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Dublin: 12 °C Monday 22 December, 2014

#Australia

# australia - Today’s News

From The Daily Edge Fireman dressed as Santa rescues man from burning house Santa Saves The Day

Dad and two young sons survive 10 days in hostile Australian outback

Both children are now recovering in hospital.

# australia - Yesterday’s News

Mother charged with murder of eight children in Australia

The children ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years.

“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.

# australia - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Mother of children found stabbed to death in Australia is arrested

The children ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years.

From The Score Irishman Eoin Morgan is the new one day England cricket captain Promotion

Irishman Eoin Morgan is the new one day England cricket captain

The Dubliner will lead the side for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

# australia - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

New footage emerges of police storming Sydney siege café with sniper waiting opposite Fatal Raid This post contains videos

New footage emerges of police storming Sydney siege café with sniper waiting opposite

The Australian Prime Minster has promised an urgent inquiry into why Man Haron Monis was not under surveillance.

From The Daily Edge Family surprise daughter with lovely Christmas homecoming at Dublin Airport I'm Coming Home

Family surprise daughter with lovely Christmas homecoming at Dublin Airport

Carmel O’Connor from Limerick has spent Christmas in Oz for the past four years.

Australian PM: ‘I will not rest until the public is as safe as possible’

An inquiry will also take place into action by police prior to the siege.

# australia - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

‘I’ll Ride With You’: A blueprint for how we should deal with terrorism

Yesterday’s gesture by a Sydney commuter was an extraordinary show of solidarity and humanity – showing what differentiates us is negligible in comparison to what unites us.

The Morning After: Australia remembers heroes of Sydney siege In Pictures This post contains images

The Morning After: Australia remembers heroes of Sydney siege

Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson were killed yesterday.

# australia - Monday 15 December, 2014

Gunman dead, two other fatalities as police storm Sydney siege café

Seven hostages ran from the building — just seconds before police entered with stun grenades and live fire.

Rupert Murdoch tweets ‘congrats’ to his newspaper after ‘bloody outcome’ to Sydney siege

Rupert Murdoch tweets ‘congrats’ to his newspaper after ‘bloody outcome’ to Sydney siege

The Australian-born media magnate has been criticised by some for being insensitive.

Australian commuters offer to accompany Muslims to work if they don’t feel safe

It follows fears that Muslims may be targeted after a gunman took several people hostage in a cafe.

Teenager killed in Australia shark attack

The 17-year-old was bitten on the upper thigh.

# australia - Friday 12 December, 2014

From The Score Cheika builds World Cup squad as Cooper signs new deal with Beale set to follow Committed

Cheika builds World Cup squad as Cooper signs new deal with Beale set to follow

Australia lost to Ireland, England and France during the recent Autumn Internationals.

Catholic Church body in Australia links celibacy to abuse

It has recommended that clergy be given “psychosexual” training.

# australia - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From The Score Watching Brad Barritt’s hit on Quade Cooper still gives us a killer headache Head First This post contains videos

Watching Brad Barritt’s hit on Quade Cooper still gives us a killer headache

We hope Quade is safe back home with his feet up.

# australia - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Michael Fassbender is MARRIED?! The Fass

Michael Fassbender is MARRIED?!

We need to sit down.

Police urge mother of dead baby on beach to come forward

The gruesome discovery was made by two boys aged six and seven.

# australia - Friday 28 November, 2014

Australia is trying to stop politicians coming to work drunk

MPs have come under scrutiny for their alleged drinking habits.

# australia - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From The Score England axe Farrell for Australia clash, Cheika makes three changes Team-sheets

England axe Farrell for Australia clash, Cheika makes three changes

‘Sorry, son. We’re going with George and Billy Twelvetrees’.

From The Score Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies in hospital after being struck on the head by a ball RIP

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies in hospital after being struck on the head by a ball

The 25-year-old never regained consciousness after being struck on the head by a ball two days ago.

# australia - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From The Score ‘You never want to take that away from a player’ – The risk of the offload Skills

‘You never want to take that away from a player’ – The risk of the offload

We take a look at the issue of offloading and ask ‘when is the right time to offload?’

# australia - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From The Score You’re the boss: Pick your first-choice Ireland 23 for the World Cup Predictions

You’re the boss: Pick your first-choice Ireland 23 for the World Cup

Our rugby writers have selected the matchday squads they think Joe Schmidt will rely on in 10 months’ time.

From The Score Australian cricketer Phil Hughes in critical condition after freak head injury Best Wishes

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes in critical condition after freak head injury

The 25-year-old crashed to the ground unconscious after the heavy blow to the head while playing for South Australia.

# australia - Monday 24 November, 2014

From The Score Analysis: O’Connell leads Irish defensive resurgence to deny the Wallabies Digging In

Analysis: O’Connell leads Irish defensive resurgence to deny the Wallabies

There was almost a repeat of Ireland’s last-gasp defeat to New Zealand, but they showed their mental edge this time.

Here’s how much we’re spending to support Irish emigrants in Australia

Communities in Sydney and Melbourne will benefit most.

From The Score ‘Sexton schooled the Wallaby playmakers’ – Aussie media reaction to Irish win Gracious

‘Sexton schooled the Wallaby playmakers’ – Aussie media reaction to Irish win

Several Australian journalists pointed to the kicking from Joe Schmidt’s side as a key factor in the outcome.

From The Score Analysis: Australia’s first-half width drags Ireland out of comfort zone On The Ropes

Analysis: Australia’s first-half width drags Ireland out of comfort zone

Ireland’s defensive concerns were alarming in the opening 40 minutes in Dublin on Saturday.

Mother charged with attempted murder after baby found alive in drain

The baby, who is believed to have been in the drain for five days, is in a stable condition.

From The Score Ireland prop Ross: ‘That’s Irish sport for you – you’re either a hero or a villain!’ Expectations

Ireland prop Ross: ‘That’s Irish sport for you – you’re either a hero or a villain!’

The 34-year-old underlined his importance to Ireland during the November Tests.

# australia - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Ireland’s first-quarter blitz lays foundation for win over Wallabies Superb Start

Analysis: Ireland’s first-quarter blitz lays foundation for win over Wallabies

We break down Ireland’s scintillating opening 16 minutes against Michael Cheika’s side last night.

From The Score Should Bernard Foley’s try for Australia against Ireland have been allowed? You're The Ref

Should Bernard Foley’s try for Australia against Ireland have been allowed?

Was it a forward pass from Phipps? You tell us…

From The Score Schmidt’s Ireland are a big threat going into the World Cup – Cheika Old Mates

Schmidt’s Ireland are a big threat going into the World Cup – Cheika

The Wallabies head coach was making no excuses for his side’s disappointing defeat in Dublin.

# australia - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From The Score Best proud of Ireland’s mental strength to avoid All Blacks defeat repeat Different Team

Best proud of Ireland’s mental strength to avoid All Blacks defeat repeat

After three wins in November, the Ireland hooker recalled a similar situation back in 2006.

From The Score Henshaw learning from BOD but standing up for Ireland by himself 13

Henshaw learning from BOD but standing up for Ireland by himself

The retired Ireland legend has been helping the Connacht man out this month.

From The Score Joe Schmidt ‘manned up’ to guide Ireland past Australia despite appendicitis Drive
From The Score There’s no doubt Schmidt is one of the best in the business – O’Connell Mr Rugby

There’s no doubt Schmidt is one of the best in the business – O’Connell

Ireland’s captain says there has been little talk of a win, but more focus on improving against the Wallabies.

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