A Stretch of the Imagination, a classic of the Australian theatre, will be staged on 16 November 2013.
Invitation to the launch of a new book by Dermot Meleady on the leader of the Home Rule Party, John Redmond.
The Celtic Club, located in central Melbourne, is Australia’s first Irish Club
Four Irish horses in the Caulfield Cup pose a challenge to your rationality ….
… it will probably come as no surprise to learn that the racists amongst us have returned to a tried and true favourite – anti-Irish prejudice …
Whether his apparently tin ear in dealing with victims and their families is personal inadequacy or an effect of his hierarchical remoteness from his flock is hard to say but maybe, as Marr reports, it is because ‘He’s Roman and that’s the Roman way’.
I wish to establish, once and for all, the right of John Field to be credited with the invention and naming of the nocturne.
Anyone who has attempted to draw a knot would know how difficult it is to discern the curves and tucks of hempen lines. King lists the many kinds of knots he paints ….
In this highly readable memoir, Mary, in conjunction with her daughter, Tessa, narrates how a ‘reserved freckle-faced bookworm’ (p.26) from Ballina ‘a small town in a small country on the western periphery of Europe’, became one of Ireland’s most recognisable and celebrated leaders, both domestically and internationally.
The poems in Irish illustrate the directness of the language, its peculiar music, its power to evoke a history which seldom finds a voice in English…