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# australia - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge Café owner who banned rowdy kids from her premises defends her decision Australia

# australia - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Australian parliament decides NOT to make women in burqas sit in a glass enclosure

Australian parliament decides NOT to make women in burqas sit in a glass enclosure

The plan was put forward due to security concerns since the rise of the Islamic State organisation.

# australia - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Parents of 3 children killed in MH17 crash release heartbreaking statement

The parents say their lives are “an ongoing hell”.

From The Score Remember Irish striker Andy Keogh? He’s scoring goals for fun in Australia Rejuvenated

Remember Irish striker Andy Keogh? He’s scoring goals for fun in Australia

Meanwhile, Spanish star David Villa rescued a 1-1 draw for Damien Duff’s Melbourne City.

# australia - Friday 17 October, 2014

Database of Irish who fought with Australians during WW1 goes online

The new resource comes as part of a collaboration between the Australian University of New South Wales and University College Dublin.

From The Score All Blacks expect ‘under siege’ Australia to come out swinging Bledisloe Iii

All Blacks expect ‘under siege’ Australia to come out swinging

Your big Saturday of rugby starts with this gem at 10am.

# australia - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Quiz show apologises after asking contestants to name ‘a woman’s job’

Family Feud Australia was accused of sexism by viewers.

# australia - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From The Score Dual Derby winner Australia retired with hoof injury Out To Stud

Dual Derby winner Australia retired with hoof injury

The horse Aidan O’Brien hailed as his best ever will not race again.

# australia - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Woman found alive after 17 days in the Australian bush

Shannon Fraser had severe sunburn and was covered in cuts, bruises and insect bites.

# australia - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Man accused of killing Wexford man in Australia ‘can’t remember what happened’

Kenny Meyler was stabbed in Perth in February 2013.

# australia - Monday 6 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch two kangaroos having an epic brawl on Australian street Strewth

Watch two kangaroos having an epic brawl on Australian street

Tie these kangaroos down, sport.

Australian trial to begin for Irishman charged with murder of Wexford man

The incident occurred in Perth in February 2013.

Australian chef ‘cooked’ parts of girlfriend’s body, according to media reports

The young man was found dead outside his apartment in a suspected suicide.

# australia - Saturday 4 October, 2014

After months of mapping mystery part of Indian Ocean, desolate search for MH370 resumes

The area was largely unknown to scientists before the new maps were made.

# australia - Friday 3 October, 2014

Australia is joining the fight against Islamic State in Iraq

The country’s cabinet today approve the deployment of special forces and military air strikes.

# australia - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

School-leavers and graduates make up larger chunk of emigrants than last year

18-29 year-olds comprise a whopping 78% of Irish visa applicants.

# australia - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From The Score Fitness and spirit key to beating Wallabies, says ‘Boks coach Meyer Bonus Territory

Fitness and spirit key to beating Wallabies, says ‘Boks coach Meyer

South Africa finished strong to claim a bonus point in Cape Town.

# australia - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From The Score Highlights: De Villiers double helps Springboks leave Australia in the dust Rugby Championship This post contains videos

Highlights: De Villiers double helps Springboks leave Australia in the dust

South Africa trailed the Wallabies at half-time in Cape Town, but finished with a bonus point.

# australia - Thursday 25 September, 2014

France to follow Ireland’s lead with plain cigarette packaging

Ireland became the first country in Europe to commit to introducing standardised packaging in 2013.

# australia - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Gerry Adams is off to New York to see the Clintons tomorrow – but he’s flying economy class

Mary Lou McDonald caused controversy when it emerged she flew business class to Australia last month.

From The Daily Edge This sign would NEVER work in Ireland Spotted In Oz

# australia - Friday 19 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge First person to buy an iPhone 6 in Perth drops it immediately Strewth

# australia - Thursday 18 September, 2014

800 police stop Islamic State plan to ‘behead random Australian’

The major pre-dawn operation resulted in 15 arrests.

# australia - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Goldfish recovering after undergoing high risk brain surgery

The vet said he had to be careful that the goldfish didn’t lose more than half a millilitre of blood.

# australia - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This 10-year-old pet goldfish had surgery to remove a tumour, and was saved By George

This 10-year-old pet goldfish had surgery to remove a tumour, and was saved

George the goldfish was a “much-loved pet”.

Nations meet in Paris to discuss how to defeat Islamic State

Representatives of 20 nations will take part.

# australia - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Here’s an idea, let’s stick a glass house on the side of a cliff

That’s pretty much what an Australian design company has thought up.

# australia - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From The Score Aidan O’Brien’s superstar Australia was beaten in a thriller at Leopardstown today Champions Weekend

Aidan O’Brien’s superstar Australia was beaten in a thriller at Leopardstown today

The Grey Gatsby reeled in 3/10 shot Australia to win a sensational Irish Champion Stakes.

From The Score Pumas still await their first Rugby Championship win as Aussies edge them Down Under Hanging On

Pumas still await their first Rugby Championship win as Aussies edge them Down Under

A late rally from the Argentines ensured a nervy finale for the Wallabies.

Australian radio station donates €350k to family of nurse who took her own life

The station apologised to the family of Jacintha Saldanha, whose inquest was held this week.

# australia - Friday 12 September, 2014

From The Score Pumas feel they have what it takes to spring a surprise against the Aussies Wizards Of Oz

Pumas feel they have what it takes to spring a surprise against the Aussies

After 3 seasons of competing in the southern hemisphere championship, Argentina are still to win a game.

Australia warns “terrorist attack is likely” over fears of returning jihadists

The Australian Prime Minister said that the level equals to the terror threat level in the United Kingdom.

# australia - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Mary Lou hits back at criticism of €4,000 trip Down Under

“It was extremely helpful just given the scale of the tour itself to have that level of comfort coming and going.”

# australia - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Phil Hogan being nominated as the EU’s Agriculture Commissioner, Junior Certificate results, and GSOC.

Family of five dead in apparent murder-suicide in Australia

Police have found the body of the 44-year-old father after his family were found shot dead at the family home.

# australia - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Man killed by shark on popular Australia beach

The man died after being pulled from the water at Byron Bay in New South Wales.

# australia - Friday 5 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge A day in the life of an Irish fruit picker in Oz Fruity

A day in the life of an Irish fruit picker in Oz

It’s far from papaya and mangoes he was raised.

# australia - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From The Score Australia drop Beale as Waratahs halfback duo Phipps and Foley start Reshuffled

Australia drop Beale as Waratahs halfback duo Phipps and Foley start

The Wallabies’ head coach, Ewen McKenzie, has gone for an entirely new playmaking pairing to face South Africa.

# australia - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From The Score Law variations lead to heavy try-scoring in Australia’s new NRC competition Entertainment

Law variations lead to heavy try-scoring in Australia’s new NRC competition

Two-point penalties and three-point conversions are chief among the changes.

# australia - Friday 29 August, 2014

From Business ETC Move over Amazon! Google is working on its own drone delivery service Send In The Drones

Move over Amazon! Google is working on its own drone delivery service

So far, it has successfully delivered a number of items to farmers in the Australian outback, but the project is “years away” from becoming official.

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