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Ah yes.

The comforting thwack of sliothar leather upon ash willow.

It must be Summer.

Siobhán Meehan writes:

I’m getting in touch on behalf of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Cricket Ireland, who today launch the Royal London ODI  [One Day International] Cricket Series between England and Ireland.

With the two teams playing at The Brightside Ground, Bristol, on May 5 and Lord’s Cricket Ground on the May 7, the series will mark a historical date in the cricket calendar as England and Ireland play their first ever ODI match on English soil.

To launch the series, Dara Ó Briain (above) provides a unique interpretation from the last meeting between England and Ireland back in 2013.

*gouges ball with thumbnail*

Tickets to watch England v Ireland at The Brightside Ground, Bristol May 5) and Lord’s Cricket Ground (7th May 2017) are available to purchase at here and here.
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This afternoon.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and a customised Irish cricket top in the taoiseach’s office at government buildings.

Pics: Deep Sojitra

Meanwhile…

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From left: Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, Labour Party Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan,  Enda Kenny, Narendra Modi and Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan at Government Buildings

(Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie)

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Malahide Cricket Club this morning, top, and President Michael D Higgins greeting England’s cricket captain James Taylor

Ireland is playing England in a one-off One Day International (ODI) in Malahide today.

And it’s JUST started.

Follow RTÉ’s live commentary here

Pic: Simon Mann and Sky Sports Cricket

UPDATE:

Ireland v U.A.E Live Blog (Guardian)


Update: