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#Sydney

# sydney - Monday 28 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Irish mammy reacts to son's surprise arrival home from Australia Hello Mam

Irish mammy reacts to son's surprise arrival home from Australia

Arm yourself with tissues before watching.

# sydney - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort Bushfires

Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort

The crisis is now entering its seventh day. 200 homes have been destroyed, and one life has been lost.

# sydney - Monday 21 October, 2013

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts Australia

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts

Officials fear increasing temperatures and strong winds expected tomorrow and on Wednesday could help spread the fires.

# sydney - Friday 18 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales Bushfires

Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales

The bushfires across Australia’s most populous state are among the worst in the past decade.

# sydney - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman treated for stab wounds in Sydney Australia

Irish woman treated for stab wounds in Sydney

She was injured in the Australian city in the early hours of this morning.

# sydney - Saturday 7 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man Australia

Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man

The Conservative challenger Tony Abbott has ousted Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd as millions of Australians voted overnight.

# sydney - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Australian political hopeful stumped during disastrous interview Foot In Mouth This post contains videos

Australian political hopeful stumped during disastrous interview

Jaymes Diaz of the Liberal Party did not have a good time on the first day of the campaign trail.

# sydney - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sydney turning to ‘small bar’ movement Drinking In Oz

Sydney turning to ‘small bar’ movement

Beer barns might be popular haunts in Australia, but change in liquor laws encouraging more ‘intimate’ pubs.

# sydney - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Snapshot: Liam Miller faced his old club in Sydney today

The first match of the David Moyes era included six goals and a blast from the past.

# sydney - Friday 19 July, 2013

David Moyes hoping for good news on Fabregas bid but Rooney not for sale

The Manchester United manager confirmed the club’s official bid for the former Arsenal midfielder.

# sydney - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Beatboxer blows the roof off Ted conference Gimme The Beat

Beatboxer blows the roof off Ted conference

Some beatboxers are good. This one is incredible.

# sydney - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Forget the Anglo Tapes, check out poor Warren Gatland's voicemail abuse*

*As imagined by some extremely chagrined Lions supporters.

David Wallace: Oz have edge but another burst of North magic could swing it

The former Ireland and Lions flanker questions many of Warren Gatland’s last-ditch squad selections ahead of today’s decider.

# sydney - Friday 5 July, 2013

Denis Hickie recalls his Lions experiences of taking on an entire nation in 2005

“Everywhere you went, it was rugby, it was the Lions, and everybody was telling you the All Blacks were going to beat you.”

"I'm not mad on Gatland's tactics" - Ian Madigan on Lions finale

The Leinster and Ireland outhalf was not the only person who was “shocked” by Brian O’Driscoll’s squad omission.

O'Driscoll recall rumours prove false but Bowe is 'ready to play rugby'

Don’t say that to Warren Gatland, Tommy, he might drop you.

# sydney - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Angry mobs, The Bull's gunship and Mufasa called in as Twitter fumes over BOD cull #JusticeForBOD This post contains images

Angry mobs, The Bull's gunship and Mufasa called in as Twitter fumes over BOD cull

Here’s what the Twittersphere thinks of Warren Gatland’s team selection.

A sad, harsh end for Brian O'Driscoll as Gatland backs his Welsh boys

The Lions coach has given Australia a huge psychological boost ahead of the Third Test on Saturday.

O'Driscoll and Heaslip axed as Alun Wyn Jones gets Lions captaincy for Third Test

The legendary centre’s Lions career is over as head coach Warren Gatland makes six changes.

# sydney - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Tips on clinching a Lions series from the 1997 drop goal hero

Jeremy Guscott’s drop goal in the closing stages of the Second Test stunned the world champion Springboks.

Lions 7 jersey a straight shoot-out between Sean O’Brien and Justin Tipuric

Warren Gatland will name his starting Xv for the Third Test in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Former Lions star Moody labels James Horwill stamping decision 'a farce'

“It’s water under the bridge now,” said tour manager Andy Irvine. “Move on.”

# sydney - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Check out the Sam Maguire Cup at the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The famous Gaelic football trophy is in Australia for the first time ever.

# sydney - Thursday 13 June, 2013

In pictures: Kearney celebrates Lions call by sailing up a storm in Sydney

The fullback was the only Irish Lion let off the leash before Saturday’s big match.

Zebo, Heaslip, O'Connell and Sexton in Lions team to face Waratahs

Rob Kearney is named on the replacements bench for the make-or-break game in Sydney.

# sydney - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Australia defends decision to leave asylum-seekers' bodies in Indian Ocean Australia

Australia defends decision to leave asylum-seekers' bodies in Indian Ocean

Up to 13 bodies were spotted in the water but were not recovered while the hunt for survivors was on and now customs off say they were now too busy rescuing other boats.

# sydney - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie And the 'Top Jock' award goes to... the Australian DJ in tragic Kate prank Top Jock

And the 'Top Jock' award goes to... the Australian DJ in tragic Kate prank

Michael Christian and Mel Greig made the hoax call to the London hospital pretending to be the Queen and Prince Charles.

# sydney - Monday 27 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people Sydney

Nurse accused of setting fire to nursing home pleads guilty to killing 11 people

Roger Dean, a 37-year-old nurse who worked at the nursing home, pleaded guilty to 11 counts of murders on the first day of his trial.

# sydney - Friday 3 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge There are just 24 Tayto chocolate bars in the whole of Australia... Tayto Wonka

There are just 24 Tayto chocolate bars in the whole of Australia...

… and thousands are clamouring for them.

# sydney - Monday 11 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Around the world in 36 hours for the Trinity Jailbreak Where In The World This post contains videos

Around the world in 36 hours for the Trinity Jailbreak

Students travel to Argentina, Dubai and … Carlow all in the name of charity.

# sydney - Thursday 28 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish man recovering after serious assault in Australia Sydney

Irish man recovering after serious assault in Australia

Kieran Cahill was attacked trying to protect a number of women in Sydney.

# sydney - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters Australia

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters

Firefighters are taking advantage of cooler temperatures to quell bushfires across Australia, but warn of hotter weather will return this weekend.

# sydney - Monday 31 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Take a look at Sydney's amazing fireworks display 2013

Take a look at Sydney's amazing fireworks display

It is now 1 January, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. This is how they welcomed it.

From TheJournal.ie In Pics: So this is what a pre-New Year's Eve fireworks display looks like Ah Here This post contains images

In Pics: So this is what a pre-New Year's Eve fireworks display looks like

It’s not even midnight in Sydney yet and this is what they’re doing.

# sydney - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Australia seeks Irish mental health nurses and midwives Nurses

Australia seeks Irish mental health nurses and midwives

The New South Wales health board has launched a new recruitment drive for 70 Irish nurses.

Del Piero 'not a distraction' claim Sydney

Club vow to turn their season around after the sudden departure of their coach.

# sydney - Monday 12 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Emirates flight turns back after mid-air explosion Emergency Landing

Emirates flight turns back after mid-air explosion

No one was injured in the incident but passengers en route to Dubai reported seeing a bright orange flash and hearing a loud bang.

# sydney - Monday 22 October, 2012

Careful now: It's Warren G's slippery Lions ladder

Everything a Lions coach needs to size up the international season without putting his ankles at risk.

# sydney - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Restaurant removes urinals shaped like woman's mouth Australia

Restaurant removes urinals shaped like woman's mouth

The two urinals designed by female Dutch artist Meike van Schijndel, which resemble a woman’s lipsticked mouth, are to be removed after being labelled “an example of misogyny”.