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# sydney - Monday 28 December, 2020

Spectators banned from Sydney’s New Year’s fireworks
# Australia
# Australia

Spectators banned from Sydney’s New Year’s fireworks

Dec 28th 2020, 1:36 PM 17,854 Views 9 Comments

The move came as South Korea recorded its first cases of the Covid variant first identified in the UK.

# sydney - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures

Nov 29th 2020, 11:31 AM 50,070 Views 31 Comments

The overnight temperature did not drop below 25.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

# sydney - Monday 21 September, 2020

Irish men acquitted of murdering homeless pensioner in Sydney
# Court
# Court

Irish men acquitted of murdering homeless pensioner in Sydney

Sep 21st 2020, 10:32 AM 54,624 Views 14 Comments

They both had pleaded not guilty to the murder and said they had responded to an attack by the man.

# sydney - Monday 31 August, 2020

Australian police seek four Irish nationals after man's ear partially severed in stabbing
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian police seek four Irish nationals after man's ear partially severed in stabbing

Aug 31st 2020, 2:45 PM 63,984 Views 0 Comments

A man and woman have already been charged in connection with this incident.

# sydney - Monday 13 July, 2020

Concern over new Sydney pub cluster as Australia virus cases surge
# Pubs
# Pubs

Concern over new Sydney pub cluster as Australia virus cases surge

Jul 13th 2020, 9:06 AM 45,036 Views 21 Comments

Three pubs were closed after being linked to outbreaks or failing to comply with social distancing requirements.

# sydney - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Irish stranded in Australia: 'The airports are full of Irish people; I was quoted €9,000 for a flight home'
# Sydney
# Sydney

Irish stranded in Australia: 'The airports are full of Irish people; I was quoted €9,000 for a flight home'

Mar 24th 2020, 3:35 PM 81,104 Views 44 Comments

Very few flights are leaving Australia after it announced non-essential services would close.

# sydney - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Sydney rings in New Year with fireworks display as bushfires continue to devastate communities
# Celebrations
# Celebrations

Sydney rings in New Year with fireworks display as bushfires continue to devastate communities

Dec 31st 2019, 5:31 PM 20,691 Views 49 Comments

This year’s celebrations were overshadowed by calls to cancel the fireworks display over ongoing bushfires.

# sydney - Monday 30 December, 2019

Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite wildfire crisis
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite wildfire crisis

Updated Dec 30th 2019, 3:46 PM 19,631 Views 23 Comments

Wildfires in the past several weeks have killed nine people and razed more than 1,000 homes.

# sydney - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'My eyes are stinging' - Golfers complain as Australian Open shrouded in bushfire smoke
# Playing Conditions
From The42
# Playing Conditions

'My eyes are stinging' - Golfers complain as Australian Open shrouded in bushfire smoke

Dec 5th 2019, 10:53 AM 6,796 Views 1 Comment

New Zealand’s Ryan Chisnall even wore a face mask during the tournament’s opening round in Sydney.

# sydney - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Irish striker's hat-trick helps Fowler to first A-League win with Brisbane Roar
# Back Of The Net
From The42
# Back Of The Net

Irish striker's hat-trick helps Fowler to first A-League win with Brisbane Roar

Nov 17th 2019, 11:47 AM 11,139 Views 4 Comments

Roy O’Donovan helped his side rally from 2-0 down to secure the win.

# sydney - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes
# Blazes
# Blazes

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes

Nov 12th 2019, 7:26 AM 26,864 Views 28 Comments

Eleven bushfires along the country’s east coast have been declared as emergencies.

# sydney - Monday 11 November, 2019

State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires
# Australia
# Australia

State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires

Nov 11th 2019, 9:29 AM 18,533 Views 7 Comments

It is the first time the city has been placed at the top level of fire warning.

# sydney - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Hundreds of koalas feared dead in out-of-control bushfire on Australia's east coast
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

Hundreds of koalas feared dead in out-of-control bushfire on Australia's east coast

Oct 30th 2019, 8:54 AM 9,667 Views 6 Comments

The bushfire believed to have been sparked by a lightning strike on Saturday north of Sydney.

# sydney - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Australia's most notorious serial killer Ivan Milat dies
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australia's most notorious serial killer Ivan Milat dies

Oct 27th 2019, 1:15 PM 47,576 Views 26 Comments

Milat was serving life sentences for seven murders and was a major suspect in the killings of three other women.

