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Manny Pacquiao’s world title fight with Jeff Horn will be “short and sweet” with a knockout likely, his trainer Freddie Roach  predicted.  Photograph: Patrick Hamilton/AFP/Getty Images

In a country blessed with a wealth of sporting options to choose from, boxing features very low on the totem pole in Australia. Manny Pacquiao will (...)

Dawn Conn  in her studio at Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Last year Dawn Conn and her husband decided the time had come to move home to New Zealand. After three decades living between Brisbane, Sydney, London(...)

The eight victims of the London Bridge terrorist attack (top row, left to right): Canadian Christine Archibald, James McMullan, Alexandre Pigeard, French chef Sebastien Belanger; bottom row, left to right: Australian nurse Kirsty Boden, Australian Sara Zelenak, Xavier Thomas and Spanish banker Ignacio Echeverria. Photograph: Family Handout/PA Wire

Inquests into the deaths of five of the eight victims killed in the London Bridge terrorist attack have opened at Southwark coroner’s court. The hear(...)

Emma Greenbury working in Dublin: ‘I miss the sunshine but I do not miss the heat.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Emma Greenbury had spent less than a month in her new home when it occurred to her that she had never experienced harassment on the streets of Dublin.(...)

At the height of the global financial crisis, tens of thousands of Irish workers were coming to Australia every year, many of them under the 457 visa scheme.

Over the past decade, many Irish people have relied on the 457 visa programme as a route into Australia; a pathway to permanent residency and a long f(...)

This article forms part of a new series for Irish Times Abroad on the opportunities worldwide (and in Ireland) for Irish construction workers. If(...)

A  handout photo showing  Cyclone Debbie approaching the coast of Queensland, Australia. Photograph: Debbie

Howling winds, heavy rain and huge seas pounded Australia’s northeast on Tuesday, damaging homes, wrecking jetties and cutting power to thousands of p(...)

Aiveen Kearney, chief financial officer, Holcim Australia/ New Zealand

“If you’ll excuse the pun, I believe I’ve ‘cemented’ my career by moving against the tide,” says Aiveen Kearney speaking from Chatswood, New South Wal(...)

File image of Justin Bieber performing in Dublin. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A man who allegedly posed as Justin Bieber online to solicit explicit images from children - including up to 20 from the UK - has been charged with mo(...)

Woman told police she had been held captive by a man she had met at a party in Cairns. Photograph: APN Western Star/AP

A British backpacker was allegedly held captive in Australia and repeatedly raped in an ordeal lasting two months. The 22-year-old woman was found wi(...)

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