Australia and Me: Jaqueline Jayasundara

Australia and Me: Jaqueline Jayasundara

01 April 2015

This week, the Irish Echo caught up with Jacqueline Jayasundara from Galway who now lives in Melbourne.

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Lifestyles of the rich and famous

Lifestyles of the rich and famous

01 April 2015

Frank O'Shea reviews books by Graham Norton, Alice Taylor and Shane Kenna.

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Priest’s Jill remarks ‘dangerous’, says Tom

Priest’s Jill remarks ‘dangerous’, says Tom

30 March 2015

Jill Meagher's family have labelled a Catholic priest's comments "disgusting" and "stupid" after he told Melbourne parishioners that had her faith been stronger, she would have been "home in bed" and not walking down a street on the night she was raped and killed.

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Ireland rescue late point against Poland

Ireland rescue late point against Poland

30 March 2015

Shane Long came off the bench to keep the Republic of Ireland's chance of qualification for Euro 2016 alive with a dramatic late equaliser against Poland.

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Funding a record the new-fashioned way

Funding a record the new-fashioned way

30 March 2015

Musician Mick McHugh turns to fans and family to help produce his album.

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Donagheys shut up shop after 22 years serving Irish fare

Donagheys shut up shop after 22 years serving Irish fare

29 March 2015

March 22 was sad day for many in Sydney’s Irish community as Mulligan’s closed its doors for the last time.

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Adventures of a Waterboy

Adventures of a Waterboy

28 March 2015

Mike Scott may indeed be a Scot but his association with Ireland is as long as his distinguished musical career. Ahead of The Waterboys’ Australian tour, Pádraig Collins caught up with the enigmatic Scott/Scot.

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Fewer Irish applying for working holiday, 457s

Fewer Irish applying for working holiday, 457s

28 March 2015

The number of Irish people coming to Australia on a working holiday visa (WHV) fell by more than a third in the year to June 30, 2014.

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It sounds strange, but now Aussie accent’s foreign

It sounds strange, but now Aussie accent’s foreign

27 March 2015

Isabel Hayes has done what many expats never quite get around to – she’s moved back to Ireland with her husband after almost seven years in Australia. In this series of articles, the Dublin-born mum reflects on how it feels to be a native once again.

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Fouéré recalls how inspiration washed over her

Fouéré recalls how inspiration washed over her

27 March 2015

Irish actress Olwen Fouéré is in Australia with Riverrun, where she has adapted, directed and performed the final chapter of James Joyce’s 1939 novel, Finnegan’s Wake, embodying the voice of the river Liffey – Anna Livia Plurabelle. She is performing Riverrun at the Sydney Theatre Company from March 10 to April 11.

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