An immigration detention centre in Australia. Photograph: AFP / Torsten Blackwood

A group of 24 Irish people are in a Western Australian detention centre awaiting deportation after seven of them were caught up in alleged roofing an(...)

Twenty-six Irish people had their visas cancelled in Western Australia following alleged roofing and repair scams. Photograph: Light Bulb Works/Getty Images

A group of 24 Irish people are in a Western Australian detention centre awaiting deportation after seven of them were caught up in alleged roofing and(...)

GAA President Liam O’Neill with Home to Hurl players Kevin Maher, on his arrival home from Melbourne, and fellow members of the Gornahoe Glengoole hurling team in Tipperary who have also arrived home  for the charity match. Photograph: Alan Betson

Meet a GAA player who flies 10,000 miles across the world for a single game and you meet a spirit of determination. It is the lure of a winter’s match(...)

Neither musician is exactly a household name, but this collaboration of Paul Smith (Maximo Park) and Peter Brewis (Field Music) is intriguing.(...)

Despite a slowdown in the Australian economy, there are still almost 200 occupations on the Skilled Occupations List, which is a good indicator of your chances of finding a job.

Between May 2008 and April 2014, 78,500 Irish people moved from Ireland to Australia, making it the most popular destination outside the UK for pos(...)

Gráinne Ní Shé with her husband Peter Carr and children  Fearghal, Dáithí and Bláithín in Perth, Western Australia

Why did you decide to emigrate?Myself and my husband Peter Carr bought a house in Galway in 2004 as we were starting a family, and thought we would be(...)

Experts agree that the final resting point for Malaysia Airline MH370 is in the ‘7th arc’ search area. Photograph: Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Australia is working on drift modelling to expand the area in which wreckage from Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 may come ashore.Initial analysis had(...)

 Minister for Diaspora Affairs Jimmy Deenihan: “The funding will support frontline welfare organisations to help members of the Irish community, particularly those who are elderly or vulnerable.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sixteen organisations providing welfare services and support to Irish emigrants in Australia will receive a total of almost €415,000 this year, Minis(...)

Anthony Wall of England and Oliver Goss of Australia walk past a group of ducks on day one of the 2014 Perth International at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in Perth, Australia. Photograph:  Paul Kane/Getty Images

The three Irish fighting for their Tour cards at the ISPS Handa Perth International have it all do after slow starts in Western Australia. With the l(...)

Last year, 182 organisations in 15 countries received funding for more than 350 projects under the Emigrant Support Programme. Photograph: Getty Images

Organisations supporting Irish emigrants will be allocated an additional €1 million next year under new measures introduced as part of Budget 2015. Th(...)