Queensland arrests in major ‘Irish boys’ scam

August 17, 2015 • Featured, Local, News, QueenslandComments (0)

Police in Queensland police launched a series of raids in the Gold Coast on Monday targeting an alleged crime syndicate behind investment scams that have defrauded people of millions of dollars.

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Australia and Me: Janet Bennis

August 12, 2015 • Local, QueenslandComments (0)

This week the Irish Echo caught up with Janey Bennis from Limerick, now living in Brisbane.

The heritage-listed Tara House is being sold to pay debts as the Queensland Irish Association winds up.

Tara House on the market as Irish Club closes

July 19, 2015 • Featured, News, QueenslandComments (0)

The heritage-listed building in Brisbane’s CBD has been announced to the market through an expressions of interest campaign.

Chris Gillic with her Mt Isa legend award

How a Belfast girl became a Mt Isa legend

June 9, 2015 • Featured, Local, QueenslandComments (0)

Irish woman honoured in Queensland mining town.


Brisbane Irish Club on verge of liquidation

April 24, 2015 • Featured, News, QueenslandComments (0)

There are serious concerns that Brisbane’s Irish Club could be forced into liquidation within days.

Australia and Me: Nicole McCann

April 15, 2015 • Local, QueenslandComments (0)

This week, the Irish Echo caught up with Nicole from Tyrone, who now lives in Townsville with her husband Francis and Daughters Mia and Katie.