# sydney - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney
# Long Long Haul
# Long Long Haul

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney

Oct 20th 2019, 2:12 PM 77,906 Views 41 Comments

The Qantas flight took 19 hours and 16 minutes to fly direct from New York to Sydney.

# sydney - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Sydney attack: Woman found dead after members of the public stop knife-wielding man
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney attack: Woman found dead after members of the public stop knife-wielding man

Aug 13th 2019, 10:35 AM 49,608 Views 85 Comments

The man, aged 21, is believed to have killed a woman before going on the rampage in the city.

# sydney - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Irishman charged with causing grievous bodily harm in Australian car crash
# Sydney Airport
# Sydney Airport

Irishman charged with causing grievous bodily harm in Australian car crash

Updated Jul 30th 2019, 9:04 PM 78,082 Views 0 Comments

The crash happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# sydney - Monday 29 July, 2019

Australian police search for two Irish men after two others seriously injured in car crash
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian police search for two Irish men after two others seriously injured in car crash

Jul 29th 2019, 1:24 PM 35,808 Views 17 Comments

The crash happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# sydney - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Man charged after crashing van filled with €125.6 million worth of drugs into police car in Sydney
# Australia
# Australia

Man charged after crashing van filled with €125.6 million worth of drugs into police car in Sydney

Jul 23rd 2019, 8:15 PM 22,084 Views 0 Comments

A police car sustained significant damage in the incident, but no one was injured.

# sydney - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Woman in Sydney 'decapitates her mother in front of four-year-old boy'
# Australia
# Australia

Woman in Sydney 'decapitates her mother in front of four-year-old boy'

Jul 21st 2019, 10:59 AM 52,866 Views 0 Comments

Police described the crime scene as one of the “most horrific” they had ever seen.

# sydney - Monday 15 July, 2019

Australian police link bones to missing French backpacker
# Erwan Ferrieux
# Erwan Ferrieux

Australian police link bones to missing French backpacker

Jul 15th 2019, 7:59 AM 39,003 Views 5 Comments

Erwan Ferrieux and Hugo Palmer were last seen at Shelly Beach in February.

# sydney - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Soccer pundit Didi Hamann pleads not guilty to assaulting his girlfriend
# Sydney
# Sydney

Soccer pundit Didi Hamann pleads not guilty to assaulting his girlfriend

Jun 27th 2019, 9:03 AM 44,900 Views 0 Comments

Hamann’s bail was continued, with the matter adjourned to 12 December.

# sydney - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Australian police search public broadcaster headquarters amid media crackdown
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian police search public broadcaster headquarters amid media crackdown

Jun 5th 2019, 8:03 AM 23,935 Views 44 Comments

Police targeted three journalists involved in a two-year-old investigative report.

# sydney - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Andy Keogh's bid to become the second Irish winner of the A-League ends in disappointment
# The Edge Of Glory
From The42
# The Edge Of Glory

Andy Keogh's bid to become the second Irish winner of the A-League ends in disappointment

May 19th 2019, 2:10 PM 8,097 Views 5 Comments

The former Ireland striker saw his penalty saved in a shootout as Perth Glory lost to Sydney FC.

# sydney - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Man charged over multi-vehicle crash on Australia's M4 in which Irishman died
# Francis Shanley
# Francis Shanley

Man charged over multi-vehicle crash on Australia's M4 in which Irishman died

May 11th 2019, 1:45 PM 21,355 Views 0 Comments

The Irishman has been named in Australian media as 36-year-old Francis Shanley.

# sydney - Thursday 9 May, 2019

A 36-year-old Irish man has been killed in a multi-vehicle collision in Australia
# Sydney
# Sydney

A 36-year-old Irish man has been killed in a multi-vehicle collision in Australia

May 9th 2019, 1:42 PM 35,502 Views 2 Comments

The collision involved a lorry and 10 other vehicles.

# sydney - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Actor Geoffrey Rush wins defamation case against Australian newspaper
# Sydney
# Sydney

Actor Geoffrey Rush wins defamation case against Australian newspaper

Apr 11th 2019, 8:38 AM 12,618 Views 7 Comments

The Daily Telegraph claimed the actor had inappropriately touched a female co-star.

