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Nasa to launch three rockets from private Australian space port
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Nasa to launch three rockets from private Australian space port

Jun 8th 2022, 9:50 AM 10,533 Views 14 Comments

Three rockets will be launched from the Arnhem Space Centre on Indigenous-owned land near the mining town of Nhulunbuy.

Mark Keane 'given approval to return to Ireland' before end of AFL season
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# Oz

Mark Keane 'given approval to return to Ireland' before end of AFL season

Aug 13th 2021, 10:36 AM 9,579 Views 10 Comments

Collingwood have allowed the 21-year-old to return home early.

Australian Olympic officials criticise athletes after boozy plane party
# Oz
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# Oz

Australian Olympic officials criticise athletes after boozy plane party

Aug 4th 2021, 8:20 AM 8,353 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand’s Olympians have also been accused of unruly behaviour on a flight from Tokyo to Christchurch.

Australian Open boss 'absolutely confident' it will go ahead despite Covid case and hundreds in isolation
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Australian Open boss 'absolutely confident' it will go ahead despite Covid case and hundreds in isolation

Feb 4th 2021, 5:49 PM 1,392 Views 0 Comments

Craig Tiley says the Australian Open will start as scheduled on Monday, and there are no plans to cancel.

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires
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# Oz

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires

Updated Jan 21st 2020, 12:15 PM 4,745 Views 4 Comments

The 24-year-old enjoyed a straight sets victory over Italian Lorenzo Sonego.

Glasgow Warriors boss confirmed as new Wallabies coach and Cheika's replacement
# Oz
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# Oz

Glasgow Warriors boss confirmed as new Wallabies coach and Cheika's replacement

Nov 19th 2019, 10:56 PM 10,857 Views 9 Comments

New Zealander Dave Rennie will assume his new role in July next year.

'It's something I never thought could work out for me' - Donegal star Herron lands AFLW deal
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# Lucky 13

'It's something I never thought could work out for me' - Donegal star Herron lands AFLW deal

Jul 10th 2019, 9:13 AM 5,067 Views 0 Comments

Katy Herron has signed for Western Bulldogs, becoming the 13th Irish player confirmed for the 2020 season.

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

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

Jul 6th 2019, 10:19 AM 33,681 Views 42 Comments

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

'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing'
# Cross Coders
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# Cross Coders

'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing'

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 8,605 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy is one of 11 Irish footballers taking part in an exciting AFLW rookie trial this week.

Australian mining magnate gives away €266 million in 'act of love'
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# Heap Of Change

Australian mining magnate gives away €266 million in 'act of love'

May 22nd 2017, 12:55 PM 33,407 Views 34 Comments

It is the single biggest donation ever given by an Australian citizen.

Australians can vote for the Sex Party, Hemp Party and Smokers' Rights Party in this week's election
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# Minor Parties

Australians can vote for the Sex Party, Hemp Party and Smokers' Rights Party in this week's election

Jun 29th 2016, 8:30 PM 16,217 Views 15 Comments

Voting is mandatory in Australia for all adults, with turnout never falling below 90% since it became compulsory in 1924.

Australia delays its 'backpacker tax' after complaints
# Off To Oz
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# Off To Oz

Australia delays its 'backpacker tax' after complaints

May 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 34,627 Views 48 Comments

A campaign by farmers and the tourism industry had an impact.

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia

Mar 6th 2016, 4:30 PM 7,509 Views 0 Comments

It’s, like, the law over there? Or something?

A company is importing the best Australian snacks for Irish people who miss Oz
# Home And Away
# Home And Away

A company is importing the best Australian snacks for Irish people who miss Oz

Feb 26th 2016, 9:42 AM 18,219 Views 5 Comments

Tim Tams, Shapes and Koalas, coming your way.

21 snacks we need you to send back from Australia
# Iced Vovos
# Iced Vovos

21 snacks we need you to send back from Australia

Jun 1st 2015, 8:15 PM 216,552 Views 13 Comments

We’ll have 17 Violet Crumbles please.

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home
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# Come Home

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home

May 29th 2015, 9:15 AM 11,183 Views 65 Comments

Many emigrants feel they have to wait longer than they want before a return is realistic.

10 shocking realisations every Irish person goes through in Australia
# The Land Of Oz
# The Land Of Oz

10 shocking realisations every Irish person goes through in Australia

May 8th 2015, 1:06 PM 18,276 Views 18 Comments

I come from the land down under…

Over 400 Irish people will become Australian citizens today
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# Ozesome

Over 400 Irish people will become Australian citizens today

Jan 26th 2015, 8:39 AM 13,381 Views 71 Comments

On Australia Day and all.

Skin cancer rates are so high in Australia, they've BANNED sunbeds
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# No Way Mate

Skin cancer rates are so high in Australia, they've BANNED sunbeds

Dec 31st 2014, 7:28 AM 8,581 Views 19 Comments

It’s part of a crackdown on tanning in Oz, which has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world.

"It's like a grieving process": Parents prepare to leave Ireland and follow their children to Australia
# Permanent Move
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# Permanent Move

"It's like a grieving process": Parents prepare to leave Ireland and follow their children to Australia

Dec 21st 2014, 6:22 PM 27,137 Views 31 Comments

Janet and Eugene Bennis miss their children and grandchildren so much, they’ve decided to move to the other side of the world.

Ireland... Home of potatoes, and not much else --- says Australian newspaper
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# Boiling Over

Ireland... Home of potatoes, and not much else --- says Australian newspaper

Nov 7th 2014, 12:25 PM 52,063 Views 179 Comments

The Irish ambassador to Australia says the remark was “deeply offensive”.

