Charlie McCarthy pictured with his wife and children. File photograph: Facebook

The charges against a man accused of attacking an Irish man in Perth in Western Australia over the Christmas period have been upgraded to murder. And(...)

Photograph: Aghada GAA Club/Facebook

Friends of a young Irish father who died following an assault in Australia have set up a fundraising appeal to help his wife and their young children.(...)

Ollie Gordon from Easkey in Co Sligo, now director at TradeConnex Construction & Labour Hire in Sydney, became an Australian citizen last year.

Six hundred Irish people pledged allegiance to become Australian citizens today. Special Australia Day citizenship ceremonies took place in more th(...)

Carol Friel, Gavin Grace and Stephanie Lyons have all moved from Ireland and are now living in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: Jacky Ghossein

We have seen so many documentaries in the past decade about the Irish misbehaving down under that you could be forgiven for thinking the contingent in(...)

Colin and Eithne Bell with Joan Ross of the Claddagh Association (centre), and representatives of other Irish welfare organisations working around Australia, at the LINK conference in Perth.

It is impossible to imagine what it is like for a parent to get that call to say their son or daughter has died in tragic circumstances, especially ov(...)

Joan Ross  President of the Claddagh Association, Perth, Australia When police in Perth contacted the local Irish club after finding a dead ho(...)

Staff and passengers at Dublin Airport. The number of Irish people on temporary visas in Australia has fallen by almost half in the  past two years.  File photograph: Kate Geraghty

The number of Irish citizens on temporary visas in Australia has fallen by almost half in the past two years due to tighter immigration laws and shrin(...)

The late Kenny Meyler, from Co Wexford, who was killed by Vincent Martin Crowe at an apartment in Perth last year.

The jury in the trial of an Irish man accused of murdering a fellow Irish man in Australia has been unable to reach a verdict.Vincent Martin Crowe (34(...)

From an Irish perspective, the resources boom in Western Australia couldn’t have come at a better time. As tens of thousands of construction worker(...)

St Patrick's Day annual celebrations in Trafalgar Square, London

LORNA O’GARA Mother of Hugh (6), Lily (12) and Grace (11), living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil T(...)