Paul Walsh, originally from Rhue in Tubbercurry, died last Thursday after he suffered a head injury while working on the National Broadband Network (NBN) in Katoomba in New South Wales.

Tributes have been paid to a 37-year-old man from Co Sligo who was killed in a workplace incident in Australia. Paul Walsh, originally from Rhue in (...)

Keith Collins died after he was stabbed in a restaurant in Sydney.

An Irish man has been killed while dining in a restaurant in a northern suburb of Sydney. Keith Collins (53) was killed in a stabbing attack on Wedn(...)

Photographs: Andrew Wright and Ash Darby

Bobby McEntee flew the flag for Ireland high over Sydney this week on a special St Patrick’s Day skydive. The 28-year-old Irish carpenter, a keen sky(...)

Thomas O’Flaherty. Photograph: Facebook

A 27-year-old Wexford man is fighting for his life after being seriously injured in a head-on collision between a car and a lorry in Australia. Thom(...)

England head coach Eddie Jones: “The destination for us is 2019, where I expect us to be at our best. That’s not to say we can’t win tournaments and Test matches along the way.” Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Eddie Jones and the war of words was well and truly won. The Irish Times’s profile on England’s first foreign head coach had been thoroughly researche(...)

Protesters in Melbourne   urge the Australian government not to send 267 people – including 37 babies born in Australia – back to immigration detention in Nauru, 3,000km away. Photograph: Chris Hopkins/Getty Images

Australia’s ambivalence over asylum seekers is dominating headlines again, with churches, writers and thousands of ordinary citizens calling on the go(...)

Police and volunteers involved in the search for Niall Quinn in the Murray River. Photograph: ABC News

A man from Northern Ireland who died in a river in Australia has been named as Niall Quinn. Mr Quinn fell from a houseboat into the Murray River at E(...)

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(...)

Noel Barrett: “We are lucky with the weather here, but you have to motivate yourself to get up, out and exercise.”

Australia sits at the very top of the OECD’s Better Life Index, and with its sunnier climate and more outdoorsy culture, it’s no wonder so many Irish (...)

 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(...)