This sign would NEVER work in Ireland
# Spotted In Oz
# Spotted In Oz

This sign would NEVER work in Ireland

Sep 21st 2014, 10:36 AM 6,464 Views 2 Comments

Snigger.

Hairdressers, shearers and librarians are in demand in South Australia
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# We Want You

Hairdressers, shearers and librarians are in demand in South Australia

Apr 18th 2014, 1:05 PM 11,328 Views 19 Comments

South Australian Immigration Department has added these occupations to their newly published list.

Irish man in Australia gets jail sentence for drunken attack on a bouncer
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Irish man in Australia gets jail sentence for drunken attack on a bouncer

Jan 27th 2014, 10:18 AM 40,585 Views 79 Comments

Nine news reports that Diarmaid Dooley will spend between 8 months to a year in jail.

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia
# Down Under
# Down Under

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia

Jan 20th 2014, 9:30 PM 71,587 Views 89 Comments

It must be the law over there, or something.

Mayor of town where Jill Meagher was murdered visits her family in Drogheda
# Oscar Yildiz
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# Oscar Yildiz

Mayor of town where Jill Meagher was murdered visits her family in Drogheda

Aug 12th 2013, 8:08 PM 7,573 Views 9 Comments

Meagher had been living in Moreland, Melbourne when she was raped and murdered by 41-year-old Adrian Bayley.

Intoxication levels blamed for fight that left Irish brothers in Perth hospital
# Australia
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# Australia

Intoxication levels blamed for fight that left Irish brothers in Perth hospital

Jul 8th 2013, 8:14 PM 29,679 Views 67 Comments

Police said the Irish men were intoxicated when they became involved in an altercation with three other men.

This Irish lad is after winning one of the best jobs in the world...
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# Best Job In The World

This Irish lad is after winning one of the best jobs in the world...

Jun 21st 2013, 9:51 AM 26,686 Views 38 Comments

Dixon will be paid around €70,000 to work as an ‘outback adventurer’ in Australia’s Northern Territory.

There are just 24 Tayto chocolate bars in the whole of Australia...
# Tayto Wonka
# Tayto Wonka

There are just 24 Tayto chocolate bars in the whole of Australia...

May 3rd 2013, 9:11 AM 30,367 Views 60 Comments

… and thousands are clamouring for them.

Guy cycling to Oz for charity gets a bike tattooed on his arse... as you do
# Full Moon
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# Full Moon

Guy cycling to Oz for charity gets a bike tattooed on his arse... as you do

Mar 26th 2013, 9:16 PM 16,583 Views 22 Comments

Aidan Murphy and Paul Quinn left Ireland on 1 September 2012 are due to reach Sydney next month.

UPDATE: We have the latest on the Carlow house phone to Oz saga
# Justice For Figerty
# Justice For Figerty

UPDATE: We have the latest on the Carlow house phone to Oz saga

Mar 14th 2013, 9:30 AM 65,357 Views 94 Comments

The second parcel has arrived. And we have a photo of Figerty the dog.

Australia sends largest recruitment team yet to Ireland
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# Australia

Australia sends largest recruitment team yet to Ireland

Feb 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 17,243 Views 61 Comments

The Working Abroad expo in March will see representatives from the Australian Government visiting to meet Irish candidates.

Julian Assange to run for Australian senate, his mum says he'll be 'awesome'
# Australia
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# Australia

Julian Assange to run for Australian senate, his mum says he'll be 'awesome'

Jan 30th 2013, 11:07 AM 4,739 Views 43 Comments

The Wikileaks founder intends to run in the September poll even though he is currently holed-up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

Take a look at Sydney's amazing fireworks display
# 2013
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# 2013

Take a look at Sydney's amazing fireworks display

Dec 31st 2012, 4:06 PM 9,408 Views 21 Comments

It is now 1 January, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. This is how they welcomed it.

In Pics: So this is what a pre-New Year's Eve fireworks display looks like
# Ah Here
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# Ah Here

In Pics: So this is what a pre-New Year's Eve fireworks display looks like

Dec 31st 2012, 12:19 PM 8,713 Views 14 Comments

It’s not even midnight in Sydney yet and this is what they’re doing.

VIDEO: Irish abroad sing The Fields of Athenry in Bondi, Australia
# Low Lie
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# Low Lie

VIDEO: Irish abroad sing The Fields of Athenry in Bondi, Australia

Dec 25th 2012, 2:27 PM 22,636 Views 50 Comments

All together now….

Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers
# Australia
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# Australia

Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers

Nov 21st 2012, 11:05 AM 10,930 Views 18 Comments

New South Wales has made it easier for skilled migrants to settle there by expanding its Skilled Occupations List.

Australian opposition leader apologises to PM in fresh sexism row
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# Australia

Australian opposition leader apologises to PM in fresh sexism row

Oct 23rd 2012, 11:46 AM 5,828 Views 25 Comments

Tony Abbott apologised over remarks about the government being inexperienced when it comes to having babies, a veiled dig at childless prime minister Julia Gillard.

Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’
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# Hospitality Industry

Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’

Sep 25th 2012, 11:45 AM 8,486 Views 36 Comments

The AHA are hoping to find plenty of ‘experienced hospitality staff’ when they are in Dublin next Tuesday and Wednesday.

It's the Friday before a bank holiday weekend. So here's a slideshow of wombats
# Friday Slideshow
# Friday Slideshow

It's the Friday before a bank holiday weekend. So here's a slideshow of wombats

Aug 3rd 2012, 1:00 PM 3,702 Views 6 Comments

It makes sense when you think about it… maybe.

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