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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Down Under

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# Boiling over
Ireland... Home of potatoes, and not much else --- says Australian newspaper
The Irish ambassador to Australia says the remark was “deeply offensive”.
# Down Under
Aidan O'Brien's Adelaide comes from last to first to win Cox Plate in Melbourne
“It has been a wonderful feat,” Coolmore’s Australian racing manager James Bester said.
# Land down under
Drunken hunter fights off Australian croc with an eye-poke
The younger adventurer had to think fast after being attacked by the large reptile.
# islamic state
Australia warns "terrorist attack is likely" over fears of returning jihadists
The Australian Prime Minister said that the level equals to the terror threat level in the United Kingdom.
# Flight Risk
Mary Lou hits back at criticism of €4,000 trip Down Under
“It was extremely helpful just given the scale of the tour itself to have that level of comfort coming and going.”
# Missing
Irish surfer goes missing in the waters off Byron Bay in Australia
The man was surfing with two friends who were rescued.
# Home and Away
Good news for chefs, bricklayers and tilers planning on heading to Australia
The three trades have been added to Australia’s skilled professions list.
# Down Under
Ireland forward Andy Keogh signs for Glory in A-League
The former Wolves striker is to be the Aussie side’s marquee signing.
# Down Under
Gaa'Day mate: Here's how Australia is reacting to Channel 7 showing Gaelic games
Dublin fans, look away now.
# Down Under
'He's in jacuzzis. He's got a pint in his hand' - Return from Oz not on the cards for Bisto
St Patrick’s Athletic won’t be getting their former striker back in the near future according to Liam Buckley.
# lease of life
Ireland to play Australia in one-off International Rules Test
The clash will take place at Paterson Stadium in Perth this November.
# Down Under
Kildare's Sean Hurley could be on the move to AFL side Fremantle next October
Hurley was on trial with the Western Australian outfit last year.
# Lick Her Here
This Australian off licence's "Lick-her Here" sign is rather amusing
You definitely couldn’t walk by without having a gawk.
# Trophy On Tour
The Liam MacCarthy Cup has gone on a trip Down Under to Perth
The trophy was at the Patersons Stadium in the Western Australian city today.
# Down Under
9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia
It must be the law over there, or something.
# Down Under
Here's what Australian women are doing with their tampons
It’s not exactly the traditional use…
# Men At Work
Aussie rules moves good for the GAA, says Kennelly
“Bigger drain” of players returning from the AFL to Ireland, says international recruiter Tadhg Kennelly.
# Down Under
The Wikileaks Party got fewer votes than the Australian Sex Party
It did beat Bullet Train for Australia though.
# Down Under
Wayne who? Lingard stars as United seal first win under Moyes in Sydney
The Premier League champions ran out 5-1 winners over the AFL All Stars.
# New Zealand
Jobs expo targets skilled Irish workers to help with Christchurch rebuild
Construction workers in particular are being sought to help with the post-earthquake rebuild of the New Zealand city.
# Down Under
Breakfast with Lions: Match point in Melbourne
After a win in the first Test, Warren G’s man have the series in their sights but don’t expect the Aussies to go down without a fight.
# Home and Away
Here's what the new Australian PM could learn from the Irish in Oz
Can we have an official ‘Ireland loves Alf Stewart’ day please?
# Down Under
Check out the Sam Maguire Cup at the Sydney Harbour Bridge
The famous Gaelic football trophy is in Australia for the first time ever.
# famous scalp
Lesson for Lions: When Ulster beat Campese, Lynagh and Australia
Davy Irwin, who captained Ulster on that famous day in 1984, shares his memories of defeating the Wallabies.
# Down Under
The Lions touch down in Oz, hit the beach
Warren Gatland’s side flew into Perth this morning and took to the seaside for a recovery session.
# Lions 2013
Breakfast with Lions: Clueless Farrell, ice vests and Paulie does a 'Stan'
Your morning helping of British and Irish Lions red meat to help set you up for the day.
# Lions 2013
No half measure: Murray ready to become his own man
Conor Murray has come a long way in four years, but he is still yet to stop comparisons with Mike Phillips.
# Lions 2013
Digby Ioane knee op forces Wallabies rethink on wing
The break-dancer is broken.
# Lions 2013
O'Mahony was Ireland's best 6 Nations player but he won't be a Lion
The former England and Lions centre Jeremy Guscott also has some bad news for England captain Chris Robshaw.
# Lions 2013
'No doubt about it, Paul O'Connell is going on the Lions Tour' - Shane Byrne
The former Ireland and Lions hooker believes the touring squad will be dominated by Welshmen.
# Men At Work
In pictures: Tadhg Kennelly puts young GAA stars through their paces in Aussie Rules trial
The Listowel man was in DCU earlier.
# kangaroo pie
'Bush tucker' booming in Oz restaurants
Australia has an indigenous cuisine and it makes use of the land’s native foods and seasonal produce.
# Down Under
What do you think is the most popular Irish product in Oz?
Is it Tayto? Barry’s Tea? Cadburys?
# Australia
Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers
New South Wales has made it easier for skilled migrants to settle there by expanding its Skilled Occupations List.
# Down Under
Melbourne course 'a good fit' for G-Mac
Graeme McDowell also confirmed an injury he suffered after slamming his right hand in a hotel door in China recently would not affect his performance.
# Soaps
Made in Australia: Home (and Away)-grown stars who hit the big time
Plus, a tentative reason to watch Shane’s death again.
# Down Under
Wallaby Cooper fined, handed suspended ban
Australia’s outspoken fly-half Quade Cooper will be available for national selection once he recovers from his knee injury.
# Switcheroo
Cooper league switch is 'nonsense' say Reds
Is the Wallabies playmaker eyeing a change-up? “This is an old story that has no merit and is… nonsense,” says Cooper’s boss today.
# Hospitality Industry
Australian Hotels Association looking to fill ‘thousands of hospitality jobs’
The AHA are hoping to find plenty of ‘experienced hospitality staff’ when they are in Dublin next Tuesday and Wednesday.
# Down Under
Skipper McCaw inspires All Blacks to win over South Africa in Dunedin
The All Blacks, who ran out 21-11 victors, remain unbeaten in the championship.