QIA election to set future course

November 21, 2014 • News, QueenslandComments (0)

With a debt of $3.125 million falling due on June 30 next, the incoming president of the Queensland Irish Association (QIA) faces a difficult task.

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Australia and Me: John Wilson

October 22, 2014 • News, QueenslandComments (0)

This week the Irish Echo caught up with Cork man John Wilson who now calls Brisbane his home.

Irish club goes green and reaps benefits

October 7, 2014 • Featured, Local, News, QueenslandComments (0)

FOR the Mt Isa Irish Club, being green has always meant flying the tricolour and paying homage to their antecedents. But when their power bills reached $60,000 a month, going green took on new meaning.

Wicklow plumber warns of money drain to work in Aus

May 23, 2014 • News, QueenslandComments (1)

New migrant Conor Newell is warning fellow plumbers about the hefty costs they face setting up in Australia.

The famous Irish Australian baseballer

May 10, 2014 • Arts & Entertainment, Local, News, Queensland, SportComments (0)

Joe Quinn was born in a tent in Ipswich, Queensland to two Irish famine survivors.

O’Reilly Bonded Stores on Margaret Street, Brisbane are to be demolished

Death knell for Brisbane’s important Irish heritage link

May 6, 2014 • Local, News, QueenslandComments (0)

Huge disappointment following the decision by the Queensland Heritage Council not to heritage list the O’Reilly Bonded Stores on Margaret Street, Brisbane.