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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Sydney

All time
# Pubs
Concern over new Sydney pub cluster as Australia virus cases surge
Three pubs were closed after being linked to outbreaks or failing to comply with social distancing requirements.
# Sydney
Irish stranded in Australia: 'The airports are full of Irish people; I was quoted €9,000 for a flight home'
Very few flights are leaving Australia after it announced non-essential services would close.
# celebrations
Sydney rings in New Year with fireworks display as bushfires continue to devastate communities
This year’s celebrations were overshadowed by calls to cancel the fireworks display over ongoing bushfires.
# Australia
Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite wildfire crisis
Wildfires in the past several weeks have killed nine people and razed more than 1,000 homes.
# playing conditions
'My eyes are stinging' - Golfers complain as Australian Open shrouded in bushfire smoke
New Zealand’s Ryan Chisnall even wore a face mask during the tournament’s opening round in Sydney.
# back of the net
Irish striker's hat-trick helps Fowler to first A-League win with Brisbane Roar
Roy O’Donovan helped his side rally from 2-0 down to secure the win.
# blazes
Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes
Eleven bushfires along the country’s east coast have been declared as emergencies.
# Australia
State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires
It is the first time the city has been placed at the top level of fire warning.
# Wildfire
Hundreds of koalas feared dead in out-of-control bushfire on Australia's east coast
The bushfire believed to have been sparked by a lightning strike on Saturday north of Sydney.
# Sydney
Australia's most notorious serial killer Ivan Milat dies
Milat was serving life sentences for seven murders and was a major suspect in the killings of three other women.
# long long haul
Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney
The Qantas flight took 19 hours and 16 minutes to fly direct from New York to Sydney.
# Australia
Sydney attack: Woman found dead after members of the public stop knife-wielding man
The man, aged 21, is believed to have killed a woman before going on the rampage in the city.
# sydney airport
Irishman charged with causing grievous bodily harm in Australian car crash
The crash happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.
# Sydney
Australian police search for two Irish men after two others seriously injured in car crash
The crash happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.
# Australia
Man charged after crashing van filled with €125.6 million worth of drugs into police car in Sydney
A police car sustained significant damage in the incident, but no one was injured.
# Australia
Woman in Sydney 'decapitates her mother in front of four-year-old boy'
Police described the crime scene as one of the “most horrific” they had ever seen.
# Erwan Ferrieux
Australian police link bones to missing French backpacker
Erwan Ferrieux and Hugo Palmer were last seen at Shelly Beach in February.
# Sydney
Soccer pundit Didi Hamann pleads not guilty to assaulting his girlfriend
Hamann’s bail was continued, with the matter adjourned to 12 December.
# Sydney
Australian police search public broadcaster headquarters amid media crackdown
Police targeted three journalists involved in a two-year-old investigative report.
# the edge of glory
Andy Keogh's bid to become the second Irish winner of the A-League ends in disappointment
The former Ireland striker saw his penalty saved in a shootout as Perth Glory lost to Sydney FC.
# Francis Shanley
Man charged over multi-vehicle crash on Australia's M4 in which Irishman died
The Irishman has been named in Australian media as 36-year-old Francis Shanley.
# Sydney
A 36-year-old Irish man has been killed in a multi-vehicle collision in Australia
The collision involved a lorry and 10 other vehicles.
# Sydney
Actor Geoffrey Rush wins defamation case against Australian newspaper
The Daily Telegraph claimed the actor had inappropriately touched a female co-star.
# Sydney
Three Irishmen charged in Australia over alleged roof scamming operation
It is alleged the men targeted elderly homeowners in the scam.
# New South Wales
Two Irish men charged with attempted murder in Australia following shooting of man (53)
Mark Dixon (30) and Jack Harvey (26) were arrested on Wednesday
# History makers
Ireland Rugby 7s make history in Sydney with fourth place finish at World Series
Two Irish players also featured in the 2019 World Series Dream Team for their performances in Australia.
# 7 Up
Ireland Women’s 7s clinch spot in first World Series semi-final in Sydney
They’ll take on hosts Australia tonight.
# Australia
Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney
A 66-year-old man died yesterday following injuries sustained in an attack in late December.
# Australia
Two Irish men charged over alleged assault in Sydney
The men appeared in court at the weekend.
# Cracking Noises
Sydney building evacuated for a second time after it moved 'one to two millimetres'
Authorities said they found a crack on the 10th floor as they evacuated residents for a second time.
# tina cahill
Irish woman who killed her fiance in Sydney jailed for eight years
Cathrina Cahill fatally stabbed her fiance David Walsh in February 2017.
# Australia
Red haze: Sydney has been hit by a 500km dust storm
The dust has been whipped up by some of the worst droughts in the nation for hundreds of years.
# tina cahill
Irish woman who killed her fiance in Sydney says she feared him but 'loved him dearly'
A prosecutor noted that Cathrina Cahill previously told police she did not fear him.
# The Future Of Hurling
'Why are they trying to grow the game across the world? Grow it in Ireland first.'
Carlow’s Paul Coady on the frustrations and worries for those away from the hurling elite.
# Hurling down under
Free-taking competition in Sydney sees Galway claim inaugural Wild Geese Trophy
The Tribesmen looked down and out when they trailed by 14 points towards the end of the first half.
# Ger Aylward
Cruciate, hamstring and shoulder setbacks - seeking a Kilkenny hurling return to form
Ger Aylward is part of the Kilkenny squad that has travelled to Sydney and will face Galway.
# cathrina cahill
Father of Irishman killed by fiancée in Australia died of 'broken heart', court hears
Victim impact statements were read yesterday by four of David Walsh’s brothers in the case against Cathrina Cahill.
# cathrina cahill
Irish woman pleads guilty to killing fiancé David Walsh in Sydney
David Walsh, who was a father of three young girls, was stabbed to death at his home in February 2017.
# Pink
Pink's calling out paps who accused her of flaking on gigs to "chill" on the beach
The singer cancelled a concert in Sydney this week.
# Sydney
Police in Australia have 'grave concerns' for pregnant Irish teenager missing for over two weeks
The 18-year-old was last seen leaving a hospital barefoot.