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This 10-year-old pet goldfish had surgery to remove a tumour, and was saved
# By George
From The Daily Edge
# By George

This 10-year-old pet goldfish had surgery to remove a tumour, and was saved

Sep 15th 2014, 8:38 PM 3,630 Views 5 Comments

George the goldfish was a “much-loved pet”.

A bridge named after the late, great Jim Stynes was opened in Australia today
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

A bridge named after the late, great Jim Stynes was opened in Australia today

Jun 18th 2014, 10:39 AM 11,598 Views 44 Comments

Dublin-born AFL legend remembered as “an outstanding man, footballer and philanthropist.”

Living in Australia? Can you help police in their search for missing Scottish man?
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Living in Australia? Can you help police in their search for missing Scottish man?

Jun 9th 2014, 2:31 PM 10,769 Views 21 Comments

Australian police have issued a formal appeal about Jonathan Ansell, who may be living on the streets in Melbourne.

VIDEO: Australian police release video of 'Irish men' involved in alleged assault
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

VIDEO: Australian police release video of 'Irish men' involved in alleged assault

May 22nd 2014, 11:05 PM 47,687 Views 140 Comments

The two men were involved in an alleged assault in March of this year.

Former Ireland Wolfhounds lock O'Donoghue cleared of eye goughing
# Relief
From The42
# Relief

Former Ireland Wolfhounds lock O'Donoghue cleared of eye goughing

May 19th 2014, 12:58 PM 4,547 Views 7 Comments

The ex-Ulster and Leinster second row has had his red card struck from the records following a hearing.

Irishman who pleaded guilty to Melbourne hotel damage found dead
# Australia
# Australia

Irishman who pleaded guilty to Melbourne hotel damage found dead

May 8th 2014, 10:45 PM 118,303 Views 140 Comments

29-year-old Padraig Gaffney had said that the court case had “ruined his life”.

Tom Meagher: To say the words 'my wife is missing' really just guts you
# Violence
# Violence

Tom Meagher: To say the words 'my wife is missing' really just guts you

Apr 26th 2014, 1:09 PM 31,514 Views 35 Comments

Jill Meagher’s husband says he will always hate his wife’s killer, Adrian Bayley.

Not just monsters and Adrian Bayleys: Tom Meagher on normal men's violence against women
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Not just monsters and Adrian Bayleys: Tom Meagher on normal men's violence against women

Apr 18th 2014, 9:54 PM 37,128 Views 61 Comments

Jill Meagher was murdered in 2012 – now her husband has written a searingly honest and powerful blogpost about violence against women.

Rats chew through woman's house from the inside out
# Ah Rats
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Rats

Rats chew through woman's house from the inside out

Apr 10th 2014, 10:16 AM 3,564 Views 2 Comments

The rats are coming from inside the house.

Drug-carrying drone discovered hovering outside Melbourne prison
# Getting High
# Getting High

Drug-carrying drone discovered hovering outside Melbourne prison

Mar 11th 2014, 8:00 AM 18,356 Views 23 Comments

One man’s been arrested and is due back before court next Monday…

Wawrinka sees off Rafa rally to claim first Slam
# Melbourne
From The42
# Melbourne

Wawrinka sees off Rafa rally to claim first Slam

Jan 26th 2014, 11:57 AM 14,099 Views 23 Comments

The Spaniard battled through the pain barrier when two sets down, but ultimately lost out to the superb Swiss.

Nadal dominates Federer in straight sets at Australian Open semi-final
# Vamos!
From The42
# Vamos!

Nadal dominates Federer in straight sets at Australian Open semi-final

Jan 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 9,629 Views 23 Comments

Blisters or no blisters, the Spaniard ensured today would be no epic contest.

Rafael Nadal has got seriously nasty blisters on his hand
# Hampered
From The42
# Hampered

Rafael Nadal has got seriously nasty blisters on his hand

Jan 22nd 2014, 11:57 AM 6,672 Views 4 Comments

The Spaniard was in some discomfort in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open and now faces Roger Federer in the last four after he knocked out Andy Murray.

