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Dublin: 7 °C Thursday 24 April, 2014

Sydney

# sydney - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Woman killed by shark during morning swim

Christine Armstrong (63) had been with a group but was attacked after she turned back.

# sydney - Monday 24 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish students with no money blagged their way to Sydney in 36 hours Jailbreak

# sydney - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Father of 12-year-old accused of ‘marrying her off’ to 26-year-old man

The man’s arrest follows the detention last week of the ‘husband’ on 25 child sex offences.

# sydney - Monday 10 February, 2014

Teenage girl gang-raped by six men in Sydney park

Police had to delay issuing an appeal to the public as the 14-year-old was too traumatised to speak to officers.

# sydney - 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.

# sydney - Friday 24 January, 2014

Police await medical advice to speak to estranged husband of Comrie Cullen

Christopher Cullen is currently being treated for non-life-threatening injuries

# sydney - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Family devastated after Irish mother found dead in Sydney car park

The mother of three was found beside her car on Wednesday afternoon.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# sydney - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Passengers describe train derailment like ‘a monster coming up from the floor’ Off The Rails

# sydney - Monday 28 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Irish mammy reacts to son’s surprise arrival home from Australia Hello Mam

Irish mammy reacts to son’s surprise arrival home from Australia

Arm yourself with tissues before watching.

# sydney - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort

The crisis is now entering its seventh day. 200 homes have been destroyed, and one life has been lost.

# sydney - Monday 21 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts

Officials fear increasing temperatures and strong winds expected tomorrow and on Wednesday could help spread the fires.

# sydney - Friday 18 October, 2013

Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales

The bushfires across Australia’s most populous state are among the worst in the past decade.

# sydney - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Irish woman treated for stab wounds in Sydney

She was injured in the Australian city in the early hours of this morning.

# sydney - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man

The Conservative challenger Tony Abbott has ousted Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd as millions of Australians voted overnight.

# sydney - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Australian political hopeful stumped during disastrous interview

Jaymes Diaz of the Liberal Party did not have a good time on the first day of the campaign trail.

# sydney - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From Business ETC Sydney turning to ‘small bar’ movement Drinking In Oz

Sydney turning to ‘small bar’ movement

Beer barns might be popular haunts in Australia, but change in liquor laws encouraging more ‘intimate’ pubs.

# sydney - Saturday 20 July, 2013

From The Score Snapshot: Liam Miller faced his old club in Sydney today The Ex Factor

Snapshot: Liam Miller faced his old club in Sydney today

The first match of the David Moyes era included six goals and a blast from the past.

# sydney - Friday 19 July, 2013

From The Score David Moyes hoping for good news on Fabregas bid but Rooney not for sale Cesc Please

David Moyes hoping for good news on Fabregas bid but Rooney not for sale

The Manchester United manager confirmed the club’s official bid for the former Arsenal midfielder.

# sydney - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Beatboxer blows the roof off Ted conference Gimme The Beat

Beatboxer blows the roof off Ted conference

Some beatboxers are good. This one is incredible.

# sydney - Saturday 6 July, 2013

From The Score Forget the Anglo Tapes, check out poor Warren Gatland’s voicemail abuse* Lions 2013

Forget the Anglo Tapes, check out poor Warren Gatland’s voicemail abuse*

*As imagined by some extremely chagrined Lions supporters.

From The Score David Wallace: Oz have edge but another burst of North magic could swing it Column

David Wallace: Oz have edge but another burst of North magic could swing it

The former Ireland and Lions flanker questions many of Warren Gatland’s last-ditch squad selections ahead of today’s decider.

# sydney - Friday 5 July, 2013

From The Score Denis Hickie recalls his Lions experiences of taking on an entire nation in 2005 Lions 2013

Denis Hickie recalls his Lions experiences of taking on an entire nation in 2005

“Everywhere you went, it was rugby, it was the Lions, and everybody was telling you the All Blacks were going to beat you.”

