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Cian English: died after falling from a balcony on Australia’s Gold Coast

The family of a young Irishman who fell to his death trying to escape a trio of armed men in Australia have asked for candles to be lit for their “her(...)

Cian English: died after falling from a balcony on Australia’s Gold Coast.

An Irish teenager who fell to his death from the fourth storey of an apartment on Australia’s Gold Coast was trying to escape being robbed at knife-po(...)

The Kearney family: (L-R top row) Ryan (17), Anthony, Nicky and Katie (20). (L-R bottom row) Emily (4), Jessica (12) and Adam (11).

Anthony and Nicky Kearney left Ireland with their children and moved to Australia in late 2009. Two months ago the family of seven had (...)

Corona De Vries wrote to Tom Hanks after the actor and his wife, Rita Wilson, contracted Covid-19. Photograph: Valérie Macon/AFP via Getty

Tom Hanks has sent a letter and a Corona-brand typewriter to an Australian boy who wrote to him about being bullied over his name, Corona. Corona De(...)

When it comes to good value family holidays, it’s hard to beat camping. We’re not talking about home-grown camping, mind you. While there are many lov(...)

Dubliner Caoimhe Ryan at home  in Brisbane on Australia’s Gold Coast.

During her career in finance, Dubliner Caoimhe Ryan got to do her fair share of globetrotting living in London, New York and Hong Kong before settling(...)

Cormac Molloy with his wife  Sandie. The couple  moved to Brisbane from Tipperary in 2011
Welcome to my place. . . Brisbane
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  • December 22, 2019, 06:01

Cormac Molloy is originally from Tipperary town. He moved to Brisbane in January 2011 and his girlfriend Sandie, who is now his wife, joined him there(...)

Trevor Fennelly on Australia’s Gold Coast

Originally from Kilkenny, Trevor Fennelly made the move to Australia at the start of 2014 and visited Sydney and Perth before settling on the Gold Coa(...)

Anne Ryan (nee Nugent) at her party last October with her nieces Mary and Jacinta. Photograph: Paddy Lyons

Everybody was surprised when my aunt Anne announced she was leaving for Australia to become a nun. For one thing, it was 1949 and going that far aroun(...)

Argentina’s Martin Landajo during training at  UCD, Dublin, ahead of their match against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph:   Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Nobody told Argentina it was monsoon season at the Belfield Bowl. A dog of an afternoon. Rain strafing the roof of the sheds and drowning voices as th(...)

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