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From TheJournal.ie Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea Heading South

Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea

It is a sign Trump is letting China control North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Australian rapper ran into the sea after running up €420 bill at seafood restaurant Gold Coast

Australian rapper ran into the sea after running up €420 bill at seafood restaurant

Police were towed to the man on the back of jet-skis.

Dara Ó Briain responded brilliantly to the most ludicrous fake news story about his death

This takes “greatly exaggerated” to new lengths.

From The42 Kurtley Beale will leave Wasps and head home in good time for the 2019 World Cup Due South

Kurtley Beale will leave Wasps and head home in good time for the 2019 World Cup

Though not until well after he takes on Leinster in the Champions Cup.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia Middle Island
From The42 Ireland's James McGee goes in search of the promised land Down Under Australia Open

Ireland's James McGee goes in search of the promised land Down Under

The 29-year-old has been drawn against Croatian Matija Pecotic in Melbourne.

From The42 Confirmed: International Rules Series is returning to a two-Test format next year Double Down

Confirmed: International Rules Series is returning to a two-Test format next year

Joe Kernan’s Ireland squad will travel to Australia in 12 months’ time.

From TheJournal.ie A mystery drug has hospitalised 16 people in Australia but authorities don't know what it is yet Gold Coast

A mystery drug has hospitalised 16 people in Australia but authorities don't know what it is yet

A man is fighting for his life in intensive care in Queensland after taking the drug.

From TheJournal.ie Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck Too Close To Call

Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck

Leaders of the major parties have each promised to bring stability to a government long mired in chaos.

From The42 Shades of Mayo v Meath in 1996 as massive half-time brawl occurs during Australian league game Schemozzle This post contains videos

Shades of Mayo v Meath in 1996 as massive half-time brawl occurs during Australian league game

Adelaide United were facing Melbourne City FC and everything got out of hand as the teams headed for the tunnel.

From The42 Former Irish international pushes Perth into a play-off place Down Under Hometown Glory

Former Irish international pushes Perth into a play-off place Down Under

Andy Keogh has endured a rather turbulent time recently but he’s back in great form for Perth Glory.

This is the most hilariously angry noise complaint note ever left after a party

They didn’t even try to be passive aggressive.

From The42 'I was very close to Dave through my time in UCD' - Westmeath star on help with AFL career Down Under

'I was very close to Dave through my time in UCD' - Westmeath star on help with AFL career

Sigerson Cup winner John Heslin on the late Dave Billings.

From TheJournal.ie Australians are waking up to the 'hairy panic' of a tumbleweed takeover Down Under This post contains videos

Australians are waking up to the 'hairy panic' of a tumbleweed takeover

Homes in Wangaratta are under metres of the weed.

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch this shirtless man stop a robbery at a fast food restaurant Down Under

Take a break and watch this shirtless man stop a robbery at a fast food restaurant

It would seem he removed his shirt especially for his heroics.

From The42 'He’s a massive competitor which fits in really well with AFL football' Down Under

'He’s a massive competitor which fits in really well with AFL football'

Tipperary’s Colin O’Riordan is adapting well to life at Sydney Swans.

From The42 Two more young GAA stars headed to Aussie Rules Down Under

Two more young GAA stars headed to Aussie Rules

Colin O’Riordan Tipp and Darragh Joyce of Kilkenny are off to Melbourne in October.

From TheJournal.ie This bar in Australia used naked women as platters and offended just about everyone PR Gone Wrong
From TheJournal.ie Hopes that Ireland's marriage equality vote would spread worldwide have suffered a setback Voted Down Under This post contains videos

Hopes that Ireland's marriage equality vote would spread worldwide have suffered a setback

Ireland’s referendum has been a feature of the Australian debate.

From TheJournal.ie "Not clean": The Fifa corruption investigation has spread to Australia Down Under

"Not clean": The Fifa corruption investigation has spread to Australia

Australian police say they are looking into corruption claims around the country’s failed 2022 World Cup bid.

From The42 Another Irish footballer is packing his bags for Australia Down Under

Another Irish footballer is packing his bags for Australia

Roy O’Donovan is off to the A-League.

From The42 Ciaran Byrne makes Carlton debut to become latest Irish star of Aussie Rules AFL

Ciaran Byrne makes Carlton debut to become latest Irish star of Aussie Rules

The Blues were involved in a fiery encounter at the MCG.

From The42 Michael Cheika is in trouble after 'approaching' a referee during a Waratahs game Big Mick

Michael Cheika is in trouble after 'approaching' a referee during a Waratahs game

There was a short exchange on the sideline.

From TheJournal.ie Cricket ball-sized hailstones have been raining down in Australia Biblical Weather

Cricket ball-sized hailstones have been raining down in Australia

And you were probably enjoying the sunshine this weekend.

This Irish lad's toilet guest is reason enough to never move to Australia, ever

Kill it with fire. Burn it all down.

From The42 Damien Duff's A-League career in doubt as Ireland star suffers double injury The Duffer

Damien Duff's A-League career in doubt as Ireland star suffers double injury

The former Ireland man’s season looks to be over.

From The42 After leaving Derry City, Rory Patterson will be playing in Australia this year Down Under

After leaving Derry City, Rory Patterson will be playing in Australia this year

The striker will be lining out for Cockburn City. Nope, us neither.

From The42 Mayo AFL star struck down for 12 weeks by injury as Adelaide respect Kildare rookie's decision Down Under

Mayo AFL star struck down for 12 weeks by injury as Adelaide respect Kildare rookie's decision

Pearce Hanley is going to be sidelined and miss out on action with Brisbane Lions.

From The42 It's Djokovic v Murray in Sunday's Australian Open final after another epic semi this morning Down Under

It's Djokovic v Murray in Sunday's Australian Open final after another epic semi this morning

The World number one saw off Stan Wawrinka in five sets.

From The42 Broken collarbone rules Quade Cooper out of Super Rugby for three months Under The Knife

Broken collarbone rules Quade Cooper out of Super Rugby for three months

On the plus side, he’ll be nice and fresh for the World Cup.

From The42 James McGee progresses in Australian Open qualifying Down Under

James McGee progresses in Australian Open qualifying

The Dubliner is through to the second round after victory over Slovakia’s Nobert Gombos.

From The42 James McGee has been drawn against a familiar foe in Australian Open qualifying Down Under

James McGee has been drawn against a familiar foe in Australian Open qualifying

Both McGee and Louk Sorensen will face seeded opponents when qualifying begins on Wednesday.

From The42 History boys? Here's the Ireland squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup CWC15

History boys? Here's the Ireland squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup

There are just 39 days until the tournament gets underway.

From The42 G'day lads! Manchester City will play Real Madrid in Australia next summer Down Under

G'day lads! Manchester City will play Real Madrid in Australia next summer

City confirmed for pre-season tournament at the 100,000-capacity MCG.

From The42 Spieth secures Australian Open as defending champion McIlroy fails to recover Down Under

Spieth secures Australian Open as defending champion McIlroy fails to recover

The 21-year-old American set a new course record to win by six shots this morning.

From The42 Rory McIlroy implodes as trio lead Australian Open Down Under

Rory McIlroy implodes as trio lead Australian Open

McIlroy’s round faltered with a triple-bogey seven at the ninth after finding the rough off the tee.

From The42 Rory McIlroy well in contention after second round at Australian Open Down Under

Rory McIlroy well in contention after second round at Australian Open

The Northern Irishman wore a black ribbon as a mark of respect for Philip Hughes.