# sydney - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Three Irishmen charged in Australia over alleged roof scamming operation
# Sydney
# Sydney

Three Irishmen charged in Australia over alleged roof scamming operation

Mar 14th 2019, 10:22 AM 29,189 Views 0 Comments

It is alleged the men targeted elderly homeowners in the scam.

# sydney - Friday 1 March, 2019

Two Irish men charged with attempted murder in Australia following shooting of man (53)
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Two Irish men charged with attempted murder in Australia following shooting of man (53)

Mar 1st 2019, 9:53 AM 18,406 Views 0 Comments

Mark Dixon (30) and Jack Harvey (26) were arrested on Wednesday

# sydney - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Ireland Rugby 7s make history in Sydney with fourth place finish at World Series
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Ireland Rugby 7s make history in Sydney with fourth place finish at World Series

Feb 3rd 2019, 12:33 PM 6,633 Views 2 Comments

Two Irish players also featured in the 2019 World Series Dream Team for their performances in Australia.

# sydney - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Ireland Women’s 7s clinch spot in first World Series semi-final in Sydney
# 7 Up
From The42
# 7 Up

Ireland Women’s 7s clinch spot in first World Series semi-final in Sydney

Feb 2nd 2019, 9:13 AM 8,286 Views 6 Comments

They’ll take on hosts Australia tonight.

# sydney - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney
# Australia
# Australia

Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney

Jan 8th 2019, 7:11 AM 30,910 Views 0 Comments

A 66-year-old man died yesterday following injuries sustained in an attack in late December.

# sydney - Monday 31 December, 2018

Two Irish men charged over alleged assault in Sydney
# Australia
# Australia

Two Irish men charged over alleged assault in Sydney

Dec 31st 2018, 9:24 AM 23,120 Views 0 Comments

The men appeared in court at the weekend.

# sydney - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Sydney building evacuated for a second time after it moved 'one to two millimetres'
# Cracking Noises
# Cracking Noises

Sydney building evacuated for a second time after it moved 'one to two millimetres'

Dec 27th 2018, 9:59 AM 39,997 Views 23 Comments

Authorities said they found a crack on the 10th floor as they evacuated residents for a second time.

# sydney - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Irish woman who killed her fiance in Sydney jailed for eight years
# Tina Cahill
# Tina Cahill

Irish woman who killed her fiance in Sydney jailed for eight years

Dec 12th 2018, 6:43 AM 36,880 Views 35 Comments

Cathrina Cahill fatally stabbed her fiance David Walsh in February 2017.

# sydney - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Red haze: Sydney has been hit by a 500km dust storm
# Australia
# Australia

Red haze: Sydney has been hit by a 500km dust storm

Nov 22nd 2018, 8:47 AM 23,997 Views 6 Comments

The dust has been whipped up by some of the worst droughts in the nation for hundreds of years.

# sydney - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Irish woman who killed her fiance in Sydney says she feared him but 'loved him dearly'
# Tina Cahill
# Tina Cahill

Irish woman who killed her fiance in Sydney says she feared him but 'loved him dearly'

Nov 14th 2018, 7:27 AM 17,401 Views 0 Comments

A prosecutor noted that Cathrina Cahill previously told police she did not fear him.

# sydney - Monday 12 November, 2018

'Why are they trying to grow the game across the world? Grow it in Ireland first.'
# The Future Of Hurling
From The42
# The Future Of Hurling

'Why are they trying to grow the game across the world? Grow it in Ireland first.'

Nov 12th 2018, 5:32 PM 21,794 Views 12 Comments

Carlow’s Paul Coady on the frustrations and worries for those away from the hurling elite.

# sydney - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Free-taking competition in Sydney sees Galway claim inaugural Wild Geese Trophy
# Hurling Down Under
From The42
# Hurling Down Under

Free-taking competition in Sydney sees Galway claim inaugural Wild Geese Trophy

Nov 11th 2018, 10:20 AM 12,603 Views 5 Comments

The Tribesmen looked down and out when they trailed by 14 points towards the end of the first half.

# sydney - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Cruciate, hamstring and shoulder setbacks - seeking a Kilkenny hurling return to form
# Ger Aylward
From The42
# Ger Aylward

Cruciate, hamstring and shoulder setbacks - seeking a Kilkenny hurling return to form

Nov 8th 2018, 1:52 PM 7,639 Views 0 Comments

Ger Aylward is part of the Kilkenny squad that has travelled to Sydney and will face Galway.

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