Irish Film Festival – Online in 2020

6TH ANNUAL IRISH FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL PROGRAM  The popular annual Irish Film Festival returns from 19 – 29 November with its biggest line-up ever. Moved online this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, cinephiles all over Australia can now catch the best new Irish cinema releases without leaving their homes. The online festival program is packed … Continue reading

Restoration of Images of the Founders

Restoration of Images of the Founders

A Report by Peter Gavin The Celtic Club Melbourne was successful in securing a grant under the Emigrant Support Programme to restore the Club’s founders’ picture and create a digital copy and a smaller print copy.  This magnificent and invaluable collage painting is a historical document featuring the Club’s initial purpose in supporting Home Rule, … Continue reading

Elegy for the Corncrake by Michael Boyle

Elegy for the Corncrake by Michael Boyle

An Elegy for the Corncrake (On September 26 2020 local bird watcher Jared Clarke saw a corncrake on the South- east coast of Newfoundland.) Crek craik, crek craik crek craikNear noon on that Saturday mornon the boggy bake apple barrensflushed out by the spottersat a droke close Cape Race.You were only just a couple hours … Continue reading