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#Australia

# australia - Today’s News

Wallabies captain Moore set to retire from international rugby

The 34-year-old came close to a move to Munster in the past.

# australia - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Warning of 'huge public health problem' as men's sperm counts have halved in last 40 years Little Swimmers

Warning of 'huge public health problem' as men's sperm counts have halved in last 40 years

Sperm counts among men in western countries dropped by over 50% between 1973 and 2011.

From TheJournal.ie 'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court Melbourne

'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court

Cardinal George Pell made the denials despite the fact no pleas were required to be entered on his first appearance in Australian court.

# australia - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to Corkman who died in Australia after falling from a height Kristian Crowley

Tributes paid to Corkman who died in Australia after falling from a height

The 28-year-old was taken to a Melbourne city hospital on Sunday 16 July.

From The Daily Edge A family from Muff in Donegal appeared on an Australian gameshow and the host lost it Family Fortunes

# australia - Thursday 20 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Online counselling service helps Irish in Canada and Australia deal with depression and loneliness Mental Health

Online counselling service helps Irish in Canada and Australia deal with depression and loneliness

Helplink is offering six online counselling appointments to Irish emigrants in need.

# australia - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New proof that modern humans first left Africa at least 65,000 years ago Origin Of The Species

New proof that modern humans first left Africa at least 65,000 years ago

Evidence from Australia shows Aboriginal people have been there longer than previously believed. .

# australia - Friday 14 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian senator resigns after finding out he is a New Zealand citizen Strewth

Australian senator resigns after finding out he is a New Zealand citizen

The constitution states that a “citizen of a foreign power” is not eligible to be elected to the Australian Parliament.

# australia - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irishman critical after falling from construction site in Australia Brisbane

Irishman critical after falling from construction site in Australia

The man was resuscitated by colleagues after falling 20 metres onto concrete.

From TheJournal.ie Tobacco giant Philip Morris ordered to pay Australian government millions Plain Packaging

Tobacco giant Philip Morris ordered to pay Australian government millions

The order comes after the failed attempt to sue the country over its plain packaging laws.

# australia - Monday 10 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges Court Case

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges

The former Sydney and Melbourne archbishop has always maintained his innocence.

# australia - Friday 7 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Letter from Down Under: 'Our attorney general argued that people have the right to be bigots' Column

Letter from Down Under: 'Our attorney general argued that people have the right to be bigots'

I call it home but it’s a shame that Australia is still very much a work in progress, writes Irish emigrant Philip Lynch.

# australia - Friday 30 June, 2017

Premier League newcomers Huddersfield spend club record fee on Man City midfielder

Australian international Aaron Mooy joined City just 12 months ago.

# australia - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Johnny Depp may face perjury charges in Australia as ‘War on Terrier’ rumbles on Woof Justice

Johnny Depp may face perjury charges in Australia as ‘War on Terrier’ rumbles on

Depp was allegedly aware that he was breaking the law.

# australia - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Wallabies' late tries enough as they edge shaky win over Italy

Bernard Foley and Reece Hodge crossed as the clock ran down.

# australia - Thursday 22 June, 2017

VAR penalty decision helps Australia rescue Cameroon point Video Games This post contains videos

VAR penalty decision helps Australia rescue Cameroon point

Both sides now need to win their final match to have any hope of reaching the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.

Cheika chops six as wounded Wallabies turn sights on Italy

Conor O’Shea is still ruing a missed opportunity against Fiji as he takes his team to Brisbane.

# australia - Monday 19 June, 2017

Michael Cheika using angry fan's Facebook rant to motivate his Australia squad

Michael Cheika called an irate fan who was moved to write a lengthy critique of the Wallabies’ pride in the jersey after their loss to Scotland.

Ireland's WRWC rivals Australia take a beating as England defeat NZ to top rankings Ireland 2017 This post contains videos

Ireland's WRWC rivals Australia take a beating as England defeat NZ to top rankings

The Wallaroos have work to do before facing Ireland after conceding 144 points in three tough warm-up Tests.

# australia - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It was like landing on the moon': Finding the fate of Irish Famine orphans sent to Australia Mayo Orphan Girls

'It was like landing on the moon': Finding the fate of Irish Famine orphans sent to Australia

A woman researching their fate tells us their story.

