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Dozens of homes destroyed in Australian wildfire
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Dozens of homes destroyed in Australian wildfire

Feb 2nd 2021, 8:50 AM 22,058 Views 6 Comments

One firefighter has been treated for smoke inhalation.

Single case of Covid-19 sends Perth into snap lockdown
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Single case of Covid-19 sends Perth into snap lockdown

Jan 31st 2021, 12:05 PM 65,689 Views 43 Comments

Roughly two million residents of the city must stay at home as of this evening.

Medics among 170 Irish citizens travelling from Perth back to Ireland today
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Medics among 170 Irish citizens travelling from Perth back to Ireland today

Mar 26th 2020, 1:31 PM 39,157 Views 33 Comments

There are around 2,000 Irish citizens stranded in 83 countries around the world – most of these are in Australia.

Paul Dunne finishes third in Perth as New Zealander Fox claims European Tour title
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Paul Dunne finishes third in Perth as New Zealander Fox claims European Tour title

Feb 17th 2019, 2:23 PM 5,174 Views 1 Comment

Ryan Fox claimed his maiden title after beating Spain’s Adrian Otaegui on the final matchplay day in Perth.

Hoey and Dunne right in contention ahead of Saturday's action in Perth
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Hoey and Dunne right in contention ahead of Saturday's action in Perth

Feb 15th 2019, 11:46 AM 2,244 Views 0 Comments

The pair are a couple of strokes back from leader Panuphol Pittayarat after a good start to their week in Australia.

Man acquitted of murdering Irish father-of-two with screwdriver during Perth fight
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Man acquitted of murdering Irish father-of-two with screwdriver during Perth fight

Feb 15th 2019, 10:09 AM 36,906 Views 76 Comments

Andrew Doan was acquitted of both murder and the alternative charge of manslaughter.

Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan
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Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan

Feb 14th 2019, 1:07 PM 2,493 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a mixed opening round in Australia.

Bodies of five people, including children, found in house after man turns himself in to police
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Bodies of five people, including children, found in house after man turns himself in to police

Sep 9th 2018, 4:08 PM 51,209 Views 15 Comments

Investigators went to the house in suburban Perth after a man, aged in his 20s, presented himself to a regional police station.

Trial date set for fisherman who allegedly murdered Irishman Charles McCarthy in Australia
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Trial date set for fisherman who allegedly murdered Irishman Charles McCarthy in Australia

Aug 2nd 2018, 10:28 PM 18,160 Views 0 Comments

A judge yesterday set the date for the trial 11 February next.

Australian woman was trying to feed sharks when one bit her finger and pulled her into water
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Australian woman was trying to feed sharks when one bit her finger and pulled her into water

Jul 1st 2018, 10:05 AM 108,387 Views 63 Comments

The terrifying ordeal was caught on video.

Four children and three adults found dead at rural property in Australia
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Four children and three adults found dead at rural property in Australia

May 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 27,160 Views 4 Comments

Five bodies were found inside a house and two outside.

Rescuers struggle to save survivors after mass beaching of 135 whales in Australia
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Rescuers struggle to save survivors after mass beaching of 135 whales in Australia

Mar 23rd 2018, 10:44 PM 23,271 Views 10 Comments

There are fears that the carcasses may attract sharks.

Yoel Romero defeats Luke Rockhold with brutal third-round knockout
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Yoel Romero defeats Luke Rockhold with brutal third-round knockout

Feb 11th 2018, 9:49 AM 9,249 Views 7 Comments

Romero delivered a big win in Australia but did not claim the interim middleweight title after missing weight on Friday.

UFC puts another interim title on the line after injury strikes middleweight champion
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UFC puts another interim title on the line after injury strikes middleweight champion

Jan 13th 2018, 10:26 AM 6,406 Views 1 Comment

Robert Whittaker was ruled medically unable to defend his title at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia and will be replaced by Yoel Romero.

Nine backpackers in hospital in Australia after snorting drug they mistook for cocaine
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Nine backpackers in hospital in Australia after snorting drug they mistook for cocaine

Jan 4th 2018, 5:09 PM 42,716 Views 89 Comments

The drug they actually took was motion sickness medication hyoscine.

Man charged with murder over fatal late-night attack on Irishman in Perth
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Man charged with murder over fatal late-night attack on Irishman in Perth

Jan 3rd 2018, 8:29 AM 15,934 Views 0 Comments

Charles McCarthy was allegedly struck on the head in the attack. He died in hospital.

Man in court over fatal late-night attack on Irishman in Perth
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Man in court over fatal late-night attack on Irishman in Perth

Dec 27th 2017, 7:03 AM 30,083 Views 0 Comments

Charles McCarthy was allegedly struck on the head in the attack. He died in hospital.

Irish teenage boy (17) killed in Australia after alleged gang fight
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Irish teenage boy (17) killed in Australia after alleged gang fight

Dec 8th 2017, 9:55 PM 83,911 Views 9 Comments

A woman has been charged with murder.

Analysis: What Ireland must do to win tomorrow and what we can learn from the AFL
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Analysis: What Ireland must do to win tomorrow and what we can learn from the AFL

Nov 17th 2017, 5:54 PM 6,513 Views 3 Comments

The second test takes place tomorrow morning at 8.45am Irish time.

Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'
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Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'

Oct 10th 2017, 8:39 AM 7,291 Views 20 Comments

Over 90,000 Irish-born people live in Australia.

Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine
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Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine

Oct 9th 2017, 2:04 PM 11,677 Views 98 Comments

President Higgins is on the third day of his week-long State visit to Australia.

Adelaide and Perth to host this year's International Rules tests between Ireland and Australia
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Adelaide and Perth to host this year's International Rules tests between Ireland and Australia

Aug 8th 2017, 11:16 AM 4,685 Views 8 Comments

The games will take place in November.

This Irish veterinary nurse in Perth customises dog casts to cheer up their families after surgery
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# Mr Tayto

This Irish veterinary nurse in Perth customises dog casts to cheer up their families after surgery

May 15th 2017, 8:24 AM 9,070 Views 6 Comments

Less daunting this way.

Police stop 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive across Australia
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Police stop 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive across Australia

Apr 23rd 2017, 1:20 PM 20,594 Views 7 Comments

The child got about 14 hours into a 4,000km journey.

Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute
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Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute

Aug 26th 2016, 6:02 PM 21,640 Views 74 Comments

A mother painted her son’s skin brown to resemble the player.

The Irishman detained at an infamous Australian immigration centre is due home tonight
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The Irishman detained at an infamous Australian immigration centre is due home tonight

Aug 5th 2016, 9:32 PM 46,865 Views 79 Comments

Bernard Lee’s family had been appealing to federal officials Down Under to release the 26-year-old, from Greystones, Co Wicklow.

Irish man to be detained at infamous Australian immigration centre "for three months"
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Irish man to be detained at infamous Australian immigration centre "for three months"

Jul 29th 2016, 9:21 AM 76,131 Views 142 Comments

26-year-old Bernard Lee from Greystones has been detained at the notorious Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre near Perth.

Body of woman found after suspected shark attack
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Body of woman found after suspected shark attack

Jun 5th 2016, 8:10 AM 23,069 Views 15 Comments

It comes just two days after a surfer died after being attacked by a shark last week.

Shark trapped and killed at beach where man's leg was ripped off
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Shark trapped and killed at beach where man's leg was ripped off

Jun 2nd 2016, 8:48 AM 19,869 Views 88 Comments

The surfer is in a critical condition.

Surfer in critical condition after leg ripped off in shark attack
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Surfer in critical condition after leg ripped off in shark attack

Jun 1st 2016, 7:52 AM 21,343 Views 31 Comments

“All hell broke loose,” during the attack at a southern Perth beach, according to a witness.

How an erotic sex scene may have ruined this Australian MP's career
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How an erotic sex scene may have ruined this Australian MP's career

Apr 23rd 2016, 5:00 PM 41,069 Views 15 Comments

Dennis Jensen lost his party’s nomination earlier this month.

It's so hot in Australia that this woman was able to bake cupcakes IN HER CAR
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It's so hot in Australia that this woman was able to bake cupcakes IN HER CAR

Feb 11th 2016, 7:48 AM 20,983 Views 14 Comments

Strewth.

It's so hot in Australia that this woman was able to bake cupcakes IN HER CAR
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

It's so hot in Australia that this woman was able to bake cupcakes IN HER CAR

Feb 10th 2016, 10:09 PM 7,440 Views 2 Comments

:O

'A truly difficult time' for Irish community in Australia after five deaths in one week
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'A truly difficult time' for Irish community in Australia after five deaths in one week

Nov 27th 2015, 10:27 AM 32,590 Views 9 Comments

Five more Irish people are believed to have died in other countries this week.

'RIP Lads' - Tributes paid to two Irishmen who died while working in Perth
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'RIP Lads' - Tributes paid to two Irishmen who died while working in Perth

Nov 26th 2015, 10:48 PM 41,205 Views 14 Comments

Joseph McDermott and Gerard Bradley died yesterday when a concrete slab fell on them.

Family of Irish man killed in Australia raise thousands to bring him home
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Family of Irish man killed in Australia raise thousands to bring him home

Nov 25th 2015, 4:55 PM 35,329 Views 8 Comments

Jamie Peppard died in hospital in Perth on Monday.

Two Irish men killed in Perth workplace accident
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Two Irish men killed in Perth workplace accident

Nov 25th 2015, 3:57 PM 70,916 Views 29 Comments

It’s believed the men were aged in their 20s and in Australia on work visas.

'To pick him up at customs in a box is not fair, not fair in any way'
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'To pick him up at customs in a box is not fair, not fair in any way'

Jul 22nd 2015, 12:54 PM 20,284 Views 4 Comments

The sister of the 23-year-old Irish man killed in a one punch attack has spoken of her family’s devastation.

Man sentenced to nine years over fatal one-punch attack on Galway man in Perth
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Man sentenced to nine years over fatal one-punch attack on Galway man in Perth

Jul 20th 2015, 10:45 AM 27,994 Views 33 Comments

The 23-year-old passed away after ten days in hospital.

Three Irish men have been jailed for running a rooftop repair scam on the elderly
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Three Irish men have been jailed for running a rooftop repair scam on the elderly

Jun 13th 2015, 2:21 PM 25,372 Views 87 Comments

The men were sentenced to between 8 and 13 months in jail in the southwestern city of Perth, Australia.

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