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From The42 'It's something I never thought could work out for me' - Donegal star Herron lands AFLW deal Lucky 13

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australian mining magnate gives away €266 million in 'act of love' Heap Of Change

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australia delays its 'backpacker tax' after complaints Off To Oz

Australia delays its 'backpacker tax' after complaints

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

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia Irish Abroad This post contains videos

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia

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

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

Tim Tams, Shapes and Koalas, coming your way.

21 snacks we need you to send back from Australia

We’ll have 17 Violet Crumbles please.

From TheJournal.ie Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home Come Home

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home

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

I come from the land down under…

From TheJournal.ie Over 400 Irish people will become Australian citizens today Ozesome

Over 400 Irish people will become Australian citizens today

On Australia Day and all.

From TheJournal.ie Skin cancer rates are so high in Australia, they've BANNED sunbeds No Way Mate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This sign would NEVER work in Ireland

Snigger.

From TheJournal.ie Hairdressers, shearers and librarians are in demand in South Australia We Want You

Hairdressers, shearers and librarians are in demand in South Australia

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish man in Australia gets jail sentence for drunken attack on a bouncer Irish Abroad

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

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

It must be the law over there, or something.

From TheJournal.ie Mayor of town where Jill Meagher was murdered visits her family in Drogheda Oscar Yildiz

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Intoxication levels blamed for fight that left Irish brothers in Perth hospital Australia

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

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

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

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

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...

… and thousands are clamouring for them.

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australia sends largest recruitment team yet to Ireland Australia

Australia sends largest recruitment team yet to Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie Julian Assange to run for Australian senate, his mum says he'll be 'awesome' Australia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Take a look at Sydney's amazing fireworks display 2013

Take a look at Sydney's amazing fireworks display

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

From TheJournal.ie In Pics: So this is what a pre-New Year's Eve fireworks display looks like Ah Here This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Irish abroad sing The Fields of Athenry in Bondi, Australia Low Lie This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers Australia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australian opposition leader apologises to PM in fresh sexism row Australia This post contains videos

Australian opposition leader apologises to PM in fresh sexism row

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.

From TheJournal.ie Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’ Hospitality Industry

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

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 This post contains images

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

It makes sense when you think about it… maybe.

Men at Work lose bid to prove they didn't copy 'Down Under' flute riff Men Who Copied This post contains videos

Men at Work lose bid to prove they didn't copy 'Down Under' flute riff

The Aussie band were appealing a judge’s earlier ruling that the group had copied the signature flute melody of “Down Under” from the song “Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree.”

From The42 View from Oz: Let the good times roll! Down Under This post contains videos

View from Oz: Let the good times roll!

Between the Wallabies’ thumping of South Africa, Cadel Evans’ Tour de France victory and one of the most exciting Perth derbies in AFL history, it’s been a big week Down Under.

From The42 View from Oz: Bhoys go west as Gers get a kick in Down Under This post contains videos

View from Oz: Bhoys go west as Gers get a kick in

Ranger fans reminded Celtic who the champions are despite the Hoops being thousands of miles from Ibrox.

From The42 View from Down Under: Cats surge ahead of Collingwood Oz

View from Down Under: Cats surge ahead of Collingwood

AFL, Super Rugby and soccer are all under the microscope this week.

From The42 View from Down Under: end of the line for Rocky this season Oz

View from Down Under: end of the line for Rocky this season

While his former Leinster team-mates took European glory this weekend, the Brumbies man suffered another injury in Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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