Mike Scott to tour with The Waterboys

Mike Scott to tour with The Waterboys

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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27 March 2015

The Republic of Ireland entertain the Group D leaders at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday evening (Monday morning Australian time) looking for a victory which would take them level with the Poles and get their campaign back on track after November’s 1-0 defeat in Scotland. The game can not be seen live legitimately in Australia […]

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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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Jill’s killer guilty of three further rapes

Jill’s killer guilty of three further rapes

26 March 2015

The full trail of misery and pain that Jill Meagher's killer Adrian Ernest Bayley left in his wake has become apparent after three new convictions for rape were made public.

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Foley pledges $50k for parade if elected

Foley pledges $50k for parade if elected

25 March 2015

NSW Labor Leader Luke Foley has pledged $50,000 for Sydney’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations if elected premier next week.

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O’Connell hails ‘incredible’ Irish success

O’Connell hails ‘incredible’ Irish success

22 March 2015

Ireland's heroic skipper Paul O'Connell has led his team to back-to-back Six Nations titles for the first time since 1949.

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Strong Irish foundations at Barangaroo

Strong Irish foundations at Barangaroo

20 March 2015

The Barangaroo project in Sydney is the city’s largest building site, and one that currently resonates with voices from Kerry, Cork, Waterford and many other parts of Ireland.

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Dublin now a city of frustrated renters and absentee landlords

Dublin now a city of frustrated renters and absentee landlords

20 March 2015

Isabel Hayes returns to home to find out that renting in Dublin isn't as easy as it was in Sydney.

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