Kate Robinson and Conor Larkin After travelling to Australia Conor, a security guard from Co Wexford, met Kate in her native Queensland on a night (...)

In 1992, wind power was a very expensive technology but this did not stop some advocates suggesting an immediate large-scale adoption in Ireland. File photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

In 1992, when the problem of climate change was first beginning to attract major public attention, the ESB held a conference on using wind power to ge(...)

 A handout image provided by RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service shows paramedics treating a 31-year-old man who was attacked by a shark while spearfishing off Yeppoon in central Queensland on Friday. Photograph: EPA

A man (30) is undergoing surgery after being attacked by a shark in eastern Australia. Queensland Ambulance Service said the attack took place in wa(...)

The Isis district, south of Bundaberg and west of Hervey Bay, encompasses a total area of just over 1,700 sq km, with the town of Childers (view above) at its centre, and is home to about 7,000 people. File photograph: Google Street View

Residents of Queensland’s Isis district have vowed not to change the area’s name and reiterated that there are no links between the fertile region kno(...)

Paul Dunne: “I didn’t see it as a big deal to turn pro, I just saw it as the next thing to do.” Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Escaping the remnants of Storm Barney isn’t the real reason for Paul Dunne jumping on a plane this Saturday. Rather, as one of the newest recruits (...)

James O’Connor “I came to the Reds with the intention of playing my best football in my home state and looking for a fresh start but I’ve struggled with some personal matters.”

Troubled Australian utility back James O’Connor looks to have ended his rugby career in his homeland after he was released from his contract with the (...)

Wanderlust: myself and my wife, Trish, have driven every road and dirt track you could find between Adelaide and Cairns – a 3,500km journey when you drive direct, which we rarely do

To my siblings and friends in Ireland their house is their home, and they would never sell it and never move. But myself and my wife don’t have that a(...)

Three of the four men who were arrested in a series of raids on Monday were been granted bail at the Southport magistrates court on the Gold Coast.

Aaron East, one of the “Irish Boys,” an alleged investment crime gang in Queensland, Australia boasted “they feel the pain, we take the plane” a court(...)

Kentucky Rose Emily Hughes   with Rose of Tralee host  Dáithí Ó Sé. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

A doctor, a cancer survivor, a cancer survivor who wants to become a doctor, and a PhD student were among the finalists in the first night of the Rose(...)

Four of the alleged syndicate ringleaders, including two Irish nationals, are in custody on serious fraud charges

An alleged crime gang known as “the Irish Boys” netted at least AUS$4m (€2.6m) from a “boiler room” investment scam on Australia’s Gold Coast, says Qu(...)