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#Sydney

# sydney - Thursday 21 July, 2022

McDonald dismisses suggestion attendance at €2k 'Gold Table' Sydney dinner sends wrong message
# Mary Lou In Oz
# Mary Lou In Oz

McDonald dismisses suggestion attendance at €2k 'Gold Table' Sydney dinner sends wrong message

Jul 21st 2022, 5:20 PM 47,526 Views 85 Comments

The SF leader said the event, organised by a business group and TCD Alumni, is not a party event.

# sydney - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

McDonald to Irish in Australia: 'You feel robbed of a life in Ireland, you've been badly let down'
# We Need You
# We Need You

McDonald to Irish in Australia: 'You feel robbed of a life in Ireland, you've been badly let down'

Jul 20th 2022, 2:07 PM 40,530 Views 99 Comments

McDonald said a referendum on Irish unity will take place in this decade.

# sydney - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Flood threat moves north of Sydney as water levels start to recede in Australia's largest city
# Heavy Rain
# Heavy Rain

Flood threat moves north of Sydney as water levels start to recede in Australia's largest city

Jul 7th 2022, 8:22 AM 8,652 Views 0 Comments

Evacuation orders and official warnings to prepare to abandon homes were given to 60,000 people for today.

# sydney - Sunday 3 July, 2022

Thousands told to evacuate before 'life-threatening' Sydney flood
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Thousands told to evacuate before 'life-threatening' Sydney flood

Jul 3rd 2022, 2:44 PM 29,034 Views 4 Comments

The city’s Warragamba Dam began to spill in the early hours of this morning.

# sydney - Friday 1 July, 2022

€2,000 price tag for 'Gold Table' at Sydney dinner with Mary Lou McDonald
# Down Under
# Down Under

€2,000 price tag for 'Gold Table' at Sydney dinner with Mary Lou McDonald

Updated Jul 1st 2022, 10:15 PM 71,270 Views 168 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader is planning a tour to Australia to “engage with the Irish community”.

# sydney - Monday 2 May, 2022

Qantas to launch direct Sydney to London route - the longest non-stop passenger flight
# Travel
# Travel

Qantas to launch direct Sydney to London route - the longest non-stop passenger flight

May 2nd 2022, 1:45 PM 42,058 Views 21 Comments

People are set to spend 19 hours in the air travelling from Sydney to London by the end of 2025.

# sydney - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Australian residents evacuate as floods threaten Sydney suburbs
# Australian Floods
# Australian Floods

Australian residents evacuate as floods threaten Sydney suburbs

Apr 7th 2022, 5:56 PM 18,225 Views 5 Comments

Images from around Sydney showed submerged roads, cars struggling through floodwaters and debris flowing rapidly down rivers.

# sydney - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Death toll from week-long Australia floods rises to 20 as thousands evacuate Sydney
# Australia
# Australia

Death toll from week-long Australia floods rises to 20 as thousands evacuate Sydney

Mar 8th 2022, 7:13 AM 17,058 Views 7 Comments

The national weather bureau warned of “a tough 48 hours ahead” for Sydney.

# sydney - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Sydney prepares for more torrential rain after flooding kills 14 people
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney prepares for more torrential rain after flooding kills 14 people

Mar 2nd 2022, 7:30 AM 19,669 Views 7 Comments

As much as eight inches of rain is forecast for Australia’s largest city.

# sydney - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Australian prime minister isolating after testing positive for Covid-19
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian prime minister isolating after testing positive for Covid-19

Mar 1st 2022, 10:34 PM 15,748 Views 15 Comments

Scott Morrison said he will work from home as Australia’s east coast battles huge floods.

# sydney - Monday 21 February, 2022

Legal requirement to self-isolate to end in England from Thursday, Johnson announces
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Legal requirement to self-isolate to end in England from Thursday, Johnson announces

Updated Feb 21st 2022, 5:10 PM 37,462 Views 30 Comments

The legal duty to self-isolate following a positive coronavirus test will fall away in the UK by the end of the week.

# sydney - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Hunt on for great white shark that killed Sydney swimmer
# Australia
# Australia

Hunt on for great white shark that killed Sydney swimmer

Feb 17th 2022, 10:10 AM 44,217 Views 42 Comments

The attack has rocked beach communities in Sydney’s east, where being in the water is a part of everyday life.

# sydney - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Swimmer dies in Sydney's first fatal shark attack in 60 years
# Little Bay
# Little Bay

Swimmer dies in Sydney's first fatal shark attack in 60 years

Feb 16th 2022, 10:16 AM 42,243 Views 2 Comments

It is the Australian city’s first fatal shark attack since 1963.

# sydney - Monday 1 November, 2021

Tears, embraces and laughter at Sydney Airport as Australia's border reopens
# Australia
# Australia

Tears, embraces and laughter at Sydney Airport as Australia's border reopens

Nov 1st 2021, 7:03 AM 19,906 Views 4 Comments

Incoming vaccinated Australians are able to come home without quarantining in a hotel for two weeks.

# sydney - Friday 15 October, 2021

Sydney to scrap all quarantine requirements for travellers from next month
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney to scrap all quarantine requirements for travellers from next month

Oct 15th 2021, 7:11 AM 16,323 Views 5 Comments

“Hotel quarantine will be a thing of the past. This is a significant day for our state.”

# sydney - Monday 11 October, 2021

Sydney reopens to the vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney reopens to the vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown

Oct 11th 2021, 7:39 AM 10,317 Views 11 Comments

Melbourne, however, continues to lag behind while jab rates gradually increase.

