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# perth - Friday 24 September, 2021

Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia
# Letter From Melbourne
From The42
# Letter From Melbourne

Pandemic, protests and earthquakes: a Grand Final week like never before in Australia

Updated Sep 24th 2021, 3:00 PM 11,827 Views 4 Comments

Melbourne Demons and Western Bulldogs play the final in Perth after a chaotic week in their home city.

# perth - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Dozens of homes destroyed in Australian wildfire
# Perth
# Perth

Dozens of homes destroyed in Australian wildfire

Feb 2nd 2021, 8:50 AM 22,059 Views 6 Comments

One firefighter has been treated for smoke inhalation.

# perth - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Single case of Covid-19 sends Perth into snap lockdown
# Australia
# Australia

Single case of Covid-19 sends Perth into snap lockdown

Jan 31st 2021, 12:05 PM 65,697 Views 43 Comments

Roughly two million residents of the city must stay at home as of this evening.

# perth - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Medics among 170 Irish citizens travelling from Perth back to Ireland today
# Australia
# Australia

Medics among 170 Irish citizens travelling from Perth back to Ireland today

Mar 26th 2020, 1:31 PM 39,157 Views 33 Comments

There are around 2,000 Irish citizens stranded in 83 countries around the world – most of these are in Australia.

# perth - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Paul Dunne finishes third in Perth as New Zealander Fox claims European Tour title
# World Super 6
From The42
# World Super 6

Paul Dunne finishes third in Perth as New Zealander Fox claims European Tour title

Feb 17th 2019, 2:23 PM 5,175 Views 1 Comment

Ryan Fox claimed his maiden title after beating Spain’s Adrian Otaegui on the final matchplay day in Perth.

# perth - Friday 15 February, 2019

Hoey and Dunne right in contention ahead of Saturday's action in Perth
# Super 6
From The42
# Super 6

Hoey and Dunne right in contention ahead of Saturday's action in Perth

Feb 15th 2019, 11:46 AM 2,247 Views 0 Comments

The pair are a couple of strokes back from leader Panuphol Pittayarat after a good start to their week in Australia.

Man acquitted of murdering Irish father-of-two with screwdriver during Perth fight
# Australia
# Australia

Man acquitted of murdering Irish father-of-two with screwdriver during Perth fight

Feb 15th 2019, 10:09 AM 36,942 Views 76 Comments

Andrew Doan was acquitted of both murder and the alternative charge of manslaughter.

# perth - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan
# Land Down Under
From The42
# Land Down Under

Hoey leads the way in Perth but early disappointment for Dunne and Moynihan

Feb 14th 2019, 1:07 PM 2,495 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a mixed opening round in Australia.

# perth - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Bodies of five people, including children, found in house after man turns himself in to police
# Australia
# Australia

Bodies of five people, including children, found in house after man turns himself in to police

Sep 9th 2018, 4:08 PM 51,213 Views 15 Comments

Investigators went to the house in suburban Perth after a man, aged in his 20s, presented himself to a regional police station.

# perth - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Trial date set for fisherman who allegedly murdered Irishman Charles McCarthy in Australia
# Charles McCarthy
# Charles McCarthy

Trial date set for fisherman who allegedly murdered Irishman Charles McCarthy in Australia

Aug 2nd 2018, 10:28 PM 18,160 Views 0 Comments

A judge yesterday set the date for the trial 11 February next.

# perth - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Australian woman was trying to feed sharks when one bit her finger and pulled her into water
# Not Ideal
# Not Ideal

Australian woman was trying to feed sharks when one bit her finger and pulled her into water

Jul 1st 2018, 10:05 AM 108,392 Views 63 Comments

The terrifying ordeal was caught on video.

# perth - Friday 11 May, 2018

Four children and three adults found dead at rural property in Australia
# Perth
# Perth

Four children and three adults found dead at rural property in Australia

May 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 27,161 Views 4 Comments

Five bodies were found inside a house and two outside.

# perth - Friday 23 March, 2018

Rescuers struggle to save survivors after mass beaching of 135 whales in Australia
# Perth
# Perth

Rescuers struggle to save survivors after mass beaching of 135 whales in Australia

Mar 23rd 2018, 10:44 PM 23,272 Views 10 Comments

There are fears that the carcasses may attract sharks.

