Cup runner a dream come true for Fergie

Cup runner a dream come true for Fergie

30 October 2014

Irish interest in this year’s Melbourne Cup will not be confined to Ireland. For one Sydney Irish family, the race will fulfil a lifetime dream.

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Ireland unveil squad for Australian tour

Ireland unveil squad for Australian tour

29 October 2014

Only one Irish AFL player has been included in Ireland's International Rules squad for the forthcoming test in Perth.

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Celtic Club members vote to sell premises

Celtic Club members vote to sell premises

28 October 2014

AN overwhelming majority – 86.5 per cent – of Melbourne’s Celtic Club members have voted at the AGM to sell their current premises and relocate.

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Dermot’s killer jailed for 27 years

Dermot’s killer jailed for 27 years

27 October 2014

A robber who was high on drugs when he killed Irish jewellery store owner Dermot O'Toole in front of his wife has been jailed for 27 years.

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Ireland’s Adelaide wins the Cox Plate

Ireland’s Adelaide wins the Cox Plate

25 October 2014

Aidan O'Brien's colt Adelaide has won the WS Cox Plate in Melbourne.

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Win passes to see The Gloaming

Win passes to see The Gloaming

23 October 2014

The Gloaming – featuring virtuoso fiddle player Martin Hayes, Afro Celt Sound System vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (Hardanger fiddle) and Dennis Cahill – along with acclaimed US indie rock producer and pianist Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman - who has worked with The National, Julia Stone and Antony and The Johnsons amongst others) play the Sydney Opera House on Monday, October 27.

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Win a copy of Roy Keane’s The Second Half

Win a copy of Roy Keane’s The Second Half

22 October 2014

Roy Keane has described himself as living with a “self-destruct button” as he looked back over his tempestuous career and tried to explain his old drinking habits and how difficult he had found it to adjust to life after playing football.

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Australia and Me: John Wilson

Australia and Me: John Wilson

22 October 2014

This week the Irish Echo caught up with Cork man John Wilson who now calls Brisbane his home.

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Hung jury in Perth Irish murder case

Hung jury in Perth Irish murder case

22 October 2014

A Perth jury has been unable to reach a verdict in a murder case in which both the accused and the victim are both Irish nationals.

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Hurling in Aus began six years before GAA

Hurling in Aus began six years before GAA

21 October 2014

Historian claims hurling club founded in Victoria in 1878, six years before the GAA was set up in 1884.

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