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During his  State visit to Australia, President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina visit the Irish Support Agency in Bondi, Sydney. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Olivia and Brian Macalister had enough. The married couple had good jobs and worked long hours in Dublin but struggled to save for a deposit to buy a (...)

President Michael D Higgins during a visit Warwick, Australia, to attend a reception for the Irish Diaspora. Photograph: Maxwell’s

President Michael D Higgins has said he may make a decision on whether to run for a second presidential term after the State visit to Canada that was (...)

President  Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina  visit the Irish Support Agency in Bondi in Sydney Australia. Photograph: Maxwells

President Michael D Higgins paid tribute to the work of the Irish Support Agency in the Sydney suburb of Bondi for the help they provide to members of(...)

Deputy Irish PM Frances Fitzgerald, Sabina Coyne, Irish President Michael Higgins and ARU Chief Bull Pulver at Australia Rugby Union HQ in Sydney. Photograph: Brook Mitchell/Getty Images

President Michael D Higgins said that he was “more than optimistic” that Australia would support Ireland’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup after (...)

Simon Zebo is tackled during Ireland and Australia’s last meeting at the Aviva Stadium last year. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Australia will host Ireland in the first three-test rugby series between the countries in June 2018, the country’s rugby union announced on a visit by(...)

Economist Ronan Lyons estimates that Ireland has about 500,000 less apartments than it should have for the size of its population.

The State’s housing crisis stems from a shortage of apartments, not houses, economist and author of the Daft.ie report Ronan Lyons has claimed. The d(...)

“Jack” Watson: well known in the homeless community and to housing activists who occupied the vacant Apollo House office block on Tara Street last Christmas. Photograph: Geza Oravecz

The long ledge outside the trendy Superdry clothes shop on Suffolk Street in Dublin city centre is popular with the homeless. It was next to this ledg(...)

Cailíosa Kelly celebrated  in Auckland, New Zealand  last weekend  last weekend with Irish and Kiwi friends.

Think of Christmas in Australia, and you imagine beach barbecues, blue skies, and icy beers sweating in the sizzling sun. But in the middle of July, (...)

Orla Griffin with her son Daniel (3): ‘I had gotten sick of joining the family for Sunday dinner via Facetime.’

As "recession emigrants" return to live in Ireland in increasing numbers, one of the most common themes in the stories and opinions they sha(...)

Gold Coast University Hospital: a 37-year-old Irish man is in an induced coma after a construction-site fall in Brisbane. Photograph: Shiftchange/WC

An Irish worker is in critical condition after falling multiple stories at a construction site in Brisbane, Australia. Local media said the 37-year-(...)

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