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# oz - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires
# Oz
From The42
# Oz

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires

Updated Jan 21st 2020, 12:15 PM 4,726 Views 4 Comments

The 24-year-old enjoyed a straight sets victory over Italian Lorenzo Sonego.

# oz - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Glasgow Warriors boss confirmed as new Wallabies coach and Cheika's replacement
# Oz
From The42
# Oz

Glasgow Warriors boss confirmed as new Wallabies coach and Cheika's replacement

Nov 19th 2019, 10:56 PM 10,848 Views 9 Comments

New Zealander Dave Rennie will assume his new role in July next year.

# oz - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'It's something I never thought could work out for me' - Donegal star Herron lands AFLW deal
# Lucky 13
From The42
# Lucky 13

'It's something I never thought could work out for me' - Donegal star Herron lands AFLW deal

Jul 10th 2019, 9:13 AM 5,038 Views 0 Comments

Katy Herron has signed for Western Bulldogs, becoming the 13th Irish player confirmed for the 2020 season.

# oz - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Irish couple facing deportation in Australia because son has cystic fibrosis granted residency
# Down Under
# Down Under

Irish couple facing deportation in Australia because son has cystic fibrosis granted residency

Jul 6th 2019, 10:19 AM 33,615 Views 42 Comments

The couple appealed the decision to refuse them residency which prompted intervention from a government minister.

# oz - Saturday 22 September, 2018

'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing'
# Cross Coders
From The42
# Cross Coders

'This opportunity is mad. It'll be a great experience, a once-in-a-lifetime thing'

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:30 AM 8,524 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy is one of 11 Irish footballers taking part in an exciting AFLW rookie trial this week.

# oz - Monday 22 May, 2017

Australian mining magnate gives away €266 million in 'act of love'
# Heap Of Change
# Heap Of Change

Australian mining magnate gives away €266 million in 'act of love'

May 22nd 2017, 12:55 PM 33,355 Views 34 Comments

It is the single biggest donation ever given by an Australian citizen.

# oz - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Australians can vote for the Sex Party, Hemp Party and Smokers' Rights Party in this week's election
# Minor Parties
# Minor Parties

Australians can vote for the Sex Party, Hemp Party and Smokers' Rights Party in this week's election

Jun 29th 2016, 8:30 PM 16,170 Views 14 Comments

Voting is mandatory in Australia for all adults, with turnout never falling below 90% since it became compulsory in 1924.

# oz - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Australia delays its 'backpacker tax' after complaints
# Off To Oz
# Off To Oz

Australia delays its 'backpacker tax' after complaints

May 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 34,584 Views 48 Comments

A campaign by farmers and the tourism industry had an impact.

# oz - Sunday 6 March, 2016

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia
# Irish Abroad
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Abroad

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia

Mar 6th 2016, 4:30 PM 7,500 Views 0 Comments

It’s, like, the law over there? Or something?

# oz - Friday 26 February, 2016

A company is importing the best Australian snacks for Irish people who miss Oz
# Home And Away
From The Daily Edge
# Home And Away

A company is importing the best Australian snacks for Irish people who miss Oz

Feb 26th 2016, 9:42 AM 16,721 Views 5 Comments

Tim Tams, Shapes and Koalas, coming your way.

# oz - Monday 1 June, 2015

21 snacks we need you to send back from Australia
# Iced Vovos
From The Daily Edge
# Iced Vovos

21 snacks we need you to send back from Australia

Jun 1st 2015, 8:15 PM 209,443 Views 13 Comments

We’ll have 17 Violet Crumbles please.

# oz - Friday 29 May, 2015

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home
# Come Home
# Come Home

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home

May 29th 2015, 9:15 AM 11,168 Views 65 Comments

Many emigrants feel they have to wait longer than they want before a return is realistic.

# oz - Friday 8 May, 2015

10 shocking realisations every Irish person goes through in Australia
# The Land Of Oz
From The Daily Edge
# The Land Of Oz

10 shocking realisations every Irish person goes through in Australia

May 8th 2015, 1:06 PM 17,940 Views 18 Comments

I come from the land down under…

# oz - Monday 26 January, 2015

Over 400 Irish people will become Australian citizens today
# Ozesome
# Ozesome

Over 400 Irish people will become Australian citizens today

Jan 26th 2015, 8:39 AM 13,359 Views 71 Comments

On Australia Day and all.

# oz - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Skin cancer rates are so high in Australia, they've BANNED sunbeds
# No Way Mate
# No Way Mate

Skin cancer rates are so high in Australia, they've BANNED sunbeds

Dec 31st 2014, 7:28 AM 8,540 Views 19 Comments

It’s part of a crackdown on tanning in Oz, which has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world.

