty20 Qualifiers title with a comprehensive 68-run win over Afghanistan in the final in Abu Dhabi, thanks largely to blitzed fifties from Paul Stirling and Trent Johnston

ESPNcricinfo staff

Part two

What more are Ireland supposed to do?

Sep 14, 2013: They have shown the ambition, drive and talent needed to earn Test status. But does the ICC have the vision to make it happen?

Jarrod Kimber

Part one

How Ireland got their groove back

Sep 13, 2013: Cricket was played on the island as far back as the 1730s. How the game fell out of favour, and is now finding its feet again, is a tale and a half

Jarrod Kimber

Ireland news

Johnston to retire at end of the year

Jul 15, 2013: Trent Johnston, who has been in the vanguard of Ireland's recent renaissance, has announced he will retire from international cricket at the end of the year

Ger Siggins

UAE v Ireland, ICC World Cricket League Championship, Sharjah

Ireland edge closer to qualification

Mar 20, 2013: William Porterfield played a captain's innings in guiding Ireland to a comfortable six-wicket victory over UAE in Sharjah

ESPNcricinfo staff

UAE v Ireland, Intercontinental Cup, Sharjah, 4th day

Cautious Ireland focus on prize ahead

Mar 15, 2013: Despite getting a first innings lead of 229 runs, Ireland declined to enforce the follow-on against United Arab Emirates, and finished on 188-3 in their second innings as the match descended into a tedious draw

Tim Wigmore

Ireland v West Indies, World T20 2012, Group B, Colombo

Johnston hits out at lack of fixtures

Sep 23, 2012: Trent Johnston has marked what could be his farewell match in a major tournament by condemning the reluctance of Bangladesh and Zimbabwe to play them and put at risk their international status.

David Hopps

Australia v Ireland, World T20 2012, Group B, Colombo

Johnston shelves the chicken

Sep 19, 2012:

David Hopps in Colombo
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