Bill O’Hara and his cousins Bridget and Noreen O’Meara with the Victoria Cross medal awarded to their great-uncle Martin O’Meara. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

The only Victoria Cross won by an Irishman in an Australian army uniform will go on display from Friday at the National Museum of Ireland in Collins B(...)

Martin O’Meara: “This man has been responsible for the evacuation of at least 20 men under conditions that are indescribable”

In November 1918, Martin O’Meara arrived back in Australia as a hero, promptly had a nervous breakdown and spent the rest of his life in mental instit(...)

Figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show the number moving from Ireland to Australia dropped from 17,400 people in 2012 to 5,300 people in 2017. Photograph: iStock/Getty Images

Young Irish people make an “incredible contribution” to Australian society and more should consider moving there to live and work, according to the Au(...)

More than  60,000 people  attended the Tullamore Show. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

With record-breaking crowds, occasional sunshine and no rain, the Tullamore Show was marred only by the “shameful” absence of any Government Ministers(...)

Martin Shanahan: said 45 Australian companies had already invested in Ireland, creating a combined 3,000-plus jobs. Photograph: Maxwells

The IDA has received significant interest from companies in Australia who are considering Ireland as an entry point into Europe following the UK’s de(...)