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#Bali

# bali - Monday 25 July, 2022

Irishman dies in Bali motorbike accident
# Tragic
# Tragic

Irishman dies in Bali motorbike accident

Jul 25th 2022, 3:22 PM 34,562 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the family.

# bali - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

US woman convicted in Bali 'suitcase murder' to be deported
# Heather Mack
# Heather Mack

US woman convicted in Bali 'suitcase murder' to be deported

Nov 2nd 2021, 7:42 AM 18,463 Views 3 Comments

Heather Mack was handed a 10-year jail term in 2015 for the murder of Sheila von Wiese Mack.

# bali - Sunday 17 October, 2021

At least three people dead and homes destroyed after earthquake hits Bali
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

At least three people dead and homes destroyed after earthquake hits Bali

Oct 17th 2021, 10:30 AM 11,976 Views 1 Comment

The quake hit just before dawn, causing people to run outdoors in a panic.

# bali - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Seven dead and 11 missing after ferry sinks in rough seas near Bali
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Seven dead and 11 missing after ferry sinks in rough seas near Bali

Jun 30th 2021, 8:03 AM 10,363 Views 2 Comments

The ferry was carrying 41 passengers, 13 crew members and three canteen waiters.

# bali - Monday 6 August, 2018

'Everyone was screaming... it was so scary': Irish woman caught up in Indonesia earthquake
# Lombok Island
# Lombok Island

'Everyone was screaming... it was so scary': Irish woman caught up in Indonesia earthquake

Aug 6th 2018, 4:48 PM 28,462 Views 5 Comments

Teacher Colleen Garry is travelling in Indonesia for six weeks and told us what it was like to get caught up in the quake.

# bali - Sunday 5 August, 2018

At least 37 dead after major earthquake strikes Indonesia's Lombok island near Bali
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

At least 37 dead after major earthquake strikes Indonesia's Lombok island near Bali

Updated Aug 5th 2018, 7:17 PM 28,716 Views 10 Comments

The latest quake had a magnitude of seven and struck just 10km underground.

# bali - Friday 29 June, 2018

16,000 travellers stranded after massive volcanic eruption in Bali
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

16,000 travellers stranded after massive volcanic eruption in Bali

Jun 29th 2018, 8:27 AM 32,212 Views 20 Comments

Mount Agung last erupted in November. Bali’s economy has taken a pounding over the chaos caused by the volcano.

# bali - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

12-year-old Australian boy steals family credit card to fly to Bali alone
# On The Run
# On The Run

12-year-old Australian boy steals family credit card to fly to Bali alone

Apr 24th 2018, 4:13 PM 32,394 Views 41 Comments

The boy ran away from his Sydney home after a row with his mother.

# bali - Monday 27 November, 2017

Bali volcano alert: Government advising Irish citizens as thousands flee homes
# Mount Agung
# Mount Agung

Bali volcano alert: Government advising Irish citizens as thousands flee homes

Nov 27th 2017, 4:54 PM 24,411 Views 12 Comments

Mount Agung has been spewing ash for a number of days.

# bali - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Disruptions to international flights after Bali volcano erupts for second time this week
# Eruption
# Eruption

Disruptions to international flights after Bali volcano erupts for second time this week

Nov 26th 2017, 9:50 AM 15,090 Views 2 Comments

Mount Agung spewed smoke and ash as high as 4,000 feet this morning.

# bali - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Usually more famous for its tourist draw, Bali's rumbling volcano has people fleeing
# Disaster Zone
# Disaster Zone

Usually more famous for its tourist draw, Bali's rumbling volcano has people fleeing

Nov 22nd 2017, 4:00 PM 12,705 Views 4 Comments

Mt. Agung hasn’t erupted in more than 50 years.

# bali - Monday 25 September, 2017

Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcano eruption
# Mount Agung
# Mount Agung

Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcano eruption

Sep 25th 2017, 11:54 AM 13,097 Views 14 Comments

The last time Mount Agung erupted was in 1963.

