Given that so much of mainstream Australian history continues to ignore the Irish or even, on occasion, to disparage them, a new general history of the Irish in Australia is overdue.
Colin Ryan, has had a collection of his poems published by Coiscéim.ie as Corraí na Nathrach.
Williams refers to the Túatha as the ‘god-people’ to convey their indeterminate status between humanity and divinity
It might all lead to dull or grim stories, but Gebler’s characters are all human, damaged certainly, but each with his own story.
Handed such a whiffy text, director Wayne Pearn took a deep breath and turned it into a play piece of encaptivating ingenuity
In September 1916, a 27-year-old police officer George Duncan was shot dead in Tottenham, a small mining town in the copper belt of western New South Wales. The perpetrators were Roland Kennedy and Frank Franz, two members of the IWW.
The Surprise, moored at the Cove of Cork, and the Essex, at Kingstown in Dublin Bay (now Dun Laoghaire), were derelict ships which operated as holding prisons for convicts from 1823 until 1837.
How did an anti-Mason Protestant Abolitionist, temperance advocate and vegetarian from Vermont (USA) become a first hand witness of the Great Famine and a practical advocate for famine relief?
The social interaction and enjoyment that people get from celebrating Irish culture also plays a wider and invaluable role in supporting the well-being of our communities abroad
Anti-discrimination laws, if enforced, would certainly place restrictions on 12 July Parades.