7 unbelievable things that happened in Australia's fierce heat
# Hot In Herrre
From The Daily Edge
# Hot In Herrre

7 unbelievable things that happened in Australia's fierce heat

Jan 17th 2014, 11:35 AM 9,799 Views 0 Comments

Melted shoes. Melted everything!

Australian Open weather: good for photography, not great for tennis
# Bolt
From The42
# Bolt

Australian Open weather: good for photography, not great for tennis

Jan 16th 2014, 2:46 PM 2,797 Views 0 Comments

The extreme heat in Melbourne forced organisers to suspend the tournament for several hours on Thursday.

Anger over 'inhumane' heat at the Australian Open
# Strewth
From The42
# Strewth

Anger over 'inhumane' heat at the Australian Open

Jan 14th 2014, 8:57 AM 5,123 Views 8 Comments

Caroline Wozniacki is among the stars who struggled with the searing heat in Melbourne.

WATCH: World's worst arsonist sets himself on fire
# Smooth Criminal
From The Daily Edge
# Smooth Criminal

WATCH: World's worst arsonist sets himself on fire

Dec 30th 2013, 7:52 AM 1,414 Views 1 Comment

We love it when a plan doesn’t come together.

Woman accidentally walks off pier while checking Facebook on her phone
# Social Meeja
From The Daily Edge
# Social Meeja

Woman accidentally walks off pier while checking Facebook on her phone

Dec 18th 2013, 9:07 AM 29,541 Views 86 Comments

The tourist in Melbourne held on to her phone even while she was being rescued from the water.

A Cavan-born developer is building the largest residential structure in Melbourne
# Vision Building
# Vision Building

A Cavan-born developer is building the largest residential structure in Melbourne

Nov 23rd 2013, 8:30 AM 13,364 Views 29 Comments

Prices range from €258,000 to €2.1 million, and residents will be able to make use of a gym, spa, swimming pool and cinema on the tenth floor.

Thousands take to Melbourne streets to remember Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Thousands take to Melbourne streets to remember Jill Meagher

Sep 29th 2013, 2:16 PM 9,070 Views 13 Comments

The march followed the route the Louth woman was taking home on the night she was attacked a year ago.

Adrian Bayley loses appeal over 35-year sentence for Jill Meagher murder
# Australia
# Australia

Adrian Bayley loses appeal over 35-year sentence for Jill Meagher murder

Sep 26th 2013, 7:12 AM 4,354 Views 28 Comments

Bayley, 41, had a string of previous convictions for sexual and violent offences and was jailed for 35 years in June.

Tributes paid to Jill Meagher one year on
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Tributes paid to Jill Meagher one year on

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:30 AM 4,585 Views 10 Comments

Melbourne residents have planned a peace march to honour the Irish woman on 29 September.

Irishman, 30, dies in Melbourne
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Irishman, 30, dies in Melbourne

Sep 12th 2013, 6:57 AM 34,208 Views 63 Comments

Eoin Murray sustained serious head injuries on Saturday.

Irish family fly to Australia to be with critically-injured son
# Australia
# Australia

Irish family fly to Australia to be with critically-injured son

Sep 11th 2013, 10:54 PM 60,236 Views 63 Comments

Eoin Murray sustained serious head injuries on Saturday morning.

Drumroll, please... The top ten "most liveable cities" in the world have been named
# Where In The World
# Where In The World

Drumroll, please... The top ten "most liveable cities" in the world have been named

Aug 28th 2013, 10:16 PM 34,780 Views 102 Comments

Statistically, it’s unlikely you live in any of them.

Moreland mayor: People haven't forgotten Jill
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Moreland mayor: People haven't forgotten Jill

Aug 13th 2013, 9:35 AM 3,325 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Yildiz is due to meet with the woman’s family in Drogheda later today.

Mayor of town where Jill Meagher was murdered visits her family in Drogheda
# Oscar Yildiz
# Oscar Yildiz

Mayor of town where Jill Meagher was murdered visits her family in Drogheda

Aug 12th 2013, 8:08 PM 7,588 Views 9 Comments

Meagher had been living in Moreland, Melbourne when she was raped and murdered by 41-year-old Adrian Bayley.

