Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull did not sign the declaration, but is a longstanding republican. Photograph:  Martin Ollman/Getty Images

The push for Australia to become a republic gathered steam on the eve of Australia Day – on Tuesday – with all bar one of the country’s state and terr(...)

The warning was stark and to the point. “You don’t want to get stuck out here. If you do, you’ll probably die.” “Here” is a dirt track somewhere be(...)

Staff and passengers at Dublin Airport. The number of Irish people on temporary visas in Australia has fallen by almost half in the  past two years.  File photograph: Kate Geraghty

The number of Irish citizens on temporary visas in Australia has fallen by almost half in the past two years due to tighter immigration laws and shrin(...)

Ger Scully (30) was killed when his car was in collision with a road train at South Hedland, Western Australia. Image: Google Maps

Tributes have been paid to a Galway man who has died in a road collision in Australia. Ger Scully (30) was killed when his car was in collision with (...)

Detail from a portrait of Arthur Guinness II,  by artist Martin Cregan made €32,000, over the double the top estimate (€10,000-€15,000)

At Adam’s annual Country House Collections auction in Slane Castle, Co Meath on Tuesday, bidders spent over €1.3 million and 70 per cent of lots sold.(...)

Kevin Wall on Swan River in Perth, Western Australia.

A stringent English language test is delaying or denying many Irish people from getting Australian citizenship. The test difficulty got national expo(...)

Malcolm Turnbull, sworn in as Australia’s sixth PM in eight years, has pledge to revitalise an economy battered by the slowdown in China. Photograph: Mark Graham/Bloomberg

When he was 21, Malcolm Bligh Turnbull told friends he wanted to be prime minister one day. It took him another 39 years, but he finally got there on (...)

UCC graduate Michael Courtney (24), who moved to Perth, Australia.

Four weeks ago, shortly after finishing his intern year at hospitals in Cork and Kerry, Michael Courtney flew to Perth with a group of close friend(...)

Michael Henderson (pictured with his co-worker Mauney) on the beat with the  WA police in Kununurra.

Over 25,000 Irish people now live in Western Australia, and among them are dozens of former gardaí who are followed in a new RTÉ series that documents(...)

Downward curve: Western Australia is seeing a slowdown in mining. Photograph: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

The number of Irish people returning to live in their native country last year was a lot lower than many anticipated. Just 12,100 Irish moved back (...)