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Queensland

# queensland - Yesterday’s News

Stranded snorkellers saved after writing huge SOS in the sand

And we thought that only happened in the movies.

# queensland - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 3-year-old girl believed to have been abducted found alive in Australia Found

3-year-old girl believed to have been abducted found alive in Australia

A major search operation was initiated to find 3-year-old Chloe Campbell.

# queensland - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine Irish Abroad

Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine

ABC News reports that it is believed that 27-year-old Kevin Browne slipped and fell from rigging at the Hard Times mine in Queensland.

# queensland - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Australian police searching for ‘multiple babies’ in secret graves at rural home Queensland

Australian police searching for ‘multiple babies’ in secret graves at rural home

Police say that there is only one family involved in the case, in the rural town of Gin Gin.

# queensland - Monday 24 February, 2014

# queensland - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV

Watch the nail-biting near miss in Brisbane.

# queensland - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

From The Score Streaker causes utter chaos in State of Origin decider In The Nip

Streaker causes utter chaos in State of Origin decider

The series finale was interrupted by an uninvited guest.

# queensland - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From The Score O’Driscoll retakes captaincy as loosehead options slot straight in Moving On

O’Driscoll retakes captaincy as loosehead options slot straight in

Stuart Hogg will play out-half for the Lions as Owen Farrell and Jonathan Sexton rest up.

# queensland - Saturday 8 June, 2013

From The Score Lions win what the doctor ordered, but they pay the price Opinion

Lions win what the doctor ordered, but they pay the price

Three players crucial to the Lions’ chances are homeward bound from Australia.

# queensland - Friday 8 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Australian police arrest gunman involved in shopping centre threat Queensland

Australian police arrest gunman involved in shopping centre threat

The suspect was shot with rubber bullets and has been taken to hospital.

# queensland - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# queensland - Monday 28 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Four dead, dramatic rooftop rescues in Australia floods Australia

Four dead, dramatic rooftop rescues in Australia floods

Some Queensland residents are experiencing their third flood in two years.

# queensland - Friday 25 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Dramatic footage of swift water rescue in Queensland Australia

VIDEO: Dramatic footage of swift water rescue in Queensland

Rescuers managed to save the teen as he clung to a tree.

# queensland - Friday 7 December, 2012

From The Score Confirmed: Cooper signs two-year ARU deal Staying Put

Confirmed: Cooper signs two-year ARU deal

The Australian international has finally agreed a new contract, following protracted discussions.

# queensland - Saturday 1 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Comedian and former Family Fortunes host Max Bygraves dead at 89 RIP

Comedian and former Family Fortunes host Max Bygraves dead at 89

The popular British variety performer died peacefully in his sleep at his home in eastern Australia, according to his agent.

# queensland - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From The Score VIDEO: Sharks defence too strong for reigning Reds Super Rugby

VIDEO: Sharks defence too strong for reigning Reds

The South African side stunned the home side with a 30-17 win in Brisbane.

# queensland - Friday 29 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Irish bar and hostel owner in Australia refuses to take Irish backpackers Australia

Irish bar and hostel owner in Australia refuses to take Irish backpackers

Thomas Dunne says that the latest incident involving potential criminal damage to his establishment was “the last straw”.

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# queensland - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

From The Score State of Origin: This beauty of a try helped New South Wales level the 2012 series Men At Work

State of Origin: This beauty of a try helped New South Wales level the 2012 series

Seeking their first series title in seven years, New South Wales beat Queensland 16-12 in Sydney this morning.

# queensland - Monday 11 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish men killed in quarry fall and motorbike crash in Australia RIP

Two Irish men killed in quarry fall and motorbike crash in Australia

The two men, both aged 25, were killed in accidents in Queensland.

# queensland - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie School warns students: Quit Facebook or be expelled Facebook

School warns students: Quit Facebook or be expelled

An Australian principal has banned pupils under 13 from having a Facebook account – even outside school hours.

# queensland - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

‘Blind drunk’ tourists fined $1,000 for stealing penguin from theme park

Rhys Owen Jones, 21, and Keri Mules, 20, pleaded guilty to stealing a penguin from an Australian Sea World last month.

# queensland - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Koalas listed as ‘vulnerable’ in parts of Australia Koalas This post contains images

Koalas listed as ‘vulnerable’ in parts of Australia

Environment minister says koala populations are threatened by loss of habitat, urban expansion, dogs and disease.

# queensland - Sunday 11 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Irish man killed in Australia road accident Death

Irish man killed in Australia road accident

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed the death of the young man in Queensland.

# queensland - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared as floodwaters rise in Australian town Australia

State of emergency declared as floodwaters rise in Australian town

Almost 9,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes in Wagga Wagga, with floodwaters expected to rise to the highest level since 1844.

# queensland - Sunday 5 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Thousands evacuated amid Queensland flooding Australia

Thousands evacuated amid Queensland flooding

The body of a woman missing since she was swept away by the floodwaters on Friday has been recovered.

# queensland - Friday 3 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Emergency alerts issued as Australian floods worsen 2012 Floods

Emergency alerts issued as Australian floods worsen

Floodwaters in Queensland and New South Wales are about to reach record levels.

# queensland - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

# queensland - Monday 12 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Australian official ‘took $11m in one week to fund playboy lifestyle’ Australia

Australian official ‘took $11m in one week to fund playboy lifestyle’

Joel Barlow was arrested earlier today as it was revealed he diverted money due to be paid to charities into his own bank account.

# queensland - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Manager says ‘Irish revolutionaries’ forced him to rob his own bank

John Thomas Forrester is on trial in Australia for the robbery of his own bank two years ago…

# queensland - Thursday 22 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie New breath test laws to be introduced “within weeks” Driving

New breath test laws to be introduced “within weeks”

Stricter drink-driving laws will be implemented once new laws pass through the Dáil, says Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar.

# queensland - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie House fire in Australia kills 11 people Australia

House fire in Australia kills 11 people

Eleven people, including eight children, have been killed in a devastating house fire in Queensland, Australia.

# queensland - Monday 22 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee Rose Of Tralee This post contains images

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee

Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?

# queensland - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Watch: Man charged for drink-driving on his motorised beer cooler

Chris Petrie was travelling at the coolbox’s top speed of 20kph when he was stopped by police.

# queensland - Monday 30 May, 2011

From The Score View from Oz: state of play Down Under

View from Oz: state of play

It’s State of Origin time again in Australia, one of the biggest sporting events in the country.

# queensland - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman dies in Australian diving accident Diving Tragedy

Irish woman dies in Australian diving accident

Irish tourist dies while on an introductory scuba dive in the Whitsunday Islands.

# queensland - Monday 14 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Cyclone-hit Queensland residents warned about deadly birds Australia

Cyclone-hit Queensland residents warned about deadly birds

Queensland residents have been warned that a dangerous 6ft bird that lives in the northern Australia rainsforest may come into built-up areas in search for food after the recent storms.

# queensland - Monday 7 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Australia’s summer of disasters Australia This post contains images

In photos: Australia’s summer of disasters

Australia has been struck by tropical storms, heavy flooding and bushfires over the past two months.

# queensland - Thursday 3 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Slideshow: Cyclone Yasi downgraded as it moves over north east Australia Queensland This post contains images

Slideshow: Cyclone Yasi downgraded as it moves over north east Australia

After causing destruction in Queensland, the most powerful storm to hit Australia in almost a century has been downgraded to a category one.

# queensland - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Queensland braces for Cyclone Yasi Queensland

Queensland braces for Cyclone Yasi

State Premier says over 10,000 people have already evacuated from storm’s path and now it’s time to bunker down and sit out the storm.

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