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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

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# Sydney
Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary
A 22-year-old man has been arrested.
# supervised injecting
How would a Dublin drug injecting room operate? We spoke to the boss of the Sydney centre
Sydney doctor Marianne Jauncey was taken aback by the level of open injecting in Dublin this week.
# corrosive acid
Man allegedly put acid in Sydney gay nightclub lubricant
New South Wales police confirmed a man was arrested and charged.
# Eighth Amendment
Petition set up to 'formally compliment' Sydney Rose for abortion comments
It’s in response to RTÉ receiving a number of complaints about Brianna Parkins’ remarks.
# Sydney
Two Irish men charged in Australia after major drugs seizure
The Dublin men have been named as Harry McNab and Darren O’Brien.
# pokemon oh no
Sydney park destroyed as thousands of Pokémon Go players descend
The park was removed from the game after local residents complained.
# Sydney
Baby dies after laughing gas mix-up at Australian hospital
Another baby is fighting for her life after being wrongly administered the incorrect gas.
# Australia
Police seek motivation after man drives burning car into police station in Sydney
New South Wales Police are not treating the incident at Merrylands in western Sydney as a terrorist attack.
# unqualified
Amateur surgeon admits cutting off man's testicle in Australian hotel room
The patient posted an ad looking for someone to perform the unsanctioned surgery as he couldn’t afford a procedure.
# Road Safety
Australia is putting traffic lights on the ground for pedestrians glued to their phones
The initiative is to be trialled in an attempt to drive down the road death toll.
# pastry day
This place down under makes cheeseburger croissants and they look unreal
Creative geniuses.
# Sydney
Irishman convicted of violent attack wanted after going on the run in Australia
David Mulligan, a 33-year-old personal trainer, was captured on CCTV attacking Karl Nissen in a Sydney suburb.
# Century Man
Laois man Zach Tuohy becomes fifth GAA recruit to play 100 Australian Football League games
Tuohy achieved the feat in Melbourne this morning.
Strict lockout laws mean no late-night pints and kebabs for us Irish in Sydney
If you think Australia is as laid back as the tourism ads, think again, writes Barry Dunning from Sydney.
# keith collins
Irishman stabbed to death while having dinner in Sydney restaurant
A man has been charged with his murder.
# bombo beach
Surfer has part of his thigh bitten off in shark attack
His screams alerted fellow surfers and bystanders to what was happening.
# Sydney
British woman stabbed while fighting off sex attacker flatmate
The 23-year-old backpacker allegedly managed to escape from her attacker and stab him.
# Incident
Hostages released unharmed after being taken during shooting in Sydney
Police have surrounded the site of the factory in the south-west of the city.
# Sydney
Australian 'teen wife' charged with terrorism offences
Last month her husband faced a Sydney court on three counts of collecting documents likely to facilitate terrorist acts.
# Sydney
"I thought I was going to die" - Irish man beaten up twice in one night 'for being gay'
22-year-old Wicklow native Dylan Souster was attacked twice, the second time by a man who helped him to his feet before realising that Dylan was gay.
# New South Wales
Young girl dies after snake bite in Australia
The child was bitten by a brown snake in New South Wales.
# Paddy's Day
Sydney's St Patrick's Day parade has been cancelled
Funding and street closures mean the event is off this year.
# stiff opposition
Australian man in five year battle to use penis doodle as his signature
Jared Hyams said it all started as a joke but when he received such opposition from government agencies he wanted to know why.
# Wildest Dreams
A young Taylor Swift fan got to hear her idol sing just before she lost her hearing
# what the fliuich
Watch: Ominous shelf cloud rolls in over Sydney beach
It is both beautiful and terrifying, all at the same time.
# Holliers
15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts
How many have you been to?
# broken cable
Window cleaners survive terrifying 12-storey fall from Sydney building
The two men fell onto the awning of the building they were working on. Both have been taken to hospital.
# Sydney
Four people arrested after police employee is shot dead by teenage boy
Authorities are treating the murder as an act of terrorism.
# Big Mac Index
This is how long you have to work to buy a Big Mac in Dublin
Financial firm UBS have released a list of the world’s most expensive cities to live in.
# jason cierans
Cork man put in coma by one-punch Sydney attack leaves intensive care
Jason Cierans will need surgery, but is awake and responsive.
# Sydney
"We were actually jumping for joy" - Cork man injured in one-punch attack wakes from coma
Jason Cierans suffered head injuries in the attack on 22 August.
# Gayby Baby
Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents
“During school hours we expect them to be doing maths and English and curriculum matters.”
# Australia
Family of Cork man injured in one-punch attack travelling to Sydney
The 29 year old remains in hospital in an induced coma.
# Australia
Australia closes beaches as bodyboarder fights for his life after shark attack
Beaches remained closed yesterday after the attack which came just weeks after two others were mauled at a nearby region.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
A plane crash in England, a shooting in Athy and an assault on an Irishman in Sydney had people talking today.
# Sydney
Cork man in induced coma after being assaulted in Sydney
Two men have been charged in connection with the assault.
# dublin up
You win again, Australia... Here are the 'most liveable' cities in the world
There’s some positive news for Ireland: Dublin’s up four spots in this year’s rankings.
# great craic
Dublin is the world's second friendliest city, but Sydney is sounder
The capital is “Barcelona, without the sunstroke”, apparently.