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Melbourne eases lockdown as virus cases decline
# Australia
# Australia

Melbourne eases lockdown as virus cases decline

Oct 18th 2020, 11:50 AM 29,910 Views 29 Comments

The Australian state of Victoria reported only two new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday and no deaths.

Overnight curfew in Melbourne to be lifted after almost two months as Covid-19 cases drop
# Australia
# Australia

Overnight curfew in Melbourne to be lifted after almost two months as Covid-19 cases drop

Sep 27th 2020, 8:54 AM 30,207 Views 15 Comments

People will still be confined to within five kilometres of their homes, however.

Melbourne to remain in lockdown until end of October
# Victoria
# Victoria

Melbourne to remain in lockdown until end of October

Sep 6th 2020, 10:52 AM 62,121 Views 75 Comments

Health officials recorded 63 new cases in Victoria today.

Aussie Rules players banned for virus breach after strip club brawl
# In Trouble
From The42
# In Trouble

Aussie Rules players banned for virus breach after strip club brawl

Sep 4th 2020, 11:10 AM 10,821 Views 6 Comments

‘Yes, young people can make mistakes, but we expect better.’

Australia virus cases drop after lengthy Melbourne lockdown
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Australia virus cases drop after lengthy Melbourne lockdown

Aug 31st 2020, 6:43 AM 18,376 Views 1 Comment

Melbourne residents are currently enduring a raft of restrictions including an overnight curfew.

Dublin duo to return to Melbourne for 2021 season due to 'unfinished business'
# Signed Up
From The42
# Signed Up

Dublin duo to return to Melbourne for 2021 season due to 'unfinished business'

Aug 12th 2020, 10:06 AM 8,653 Views 0 Comments

Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading back to Melbourne.

Australia's worst-hit state beginning to flatten the curve after tougher restrictions implemented
# Victoria
# Victoria

Australia's worst-hit state beginning to flatten the curve after tougher restrictions implemented

Aug 12th 2020, 7:05 AM 21,641 Views 5 Comments

Non-essential businesses are shut and an overnight curfew is in effect in Melbourne as part of the restrictions in Victoria.

Between two clubs: Setting the Goldrick standard in South Dublin and Melbourne
# Around The World
From The42
# Around The World

Between two clubs: Setting the Goldrick standard in South Dublin and Melbourne

Jul 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,212 Views 1 Comment

Sinéad Goldrick on all things Foxrock-Cabinteely, Dublin and Melbourne FC, their similar cultures and her rollercoaster experience over the past few months.

Covid-19: Australia to slash quota of citizens who are allowed re-enter the country
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Covid-19: Australia to slash quota of citizens who are allowed re-enter the country

Jul 10th 2020, 6:56 AM 27,349 Views 25 Comments

Australia closed its international borders to all but returning citizens and permanent residents in late March, but a quota on numbers is in place.

Shoppers in Melbourne strip the shelves ahead of midnight lockdown
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Shoppers in Melbourne strip the shelves ahead of midnight lockdown

Jul 8th 2020, 7:29 AM 41,886 Views 20 Comments

Australia yesterday confirmed a further 134 infections in the past 24 hours.

Melbourne goes back under lockdown after worrying spike in virus cases
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Melbourne goes back under lockdown after worrying spike in virus cases

Jul 7th 2020, 7:22 AM 44,747 Views 41 Comments

Australia will also effectively seal off the wider state of Victoria from the rest of the country.

Tougher restrictions imposed in UK as Leicester goes back into lockdown
# England
# England

Tougher restrictions imposed in UK as Leicester goes back into lockdown

Jun 30th 2020, 8:36 AM 19,987 Views 8 Comments

Non-essential shops will be closed from today as Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks to shift focus to the recovery from the pandemic.

Australia to deploy 1,000 troops to Melbourne virus outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Australia to deploy 1,000 troops to Melbourne virus outbreak

Jun 25th 2020, 7:02 AM 37,513 Views 7 Comments

Victoria state has seen a spike in Covid-19 cases, recording almost 150 new infections over the past week.

