Posted in October 2017

The Belfast Jacobin

The Belfast Jacobin

A Book Review by Hugh Vaughan Kenneth Dawson: The Belfast Jacobin: Samuel Neilson and the United Irishmen, Irish Academic Press, Dublin, 2017. ISBN: 9781911024750 RRP: €22.99–€45.00   While living in the eastern Sydney suburb of Waverley I cherished the cliff-top walk along the eastern beaches. The walk runs along the famed Waverley cemetery and, as I also enjoy … Continue reading

Launch of book on Irish war Chaplain to the Australian Forces

Nature of Event: Book Launch by Simon Mamouney, First Secretary and Deputy Head of Mission Australian Embassy When: Wednesday, 4 October 2017 at 6.30pm Where: Roscrea Library, Tipperary Fr Michael Bergin SJ from Roscrea, Tipperary died on 12 October 1917, serving as a chaplain in the First World War. He holds the distinction of been the only member of … Continue reading