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From TheJournal.ie Young boy mauled by pack of dingoes that 'wanted blood' Australia

Young boy mauled by pack of dingoes that 'wanted blood'

The boy was running up a sand dune in Australia’s Fraser Island when he was attacked.

From TheJournal.ie Australian police bust crime ring that stole over $1 million worth of baby formula Organised Crime

Australian police bust crime ring that stole over $1 million worth of baby formula

Six have been charged after an almost year-long investigation, police said.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21) Melbourne

Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)

Aiia Maasarwe was the victim of a “horrendous, horrific attack”, police said

From The42 Ex-refugee leading the way for Australia on and off the pitch with brilliant mental health message Socceroos This post contains videos

Ex-refugee leading the way for Australia on and off the pitch with brilliant mental health message

Awer Mabil’s story is an interesting one – as is his unique goal celebration.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli student (21) murdered in Melbourne while on phone with sister Aiia Maasarwe

Israeli student (21) murdered in Melbourne while on phone with sister

Aiia’s body was found early Wednesday near the campus of Melbourne University where she was studying.

From The42 Wallabies star Kurtley Beale in hot water again as he apologises for powder video Statement

Wallabies star Kurtley Beale in hot water again as he apologises for powder video

Rugby Australia have released a statement.

From TheJournal.ie The hottest 15 places in the world today are all in Australia as extreme heatwave rages on Scorching

The hottest 15 places in the world today are all in Australia as extreme heatwave rages on

Fruit is cooking from the inside out and wildlife is dying as temperatures continue to soar.

From The42 The Wallabies' loss has been Leinster's immense gain as Fardy shines Fardy Party

The Wallabies' loss has been Leinster's immense gain as Fardy shines

The 34-year-old Australian has been a superb signing for the province.

From TheJournal.ie Australian man charged with sending dangerous parcels to embassies Savas Avan

Australian man charged with sending dangerous parcels to embassies

Savas Avan appeared in a Melbourne court after being arrested at his home in rural Victoria state yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Woman and child rushed to hospital after being bitten by shark Australia

Woman and child rushed to hospital after being bitten by shark

Local media said the victims were a woman and young child playing in the shallow waters of the island’s Catseye Beach.

From TheJournal.ie UN says Saudi woman is genuine refugee, asks Australia to resettle her Bangkok

UN says Saudi woman is genuine refugee, asks Australia to resettle her

The 18-year-old is fleeing from her family.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Australia investigate delivery of suspicious packages to foreign embassies Australia

Police in Australia investigate delivery of suspicious packages to foreign embassies

The packages are not believed to be harmful.

From TheJournal.ie Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney Australia

Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney

A 66-year-old man died yesterday following injuries sustained in an attack in late December.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of Australians stung in bluebottle jellyfish invasion Queensland

Thousands of Australians stung in bluebottle jellyfish invasion

Around 13,000 stings have been recorded in the past week.

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish men charged over alleged assault in Sydney Australia

Two Irish men charged over alleged assault in Sydney

The men appeared in court at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Australian town records temperature of 49.3 Celsius as country sizzles in record-breaking heatwave Extreme Weather

Australian town records temperature of 49.3 Celsius as country sizzles in record-breaking heatwave

High temperatures are not unusual in Australia during its arid southern hemisphere summer.

From TheJournal.ie 'I tell friends back home all the time that they should come over': Visa extension set to boost Irish-Australian migration To And Fro

'I tell friends back home all the time that they should come over': Visa extension set to boost Irish-Australian migration

We spoke to the Irish community in Australia, and the Australian community in Ireland, to find out the effect new visa changes will have.

From TheJournal.ie 12 pubs in Bangkok and a beach barbeque in Sydney: How the Irish celebrate Christmas around the world Irish Abroad

12 pubs in Bangkok and a beach barbeque in Sydney: How the Irish celebrate Christmas around the world

We spoke to some Irish people who will be spending Christmas day across the miles this year.

From The42 Towering Australia lock to join Toulouse Rory's Story

Towering Australia lock to join Toulouse

Rory Arnold will link up with the Top 14 club at the end of next year’s Rugby World Cup.

From The42 'A dual role' - Phelan assures A-League side he's committed through Old Trafford stint Magic Mike

'A dual role' - Phelan assures A-League side he's committed through Old Trafford stint

‘It’s one of the biggest clubs in the world, I simply couldn’t turn it down – there’s obviously a few issues to sort through.’