# bali - Friday 22 September, 2017

Thousands evacuate Bali as smoke spews from volcano for first time in 50 years
# Mount Agung
# Mount Agung

Thousands evacuate Bali as smoke spews from volcano for first time in 50 years

Sep 22nd 2017, 12:56 PM 26,927 Views 19 Comments

The last time Mount Agung erupted was in 1963.

# bali - Monday 19 June, 2017

Four foreign prisoners have tunnelled out of a Bali jail
# Escape
# Escape

Four foreign prisoners have tunnelled out of a Bali jail

Jun 19th 2017, 3:35 PM 19,450 Views 15 Comments

One of the men was due to be released within months.

# bali - Friday 10 March, 2017

Former war reporter avoids years in Indonesian jail due to 'politeness'
# David Fox
# David Fox

Former war reporter avoids years in Indonesian jail due to 'politeness'

Mar 10th 2017, 6:11 AM 21,225 Views 14 Comments

After the verdict was handed down, Fox said he felt “relieved”.

# bali - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Man pleads guilty to helping his cousin plan notorious Bali murder of girlfriend's mother
# Murder
# Murder

Man pleads guilty to helping his cousin plan notorious Bali murder of girlfriend's mother

Dec 13th 2016, 10:43 PM 16,468 Views 0 Comments

Sheila von Weise was beaten to death with a fruit bowl during a vacation in 2014.

# bali - Sunday 2 October, 2016

'Talk of the deaf': 80% of this Bali village can use their own sign language
# Dance Of The Deaf
# Dance Of The Deaf

'Talk of the deaf': 80% of this Bali village can use their own sign language

Oct 2nd 2016, 3:00 PM 9,410 Views 5 Comments

It was not until the 1960s that Bengkala village began to make efforts to better integrate its deaf residents and nowadays everyone is treated equally.

# bali - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Two Irish on board Bali boat hit by explosion
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Two Irish on board Bali boat hit by explosion

Sep 15th 2016, 10:35 AM 21,028 Views 11 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it has “no immediate concern” for any Irish citizen.

# bali - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

American surfer mauled by 6ft shark
# Bali
# Bali

American surfer mauled by 6ft shark

Apr 27th 2016, 10:53 AM 22,325 Views 26 Comments

While shark attacks are generally rare in the area, there have been several such incidents in recent years.

# bali - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Young US couple found guilty of murdering woman found in a suitcase
# Gruesome
# Gruesome

Young US couple found guilty of murdering woman found in a suitcase

Apr 21st 2015, 2:13 PM 19,698 Views 19 Comments

The two have been given long jail terms by a court today for the ‘sadistic’ murder of the woman’s mother.

# bali - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Australian drug smugglers make last-ditch attempt to avoid death by firing squad
# Bali Nine
# Bali Nine

Australian drug smugglers make last-ditch attempt to avoid death by firing squad

Mar 25th 2015, 8:13 AM 17,927 Views 52 Comments

Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, the ringleaders of the so-called “Bali Nine” drug trafficking gang, were sentenced to death in 2006 for trying to smuggle heroin out of Indonesia.

# bali - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Australia makes last-ditch effort to save two drug-smugglers from firing squad
# Bali Nine
# Bali Nine

Australia makes last-ditch effort to save two drug-smugglers from firing squad

Mar 5th 2015, 7:54 AM 18,915 Views 60 Comments

Tony Abbott is trying to arrange a prisoner swap with Indonesian authorities.

# bali - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Two Australian drug smugglers are to be executed by firing squad
# Bali Nine
# Bali Nine

Two Australian drug smugglers are to be executed by firing squad

Mar 4th 2015, 7:30 AM 26,691 Views 57 Comments

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the so-called “Bali Nine” drug smuggling gang, were woken and given a few minutes to get ready.

