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Kerry’s Adrian Spillane argues with the referee after giving away a late free in the Allianz Football League Division One match against Kildare at   S. Conleth’s Park in Newbridge. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

We were on the train to Tralee, the day after Patrick’s Day 2017. The Dubs were playing Kerry that night and an intrepid gang of explorers were striki(...)

A Furphy hitched to an Australian draught horse. Photograph: Jamestown Museum

Australia is a land of climate extremes. It is the driest inhabited continent and access to water is at a premium except, of course, during episodes o(...)

Anton Tohill: Former Derry U-20 star made his full  Australian Football League debut for Collingwood last month.

A new rule change allowing AFL clubs to give third-year rookies an extra ‘replacement year’ away from the primary list is certain to boost willingness(...)

Peter Lalor, who came from Raheen in Co Laois, played a leading role in a rebellion that led to reforms in the way Australian workers were treated

In the bustling Flinder’s Street railway terminus in Melbourne, while waiting to catch a train to the port area where my ship was berthed, I got talki(...)

Chef Jude Margey and friends

During Food Month, Irish Times Abroad meets people working in the food business overseas. Jude Margey is a 38-year-old chef originally from Letterkenn(...)

Enable finished second at the 2019 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe with Frankie Dettorri on board. Photo: Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP via Getty Images

Connections have nominated a number of factors which will see Enable have her prep for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Kempton rather than York. It (...)

A medical worker enters the Epping Gardens aged care facility in the Melbourne suburb of Epping on Thursday as the city battles fresh outbreaks of Covid-19. Photograph: Getty Images

Australia’s hardest-hit state will make face coverings compulsory after reporting a new daily high of 723 confirmed coronavirus cases. Masks have bee(...)

Dr Diarmuid McCoy is originally from Bantry, Co Cork, but now lives in Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Dr Diarmuid McCoy, originally from Bantry in Co Cork, now lives in Geelong in Victoria, Australia, where he works as a specia(...)

Geelong players wore yellow shoelaces for their game against North Melbourne last month to raise awareness about endometriosis. Photograph: Kelly Defina/Getty Images

Exercising and being physically active have long been prescribed for improved mental and physical health. Staying active for all genders, ages and abi(...)

Pain specialist Dr Diarmuid McCoy with his wife Jane, who is from Midleton, Co Cork,  Luke, 17 (right),  Tim 15 and Cate 11

Working Abroad Q&A: Dr Diarmuid McCoy, who is originally from Bantry, Co Cork, but now lives in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, on working as a Spec(...)

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