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Dublin: 14 °C Saturday 21 April, 2018


# sydney - Friday 19 January, 2018

'It was like hell': Passengers terrified as 'shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight forced turn back

Flight MH122 was heading from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur when one of its engines shut down.

# sydney - Monday 8 January, 2018

Power cuts and fire bans as Sydney swelters in hottest temperatures since 1939

Residents have been urged to limit their time out of doors as temperatures soar.

# sydney - Monday 1 January, 2018

Prominent British CEO and family killed in Australian seaplane crash

One pilot and five passengers died following the crash yesterday.

# sydney - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Six bodies recovered after Sydney seaplane crash

There are reports that four of the passengers were British nationals.

# sydney - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Home and Away actress in critical condition after St Stephen's Day crash that killed her parents

Jessica Falkholt and her younger sister are both in a critical condition.

# sydney - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Australia is using drones to spot sharks before they attack

“The reason the drone is so important is sometimes we can’t see over the waves,” a surfing representative said.

North Korean 'agent' charged with trying to sell WMD parts in Australia

The alleged agent’s plans did not involve other governments or officials, police said.

# sydney - Saturday 16 December, 2017

First gay weddings take place in Australia

The historic reforms were given royal assent on 8 December.

# sydney - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Two eight-year-old boys die as car ploughs into Sydney classroom Tragedy This post contains videos

Two eight-year-old boys die as car ploughs into Sydney classroom

Three other children were seriously injured.

# sydney - Friday 8 September, 2017

What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign

The campaign needs to be a positive one which addresses people’s concerns, Mark Govern writes.

# sydney - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Prisoners care for animals, including snake addicted to meth, as part of rehab programme

Officials say the scheme helps develop life skills for inmates preparing for the outside world.

# sydney - Friday 4 August, 2017

Australia plane plot: Bomb plan was 'directed by senior Isis commander'

Police say they also foiled a second alleged plot involving a “chemical dispersion device”.

# sydney - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'He was shocked': Suspect in plot to down plane in Australia released without charge

“It’s just unfathomable that he would be associated with anything like this,” his lawyer said.

# sydney - Monday 31 July, 2017

Terror plot to bring down Australian plane may have involved 'bomb disguised as meat mincer'

Four men were arrested in connection with the alleged plot in Sydney on Saturday.

# sydney - Thursday 13 July, 2017

From The42 Arsenal's record signing Lacazette scores minutes into his debut Quick Off The Mark This post contains videos

Arsenal's record signing Lacazette scores minutes into his debut

The French striker was on target for the Gunners during their pre-season tour in Sydney.

# sydney - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against 'disgraceful' Australian publisher

Bauer Media claimed the actor lied about her name, age and background to advance her career.

# sydney - Monday 12 June, 2017

Plane lands safely in Sydney after crew notices hole in engine casing

Passengers said they heard a massive noise and smelled something burning.

# sydney - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

"He put a smile on everyone's face": Irishman killed in Sydney laid to rest in Enniscorthy

David Walsh’s fiancée Tina Cahill has been charged with his murder.

# sydney - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

14 Australian football fans banned after displaying 'offensive' banner depicting oral sex

There has been outrage in the football community and media over the explicit banner of a man resembling Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold performing oral sex.

# sydney - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Irish woman to appear in court on Wednesday charged with the murder of fiancé in Sydney

25-year-old Cathrina Cahill made no application for bail in court this morning.

# sydney - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Community in shock as fiancée charged with murder of David Walsh in Sydney

David Walsh came from a “decent, hard-working family” in Enniscorthy, locals said.

Irish woman charged with murder of Irish man who was stabbed to death in Sydney

The man was critically injured by a stab wound to his neck.

# sydney - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From The42 Security consultant charged with public mischief for bugging All Blacks in Sydney Black Ops

Security consultant charged with public mischief for bugging All Blacks in Sydney

The revelation that New Zealand’s meetings had been bugged caused serious tension between the unions.

# sydney - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From The42 Sydney to host new Flat event which will be richest turf race in the world Ears Pricked

Sydney to host new Flat event which will be richest turf race in the world

The winnings for ‘The Everest’ will eclipse those of the Melbourne Cup.

# sydney - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Aussie police commander says injecting room changed Sydney 'drug capital' for the better

The Dáil is set to deal with legislation for injecting rooms here in the coming months.

# sydney - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge This Limerick man is on the noble quest of bringing Buckfast to Irish people in Australia Get Bucky

This Limerick man is on the noble quest of bringing Buckfast to Irish people in Australia

The tonic wine is unfortunately not widely available down under. But he’s trying to fix that.

# sydney - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Man flying from London to Sydney arrested over threat of New Year’s Eve terror attack

Sydney is gearing up for the annual fireworks display on the harbour with a crowd of more than one million expected.

# sydney - Monday 28 November, 2016

'Mum cradled the baby straight into her arms': Miniature monkeys reunited after zoo theft

There were fears the baby monkey could die if it was kept away from its mother for too long

# sydney - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Australian teenager sues media over photograph of his mullet haircut

The New South Wales District Court judge in the case has dismissed all of the actions taken by Ali Mosslmani bar one.

# sydney - Friday 16 September, 2016

These cheering fans queued for days to get their hands on the new iPhone 7 Apple Worship This post contains videos

These cheering fans queued for days to get their hands on the new iPhone 7

Sales have been better than expected.

# sydney - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary

A 22-year-old man has been arrested.

# sydney - Saturday 3 September, 2016

How would a Dublin drug injecting room operate? We spoke to the boss of the Sydney centre

Sydney doctor Marianne Jauncey was taken aback by the level of open injecting in Dublin this week.

# sydney - Monday 29 August, 2016

Man allegedly put acid in Sydney gay nightclub lubricant

New South Wales police confirmed a man was arrested and charged.

# sydney - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Petition set up to 'formally compliment' Sydney Rose for abortion comments

It’s in response to RTÉ receiving a number of complaints about Brianna Parkins’ remarks.

# sydney - Monday 15 August, 2016

Two Irish men charged in Australia after major drugs seizure

The Dublin men have been named as Harry McNab and Darren O’Brien.

# sydney - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Sydney park destroyed as thousands of Pokémon Go players descend

The park was removed from the game after local residents complained.

# sydney - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Baby dies after laughing gas mix-up at Australian hospital

Another baby is fighting for her life after being wrongly administered the incorrect gas.

# sydney - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Police seek motivation after man drives burning car into police station in Sydney

New South Wales Police are not treating the incident at Merrylands in western Sydney as a terrorist attack.

# sydney - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Amateur surgeon admits cutting off man's testicle in Australian hotel room

The patient posted an ad looking for someone to perform the unsanctioned surgery as he couldn’t afford a procedure.

# sydney - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Australia is putting traffic lights on the ground for pedestrians glued to their phones

The initiative is to be trialled in an attempt to drive down the road death toll.

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