Let’s Get Quizzical

Nature of Event: Let’s Get Quizzical  is a quiz show with canapés at PJ O’Brien’s Irish Pub. The MC is a master of quizzes and craic: Brian Gillespie. The questions will be broad-ranging, but it may be a tad advantageous to be Irish, or to know your way around matters sporting (the man is a … Continue reading

Obituary: Ian Paisley

Obituary: Ian Paisley

He is best remembered for his devotion to preventing any political compromise with the Catholics of Northern Ireland – indeed, he was often called ‘Dr No’. Many observers blamed his old-fashioned but fiery oratory for promoting and continuing the bloodshed that took 3,700 lives over 30 year Continue reading

Walking Old Sydney

Walking Old Sydney

In 2012 The Dictionary of Sydney developed a partnership with the Irish Consulate Sydney to develop new content. This project became known as Greening the Dictionary and saw eight new entries come online in 2013. These entries included St Canice’s Church, Elizabeth Bay; Irish in Sydney from First Fleet to Federation; and the surprising, Statue of Queen Victoria in Druitt Street. Continue reading