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#Brisbane

# brisbane - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

10 million now in lockdown as fourth Australian city issues stay-at-home orders
# Australia
# Australia

10 million now in lockdown as fourth Australian city issues stay-at-home orders

Jun 29th 2021, 6:57 AM 40,436 Views 15 Comments

Australia is now battling flare-ups of the highly contagious Delta variant.

# brisbane - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Cavan, Dublin and Mayo players to feature as 2021 AFLW finals begin next weekend
# Knockout Clashes
From The42
# Knockout Clashes

Cavan, Dublin and Mayo players to feature as 2021 AFLW finals begin next weekend

Mar 28th 2021, 4:04 PM 6,647 Views 0 Comments

The regular season concluded today.

# brisbane - Saturday 9 January, 2021

More virulent Covid-19 strain in Brisbane puts Australia on 'high alert'
# Australia
# Australia

More virulent Covid-19 strain in Brisbane puts Australia on 'high alert'

Jan 9th 2021, 8:22 AM 32,757 Views 17 Comments

The stay-at-home order for Brisbane was triggered after the UK strain spread from a returned traveller to a cleaner.

# brisbane - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Family of Irish teenager who fell to his death in Australia ask for candles to be lit in his memory
# Cian English
# Cian English

Family of Irish teenager who fell to his death in Australia ask for candles to be lit in his memory

May 27th 2020, 8:08 AM 21,595 Views 0 Comments

Cian English (19) died while trying to flee a group of armed robbers, police have alleged

# brisbane - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Irish teenager fell to his death as he tried to escape alleged armed robbers in Australia
# Cian English
# Cian English

Irish teenager fell to his death as he tried to escape alleged armed robbers in Australia

Updated May 24th 2020, 8:48 PM 88,096 Views 0 Comments

Three men aged 18, 20 and 22 have been arrested and charged with 19-year-old Cian English’s murder.

# brisbane - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

'Rugby Australia should be mortgaging the bank and the house to get David Nucifora back'
# In Demand
From The42
# In Demand

'Rugby Australia should be mortgaging the bank and the house to get David Nucifora back'

Dec 5th 2018, 10:36 PM 12,794 Views 20 Comments

Former Wallabies hooker Brendan Cannon believes the IRFU’s High Performance Director should be snapped up by Australia.

# brisbane - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'We know it's going to get harder' - Cheika expects Ireland to improve
# One Up
From The42
# One Up

'We know it's going to get harder' - Cheika expects Ireland to improve

Jun 10th 2018, 7:02 AM 6,810 Views 22 Comments

The Wallabies boss believes Ireland will be better with another week’s preparation under their belts.

# brisbane - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Ireland's attack lacks creative edge to leave Schmidt's side chasing Wallabies
# Blunt
From The42
# Blunt

Ireland's attack lacks creative edge to leave Schmidt's side chasing Wallabies

Jun 9th 2018, 2:20 PM 11,895 Views 41 Comments

The tourists couldn’t create enough clear try-scoring chances in Brisbane.

Grand Slam champs Ireland look to repeat 1979 feats in Australia
# On A Roll
From The42
# On A Roll

Grand Slam champs Ireland look to repeat 1979 feats in Australia

Jun 9th 2018, 9:00 AM 9,097 Views 27 Comments

The Wallabies are planning to use their exciting backline stars to run at Joe Schmidt’s side.

# brisbane - Friday 8 June, 2018

'It's a huge honour' - O'Mahony steps into Best's shoes against Wallabies
# Skipper
From The42
# Skipper

'It's a huge honour' - O'Mahony steps into Best's shoes against Wallabies

Jun 8th 2018, 10:30 AM 10,418 Views 40 Comments

The Ireland captain has belief in Joey Carbery’s ability to guide the team at out-half.

Wallabies battle to win hearts as Schmidt worries about their lethal attack
# Brisvegas
From The42
# Brisvegas

Wallabies battle to win hearts as Schmidt worries about their lethal attack

Jun 8th 2018, 6:45 AM 8,723 Views 6 Comments

Michael Cheika bumped into some Munster fans during Ireland’s Grand Slam-securing game against England.

'Mate, you'd be a brave man telling Johnny Sexton he wasn't playing'
# 10
From The42
# 10

'Mate, you'd be a brave man telling Johnny Sexton he wasn't playing'

Jun 8th 2018, 4:00 AM 15,147 Views 15 Comments

Michael Cheika suggested that Sexton should be worried about Joey Carbery’s starting chance.