Melbourne plans city centre 'safe havens' for women
# Australia
# Australia

Melbourne plans city centre 'safe havens' for women

Aug 7th 2013, 9:44 AM 9,534 Views 21 Comments

The city’s mayor has said the havens would provide safe zones for women, particularly at night.

Parents of Dubliner killed in Melbourne tell court of their heartbreak
# Victim Impact
# Victim Impact

Parents of Dubliner killed in Melbourne tell court of their heartbreak

Jul 30th 2013, 8:39 AM 11,079 Views 9 Comments

David Greene died in hospital after being attacked at a party in the Australian city. Luke Wendholt, who has pleaded guilty to the murder, appeared in court earlier.

Tom Meagher slams parole board as 'cowards' for not answering emails
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Tom Meagher slams parole board as 'cowards' for not answering emails

Jul 24th 2013, 1:11 PM 10,596 Views 19 Comments

The state premier of Victoria has said members of the board will now sit down with Jill Meagher’s husband to listen to his concerns.

Jill Meagher killer appeals length of sentence
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Jill Meagher killer appeals length of sentence

Jul 18th 2013, 7:27 AM 6,471 Views 35 Comments

Adrian Ernest Bailey was last month sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 35 years.

Court hears horrific details of Dutch woman raped 60 times over six weeks
# Australia
# Australia

Court hears horrific details of Dutch woman raped 60 times over six weeks

Jul 13th 2013, 3:42 PM 33,968 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old was tortured with a meat tenderiser and a gas torch while she was kept hostage at a hotel in Melbourne.

If you can bear to watch... here are the highlights of the Lions' loss to Australia
# Nail-Biter
From The42
# Nail-Biter

If you can bear to watch... here are the highlights of the Lions' loss to Australia

Jun 29th 2013, 8:30 PM 3,134 Views 0 Comments

It’s over now, Jonesy. You can stop eating your coat.

Lions haven’t shown enough to win series, but it’s far from over — O’Driscoll
# One All
From The42
# One All

Lions haven’t shown enough to win series, but it’s far from over — O’Driscoll

Jun 29th 2013, 3:00 PM 8,603 Views 27 Comments

Everything will be riding on the veteran centre’s last Lions appearance in Sydney.

The Incredible Welsh Hulk eager to take it to Australia and close out series
# Hulk Smash
From The42
# Hulk Smash

The Incredible Welsh Hulk eager to take it to Australia and close out series

Jun 29th 2013, 9:35 AM 2,407 Views 0 Comments

“The overriding feeling is one of excitement,” declared the winger. “We’re ready for the challenge

'It was gladiatorial. Even now it gives me shivers' - Shane Horgan on the Lions
# Lions 2013
From The42
# Lions 2013

'It was gladiatorial. Even now it gives me shivers' - Shane Horgan on the Lions

Jun 29th 2013, 8:01 AM 10,494 Views 25 Comments

The former Ireland and Lions winger re-lives his experiences on the 2005 tour to New Zealand.

Leo Cullen backs Leinster teammate Heaslip to make winning difference for Lions
# Lions 2013
From The42
# Lions 2013

Leo Cullen backs Leinster teammate Heaslip to make winning difference for Lions

Jun 28th 2013, 8:00 PM 2,277 Views 0 Comments

‘Jamie was probably our best player at the end of the season and he carried that form into the Lions tour’.

'If the Lions don't win tomorrow, I fear for the series' - David Wallace
# Column
From The42
# Column

'If the Lions don't win tomorrow, I fear for the series' - David Wallace

Jun 28th 2013, 5:00 PM 9,861 Views 15 Comments

The former Ireland Lions flanker believes the second Test will top the first for sheer, nerve-shredding tension.

"It'll be a cauldron of noise" Waltzing O'Driscoll girls primed for 2nd Test battle
# In Bod They Trust
From The42
# In Bod They Trust

"It'll be a cauldron of noise" Waltzing O'Driscoll girls primed for 2nd Test battle

Jun 28th 2013, 2:42 PM 4,288 Views 4 Comments

Attempts to deliver a box of Barry’s Tea to the Lions team hotel in Melbourne was met with nonplussed reaction by staff at the front desk.