# australia - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against 'disgraceful' Australian publisher Name And Age

Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against 'disgraceful' Australian publisher

Bauer Media claimed the actor lied about her name, age and background to advance her career.

# australia - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Some sewed their lips together to raise awareness': Asylum-seekers win multimillion payout Papua New Guinea

'Some sewed their lips together to raise awareness': Asylum-seekers win multimillion payout

They won the equivalent of €47 million.

# australia - Monday 12 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Plane lands safely in Sydney after crew notices hole in engine casing China Eastern Airlines

Plane lands safely in Sydney after crew notices hole in engine casing

Passengers said they heard a massive noise and smelled something burning.

From The Daily Edge Stand down, people: Coke Zero is not being discontinued in Ireland Always Coca Colaaa

Stand down, people: Coke Zero is not being discontinued in Ireland

Australians only must suffer this injustice.

# australia - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Folau, Speight try doubles as Australia beat Fiji

The Wallabies last defeat to the Pacific Islanders was way back in 1954.

# australia - Friday 9 June, 2017

Saudi Arabia apologise after not observing minute's silence for London victims

“The players did not intend any disrespect to the memories of the victims or to cause upset…”

# australia - Thursday 8 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian police get to the bottom of mysterious SOS sign in the outback Solved

Australian police get to the bottom of mysterious SOS sign in the outback

A man got in touch with local police claiming that his brother left the message in 2013.

# australia - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A terrorist attack': Man dies in shootout with Australian police following siege Melbourne

'A terrorist attack': Man dies in shootout with Australian police following siege

Yacqub Khayre killed one person, and took another hostage in the attack.

# australia - Monday 5 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Possible terror link probed as police shoot dead hostage-taker in Melbourne Australia

Possible terror link probed as police shoot dead hostage-taker in Melbourne

Three officers were injured as police stormed the building in the Brighton suburb.

# australia - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australia to cancel passports of convicted paedophiles Child-sex Tourism

Australia to cancel passports of convicted paedophiles

The move is an attempt to crack down on child sex tourism.

From TheJournal.ie Mother gets 26-year sentence for killing three of her children in Australia Melbourne

Mother gets 26-year sentence for killing three of her children in Australia

Akon Guode drove a car with four of her children inside into a lake on the outskirts of Melbourne in 2015.

# australia - Monday 29 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The Great Barrier Reef is dying faster than expected - and there's little we can do to save it Australia

The Great Barrier Reef is dying faster than expected - and there's little we can do to save it

Rising sea temperatures are killing off the coral rock.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was stunned': Elderly fisherman injured as great white shark leaps into boat Australia

'I was stunned': Elderly fisherman injured as great white shark leaps into boat

“The pectoral fin of the shark hit me on the forearm and spun me round,” fisherman Terry Selwood said.

# australia - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian police criticised for delayed tactics in Sydney café siege Contain And Negotiate

Australian police criticised for delayed tactics in Sydney café siege

Two people died after customers were held hostage for 17 hours in a cafe in Sydney.

Australia second row Dean Mumm announces retirement to focus on charity work

The 33-year-old will retire from all rugby at the end of the year.

# australia - Monday 22 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian mining magnate gives away €266 million in 'act of love' Heap Of Change

Australian mining magnate gives away €266 million in 'act of love'

It is the single biggest donation ever given by an Australian citizen.

# australia - Thursday 18 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Rolf Harris to be released from prison tomorrow London

Rolf Harris to be released from prison tomorrow

Harris denies four counts of indecent assault against three teenage girls between 1971 and 1983.

From TheJournal.ie Australian tax office deputy accused of conspiracy to defraud the government of €110 million Elaborate Scheme

Australian tax office deputy accused of conspiracy to defraud the government of €110 million

His son and daughter were also arrested over the scheme.

# australia - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Millionaire tells young people to stop eating avocado toast if they want to afford a house Australia

Millionaire tells young people to stop eating avocado toast if they want to afford a house

Tim Gurner said there was ‘no question’ that young people were spending too much on lifestyle purchases.

# australia - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Politician makes Australian history as she becomes the first to breastfeed in parliament Breastfeeding

Politician makes Australian history as she becomes the first to breastfeed in parliament

Senator Larissa Waters fed her two-month-old daughter as she returned to work for the first time since giving birth.

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