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# sydney - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Court hears from former lover of Irish mother found stabbed to death

Christopher Cullen is charged with murdering his estranged wife.

# sydney - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Irish mother allegedly raped by husband in months before her death, court hears

Christopher Cullen is charged with murdering his estranged wife.

# sydney - Friday 24 April, 2015

‘We’re delighted we’re allowed to go home now’: Barry Lyttle escapes jail in Australia

The Irishman was given a 13-month suspended sentence.

# sydney - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Barry Lyttle pleads guilty over one-punch attack on younger brother

The Irish man now faces up to two years in prison.

# sydney - Monday 13 April, 2015

A 47-year-old man has been charged with 145 child sex offences

The unnamed Australian allegedly used online aliases – including Jazzman and David Bourne – to groom his victims.

# sydney - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Irish man hoping for assault charge on brother to be downgraded

Barry Lyttle is due back in court on 16 April.

# sydney - Sunday 29 March, 2015

# sydney - Monday 16 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge The journalist behind this cringey newspaper ‘howler’ says it’s not a mistake I Furken Derya

The journalist behind this cringey newspaper ‘howler’ says it’s not a mistake

It was all a great joke, apparently.

# sydney - Monday 9 March, 2015

Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State

Authorities said the boys were radicalised over the Internet and their parents were shocked.

# sydney - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Irish float returns to Sydney’s Mardi Gras with Panti Bliss at the helm

It’s been ten years since the last Irish float took part in the parade.

# sydney - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Irish tourist hospitalised by his brother calls for prosecution to be dropped

The court heard that Patrick Lyttle will not have any long-term effects from the punch.

# sydney - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The42 It didn’t work out with Sydney but it is with Slaughtneil as Croke Park beckons Back From Oz

It didn’t work out with Sydney but it is with Slaughtneil as Croke Park beckons

Gaelic football progress has been welcome for Derry’s Chrissy McKaigue.

# sydney - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Irishman Patrick Lyttle has walked out of hospital in Sydney

He was allegedly punched by his older brother Barry in January.

# sydney - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Police bullets killed Sydney siege hostage Katrina Dawson

The inquest into December’s café siege has heard that the mum of three was killed by fragments from a police bullet or bullets.

# sydney - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irishman Barry Lyttle allowed to move closer to his brother recovering in hospital

The 33-year-old appeared in court today after allegedly punching his brother Patrick in the head following a minor disagreement outside a Sydney nightclub.

# sydney - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Sydney siege victim was killed by police bullet

News reports in Australia said the 38-year-old was struck by a ricochet.

# sydney - Friday 9 January, 2015

Irish man allegedly punched by his brother regains consciousness in Sydney hospital

Patrick Lyttle woke up and is sitting up in bed, almost a week after the attack.

# sydney - Monday 5 January, 2015

Irishman cries as he is granted bail over alleged punch that left brother critical

Their father Oliver said it is great that Barry Lyttle is out of police custody.

Irish man remains critical as brother accused of punching him is granted bail

33-year-old Barry Lyttle must surrender his passport.

# sydney - Saturday 3 January, 2015

The 9 at 9: Saturday:

Catch up as you wake up.

# sydney - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

‘She was destined to change the world’: Families mourn Australian siege heroes

Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson were laid to rest today.

# sydney - 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.

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.

# sydney - 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.

Sydney hostage victim died while ‘shielding pregnant friend’

The siege ended after 16 hours when police stormed the cafe.

# sydney - 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.

Three gunmen in Belgian siege ‘taken outside with their hands in the air’

The victim is understood to be safe and well.

From The Daily Edge Yes, people are actually taking selfies at the Sydney siege

Yes, people are actually taking selfies at the Sydney siege

The images have sparked outrage on Twitter.

Sydney siege: Terror alert not raised, flights operating as normal

Sydney airport said there are no delays on flights in and out, though some are taking a different route over the city.

From Business ETC Uber offers free trips after it increased prices during Sydney siege Backtrack

Uber offers free trips after it increased prices during Sydney siege

The company’s surge pricing model increases rates in the city by up to four times their usual cost.

# sydney - Monday 1 December, 2014

Police urge mother of dead baby on beach to come forward

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

# sydney - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Tesco, the IRA, and Carrauntoohil: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of deaths in Ireland are caused by cancer?

# sydney - Friday 28 November, 2014

From The42 Celebrate Sonia O’Sullivan’s birthday with a trip down memory lane The Special One

Celebrate Sonia O’Sullivan’s birthday with a trip down memory lane

One of Ireland’s greatest ever athletes provided us with a litany of standout moments.

# sydney - Monday 24 November, 2014

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.

# sydney - 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”.

# sydney - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From The42 Runner dies after Sydney’s City2Surf fun run City2Surf

Runner dies after Sydney’s City2Surf fun run

The man, from the Sydney suburb of Coogee, has not been named.

# sydney - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From The42 Cheika guides Waratahs to first Super Rugby title in thrilling final Classic

Cheika guides Waratahs to first Super Rugby title in thrilling final

The ‘Tahs and the Crusaders played out a memorable clash in Sydney.

# sydney - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Airline forced to apologise after ‘warning passengers to flush their drugs’ Flush The Evidence

Airline forced to apologise after ‘warning passengers to flush their drugs’

The flight was carrying people home from a music festival.

# sydney - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 surprising places that are colder than Ireland today Fierce Heat

6 surprising places that are colder than Ireland today

HEATWAVE! This is my island in the sun!

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