From The Score “I’m not mad on Gatland’s tactics” – Ian Madigan on Lions finale Third Test

“I’m not mad on Gatland’s tactics” – Ian Madigan on Lions finale

The Leinster and Ireland outhalf was not the only person who was “shocked” by Brian O’Driscoll’s squad omission.

From The Score O’Driscoll recall rumours prove false but Bowe is ‘ready to play rugby’ Lions 2013

O’Driscoll recall rumours prove false but Bowe is ‘ready to play rugby’

Don’t say that to Warren Gatland, Tommy, he might drop you.

# sydney - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

From The Score Angry mobs, The Bull’s gunship and Mufasa called in as Twitter fumes over BOD cull #JusticeForBOD This post contains images

Angry mobs, The Bull’s gunship and Mufasa called in as Twitter fumes over BOD cull

Here’s what the Twittersphere thinks of Warren Gatland’s team selection.

From The Score A sad, harsh end for Brian O’Driscoll as Gatland backs his Welsh boys Bod Shock

A sad, harsh end for Brian O’Driscoll as Gatland backs his Welsh boys

The Lions coach has given Australia a huge psychological boost ahead of the Third Test on Saturday.

From The Score O’Driscoll and Heaslip axed as Alun Wyn Jones gets Lions captaincy for Third Test Team News

O’Driscoll and Heaslip axed as Alun Wyn Jones gets Lions captaincy for Third Test

The legendary centre’s Lions career is over as head coach Warren Gatland makes six changes.

# sydney - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

From The Score Tips on clinching a Lions series from the 1997 drop goal hero Lions 2013

Tips on clinching a Lions series from the 1997 drop goal hero

Jeremy Guscott’s drop goal in the closing stages of the Second Test stunned the world champion Springboks.

From The Score Lions 7 jersey a straight shoot-out between Sean O’Brien and Justin Tipuric Sevens Up

Lions 7 jersey a straight shoot-out between Sean O’Brien and Justin Tipuric

Warren Gatland will name his starting Xv for the Third Test in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

From The Score Former Lions star Moody labels James Horwill stamping decision ‘a farce’ Mad Dog

Former Lions star Moody labels James Horwill stamping decision ‘a farce’

“It’s water under the bridge now,” said tour manager Andy Irvine. “Move on.”

# sydney - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

From The Score Check out the Sam Maguire Cup at the Sydney Harbour Bridge Down Under

Check out the Sam Maguire Cup at the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The famous Gaelic football trophy is in Australia for the first time ever.

# sydney - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From The Score In pictures: Kearney celebrates Lions call by sailing up a storm in Sydney We Are Sailing

In pictures: Kearney celebrates Lions call by sailing up a storm in Sydney

The fullback was the only Irish Lion let off the leash before Saturday’s big match.

From The Score Zebo, Heaslip, O’Connell and Sexton in Lions team to face Waratahs Lions 2013

Zebo, Heaslip, O’Connell and Sexton in Lions team to face Waratahs

Rob Kearney is named on the replacements bench for the make-or-break game in Sydney.

# sydney - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Australia defends decision to leave asylum-seekers’ bodies in Indian Ocean

Up to 13 bodies were spotted in the water but were not recovered while the hunt for survivors was on and now customs off say they were now too busy rescuing other boats.

# sydney - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

And the ‘Top Jock’ award goes to… the Australian DJ in tragic Kate prank

Michael Christian and Mel Greig made the hoax call to the London hospital pretending to be the Queen and Prince Charles.

# sydney - Monday 27 May, 2013

Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people

Roger Dean, a 37-year-old nurse who worked at the nursing home, pleaded guilty to 11 counts of murders on the first day of his trial.

# sydney - 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.

# sydney - Monday 11 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Around the world in 36 hours for the Trinity Jailbreak Where In The World

Around the world in 36 hours for the Trinity Jailbreak

Students travel to Argentina, Dubai and … Carlow all in the name of charity.

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