Don’t feel expat shame when you need to let your homegrown hair down

Believe it or not, Australians are not the only expats in London. We aren’t the only ones who like to make a bit of homegrown noise every now and then, so there’s no need to be embarrassed about it.

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The great Oscar Wilde’s Australian connection

Although not generally known, there was a considerable warmth for Irish born playwright Oscar Wilde in Australia while at home he was vilified.

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Aran Islands – off the traveller’s beaten track and up a slippery slope

A trip to the beautiful Aran Islands off Galway, with their unique heritage, is a never to be forgotten experience.

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Ireland craics us up with hilarious Twitter response to Hurricane Ophelia

Ireland responded to Hurricane Ophelia in the best way possible (and probably most Irish way possible)…with humour!

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Ireland county intrigues: captivating Cork and gorgeous Galway

The south-west of Ireland offers rolling hills, scenic vistas and wide open spaces, combined with some old-fashioned Irish hospitality. Cork and Galway offer the perfect opportunity for a countryside getaway, with minimum fuss.

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There’s more to Dublin than St Patrick, leprechauns and Guinness

It’s St Patrick’s Day and a great excuse to go green and merry in honour of Ireland. But what lays beyond the stereotypes when you actually visit the Emerald Isle’s capital, Dublin? You’ll find a city steeped in culture and a turbulent history… and yes sure, the best Guinness in the world.

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St Patrick’s Day: Five totally clichéd Irish things to do

St Patrick’s Day tickles our cheeky little Aussie larrikin soul. It’s the day of the year when everyone is Irish. But if you are going to do it properly, then really go for it with these silly suggestions… ta be sure.

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Mystery revealed: Traveling Australian tomcat found in the UK

The mystery of how an Australian feline found himself in Ireland set imaginations a flight.

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World’s 10 richest countries: Australians are wealthiest by far

Which countries have the world’s wealthiest regular citizens? The UK comes a respectable 4th, while a certain sunburnt country sits at #1… by quite a long way.

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Acrobatic couple gets married over and over again all around the world [in pictures]

This acrobatic couple decided they wanted to marry each other in multiple countries over a three-month period. The result is simply beautiful.

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Irish PM rejects Tony Abbott’s St Patrick’s Day message

Ireland’s prime minister takes issue with Abbott’s ‘patronising’ St Patrick’s Day video greeting.

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Have the Irish lost their sense of humour?

Irish business leader and killjoy reckons Tony Abbott’s St Patrick’s Day message is not such a craic up. Oh c’mon, Paddy.

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Jill Meagher family facing financial ruin

The father of Jill Meagher is facing financial ruin and serious health problems while he struggles to cope with his daughter’s violent death.

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McKenzie harks back to ’91 Cup scare

Coach Ewen McKenzie says the Wallabies will only regain credibility through a string of victories to end a disappointing year.

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