# perth - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Yoel Romero defeats Luke Rockhold with brutal third-round knockout
# UFC 221
From The42
# UFC 221

Yoel Romero defeats Luke Rockhold with brutal third-round knockout

Feb 11th 2018, 9:49 AM 9,250 Views 7 Comments

Romero delivered a big win in Australia but did not claim the interim middleweight title after missing weight on Friday.

# perth - Saturday 13 January, 2018

UFC puts another interim title on the line after injury strikes middleweight champion
# UFC 221
From The42
# UFC 221

UFC puts another interim title on the line after injury strikes middleweight champion

Jan 13th 2018, 10:26 AM 6,408 Views 1 Comment

Robert Whittaker was ruled medically unable to defend his title at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia and will be replaced by Yoel Romero.

# perth - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Nine backpackers in hospital in Australia after snorting drug they mistook for cocaine
# Lucky To Be Alive
# Lucky To Be Alive

Nine backpackers in hospital in Australia after snorting drug they mistook for cocaine

Jan 4th 2018, 5:09 PM 42,730 Views 83 Comments

The drug they actually took was motion sickness medication hyoscine.

# perth - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Man charged with murder over fatal late-night attack on Irishman in Perth
# Charles McCarthy
# Charles McCarthy

Man charged with murder over fatal late-night attack on Irishman in Perth

Jan 3rd 2018, 8:29 AM 15,936 Views 0 Comments

Charles McCarthy was allegedly struck on the head in the attack. He died in hospital.

# perth - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Man in court over fatal late-night attack on Irishman in Perth
# Charles McCarthy
# Charles McCarthy

Man in court over fatal late-night attack on Irishman in Perth

Dec 27th 2017, 7:03 AM 30,083 Views 0 Comments

Charles McCarthy was allegedly struck on the head in the attack. He died in hospital.

# perth - Friday 8 December, 2017

Irish teenage boy (17) killed in Australia after alleged gang fight
# Perth
# Perth

Irish teenage boy (17) killed in Australia after alleged gang fight

Dec 8th 2017, 9:55 PM 83,924 Views 9 Comments

A woman has been charged with murder.

# perth - Friday 17 November, 2017

Analysis: What Ireland must do to win tomorrow and what we can learn from the AFL
# Perth
From The42
# Perth

Analysis: What Ireland must do to win tomorrow and what we can learn from the AFL

Nov 17th 2017, 5:54 PM 6,513 Views 3 Comments

The second test takes place tomorrow morning at 8.45am Irish time.

# perth - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'
# Emigration
# Emigration

Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'

Oct 10th 2017, 8:39 AM 7,298 Views 20 Comments

Over 90,000 Irish-born people live in Australia.

# perth - Monday 9 October, 2017

Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine
# Speech
# Speech

Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine

Oct 9th 2017, 2:04 PM 11,679 Views 98 Comments

President Higgins is on the third day of his week-long State visit to Australia.

# perth - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Adelaide and Perth to host this year's International Rules tests between Ireland and Australia
# Heading Down Under
From The42
# Heading Down Under

Adelaide and Perth to host this year's International Rules tests between Ireland and Australia

Aug 8th 2017, 11:16 AM 4,685 Views 8 Comments

The games will take place in November.

# perth - Monday 15 May, 2017

This Irish veterinary nurse in Perth customises dog casts to cheer up their families after surgery
# Mr Tayto
From The Daily Edge
# Mr Tayto

This Irish veterinary nurse in Perth customises dog casts to cheer up their families after surgery

May 15th 2017, 8:24 AM 9,074 Views 6 Comments

Less daunting this way.

# perth - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Police stop 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive across Australia
# Wallaby Damned
# Wallaby Damned

Police stop 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive across Australia

Apr 23rd 2017, 1:20 PM 20,595 Views 7 Comments

The child got about 14 hours into a 4,000km journey.

# perth - Friday 26 August, 2016

Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute
# Nic Naitanui
# Nic Naitanui

Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute

Aug 26th 2016, 6:02 PM 21,646 Views 74 Comments

A mother painted her son’s skin brown to resemble the player.

# perth - Friday 5 August, 2016

The Irishman detained at an infamous Australian immigration centre is due home tonight
# Perth
# Perth

The Irishman detained at an infamous Australian immigration centre is due home tonight

Aug 5th 2016, 9:32 PM 46,874 Views 79 Comments

Bernard Lee’s family had been appealing to federal officials Down Under to release the 26-year-old, from Greystones, Co Wicklow.

