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From TheJournal.ie Irish couple facing deportation from Australia because son has cystic fibrosis lose appeal Victoria

Irish couple facing deportation from Australia because son has cystic fibrosis lose appeal

The couple are holding out hope that Australia’s Immigration Minister will intervene.

From TheJournal.ie Pet stag kills man and critically injures woman in Australia Victoria

Pet stag kills man and critically injures woman in Australia

The Australian Deer Association said it was rare for deer to attack people.

From The42 Michael Hoey and Paul Dunne lead the Irish charge at Vic Open Going Strong

Michael Hoey and Paul Dunne lead the Irish charge at Vic Open

Leona Maguire, meanwhile, also made the cut in the women’s event.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21) Melbourne

Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)

Aiia Maasarwe was the victim of a “horrendous, horrific attack”, police said

From The42 Lowry and Dunne battle back in Melbourne but remain eight shots adrift of Belgians World Cup Of Golf

Lowry and Dunne battle back in Melbourne but remain eight shots adrift of Belgians

The Irish pair reversed their poor second round to climb back into the top 10.

From TheJournal.ie British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute Emile Cilliers

British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute

38-year-old Emile Cilliers tried to kill his wife twice, the other attempt involving a gas leak being caused on purpose at their home.

From TheJournal.ie Alarm over flesh-eating ulcer cases in Australia Victoria

Alarm over flesh-eating ulcer cases in Australia

Buruli ulcer, a leprosy-like disease that rots flesh, is usually found in parts of Africa.

From TheJournal.ie People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia Wanted

People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia

Daniel Twohig is wanted in relation to an outstanding conviction warrant for numerous offences.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with 18 counts of attempted murder over Melbourne car attack Australia

Man charged with 18 counts of attempted murder over Melbourne car attack

12 people remain in hospital, three of whom are in a critical condition.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman in stable condition after being injured in Melbourne car attack Australia

Irish woman in stable condition after being injured in Melbourne car attack

Of the 20 people injured, three remain in a critical condition.

British viewers were shocked by the portrayal of the Famine in last night's episode of Victoria

“I wasn’t taught these things, but it’s important history not to be forgotten.”

From TheJournal.ie Jill Meagher murderer 'stabbed with fork' inside Australian prison Adrian Bayley

Jill Meagher murderer 'stabbed with fork' inside Australian prison

Adrian Bayley is currently detained at Barwon Prison in Victoria.

From TheJournal.ie A protest group is painting over the names of 'British-sounding' streets in Cork I Say

A protest group is painting over the names of 'British-sounding' streets in Cork

The Cork Street Names Campaign says it is focused on removing the names of “criminals and aristocrats” from street signs around Cork city.

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 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 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.

Look at this koala trying to 'steal' a Land Rover

Australia, eh?

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia Lives At Risk

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia

Firefighters have been struggling to contain the blaze due to strong winds.

From TheJournal.ie Santa robbed a post office in Australia Bad Santa

Santa robbed a post office in Australia

He demanded money which he then placed in a red sack before making his escape.

Little girl kicked out of KFC over scars was a hoax, investigators claim

KFC launched a private investigation to look into claims.

7 unbelievable things that happened in Australia's fierce heat

Melted shoes. Melted everything!

From TheJournal.ie Australian police apologise after Jill Meagher grave photo is used at fundraising event Jill Meagher

Australian police apologise after Jill Meagher grave photo is used at fundraising event

The officer at the centre of the storm has defended the use of a graphic image of the murdered Drogheda woman.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman, 30, dies in Melbourne Tragedy

Irishman, 30, dies in Melbourne

Eoin Murray sustained serious head injuries on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Tom Meagher slams parole board as 'cowards' for not answering emails Jill Meagher

Tom Meagher slams parole board as 'cowards' for not answering emails

The state premier of Victoria has said members of the board will now sit down with Jill Meagher’s husband to listen to his concerns.

From TheJournal.ie Jill Meagher's rapist and killer jailed for at least 35 years Life Sentence

Jill Meagher's rapist and killer jailed for at least 35 years

Adrian Bayley was told by the judge that he had “little compunction about sexual offending when the mood took”.

From TheJournal.ie Parole law changes mean Jill Meagher killing 'couldn't happen today' Jill Meagher

Parole law changes mean Jill Meagher killing 'couldn't happen today'

The parole system in Victoria has been overhauled in the wake of Jill’s murder, a state minister says.

From TheJournal.ie Parole laws under review in Victoria in wake of Jill Meagher case Jill Meagher This post contains images

Parole laws under review in Victoria in wake of Jill Meagher case

The Premier of Victoria said he was “shocked, surprised and astounded” that Jill’s killer had been allowed to walk free.

From TheJournal.ie Australian cardinal 'absolutely sorry' for abuse cover-up Catholic Church

Australian cardinal 'absolutely sorry' for abuse cover-up

A fear of scandal and a greater concern for reputation led to the systemic cover-up, George Pell admitted.

PICS: Rubbish collector rescues dog left in a bin bag

It’s a tale of survival, thankfully with a happy ending.

From TheJournal.ie Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters Australia

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters

Firefighters are taking advantage of cooler temperatures to quell bushfires across Australia, but warn of hotter weather will return this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with Jill Meagher murder taken to hospital Australia

Man charged with Jill Meagher murder taken to hospital

Australian reports say Adrian Bayley was taken to a secure hospital suffering from self-inflicted wounds.

From TheJournal.ie $50 million to be spent improving street security in Australia Jill Meagher

$50 million to be spent improving street security in Australia

It is set to be funded by money seized from criminals and comes just two weeks after the murder of Irishwoman Jill Meagher.

From TheJournal.ie Jill Meagher's family: 'We'll play frisbee with you again' Jill Meagher

Jill Meagher's family: 'We'll play frisbee with you again'

Jill Meagher’s parents and brother are “looking ahead to that time when we can be with you again – and play frisbee.”

From TheJournal.ie Police to continue to look for clues into Jill Meagher murder Jill Meagher

Police to continue to look for clues into Jill Meagher murder

Emergency service vehicles have been slowly tracking roadsides in the outskirts of Melbourne as the search for evidence relating to the murder of the 29-year-old continues.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman missing in Australia Missing

Irish woman missing in Australia

The 29-year-old woman was last seen leaving a bar in Melbourne in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic Church in Australia admits to 620 child sex abuse cases Australia

Catholic Church in Australia admits to 620 child sex abuse cases

The criminal offences were carried out mostly between the 1930s and 1980s, the Church in Victoria said.

From TheJournal.ie Ned Kelly due to get family funeral Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly due to get family funeral

The Irish-Australian outlaw’s remains were discovered in a mass grave outside an old prison last year and will be given to his descendants for first time since his 1880 execution.

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared as floodwaters rise in Australian town Australia

State of emergency declared as floodwaters rise in Australian town

Almost 9,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes in Wagga Wagga, with floodwaters expected to rise to the highest level since 1844.

From TheJournal.ie Ned Kelly's remains to be released for family burial Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly's remains to be released for family burial

The body of the infamous Irish-Australian outlaw – whose body was only formally identified two months ago – will be reinterred.

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