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From TheJournal.ie Irish person injured by car driven into crowd on busy street in Melbourne Australia

Irish person injured by car driven into crowd on busy street in Melbourne

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance.

From TheJournal.ie 'No evidence to suggest terrorism' after car is driven into crowd in Melbourne Australia This post contains videos

'No evidence to suggest terrorism' after car is driven into crowd in Melbourne

19 people have been injured, some critically, and two men have been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie First gay weddings take place in Australia Australia

First gay weddings take place in Australia

The historic reforms were given royal assent on 8 December.

From The42 Brilliant young Galway football prospect set to embark on Aussie Rules career with Carlton On The Move

Brilliant young Galway football prospect set to embark on Aussie Rules career with Carlton

Cillian McDaid is to join to the Melbourne based club.

From The42 Ireland squad start countdown in Melbourne to Sunday's first game in Adelaide Land Down Under This post contains images

Ireland squad start countdown in Melbourne to Sunday's first game in Adelaide

Joe Kernan and his squad are getting set to face Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Another town scraps Australia Day, as politician compares it to celebrating Holocaust Aborigines

Another town scraps Australia Day, as politician compares it to celebrating Holocaust

The annual holiday commemorates the arrival of the country’s first British settlers in 1788.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mystery critters' suspected of eating holes in boy's feet on Australian beach Melbourne

'Mystery critters' suspected of eating holes in boy's feet on Australian beach

The boy, Sam Kanizay, went for a short dip and emerged with bloody feet.

From TheJournal.ie 'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court Melbourne

'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court

Cardinal George Pell made the denials despite the fact no pleas were required to be entered on his first appearance in Australian court.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to Corkman who died in Australia after falling from a height Kristian Crowley

Tributes paid to Corkman who died in Australia after falling from a height

The 28-year-old was taken to a Melbourne city hospital on Sunday 16 July.

From TheJournal.ie 'A terrorist attack': Man dies in shootout with Australian police following siege Melbourne

'A terrorist attack': Man dies in shootout with Australian police following siege

Yacqub Khayre killed one person, and took another hostage in the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Possible terror link probed as police shoot dead hostage-taker in Melbourne Australia

Possible terror link probed as police shoot dead hostage-taker in Melbourne

Three officers were injured as police stormed the building in the Brighton suburb.

From TheJournal.ie Man who threatened to 'blow up' plane is wrestled to the floor by passengers Melbourne

Man who threatened to 'blow up' plane is wrestled to the floor by passengers

Passengers on the Malaysian Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur said they feared for their lives.

From TheJournal.ie Mother gets 26-year sentence for killing three of her children in Australia Melbourne

Mother gets 26-year sentence for killing three of her children in Australia

Akon Guode drove a car with four of her children inside into a lake on the outskirts of Melbourne in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Melbourne trials 'female' traffic lights Stop And Go This post contains a poll

Melbourne trials 'female' traffic lights

The move was made as part of an attempt to “reduce unconscious bias”.

From TheJournal.ie Five dead after plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre Tragedy

Five dead after plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

The plane crashed not long after take-off.

From TheJournal.ie Small plane crashes into shopping centre near Melbourne airport Australia

Small plane crashes into shopping centre near Melbourne airport

Local reports say that around five people were on board.

From The42 Sydney to host new Flat event which will be richest turf race in the world Ears Pricked

Sydney to host new Flat event which will be richest turf race in the world

The winnings for ‘The Everest’ will eclipse those of the Melbourne Cup.

From TheJournal.ie Sixth person dies after car mowed down pedestrians in Australian shopping district Melbourne

Sixth person dies after car mowed down pedestrians in Australian shopping district

Thirty-six people have been treated in hospital following the incident nearly two weeks ago.

From TheJournal.ie Four killed and 20 more injured after car drives into pedestrians in Melbourne Deliberate Act

Four killed and 20 more injured after car drives into pedestrians in Melbourne

Police said the incident was not a terrorist attack.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's bird, dog, horse, cow, and people poo': Swimmers warned to stay out of the water near Melbourne Beaches

'It's bird, dog, horse, cow, and people poo': Swimmers warned to stay out of the water near Melbourne

There’s a bit of a nasty surprise waiting in the water.

From TheJournal.ie "Significant" Isis-inspired terror plot for Christmas Day foiled in Australia Melbourne

"Significant" Isis-inspired terror plot for Christmas Day foiled in Australia

The plot was expected to target one of Melbourne’s best-known intersections on Christmas Day.

From TheJournal.ie Six people die from "thunderstorm asthma" in Australia Melbourne

Six people die from "thunderstorm asthma" in Australia

The rare event triggered respiratory problems for asthma and hay fever sufferers.

From TheJournal.ie Four dead in Australian "thunderstorm asthma" event Melbourne

Four dead in Australian "thunderstorm asthma" event

Some 8,500 people have presented to hospital emergency departments.

From TheJournal.ie 26 people injured after man sets fire to himself inside Melbourne bank Australia

26 people injured after man sets fire to himself inside Melbourne bank

Witness Ashley Atkin-Fone, hailed a hero after running into the bank to help, said he heard “a big blast” and children screaming.

From TheJournal.ie Australian school investigating students' Instagram account featuring unsuspecting schoolgirls Melbourne

Australian school investigating students' Instagram account featuring unsuspecting schoolgirls

Two boys have been suspended over the account.

This man's gloriously hipster street style interview is going viral

“My style is bucolic socialist with improvised elements (like jazz).” OK mate.

From TheJournal.ie Coroner in Australia says Jill Meagher's murder was preventable Parole

Coroner in Australia says Jill Meagher's murder was preventable

A judge said Adrian Bayley should have been behind bars when he killed the Irish woman.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook apologises for banning "undesirable" photo of plus-size woman Backtrack

Facebook apologises for banning "undesirable" photo of plus-size woman

It blocked an ad on the basis that the photo “depicts a body or body parts in an undesirable manner”.

From TheJournal.ie Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue Out Of Fuel This post contains videos

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue

Nine people were rescued in unusual circumstances as their balloon ran out of fuel this morning.

From TheJournal.ie These giant naked murals won't be covered up Melbourne

These giant naked murals won't be covered up

Warning: This post contains images that are NSFW.

From TheJournal.ie "I remember seeing dad's body on the ground": The Irish murders that rocked Melbourne Fight For Justice

"I remember seeing dad's body on the ground": The Irish murders that rocked Melbourne

A new documentary looks at what happened, and the impact it has on the families.

From TheJournal.ie Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire Australia This post contains videos

Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire

Police officers hand-fed the animal, who has been nicknamed Constable K Bear.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman in horrific Australian farm accident when her hair got stuck in a conveyor belt Irish Abroad

Irish woman in horrific Australian farm accident when her hair got stuck in a conveyor belt

Annie Dunne was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injuries.

From The42 The biggest UFC event in history takes place tonight and here are the details UFC 193

The biggest UFC event in history takes place tonight and here are the details

Everything you need to know about UFC 193.

From TheJournal.ie Black students kicked out of Apple store because "they might steal something" Australia

Black students kicked out of Apple store because "they might steal something"

The manager of the store in Melbourne has apologised to the boys.

From TheJournal.ie The man who raped and killed Jill Meagher is fighting to have his jail time cut Minimum Sentence

The man who raped and killed Jill Meagher is fighting to have his jail time cut

Adrian Bayley must spend at least 43 years in jail.

From The42 Good news for Irish fans down under as a massive UFC stadium event is confirmed Record Breaker

Good news for Irish fans down under as a massive UFC stadium event is confirmed

A new attendance record could be set in November.