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Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce and Qantas pilot, Captain Sean Golding (left) exit the plane after arriving in Sydney. Photograph: Qantas/AFP/Getty Images.

Australian airline Qantas has completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney. It was used to carry out a series of tests to a(...)

Protesters sit on the ground on a major road in the centre of  Melbourne. Photo:  Asanka Brendon/AFP via Getty

Extinction Rebellion activists around the world have begun a week of action to highlight their environmental campaign. The group has billed the week a(...)

Ciarán D’Arcy from Co Louth moved to Australia in 2018.

It was a mere moment of bone-shattering football-on-finger contact that will be wryly remembered for a lifetime. Nursing my gruesomely displaced fing(...)

Youth and Age by John Lavery is hung at Whyte’s Irish Art & Collectables Autioneers on Molesworth Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times

A painting by the 19th century Belfast-born artist John Lavery has appeared in a Dublin auction house 25 years after it disappeared from a school in L(...)

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg walks with protesters during the Global Climate Strike march in New York. Photograph:  Getty Images

Millions of students and protesters took to the streets across the world on Friday, including thousands in Ireland, to demand urgent action from polit(...)

The announcement came as the company announced the official opening of its new EMEA headquarters in Dublin.

Nitro, a technology company that designs software to create, edit and secure PDFs and other digital documents, is to double its headcount in Dublin wi(...)

Australian bloggers Jolie King and Mark Firkin. Photograph: The Way Overland

The families of a British-Australian woman and her Australian partner have pleaded for their immediate release from a notorious Iranian prison. Jolie(...)

Mairead McDonough: The bad days are testing and there were many of those in the beginning

Moving to a new country on your own is incredibly daunting. With every last goodbye drawing your departure closer and closer, you tend to wonder why y(...)

A carriage passes by the St Stephen’s cathedral in Vienna, Austria. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty

Vienna has held off Melbourne to retain the top spot on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index for 2019, further strengthening its(...)

Ronnie Delany of Ireland wins the 1,500 metres at the Melbourne Olympic Games of 1956. File photograph: IOC/Allsport/Getty

Ronnie Delany regards the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, during which he won a gold medal and set a new Olympic record, as a turning point for athletics.(...)

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