From The42 Cheika survives as Wallabies coach, Johnson appointed Man At Work

Cheika survives as Wallabies coach, Johnson appointed

Australia lost nine of their 13 Tests in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinians slam Australia's move to recognise west Jerusalem as capital of Israel Scott Morrison

Palestinians slam Australia's move to recognise west Jerusalem as capital of Israel

A contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved.

From The42 Mayo's 41-year-old marathon runner Sinead Diver wins Australian title at Zatopek 10,000m Down Under

Mayo's 41-year-old marathon runner Sinead Diver wins Australian title at Zatopek 10,000m

Diver won the 2018 Melbourne Marathon and has aspirations to represent Australia at the 2020 Olympics.

From The42 'He has to go' - Cheika's position 'untenable', says Wallabies legend Burke Matt Finish

'He has to go' - Cheika's position 'untenable', says Wallabies legend Burke

The Australia head coach is under pressure with less than a year to go before the World Cup kicks off.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Australia wants to end revolving door of Prime Ministers - but how well do you remember them? It's Quizness Time
From TheJournal.ie Mental health of migrants detained under Australian 'offshore processing policy' equivalent to 'victims of torture' Nauru

Mental health of migrants detained under Australian 'offshore processing policy' equivalent to 'victims of torture'

Médecins Sans Frontières said the mental health of migrants on Nauru is the worst it has seen.

From The42 Rugby Australia hang up on Jake White after Wallabies coach bid Call Me

Rugby Australia hang up on Jake White after Wallabies coach bid

White has offered to replace under-siege Michael Cheika ahead of the World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie Australia's egg-laying duck-billed platypus population is under threat Nature

Australia's egg-laying duck-billed platypus population is under threat

A three-year survey of the duck-billed animal suggested its numbers had fallen by 30%.

From TheJournal.ie 'The biggest cow in Australia, if not the world': Why Knickers the steer is captivating the planet High Steaks
From TheJournal.ie Sleeping pilot overflies Australian island destination by almost 30 miles Tasmania

Sleeping pilot overflies Australian island destination by almost 30 miles

The pilot, who has not been identified, was the only person aboard the twin-propeller plane.

From The42 Cheika slams referee Peyper for 'ludicrous decision' on Farrell tackle Tackle Laws

Cheika slams referee Peyper for 'ludicrous decision' on Farrell tackle

The Australia head coach was understandably upset with the England fly-half’s technique.

From The42 Cheika denies trying to cover up reason for Beale axing Rugby

Cheika denies trying to cover up reason for Beale axing

Kurtley Beale and Adam Ashley-Cooper breached team protocol by inviting three women back to their hotel room.

From The42 Wallabies' backs to the wall but 'disarray' a little bit harsh, insists Cheika Men At Work

Wallabies' backs to the wall but 'disarray' a little bit harsh, insists Cheika

Michael Cheika says Australia will ‘have a good time’ at Twickenham as they look to put breaches of team discipline behind them.

From TheJournal.ie Red haze: Sydney has been hit by a 500km dust storm Australia This post contains videos

Red haze: Sydney has been hit by a 500km dust storm

The dust has been whipped up by some of the worst droughts in the nation for hundreds of years.

From TheJournal.ie Three men charged in Melbourne were planning to attack crowded areas of city, police say Terror Attack

Three men charged in Melbourne were planning to attack crowded areas of city, police say

The arrests come less than two weeks after a stabbing rampage left two dead.

From TheJournal.ie Swimmer killed by stingray and two mauled by sharks in Australia In The Water

Swimmer killed by stingray and two mauled by sharks in Australia

The man was killed in the waters off Tasmania.

From The42 'When we play like that and we are not rewarded, I'm angry': O'Shea fumes at disallowed Italy try Response

'When we play like that and we are not rewarded, I'm angry': O'Shea fumes at disallowed Italy try

Tito Tebaldi’s first-half try was ruled out as Italy came up short against Australia.

From The42 Tuilagi on course to end 32-month England absence against the Wallabies Manu Mission

Tuilagi on course to end 32-month England absence against the Wallabies

The last of centre Tuilagi’s 26 England caps came against Wales at Twickenham in March 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Three men found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attacks in Melbourne Australia

Three men found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attacks in Melbourne

The court was told the men had bought machetes and ingredients to make homemade bombs.

From The42 'I wouldn't be thinking of going down that road' - Kernan on GAA clubs getting compo for AFL signings Joe Kernan

'I wouldn't be thinking of going down that road' - Kernan on GAA clubs getting compo for AFL signings

A group of young Gaelic footballers have made the move to Australia in recent weeks.

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