Gabrielle Campion in the sunken gardens at the University of Western Australia in Perth.
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  • December 17, 2017, 01:00

Gabrielle Campion travelled to Perth in 2011 to visit her sister Lena for three months, and stayed for six and a half years. She works in communicatio(...)

 President Michael D  Higgins after he received a Honorary Doctorate from pro-chancellor Penelope Flett at the University of Australia in Perth,  Australia. Photograph:  Maxwell’s

President Michael D Higgins thanked the Irish communities of Western Australia for “extending the hand of friendship” to the new waves of emigrants wh(...)

President Michael D Higgins addresses the Legislative Assembly in Parliament House in Perth, Western Australia, on Tuesday. Photograph: EPA

President Michael D Higgins acknowledged that injustices were inflicted on the Aboriginal people by Irish emigrants in Australia in a landmark address(...)

Dr Barry Doyle: front centre, with colleagues from the Vascular Engineering Laboratory at the University of Western Australia

Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in Ireland, according to the Irish Heart Foundation, responsible for one in three of all deat(...)

Ciara Glennon (27), whose body was found in a bush grave in Perth, Western Australia,  in 1997. Police have charged a man with the abduction and murders 20 years ago of three women, including Ms Glennon. Photograph: Reuters

A man has been charged in Australia with the murder 20 years ago of two young women, including Ciara Glennon, who had Irish family connections. Bradl(...)

 Starting a person on aspirin immediately after a TIA reduces the risk of a stroke within the coming weeks by up to 80 per cent. Photograph: iStockphoto

Jim came to see me with his wife. The night before, he noticed some tingling in his right hand and some weakness in his right arm. The symptoms settle(...)

Schoolchildren in San José, Costa Rica, eat next to  a noticeboard warning against Zika  as part of a government campaign to prevent the spread of the aedes aegypti mosquitos . The words on the noticeboard read: “All against Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika”. Photograph:  Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters

A new study of 42 cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome in French Polynesia offers the strongest evidence to date that the Zika virus can trigger temporary(...)

The stars will finally start to wink out like candles on a windowsill. Photograph: Getty Images

The universe may have started with a Big Bang, but fresh evidence shows that it will very definitely go out with a whimper. The universe is slowly dyi(...)

 Investigators suspect the debris found near Reunion Island could be that of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370. Photograph: How Foo Yeen/Getty Images

Vast, rotating currents sweeping the southern Indian Ocean could have deposited wreckage from a missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet near Africa, t(...)

Michael Malone: “We all lean towards the workaholic side of things. I suppose we have our dad to thank for that.”

Customer service has always been the cornerstone of Michael Malone’s business ethic, from the time he started digging ditches for his father’s fencing(...)