# brisbane - Monday 4 June, 2018

Genia and Wallabies set for 'war of attrition' with statistically-strong Ireland
# Homework
From The42
# Homework

Genia and Wallabies set for 'war of attrition' with statistically-strong Ireland

Jun 4th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,866 Views 14 Comments

Scrum-half Will Genia has done his homework on the visiting Six Nations champions.

# brisbane - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Australian police hunt for 'Irish scammers' suspected of a spate of crimes across the Gold Coast
# Brisbane
# Brisbane

Australian police hunt for 'Irish scammers' suspected of a spate of crimes across the Gold Coast

Mar 11th 2018, 4:05 PM 110,709 Views 53 Comments

Queensland Police held a press conference yesterday.

# brisbane - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Watch: Friends and family rally to support recovery of Irishman who fell 7 storeys in Australia
# Dodgers Army
# Dodgers Army

Watch: Friends and family rally to support recovery of Irishman who fell 7 storeys in Australia

Oct 8th 2017, 8:30 PM 34,924 Views 2 Comments

David Conway has undergone seven serious operations since his fall in July.

# brisbane - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Cocaine seizure in Australia links Kinahans to European port and Colombian distributors
# Drug Money
# Drug Money

Cocaine seizure in Australia links Kinahans to European port and Colombian distributors

Sep 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 53,290 Views 32 Comments

Their latest venture has hit a snag.

# brisbane - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Irishman critical after falling from construction site in Australia
# Brisbane
# Brisbane

Irishman critical after falling from construction site in Australia

Jul 11th 2017, 2:24 PM 23,458 Views 2 Comments

The man was resuscitated by colleagues after falling 20 metres onto concrete.

# brisbane - Friday 21 April, 2017

Michael Conlan could fight in Australia this summer on undercard of Pacquiao's title defence
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Michael Conlan could fight in Australia this summer on undercard of Pacquiao's title defence

Apr 21st 2017, 9:51 AM 3,242 Views 0 Comments

The bout would take place in Brisbane in July.

# brisbane - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia
# Middle Island
# Middle Island

Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia

Jan 10th 2017, 10:44 PM 28,039 Views 1 Comment

A UK woman died in the crash.

# brisbane - Friday 28 October, 2016

Bus driver burns to death in Australia after passenger sets him on fire
# Brisbane
# Brisbane

Bus driver burns to death in Australia after passenger sets him on fire

Oct 28th 2016, 10:32 AM 31,165 Views 49 Comments

Passengers were said to be “traumatised” by what happened.

# brisbane - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

British backpacker (21) stabbed to death in Australia
# Queensland
# Queensland

British backpacker (21) stabbed to death in Australia

Aug 24th 2016, 12:30 PM 43,312 Views 125 Comments

The woman was killed in an attack that also left a British man critically injured.

# brisbane - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Irishman 'burnt to the bone' after sleeping bag caught fire at Australian rodeo
# Engulfed In Flames
# Engulfed In Flames

Irishman 'burnt to the bone' after sleeping bag caught fire at Australian rodeo

Aug 4th 2016, 6:51 PM 36,692 Views 11 Comments

Ciaran Carolan escaped the flames at the campsite.

# brisbane - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Matt O'Connor misses out on head coach role with the Reds
# Stiles Over Substance
From The42
# Stiles Over Substance

Matt O'Connor misses out on head coach role with the Reds

Jul 26th 2016, 8:15 AM 9,267 Views 35 Comments

Former international prop Nick Stiles was promoted to his first head coaching role ahead of the ex-Leinster boss.

Community rallies to help Irishman injured in Australia
# Brisbane
# Brisbane

Community rallies to help Irishman injured in Australia

Jul 26th 2016, 6:04 AM 40,187 Views 6 Comments

Liam Boland toppled over and fell six metres to a concrete pathway below, sustaining serious injuries.

# brisbane - Monday 11 July, 2016

Australian man who bit head off a live rat banned from owning pets
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Australian man who bit head off a live rat banned from owning pets

Jul 11th 2016, 10:47 AM 32,462 Views 39 Comments

Matthew ‘Mad Matt’ Maloney was charged following a raid by RSPCA investigators after the bizarre stunt.

# brisbane - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Irish man in "fight of his life" following serious car accident in Australia
# Australia
# Australia

Irish man in "fight of his life" following serious car accident in Australia

Mar 9th 2016, 9:20 AM 35,575 Views 19 Comments

Thomas O’Flaherty, originally from Wexford, was seriously injured in a car accident last week.