# perth - Friday 29 July, 2016

Irish man to be detained at infamous Australian immigration centre "for three months"
# Perth
# Perth

Irish man to be detained at infamous Australian immigration centre "for three months"

Jul 29th 2016, 9:21 AM 76,158 Views 142 Comments

26-year-old Bernard Lee from Greystones has been detained at the notorious Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre near Perth.

# perth - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Body of woman found after suspected shark attack
# Perth
# Perth

Body of woman found after suspected shark attack

Jun 5th 2016, 8:10 AM 23,074 Views 15 Comments

It comes just two days after a surfer died after being attacked by a shark last week.

# perth - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Shark trapped and killed at beach where man's leg was ripped off
# Perth
# Perth

Shark trapped and killed at beach where man's leg was ripped off

Jun 2nd 2016, 8:48 AM 19,874 Views 88 Comments

The surfer is in a critical condition.

# perth - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Surfer in critical condition after leg ripped off in shark attack
# Perth
# Perth

Surfer in critical condition after leg ripped off in shark attack

Jun 1st 2016, 7:52 AM 21,349 Views 31 Comments

“All hell broke loose,” during the attack at a southern Perth beach, according to a witness.

# perth - Saturday 23 April, 2016

How an erotic sex scene may have ruined this Australian MP's career
# Sky Warriors
# Sky Warriors

How an erotic sex scene may have ruined this Australian MP's career

Apr 23rd 2016, 5:00 PM 41,072 Views 15 Comments

Dennis Jensen lost his party’s nomination earlier this month.

# perth - Thursday 11 February, 2016

It's so hot in Australia that this woman was able to bake cupcakes IN HER CAR
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

It's so hot in Australia that this woman was able to bake cupcakes IN HER CAR

Feb 11th 2016, 7:48 AM 20,983 Views 14 Comments

Strewth.

# perth - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

It's so hot in Australia that this woman was able to bake cupcakes IN HER CAR
# Heatwave
From The Daily Edge
# Heatwave

It's so hot in Australia that this woman was able to bake cupcakes IN HER CAR

Feb 10th 2016, 10:09 PM 7,441 Views 2 Comments

:O

# perth - Friday 27 November, 2015

'A truly difficult time' for Irish community in Australia after five deaths in one week
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

'A truly difficult time' for Irish community in Australia after five deaths in one week

Nov 27th 2015, 10:27 AM 32,593 Views 9 Comments

Five more Irish people are believed to have died in other countries this week.

# perth - Thursday 26 November, 2015

'RIP Lads' - Tributes paid to two Irishmen who died while working in Perth
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'RIP Lads' - Tributes paid to two Irishmen who died while working in Perth

Nov 26th 2015, 10:48 PM 41,208 Views 14 Comments

Joseph McDermott and Gerard Bradley died yesterday when a concrete slab fell on them.

# perth - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Family of Irish man killed in Australia raise thousands to bring him home
# Bring Him Home
# Bring Him Home

Family of Irish man killed in Australia raise thousands to bring him home

Nov 25th 2015, 4:55 PM 35,388 Views 8 Comments

Jamie Peppard died in hospital in Perth on Monday.

Two Irish men killed in Perth workplace accident
# Australia
# Australia

Two Irish men killed in Perth workplace accident

Nov 25th 2015, 3:57 PM 70,918 Views 29 Comments

It’s believed the men were aged in their 20s and in Australia on work visas.

# perth - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

'To pick him up at customs in a box is not fair, not fair in any way'
# Thomas Keaney
# Thomas Keaney

'To pick him up at customs in a box is not fair, not fair in any way'

Jul 22nd 2015, 12:54 PM 20,286 Views 4 Comments

The sister of the 23-year-old Irish man killed in a one punch attack has spoken of her family’s devastation.

# perth - Monday 20 July, 2015

Man sentenced to nine years over fatal one-punch attack on Galway man in Perth
# Manslaughter
# Manslaughter

Man sentenced to nine years over fatal one-punch attack on Galway man in Perth

Jul 20th 2015, 10:45 AM 28,007 Views 33 Comments

The 23-year-old passed away after ten days in hospital.

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