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Seán Cavanagh in action for Ireland against Australia in  October 2008 at the  Subiaco Oval, Perth, Western Australia. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Seán Cavanagh caused a bit of a stir back in the day when comparing International Rules success with winning the All-Ireland. He had captained Irel(...)

Navy personnel in Indonesia load relief supplies for people affected by Cyclone Seroja, which swept through Indonesia and East Timor last week before hitting Australia’s west coast. Photograph: Juni Kriswanto/AFP via Getty

A tropical cyclone off Australia’s west coast destroyed several homes and cut electricity to tens of thousands of people overnight before weakening in(...)

Henry “Box” Brown: born into slavery in Virginia, he hit on the ingenious idea of getting himself posted as dry goods to a state where slavery had been abolished years earlier

What is the most exciting thing you’ve done in the past year? For me, it was when I had a good reason to venture outside my permitted 5km range. As I (...)

Michelle O’Dowd and her three children, Muireann (14), Saoirse (10) and Cadhla, in their old room in quarantine in the Crowne Plaza Hotel near Dublin Airport.

An Irish family who described their mandatory hotel quarantine as “appalling” have been moved to larger rooms. Michelle O’Dowd and her husband Ciaran(...)

Protesters at  the Womens March 4 Justice rally in Canberra on March 15th. Photograph: Jamila Toderas/Getty Images

Rape allegations against two members of Australia’s ruling Liberal party have already sparked widespread protests and demands for an end to violence a(...)

Prior to moving to Australia in 2012, Prof Eeva Leinonen was vice-principal at King’s College London. Photograph: Maynooth University

Maynooth University has announced the appointment of Prof Eeva Leinonen as its next president. Prof Leinonen will formally assume the position on Oc(...)

Claire Doyle and Eve Roseingrave, a couple from Dublin who live together in Melbourne, made the decision to move back late last month

After twelve years in Sydney, Elaine Benson, from Thomondgate, Co Limerick, says her penance for living in one of the world’s most desirable cities is(...)

Hotel quarantine in  Melbourne: Ventilation in hotels and in the vehicles used to bring people to the hotels is key to stop the spread of infection. Photograph:   EPA/Luis Ascui Australia and New Zealand out

When it comes to the fine detail of operating a hotel quarantine system, Ireland should learn from Australia’s mistakes, rather than wait to make its (...)

Sonya Redmond in Perth: the Snapchats we send from abroad may be from a beach, but there isn’t a day that goes by when we don’t miss home

Sonya Redmond, originally from Wexford, now lives in Perth in Australia, with her husband, Kenneth McCarthy. She is chief of staff at the University o(...)

Members of the World Health Organisation (WHO) team investigating the origins of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photograph: Hector Retamal/ AFP via Getty

World Health Organisation (WHO) experts have visited an animal disease centre in the Chinese city of Wuhan as part of their investigation into the ori(...)

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