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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Investment needed to reap expat dividends

Investment needed to reap expat dividends

20 October 2014

Now that Ireland is re-emerging from its economic problems and looking more confidently towards the future, it is a perfect time to reimagine the country’s relationship with its diaspora.

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Crime writer Adrian McKinty wins Ned Kelly

Crime writer Adrian McKinty wins Ned Kelly

19 October 2014

The Irish Echo caught up with the novelist who has just won the prestigious Ned Kelly prize.

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Battle to buy a house in Clontarf, or is it Marino?

Battle to buy a house in Clontarf, or is it Marino?

18 October 2014

Isabel Hayes on the battle to buy a house in Ireland.

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Legend Stynes stands tall once more  at MCG

Legend Stynes stands tall once more at MCG

17 October 2014

Irish great joins AFL's biggest names along Avenue of Legends.

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