this compelling novel tells the story of four Irish famine girls and their voyage to Australia in 1848.
The story is told by each of the characters in turn: each perspective is distinctive and fertile ground for ironic musings on Kirsty’s brittle quest for celebrity.
Descendents of Quakers in Dublin meet over dinner in Melbourne….
The Atlas of the Great Irish Famine, published by Cork University Press and co-edited by Michael Murphy, won the Irish Published Book of the Year. The Famine is the most pivotal event in Irish modern history. Over a million people perished between 1845 -1852 and well over a million others fled to Europe, America, Australia and other …
this project is the most significant genealogy advisory and tourism event in the country and saw it as an excellent opportunity to advise thousands of visitors to Kerry.
this aspect of the potato failure was almost air-brushed from our history.
Davis traces O’Brien’s extensive travels over a 20 year period, both before and after O’Brien’s sojourn in Tasmania as a political prisoner.
The presentation to Jack was followed by a traditional Irish music session that went on beyond midnight.
The Old Van’s production is quietly overwhelming: beautiful, stark, moving and visually stripped back,
Ponydance is a mix of slapstick, stunning athletic choreography, disco music, audience interaction and bawdy humour,