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Dublin: 7 °C Monday 17 February, 2020

#Australia

# australia - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Ireland's Meadow three off the lead in Australia while Maguire also in contention

The pair are in action at the Vic Open as part of the LGPA tour.

# australia - Monday 3 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of koalas die and 80 treated for injuries and starvation after Australian habitat logged Logging

Dozens of koalas die and 80 treated for injuries and starvation after Australian habitat logged

Those responsible could face steep fines under laws designed to protect Australia’s native wildlife.

# australia - Friday 31 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'It may become uncontrollable': State of emergency in Canberra as bushfires close in Australia

'It may become uncontrollable': State of emergency in Canberra as bushfires close in

Authorities also warned of so-called ember attacks, where winds blow glowing ash ahead of the fire front.

# australia - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie British Airways suspends all direct flights to and from mainland China as coronavirus death toll rises Doherty Institute

British Airways suspends all direct flights to and from mainland China as coronavirus death toll rises

The death toll from the virus has reached 132.

# australia - Monday 27 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Woman (60) dies after taking part in cake-eating competition on Australia Day Australia

Woman (60) dies after taking part in cake-eating competition on Australia Day

The woman had a seizure after she “shovelled a lamington into her mouth”, broadcaster ABC reported.

Australia's Marc Leishman wins at Torrey Pines as McIlroy and Rahm denied

Rory McIlroy could have regained the world number one ranking with a Farmers Insurance Open victory.

# australia - Saturday 25 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Chinese President Xi Jinping says country facing 'grave situation' Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Chinese President Xi Jinping says country facing 'grave situation'

1,287 cases of the deadly virus have been found so far in total.

# australia - Thursday 23 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Three US firefighters killed as water-bombing plane fighting wildfires crashes in Australia Australia

Three US firefighters killed as water-bombing plane fighting wildfires crashes in Australia

The C-130 Hercules plane went down in the Snowy Monaro region in the state of New South Wales.

# australia - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Fourth person dies as China confirms coronavirus can be transmitted by humans Coronavirus

Fourth person dies as China confirms coronavirus can be transmitted by humans

Meanwhile, a man in Australia has been tested after showing symptoms of the virus.

# australia - Monday 20 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'Apocalyptic' dust and hail storms batter Australian capital in wake of wildfires Canberra

'Apocalyptic' dust and hail storms batter Australian capital in wake of wildfires

Emergency services were warning people there to “move cars undercover and away from trees and power lines”.

# australia - Sunday 19 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Wildfires may permanently alter Australian landscape, scientists warn Destruction

Wildfires may permanently alter Australian landscape, scientists warn

Since September, the fires have killed 28 people and burned more than 2,600 houses.

# australia - Sunday 12 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Australian prime minister considers public inquiry into bushfires as death toll rises Scott Morrison

Australian prime minister considers public inquiry into bushfires as death toll rises

At least 27 people have now been killed in the months-long crisis.

# australia - Thursday 9 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Australian wildfire victim will rebuild his family home after €617,000 lottery win Australian Wildfire Crisis

Australian wildfire victim will rebuild his family home after €617,000 lottery win

The Queensland man, who wishes to remain anonymous, used his wife’s “special numbers” on the ticket.

From TheJournal.ie Australian wildfires: new evacuation notices issued as area the size of Ireland now scorched by blazes Bushfires

Australian wildfires: new evacuation notices issued as area the size of Ireland now scorched by blazes

Searing temperatures are expected to return to the southeast of the country tomorrow.

# australia - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie As wildfires continue to rage, hundreds of millions of Australian wild animals feared dead Burning Bush

As wildfires continue to rage, hundreds of millions of Australian wild animals feared dead

Australia’s Green Party is calling for more funding for wildlife rescues and a federal inquiry into how to restore habitats.

From TheJournal.ie Australia faces $700 million damage bill as wildfires continue to burn Fires

Australia faces $700 million damage bill as wildfires continue to burn

Hot and dangerous conditions could return late this week.

# australia - Monday 6 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires Wildfires

Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires

At least 25 people have been killed and 2,000 homes destroyed by the blazes.

# australia - Sunday 5 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Man killed in shark attack at popular diving spot in Australia Great White Shark

Man killed in shark attack at popular diving spot in Australia

This is the second fatal shark attack in this area in less than three years.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of koalas 'key to future of species' feared dead after bushfires sweep Australian sanctuary Kangaroo Island

Thousands of koalas 'key to future of species' feared dead after bushfires sweep Australian sanctuary

The fires have flared up in the southeast of the country in a months-long crisis.

