Hakeem al-Araibi, a former Bahrain national team footballer with refugee status in Australia, is escorted by immigration police to a court in Bangkok on December 11th, 2018. Photograph: Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Dissident Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, an Australian resident, remains in a Bangkok prison after being arrested on a Bahraini warrant last No(...)

President Higgins said he was absolutely delighted to hear about the result during his State visit to Australia.

President Michael D Higgins praised the Republic of Ireland soccer team for the spirit they showed in beating Wales 1-0 in Cardiff on Monday night and(...)

Dublin-born Aussie Rules star, Jim Stynes, is to be honoured with a statue in Melbourne. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former Aussie Rules player Jim Stynes is to be commemorated with a bronze statue outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Australia. (...)