'You can get wrapped up in sport and think it's the be all and end all - but the people are more important'
# Dubs Down Under
From The42
# Dubs Down Under

'You can get wrapped up in sport and think it's the be all and end all - but the people are more important'

Mar 22nd 2020, 5:00 PM 29,765 Views 9 Comments

Dublin and Melbourne star Niamh McEvoy on the AFLW through the Covid-19 crisis and her debut season there.

Dublin All-Ireland winning duo head home from AFLW amidst Covid-19 crisis
# Homeward Bound
From The42
# Homeward Bound

Dublin All-Ireland winning duo head home from AFLW amidst Covid-19 crisis

Mar 19th 2020, 9:56 AM 7,443 Views 1 Comment

Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading home to Ireland.

Two killed after passenger train derails near Melbourne
# Australia
# Australia

Two killed after passenger train derails near Melbourne

Feb 20th 2020, 10:53 AM 16,971 Views 1 Comment

The train came off its tracks near the town of Wallan, around 45km north of Melbourne.

Osaka lies in wait for Coco Gauff after 15-year-old battles from a set down
# Australian Open
From The42
# Australian Open

Osaka lies in wait for Coco Gauff after 15-year-old battles from a set down

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 12:50 PM 4,943 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, there were victories for big guns Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in Melbourne today.

After 6 years in Australia, the All-Ireland winner starting out again with Cork
# The Comeback Kid
From The42
# The Comeback Kid

After 6 years in Australia, the All-Ireland winner starting out again with Cork

Dec 21st 2019, 8:00 AM 40,035 Views 11 Comments

Ten years after winning Sam Maguire, Ciaran Sheehan will be back in the Cork ranks for the 2020 season.

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020
# Capital Loss
From The42
# Capital Loss

All-Ireland winning Dublin duo sign for AFLW side Melbourne - making it 18 Irish for 2020

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:00 PM 38,685 Views 13 Comments

All-Star defender Sinéad Goldrick and key forward Niamh McEvoy become the first Dubs to join the Irish invasion Down Under.

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse
# Australia
# Australia

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

Aug 21st 2019, 7:16 AM 10,598 Views 38 Comments

He was once the Vatican’s third highest-ranking official.

Cardinal George Pell begins appeal against child sexual assault conviction
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Cardinal George Pell begins appeal against child sexual assault conviction

Jun 5th 2019, 7:01 AM 8,038 Views 0 Comments

Pell is most senior Catholic ever jailed for child sex abuse.

Cardinal George Pell to appeal against his convictions for sex attacks on two choirboys
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Cardinal George Pell to appeal against his convictions for sex attacks on two choirboys

Jun 3rd 2019, 7:43 AM 11,555 Views 25 Comments

The most senior figure in the Catholic church to be convicted of historical child sexual offences, Pell was sentenced in March to six years in prison.

Pet stag kills man and critically injures woman in Australia
# Victoria
# Victoria

Pet stag kills man and critically injures woman in Australia

Apr 17th 2019, 7:31 AM 26,078 Views 18 Comments

The Australian Deer Association said it was rare for deer to attack people.

AFL stars to run through hate banner pre-match as part of fundraiser for Jim Stynes' charity
# Round For Reach
From The42
# Round For Reach

AFL stars to run through hate banner pre-match as part of fundraiser for Jim Stynes' charity

Apr 3rd 2019, 1:24 PM 3,975 Views 0 Comments

Melbourne FC want to ‘tear online bullying down’.

Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence
# James Gargasoulas
# James Gargasoulas

Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence

Feb 22nd 2019, 8:12 AM 29,797 Views 11 Comments

James Gargasoulas killed six people when he drove into shoppers in Melbourne in 2017.

Power blackouts for 200,000 people as temperatures in Australia continue to soar
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Power blackouts for 200,000 people as temperatures in Australia continue to soar

Jan 25th 2019, 11:09 AM 34,604 Views 21 Comments

Authorities said they ordered forced outages to reduce the risk of the entire grid failing.

3-time Slam champion Kerber stunned as Nadal powers into quarter-finals
# Australian Open
From The42
# Australian Open

3-time Slam champion Kerber stunned as Nadal powers into quarter-finals

Jan 20th 2019, 9:47 AM 5,025 Views 0 Comments

American Danielle Collins had never won a Grand Slam match before this year but defeated Kerber.

Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)

Jan 18th 2019, 7:03 AM 21,011 Views 22 Comments

Aiia Maasarwe was the victim of a “horrendous, horrific attack”, police said

Israeli student (21) murdered in Melbourne while on phone with sister
# Aiia Maasarwe
# Aiia Maasarwe

Israeli student (21) murdered in Melbourne while on phone with sister

Jan 17th 2019, 7:37 AM 54,597 Views 33 Comments

Aiia’s body was found early Wednesday near the campus of Melbourne University where she was studying.

Lowry and Dunne battle back in Melbourne but remain eight shots adrift of Belgians
# World Cup Of Golf
From The42
# World Cup Of Golf

Lowry and Dunne battle back in Melbourne but remain eight shots adrift of Belgians

Nov 24th 2018, 2:03 PM 2,572 Views 0 Comments

The Irish pair reversed their poor second round to climb back into the top 10.

Three men charged in Melbourne were planning to attack crowded areas of city, police say
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Three men charged in Melbourne were planning to attack crowded areas of city, police say

Nov 20th 2018, 7:53 AM 10,515 Views 0 Comments

The arrests come less than two weeks after a stabbing rampage left two dead.

Three men found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attacks in Melbourne
# Australia
# Australia

Three men found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attacks in Melbourne

Nov 14th 2018, 2:00 PM 10,823 Views 0 Comments

The court was told the men had bought machetes and ingredients to make homemade bombs.

Melbourne stabbing rampage being treated as terrorist attack
# Australia
# Australia

Melbourne stabbing rampage being treated as terrorist attack

Updated Nov 9th 2018, 12:41 PM 51,846 Views 89 Comments

One man was killed and two others were injured in the incident.

Great Famine commemoration to take place in Melbourne
# Australia
# Australia

Great Famine commemoration to take place in Melbourne

Aug 31st 2018, 2:53 PM 14,182 Views 53 Comments

Josepha Madigan said the event will give an opportunity to pay tribute to the young Irish women who travelled from workhouses here to Australia.

'A warrior for love, life and liberation': Tom Meagher's tribute to Jill on 10-year wedding anniversary
# Touching Tribute
# Touching Tribute

'A warrior for love, life and liberation': Tom Meagher's tribute to Jill on 10-year wedding anniversary

Jul 30th 2018, 10:22 PM 42,009 Views 13 Comments

Jill had been living in Moreland, Melbourne when she was raped and murdered by Adrian Bayley in 2012.

Laois Aussie Rules star Zach Tuohy scores dramatic last-gasp winner for Geelong
# Aussie Rules
From The42
# Aussie Rules

Laois Aussie Rules star Zach Tuohy scores dramatic last-gasp winner for Geelong

Jul 21st 2018, 1:57 PM 8,959 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old followed up an athletic mark with a composed kick in the dying seconds against Melbourne.

'AFL has such big resources that they are identifying players from the age of 12'
# Competition
From The42
# Competition

'AFL has such big resources that they are identifying players from the age of 12'

Jun 20th 2018, 7:30 PM 8,973 Views 10 Comments

Rebels coaches Shaun Berne and Eoin Toolan outline the challenges rugby faces in Melbourne.

Analysis: 'You don't want to annoy Tadhg Furlong when he wants the ball!'
# Tries
From The42
# Tries

Analysis: 'You don't want to annoy Tadhg Furlong when he wants the ball!'

Jun 18th 2018, 5:21 PM 60,223 Views 31 Comments

Ireland were adaptive and intelligent in taking their two tries on Saturday in Melbourne.

First win on Aussie soil since 1979 sends Ireland into series decider in Sydney
# Levelled
From The42
# Levelled

First win on Aussie soil since 1979 sends Ireland into series decider in Sydney

Jun 16th 2018, 12:59 PM 58,197 Views 137 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men were much improved as they drew level after a thrilling game in Melbourne.

Series on the line for Ireland in fascinating second Test in Melbourne
# Win Or Bust
From The42
# Win Or Bust

Series on the line for Ireland in fascinating second Test in Melbourne

Jun 16th 2018, 7:15 AM 13,346 Views 12 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side are on the back foot after last weekend’s defeat to the Wallabies.