# australia - Saturday 4 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'A new low': Australian PM Morrison facing criticism for wildfire campaign video Australia

'A new low': Australian PM Morrison facing criticism for wildfire campaign video

Shadow minister for international development Pat Conroy accused Morrison of trying to “exploit a national tragedy”.

From TheJournal.ie Military reservists called in to help fight Australian wildfires as death toll rises to 23 A Difficult 24 Hours

Military reservists called in to help fight Australian wildfires as death toll rises to 23

Australia is bracing itself for one of the worst days of the crisis yet today.

# australia - Friday 3 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Australian PM Scott Morrison: 'I understand wildfire victims' anger' Wildfires

Australian PM Scott Morrison: 'I understand wildfire victims' anger'

Thousands have already fled at-risk coastal areas in Australia, creating traffic gridlock in places.

# australia - Thursday 2 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I went to Australia to figure out why so many Irish doctors are moving away Voices

Opinion: I went to Australia to figure out why so many Irish doctors are moving away

The deterioration of job quality and extreme working hours are a key driver of emigration for Irish doctors.

From TheJournal.ie Australian prime minister confronted by angry residents on visit to wildfire-ravaged town Scott Morrison

Australian prime minister confronted by angry residents on visit to wildfire-ravaged town

Since the fires began burning 18 people have died.

From TheJournal.ie New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates Australia Fires

New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates

High temperatures and strong winds are expected to return this weekend, making conditions worse.

# australia - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises New South Wales

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises

Blazes have killed at least 17 people and destroyed more than 1,000 homes.

# australia - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Sydney rings in New Year with fireworks display as bushfires continue to devastate communities Celebrations

Sydney rings in New Year with fireworks display as bushfires continue to devastate communities

This year’s celebrations were overshadowed by calls to cancel the fireworks display over ongoing bushfires.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires Australia's Burning

Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires

The death toll from more than three months of wildfires in multiple states now stands at 12.

# australia - Monday 30 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite wildfire crisis Australia

Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite wildfire crisis

Wildfires in the past several weeks have killed nine people and razed more than 1,000 homes.

# australia - Friday 27 December, 2019

'Everyone's path is different, I wouldn't do it any other way... it makes me the person I am'

Leinster man Scott Fardy on what drew him to the province and why he enjoys life in Dublin.

# australia - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave Wildfires

Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave

Nine people have been killed and more than 950 homes destroyed in the wildfires.

From TheJournal.ie Sydney's smoke: Looking out my daughter’s window the city was blanketed in orange dust, writes Dr Suzanne O'Brien Bushfire Crisis

Sydney's smoke: Looking out my daughter’s window the city was blanketed in orange dust, writes Dr Suzanne O'Brien

Of course, here among the bricks and the concrete of inner city terraces we know we are lucky, we are safe.

# australia - Monday 23 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Australia's PM rules out cuts to coal industry despite deadly bushfires over area the size of Belgium Scott Morrison This post contains videos

Australia's PM rules out cuts to coal industry despite deadly bushfires over area the size of Belgium

Scott Morrison’s says his country’s response to climate change must be ‘responsible’.

# australia - Sunday 22 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Australian PM under pressure over Hawaii holiday while country battled extreme bushfires Crisis

Australian PM under pressure over Hawaii holiday while country battled extreme bushfires

Scott Morrison visited the New South Wales Rural Fire Service today.

# australia - Saturday 21 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'A shining light': Tributes to Irish nurse killed by falling tree branch in Melbourne Australia

'A shining light': Tributes to Irish nurse killed by falling tree branch in Melbourne

The Donegal woman has been named locally as Mary Ellen Molloy.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie 'Catastrophic' conditions as bushfires intensify in Australia Heatwave

'Catastrophic' conditions as bushfires intensify in Australia

A record-breaking heatwave on the east coast has fanned hundreds of fires.

# australia - Friday 20 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Two firefighters die battling bushfires as Australian PM faces barrage of criticism for Hawaiian holiday Bushfire Crisis

Two firefighters die battling bushfires as Australian PM faces barrage of criticism for Hawaiian holiday

Scott Morrison was forced to cut short his family trip.

# australia - Thursday 19 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Australia has its hottest day on record again - increasing it by a full degree Climate Change

Australia has its hottest day on record again - increasing it by a full degree

The average national temperature increased from 40.9 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, to 41.9 degrees yesterday.

# australia - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Australia has its hottest day on record Heatwave

Australia has its hottest day on record

On Saturday as conditions worsen, west Sydney is due to tip over 46 degrees Celsius.

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