# bali - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Body of US tourist in Bali found inside suitcase allegedly dropped off by her daughter
# Grim Discovery
# Grim Discovery

Body of US tourist in Bali found inside suitcase allegedly dropped off by her daughter

Aug 13th 2014, 10:34 PM 31,076 Views 15 Comments

The daughter of the 62-year-old victim has been arrested along with her boyfriend.

# bali - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

The family of a previously unidentified injured Irishman in Bali have been contacted
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

The family of a previously unidentified injured Irishman in Bali have been contacted

May 27th 2014, 12:10 PM 35,826 Views 28 Comments

A Facebook campaign was launched to identify the man.

# bali - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

This monkey stole a camera and used it to take hilarious monkey selfies
# Duckface
From The Daily Edge
# Duckface

This monkey stole a camera and used it to take hilarious monkey selfies

Feb 26th 2014, 8:05 AM 2,923 Views 0 Comments

Monkey’s selfie game is STRONG.

# bali - Monday 24 February, 2014

Irish students with no money blagged their way to Sydney in 36 hours
# Jailbreak
From The Daily Edge
# Jailbreak

Irish students with no money blagged their way to Sydney in 36 hours

Feb 24th 2014, 9:49 AM 44,213 Views 83 Comments

That’s mad, Ted.

# bali - Monday 10 February, 2014

Australian surfer caught with marijuana in Bali released after 9 years in prison
# Banged Up Abroad
# Banged Up Abroad

Australian surfer caught with marijuana in Bali released after 9 years in prison

Feb 10th 2014, 8:33 AM 34,743 Views 52 Comments

Schapelle Corby has always insisted the 4.1 kg of marijuana found in her body board bag was planted there.

# bali - Friday 8 November, 2013

People are now paying to have snakes slither all over their body
# House Of Slitherin'
From The Daily Edge
# House Of Slitherin'

People are now paying to have snakes slither all over their body

Nov 8th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,936 Views 28 Comments

‘Snake massages’ are the latest craze in an Indonesian spa.

# bali - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Miss Philippines crowned Miss World amid Muslim anger
# Miss World
# Miss World

Miss Philippines crowned Miss World amid Muslim anger

Sep 28th 2013, 6:12 PM 22,957 Views 122 Comments

Hundreds of Islamic radicals held a prayer session to express their anger at the contest being held in Indonesia as the event went ahead with stepped-up security.

# bali - Monday 29 April, 2013

Australian holidaymaker raped in Bali
# Bali
# Bali

Australian holidaymaker raped in Bali

Apr 29th 2013, 7:37 AM 19,078 Views 31 Comments

A young woman was attacked after a thief broke into her family’s rented villa in the popular tourist area of Kuta.

# bali - Saturday 13 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Trinity Comprehensive
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Trinity Comprehensive

Apr 13th 2013, 7:56 PM 9,222 Views 7 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Plane overshoots Bali runway into sea
# Bali
# Bali

Plane overshoots Bali runway into sea

Apr 13th 2013, 12:35 PM 20,578 Views 43 Comments

Everyone on board the plane survived, a transport ministry official said.

# bali - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia
# Death Sentence
# Death Sentence

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia

Jan 22nd 2013, 8:04 AM 18,697 Views 82 Comments

An Indonesian court has sentenced Lindsay Sandiford, 56, to death for smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million into the resort island of Bali.

# bali - Friday 12 October, 2012

Victims remembered on 10th anniversary of Bali bombings
# Bali Bombings
# Bali Bombings

Victims remembered on 10th anniversary of Bali bombings

Oct 12th 2012, 8:00 AM 2,746 Views 3 Comments

Survivors and loved-ones paid tribute to the 202 victims of the nightclub bombings on the Indonesian island of Bali, carried out by religious extremists in 2002.

# bali - Thursday 13 October, 2011

6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Bali
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Bali

Oct 13th 2011, 11:56 AM 457 Views 0 Comments

At least 50 people were injured in the earthquake which was felt on neighbouring Indonesian islands.