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#Oz

# oz - Yesterday’s News

“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.

# oz - Friday 7 November, 2014

Ireland… Home of potatoes, and not much else — says Australian newspaper

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

# oz - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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

# oz - Friday 18 April, 2014

Hairdressers, shearers and librarians are in demand in South Australia

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

# oz - Monday 27 January, 2014

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.

# oz - Monday 20 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia Down Under

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia

It must be the law over there, or something.

# oz - Monday 12 August, 2013

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.

# oz - Monday 8 July, 2013

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.

# oz - Friday 21 June, 2013

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.

# oz - Friday 3 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge There are just 24 Tayto chocolate bars in the whole of Australia… Tayto Wonka

There are just 24 Tayto chocolate bars in the whole of Australia…

… and thousands are clamouring for them.

# oz - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

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.

# oz - Thursday 14 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge UPDATE: We have the latest on the Carlow house phone to Oz saga Justice For Figerty

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.

# oz - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

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.

# oz - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

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.

# oz - Monday 31 December, 2012

Take a look at Sydney’s amazing fireworks display

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

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.

# oz - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

VIDEO: Irish abroad sing The Fields of Athenry in Bondi, Australia Low Lie This post contains videos

# oz - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

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.

# oz - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

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.

# oz - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

From Business ETC 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.

# oz - Friday 3 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge 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.

# oz - Friday 7 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge 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.”

# oz - Monday 25 July, 2011

From The Score 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.

# oz - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

From The Score 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.

# oz - Monday 20 June, 2011

From The Score 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.

# oz - Monday 23 May, 2011

From The Score 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.

# oz - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# oz - Monday 14 March, 2011

From The Score View from Down Under: a bluff too far for ‘Fev’ this time Oz

View from Down Under: a bluff too far for ‘Fev’ this time

Former Aussie Rules hard-man looks to be done after a a high-profile meltdown.