Explore the history of Irish Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney is pleased to have launched its first app: Old Irish Sydney. The app explores Irish Australian history through a self-guided walking tour that uses a GPS-enabled map with the route and stops marked on it, explanatory text, full audio commentary, images and photos. The app may be downloaded from the link … Continue reading

A little moment of escape

A little moment of escape

All right, we do promise serious commentary on the website, but with all the sad news about people killing each other and wrecking the environment, we just thought all the readers out there might like to reward themselves with a few precious moments of escape by clicking on the link showing a video of a … Continue reading

The death and life of ‘Irish’

The death and life of ‘Irish’

In the meantime the alternative network of schools teaching through Irish continues to expand, with demand exceeding supply. It guarantees that your child will be bilingual and that academic standards will be high. It cannot guarantee that students will continue to use Irish in their adult life. Continue reading