# oz - Sunday 21 December, 2014

"It's like a grieving process": Parents prepare to leave Ireland and follow their children to Australia
# Permanent Move
# Permanent Move

"It's like a grieving process": Parents prepare to leave Ireland and follow their children to Australia

Dec 21st 2014, 6:22 PM 27,120 Views 31 Comments

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
# Boiling Over
# Boiling Over

Ireland... Home of potatoes, and not much else --- says Australian newspaper

Nov 7th 2014, 12:25 PM 51,939 Views 179 Comments

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

# oz - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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

This sign would NEVER work in Ireland

Sep 21st 2014, 10:36 AM 6,448 Views 2 Comments

Snigger.

# oz - Friday 18 April, 2014

Hairdressers, shearers and librarians are in demand in South Australia
# We Want You
# We Want You

Hairdressers, shearers and librarians are in demand in South Australia

Apr 18th 2014, 1:05 PM 11,315 Views 19 Comments

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
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irish man in Australia gets jail sentence for drunken attack on a bouncer

Jan 27th 2014, 10:18 AM 40,351 Views 79 Comments

Nine news reports that Diarmaid Dooley will spend between 8 months to a year in jail.

# oz - Monday 20 January, 2014

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

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia

Jan 20th 2014, 9:30 PM 71,574 Views 89 Comments

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
# Oscar Yildiz
# Oscar Yildiz

Mayor of town where Jill Meagher was murdered visits her family in Drogheda

Aug 12th 2013, 8:08 PM 7,558 Views 9 Comments

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
# Australia
# Australia

Intoxication levels blamed for fight that left Irish brothers in Perth hospital

Jul 8th 2013, 8:14 PM 29,654 Views 67 Comments

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...
# Best Job In The World
# Best Job In The World

This Irish lad is after winning one of the best jobs in the world...

Jun 21st 2013, 9:51 AM 26,621 Views 38 Comments

Dixon will be paid around €70,000 to work as an ‘outback adventurer’ in Australia’s Northern Territory.

# oz - Friday 3 May, 2013

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

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

May 3rd 2013, 9:11 AM 30,317 Views 60 Comments

… 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
# Full Moon
# Full Moon

Guy cycling to Oz for charity gets a bike tattooed on his arse... as you do

Mar 26th 2013, 9:16 PM 16,509 Views 22 Comments

Aidan Murphy and Paul Quinn left Ireland on 1 September 2012 are due to reach Sydney next month.

# oz - Thursday 14 March, 2013

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

UPDATE: We have the latest on the Carlow house phone to Oz saga

Mar 14th 2013, 9:30 AM 65,319 Views 94 Comments

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
# Australia
# Australia

Australia sends largest recruitment team yet to Ireland

Feb 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 17,235 Views 61 Comments

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'
# Australia
# Australia

Julian Assange to run for Australian senate, his mum says he'll be 'awesome'

Jan 30th 2013, 11:07 AM 4,728 Views 43 Comments

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
# 2013
# 2013

Take a look at Sydney's amazing fireworks display

Dec 31st 2012, 4:06 PM 9,401 Views 21 Comments

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
# Ah Here

In Pics: So this is what a pre-New Year's Eve fireworks display looks like

Dec 31st 2012, 12:19 PM 8,704 Views 14 Comments

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
# Low Lie

VIDEO: Irish abroad sing The Fields of Athenry in Bondi, Australia

Dec 25th 2012, 2:27 PM 22,579 Views 50 Comments

All together now….

# oz - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers
# Australia
# Australia

Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers

Nov 21st 2012, 11:05 AM 10,926 Views 18 Comments

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
# Australia

Australian opposition leader apologises to PM in fresh sexism row

Oct 23rd 2012, 11:46 AM 5,754 Views 25 Comments

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

Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’
# Hospitality Industry
# Hospitality Industry

Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’

Sep 25th 2012, 11:45 AM 8,476 Views 36 Comments

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

It's the Friday before a bank holiday weekend. So here's a slideshow of wombats
# Friday Slideshow
From The Daily Edge
# Friday Slideshow

It's the Friday before a bank holiday weekend. So here's a slideshow of wombats

Aug 3rd 2012, 1:00 PM 3,680 Views 6 Comments

It makes sense when you think about it… maybe.

# oz - Friday 7 October, 2011

Men at Work lose bid to prove they didn't copy 'Down Under' flute riff
# Men Who Copied
From The Daily Edge
# Men Who Copied

Men at Work lose bid to prove they didn't copy 'Down Under' flute riff

Oct 7th 2011, 4:24 PM 495 Views 1 Comment

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

View from Oz: Let the good times roll!
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

View from Oz: Let the good times roll!

Jul 25th 2011, 4:09 PM 139 Views 0 Comments

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

View from Oz: Bhoys go west as Gers get a kick in
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

View from Oz: Bhoys go west as Gers get a kick in

Jul 12th 2011, 9:06 AM 349 Views 0 Comments

Ranger fans reminded Celtic who the champions are despite the Hoops being thousands of miles from Ibrox.

# oz - Monday 20 June, 2011

View from Down Under: Cats surge ahead of Collingwood
# Oz
From The42
# Oz

View from Down Under: Cats surge ahead of Collingwood

Jun 20th 2011, 10:06 PM 124 Views 0 Comments

AFL, Super Rugby and soccer are all under the microscope this week.

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