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From TheJournal.ie Australian police open investigation into 'spy' claims that China tried to interfere with elections Down Under Cover

Australian police open investigation into 'spy' claims that China tried to interfere with elections

A man who claims to have worked as a Chinese spy said it tried to recruit a Melbourne businessman to run for office.

From The42 Dates and venues for Ireland's two-Test tour of Australia in 2020 confirmed Down Under

Dates and venues for Ireland's two-Test tour of Australia in 2020 confirmed

Andy Farrell’s team will play in Brisbane and Sydney next July.

From The42 Wes Hoolahan out until New Year after 'major ligament and cartilage damage' in Australia Down Under

Wes Hoolahan out until New Year after 'major ligament and cartilage damage' in Australia

The 37-year-old joined A-League side Newcastle Jets on a one-year contract in August.

From The42 Success Down Under: Remembering Ireland's first Series win in Australia since 1979 Onward

Success Down Under: Remembering Ireland's first Series win in Australia since 1979

Despite losing the first Test, the Six Nations champions defeated the Wallabies 2-1 in June 2018.

From The42 17-year-old Greenwood praised after first senior Man United goal in victory over Leeds Down Under This post contains videos

17-year-old Greenwood praised after first senior Man United goal in victory over Leeds

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer even suggested the teenager could start in the Premier League opener against Chelsea next month.

From TheJournal.ie Irish couple facing deportation in Australia because son has cystic fibrosis granted residency Down Under

Irish couple facing deportation in Australia because son has cystic fibrosis granted residency

The couple appealed the decision to refuse them residency which prompted intervention from a government minister.

From The42 Irish midfielder heads to Australia to join Robbie Fowler's Brisbane Roar Down Under

Irish midfielder heads to Australia to join Robbie Fowler's Brisbane Roar

Jay O’Shea helped Bury to League One promotion last year.

From TheJournal.ie Buildings shake and workers flee in Australian city of Darwin after powerful earthquake hits Down Under This post contains videos

Buildings shake and workers flee in Australian city of Darwin after powerful earthquake hits

The epicentre of the earthquake was in a remote part of Indonesia.

From The42 Irish striker O'Donovan leaving A-League club after contract talks break down Down Under

Irish striker O'Donovan leaving A-League club after contract talks break down

Newcastle Jets announced they have withdrawn their contract offer for the Cork native.

From The42 'He's built for it' - Wexford star on his cousin's AFL trial with Sydney Swans Down Under

'He's built for it' - Wexford star on his cousin's AFL trial with Sydney Swans

Barry O’Connor is one of five young GAA players set for trials in Australia this month.

From The42 Football first for Cavan star Sheridan but lure of AFLW life Down Under remains Cross Coder

Football first for Cavan star Sheridan but lure of AFLW life Down Under remains

Breffni forward Aishling Sheridan was one of 11 Irish players on a trial in Melbourne last year.

From The42 Brilliant fightback from Maguire Down Under as Cavan star cards superb 68 Irish Eye

Brilliant fightback from Maguire Down Under as Cavan star cards superb 68

The 24-year-old has upped the ante at her first European Tour event as a pro.

From The42 Ireland's Dunne four off the lead heading into the final round in Australia Down Under

Ireland's Dunne four off the lead heading into the final round in Australia

Gavin Moynihan and Michael Hoey are both on seven-under overall after the third round.

From The42 17-year-old Parsons set for 7s World Series debut as Ireland head for Sydney Women's Rugby

17-year-old Parsons set for 7s World Series debut as Ireland head for Sydney

The young flyer is one of three players travelling after being involved in Six Nations prep with the 15-a-side team.

From The42 Serena Williams powers past top seed Halep into Australian Open quarters Down Under

Serena Williams powers past top seed Halep into Australian Open quarters

Williams’ quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title gathers momentum.

From The42 20-year-old Tsitsipas knocks defending champion Federer out of Australian Open Melbourne Park

20-year-old Tsitsipas knocks defending champion Federer out of Australian Open

Tsitsipas, seeded 14, becomes the first Greek in history to reach the quarter-finals of a Slam.

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 'It hasn't even hit, I don't think it's real' - Tipp ace McCarthy relishing dream move to AFLW New Chapter

'It hasn't even hit, I don't think it's real' - Tipp ace McCarthy relishing dream move to AFLW

2017 Intermediate Player of the Year Aisling McCarthy reacts to signing for the Western Bulldogs.

From The42 Down Under! Ireland international O'Sullivan seals move to Australia after stellar campaign in North Carolina Australia

Down Under! Ireland international O'Sullivan seals move to Australia after stellar campaign in North Carolina

Cork midfielder Denise O’Sullivan has joined Canberra United as the club’s guest player for 2018/19.

From The42 'I'm not even a professional footballer yet': Bolt asks why he is being drug tested Down Under

'I'm not even a professional footballer yet': Bolt asks why he is being drug tested

Bolt is currently on trial with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia’s A-League.

