He set up a Facebook group in an attempt to find others in a similar situation.
A midlands couple stranded in Australia believe it'll cost them around €12,000 to get home.
Colm Cahill set up a Facebook group in an attempt to find others in a similar situation which gained over 1,000 members in twenty four hours.
The Birr man and his Rathdowney girlfriend, Andrea, are among the large group of Irish nationals who want to return home.
Two flights have already been cancelled on them at a cost of €5,000 and there's been no date given for a refund from the airline.
Mr. Cahill says it's a stressful and disheartening time for people in his situation:
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