# brisbane - Friday 8 January, 2016

Grandfather charged with stabbing baby girl to death in Australia
# Brisbane
# Brisbane

Grandfather charged with stabbing baby girl to death in Australia

Jan 8th 2016, 8:56 AM 13,310 Views 9 Comments

The Chinese man has also been charged with attempting to murder his wife and daughter.

# brisbane - Monday 19 October, 2015

Robbie Williams got flirty with a fan at a gig... then realised she was 15
# She's The One
From The Daily Edge
# She's The One

Robbie Williams got flirty with a fan at a gig... then realised she was 15

Oct 19th 2015, 8:13 AM 5,577 Views 0 Comments

She was also with her mam. NO ROBBIE.

# brisbane - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Hair-raising video shows schoolkids narrowly avoiding injury in motorbike crash
# Brisbane
# Brisbane

Hair-raising video shows schoolkids narrowly avoiding injury in motorbike crash

Jun 23rd 2015, 8:29 AM 14,366 Views 14 Comments

Police said the footage was “a bit of a warning for people to be careful”.

# brisbane - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

The injury woes continue for Irish players in the 2015 AFL season
# Treatment Table
From The42
# Treatment Table

The injury woes continue for Irish players in the 2015 AFL season

Apr 28th 2015, 11:00 PM 8,076 Views 7 Comments

Ciaran Byrne has suffered a ‘devastating’ setback with Carlton.

# brisbane - Monday 2 March, 2015

'Devastated' family bringing home 11-year-old who died in Australia
# Bettystown
# Bettystown

'Devastated' family bringing home 11-year-old who died in Australia

Mar 2nd 2015, 6:02 PM 35,320 Views 17 Comments

Adam Kielty died from pneumonia and sepsis.

# brisbane - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

'Remind me, was it two teams outside the top eight involved in an entertaining game?'
# Hitting Back
From The42
# Hitting Back

'Remind me, was it two teams outside the top eight involved in an entertaining game?'

Feb 25th 2015, 9:00 PM 8,979 Views 5 Comments

Gary Wilson took aim at the ICC after helping Ireland beat UAE.

Ireland show their mettle by scraping over the line to keep quarter-final bid on track
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Ireland show their mettle by scraping over the line to keep quarter-final bid on track

Feb 25th 2015, 11:35 AM 28,553 Views 27 Comments

Phil Simmons’ side have now won two from two.

This new* Ireland supporter has the best sign of the Cricket World Cup
# LOL
From The42
# LOL

This new* Ireland supporter has the best sign of the Cricket World Cup

Feb 25th 2015, 11:02 AM 9,096 Views 3 Comments

*And by ‘new’ we mean since the cinematic release of PS I Love You in December 2007.

# brisbane - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Cyclone has hit preparations but Ireland can't afford to be blown off course by UAE
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Cyclone has hit preparations but Ireland can't afford to be blown off course by UAE

Feb 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 15,480 Views 15 Comments

Phil Simmons’ side play their second World Cup game tonight.

# brisbane - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Nurse in Australia being tested for Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Nurse in Australia being tested for Ebola

Oct 9th 2014, 7:17 AM 9,019 Views 21 Comments

The woman had just returned from working for the Red Cross in Sierra Leone.

# brisbane - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Missing Irish surfer Stuart Butler has still not been found
# Australia
# Australia

Missing Irish surfer Stuart Butler has still not been found

Jul 22nd 2014, 8:17 AM 10,805 Views 4 Comments

The 19-year-old got into difficult in the waters off Byron Bay on Saturday.

# brisbane - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Wallabies grind out win in ugly second Test against Les Bleus
# Dull
From The42
# Dull

Wallabies grind out win in ugly second Test against Les Bleus

Jun 14th 2014, 1:03 PM 5,389 Views 4 Comments

Ewen McKenzie’s men wrapped up their series victory with a 6-0 success in Melbourne against France.

# brisbane - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

10-year-old girl survives shark attack in Australia
# Beneath The Surface
# Beneath The Surface

10-year-old girl survives shark attack in Australia

Mar 18th 2014, 8:48 AM 31,153 Views 25 Comments

Paramedics treated the girl at the scene before she was taken to hospital.

# brisbane - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV
# Near Miss
From The Daily Edge
# Near Miss

Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV

Sep 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 10,552 Views 17 Comments

Watch the nail-biting near miss in Brisbane.

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