From The42 Irish takeover! Donegal attacking ace Bonner joins Staunton at GWS Giants Another One...

Irish takeover! Donegal attacking ace Bonner joins Staunton at GWS Giants

‘It’s like a dream,’ Yvonne Bonner said as she signed the AFLW professional contract.

From The42 Wallabies defend under-pressure Michael Cheika after Bledisloe loss Down Under

Wallabies defend under-pressure Michael Cheika after Bledisloe loss

Australia face a second test in Eden Park on Saturday.

From The42 'I relished every moment of it' - Winning debut for Cats hurler Joyce in the AFL Codebreaker

'I relished every moment of it' - Winning debut for Cats hurler Joyce in the AFL

What a rise it’s been as the 21-year-old played his part in St Kilda’s win over Melbourne.

From The42 Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling captain Joyce to make AFL debut Flying The Flag

Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling captain Joyce to make AFL debut

A great achievement for the St Kilda 21-year-old.

From The42 Confidence, conviction and calmness personified - Ross Byrne's journey to the Test arena Player Profile

Confidence, conviction and calmness personified - Ross Byrne's journey to the Test arena

The 23-year-old out-half is poised to make his Ireland debut in Sydney on Saturday after an excellent season with Leinster.

From The42 The Rugby Show: Reaction to team news as Ireland aim to win first Aussie series since 1979 Fair Dinkum This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Reaction to team news as Ireland aim to win first Aussie series since 1979

Murray Kinsella dials in from Sydney ahead of the series decider.

From The42 Larmour bidding to cap 'dream season' by scaling one last peak in Sydney Rookie

Larmour bidding to cap 'dream season' by scaling one last peak in Sydney

21-year-old in line for his sixth cap on Saturday, and hopes to play his part in a famous series win.

From The42 Ringrose back as the centre of attention in Ireland's defensive line 13

Ringrose back as the centre of attention in Ireland's defensive line

The 23-year-old is fully aware of the challenge that awaits as he steps back into the Test arena on Saturday.

From The42 'You kind of forget what losing feels like. It’s a gut-wrenching feeling, it's horrible' Right The Wrongs

'You kind of forget what losing feels like. It’s a gut-wrenching feeling, it's horrible'

Tadhg Furlong is back in Ireland’s starting XV and desperate to rediscover that winning feeling in Melbourne.

From The42 The Rugby Show: Reaction to Ireland's team news as Schmidt makes eight changes to the side Down Under This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Reaction to Ireland's team news as Schmidt makes eight changes to the side

Murray Kinsella joins us from Melbourne with all the latest news from the Irish camp.

Sexton: 'It's like a different type of game when you're on the bench'

The out-half found himself in an unfamiliar position last week, but is set to take centre stage again in Melbourne.

From The42 Ireland's winning streak over as Cheika's Wallabies power to Brisbane victory Down Under

Ireland's winning streak over as Cheika's Wallabies power to Brisbane victory

Joe Schmidt’s team were second best and find themselves 1-0 down in the series.

From The42 After an impressive debut season in Aussie Rules Cora Staunton signs new deal in Sydney Aussie Rules

After an impressive debut season in Aussie Rules Cora Staunton signs new deal in Sydney

Greater Western Sydney Giants said she will join back up once her duties with Mayo finish in November.

From The42 'There’s a greater goal in mind' - Schmidt looking to trial things in Australia Down Under

'There’s a greater goal in mind' - Schmidt looking to trial things in Australia

The Ireland head coach is keen for his team to keeping winning but sees this tour as a chance to try new things.

From The42 Ireland look towards Australia as Leinster crop hope to bring winning momentum Tourists

Ireland look towards Australia as Leinster crop hope to bring winning momentum

Leinster hooker Sean Cronin is excited to get back into international camp for the next month.

From The42 Strong squad underlines Ireland's chances of series success in Australia Summer Tour

Strong squad underlines Ireland's chances of series success in Australia

Joe Schmidt’s 32-man squad features two uncapped players and a host of proven stars.

From The42 Australian rugby in a negative place ahead of visit of Schmidt's Ireland Down Under

Australian rugby in a negative place ahead of visit of Schmidt's Ireland

The Ireland boss is due to name his touring party next week.

From The42 Roy O'Donovan sent off for high boot to keeper's head as Newcastle Jets lose controversial Grand Final Down Under

Roy O'Donovan sent off for high boot to keeper's head as Newcastle Jets lose controversial Grand Final

The Corkman also took a blow to the face in a hard-fought season finale down under.

From The42 Hamilton breaks records to claim pole at season-opening Australia Grand Prix F1

Hamilton breaks records to claim pole at season-opening Australia Grand Prix

The Ferrari duo Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel finished second and third in qualifying this morning.

From The42 Cora Staunton soldiers on despite suffering nasty blow to the nose in Aussie Rules win Down Under This post contains videos

Cora Staunton soldiers on despite suffering nasty blow to the nose in Aussie Rules win

The Mayo footballer scored three behinds during a brilliant second quarter performance on Sunday.

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