Australia and Me: Gemma Leacy

November 22, 2014 • Local, VictoriaComments (0)

The week the Irish Echo caught up with Gemma Leacy from Killarney, Co. Kerry, who now lives in Melbourne.

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Stage musical Once a ‘deadly’ Dublin delight

November 10, 2014 • Featured, Local, News, VictoriaComments (0)

If you only make it to theatre Once this year, you won't be disappointed by this fresh take on a by now familiar story of swelling optimism, howling anguish and love that is only requited musically.

Sydney Irish families celebrate Cup win

November 4, 2014 • Featured, Local, News, VictoriaComments (0)

Two Sydney Irish families are celebrating after Protectionist won the Melbourne Cup in great style at Flemington.

Celtic Club members vote to sell premises

October 28, 2014 • Featured, Local, News, VictoriaComments (0)

AN overwhelming majority – 86.5 per cent – of Melbourne’s Celtic Club members have voted at the AGM to sell their current premises and relocate.

Dermot O'Toole with wife Bridget and their three sons, Christian, Dale and Trent.

Dermot’s killer jailed for 27 years

October 27, 2014 • Featured, Local, News, VictoriaComments (0)

A robber who was high on drugs when he killed Irish jewellery store owner Dermot O'Toole in front of his wife has been jailed for 27 years.

Hurling in Aus began six years before GAA

October 21, 2014 • Sport, VictoriaComments (0)

Historian claims hurling club founded in Victoria in 1878, six years before the GAA was set up in 1884.