# sydney - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Sydney lockdown ends after 106 days
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney lockdown ends after 106 days

Oct 10th 2021, 5:18 PM 19,536 Views 3 Comments

A handful of venues planned to open at 12:01 am local time to vaccinated customers.

# sydney - Monday 27 September, 2021

Sydney gets roadmap for lifting lockdown - but only if vaccine targets are reached
# Down Under
# Down Under

Sydney gets roadmap for lifting lockdown - but only if vaccine targets are reached

Sep 27th 2021, 8:29 AM 12,018 Views 10 Comments

Stay-at-home orders are set to be lifted when the double-dose vaccination rate hits 70%.

# sydney - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Hundreds arrested in Australia protests as country faces its worst Covid-19 rise
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Hundreds arrested in Australia protests as country faces its worst Covid-19 rise

Aug 21st 2021, 11:57 AM 36,551 Views 37 Comments

New South Wales, where Sydney is located, reported 825 infections — a record for the entire country

# sydney - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Record daily infection toll reported in Australia’s most populous state
# Australia
# Australia

Record daily infection toll reported in Australia’s most populous state

Aug 14th 2021, 1:09 PM 35,835 Views 24 Comments

The previous record tally in New South Wales, home to Sydney, was 390, reported on Friday.

# sydney - Friday 6 August, 2021

Sydney warned to brace for higher Covid numbers as lockdown continues
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney warned to brace for higher Covid numbers as lockdown continues

Aug 6th 2021, 7:06 AM 25,594 Views 25 Comments

New South Wales premier said the state today hit a new peak with 291 cases detected.

# sydney - Monday 26 July, 2021

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns
# Australia
# Australia

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns

Jul 26th 2021, 7:38 AM 18,882 Views 6 Comments

The two cities are set to see restrictions ease on Wednesday.

# sydney - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Thousands protest lockdown restrictions across Australia amid another surge in Covid-19 cases
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Thousands protest lockdown restrictions across Australia amid another surge in Covid-19 cases

Jul 24th 2021, 8:57 AM 30,759 Views 47 Comments

There were 163 new infections in the last 24 hours.

# sydney - Friday 23 July, 2021

Sydney's fast-growing Covid outbreak has been declared a 'national emergency'
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney's fast-growing Covid outbreak has been declared a 'national emergency'

Jul 23rd 2021, 6:51 AM 44,577 Views 46 Comments

Australia’s largest city reported another record number of new infections.

# sydney - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases

Jul 22nd 2021, 6:41 AM 26,890 Views 33 Comments

The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.

# sydney - Monday 19 July, 2021

Melbourne extends snap lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak
# Australia
# Australia

Melbourne extends snap lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak

Jul 19th 2021, 7:06 AM 24,880 Views 35 Comments

About 12 million people are under lockdown in Melbourne and Sydney.

# sydney - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Sydney lockdown extended by at least two weeks as city struggles to contain Covid outbreak
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney lockdown extended by at least two weeks as city struggles to contain Covid outbreak

Jul 14th 2021, 7:03 AM 22,972 Views 19 Comments

In the past 24 hours, 97 new cases were recorded, more than the 89 reported the previous day.

# sydney - Monday 12 July, 2021

'Late' restrictions, low vaccination uptake and a new variant: what's behind Australia's Covid-19 surge?
# Coronavrius
# Coronavrius

'Late' restrictions, low vaccination uptake and a new variant: what's behind Australia's Covid-19 surge?

Jul 12th 2021, 8:30 PM 35,271 Views 31 Comments

Cases in the country have been at record-breaking levels for five days.

# sydney - Thursday 8 July, 2021

300,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses rushed to Sydney as Delta outbreak spirals
# Australia
# Australia

300,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses rushed to Sydney as Delta outbreak spirals

Jul 8th 2021, 8:58 AM 36,152 Views 33 Comments

As a citywide lockdown entered its third week, there were signs of the outbreak spiralling.

# sydney - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Sydney extends lockdown for at least another week as Delta cluster grows
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney extends lockdown for at least another week as Delta cluster grows

Jul 7th 2021, 6:57 AM 22,450 Views 20 Comments

The lockdown is now expected to end on Friday 16 July.

# sydney - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Millions in Sydney wake to two-week lockdown as Australia tries to contain Delta outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Millions in Sydney wake to two-week lockdown as Australia tries to contain Delta outbreak

Jun 27th 2021, 7:13 AM 54,005 Views 59 Comments

The flare-up has been a shock for a city that had returned to relative normality.

# sydney - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Sydney broadens Covid-19 lockdown as Delta variant cases sweep city
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney broadens Covid-19 lockdown as Delta variant cases sweep city

Jun 26th 2021, 11:25 AM 39,227 Views 60 Comments

The flare-up was a shock for a city that had returned to relative normality.

# sydney - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Record rain and flooding prompt evacuations in Australia
# Flash Floods
# Flash Floods

Record rain and flooding prompt evacuations in Australia

Mar 20th 2021, 9:27 AM 43,696 Views 18 Comments

Sydney’s main reservoir was filled to overflowing for the first time in 30 years, officials said.

# sydney - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Sydney’s annual Mardi Gras goes ahead with restrictions in place
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney’s annual Mardi Gras goes ahead with restrictions in place

Mar 6th 2021, 12:15 PM 20,480 Views 14 Comments

It is being held at the Sydney Cricket Ground, where people can socially distance in their seats.

# 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 17,869 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 50,146 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 54,804 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 64,086 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 45,058 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 81,185 Views 44 Comments

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

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