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Firefighters work to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, Australia. Photograph: Darren Pateman/AAP Image/AP

Australia’s most populous state declared a fire emergency on Monday with worsening conditions expected from wildfires that have claimed three lives an(...)

Former Australian archbishop Philip Wilson leaves a court in Newcastle, Australia. Photograph: Getty Images

The most senior Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse has been ordered by an Australian court to serve his one-year sentence in hom(...)

With a degree in business information systems from UCC, Cathal (34), from Co Tipperary, travelled to Australia in 2008 on a backpacking holiday with f(...)