Orphans sent to Australia

Orphans sent to Australia

A public inquiry into historical child abuse in Northern Ireland is in session in Banbridge Co Down, chaired by retired judge Sir Anthony Hart. Testimony has been received that the Sisters of Nazareth sent 111 child migrants to Australia and another 20 were sent by other institutions. Most of these children were sent between 1946 and 1956. The Sisters of Nazareth still care for children in need in Australia today. Continue reading

Launch of essays on Mannix

Launch of essays on Mannix

Nature of Event: Book launch by Mr. Noel White, Irish Ambassador to Australia, of Daniel Mannix: His Legacy, edited by Val Noone and Rachel Naughton. When: 17 September 2014, at 5.30-7.30pm Where: Catholic Theological College, 278 Victoria Pde, East Melbourne Papers published are  by Patrick Morgan, Brian Costar, Michael McKernan, Val Noone, Brenda Niall, Elizabeth … Continue reading