Posted in March 2018

An Australian Premiere for Belfast Girls

Nature of Event: The Highlands Theatre Group is pleased to announce that it will be producing an exciting new play by Irish author Jaki McCarrick, Belfast Girls. This is the first time the play has been produced by an Australian Theatre Company, professional or amateur. For information regarding the origins of the play, here are … Continue reading

The silent grief of voluntary migration

A Personal Narrative on Emigration by Méabh O’Leary Méabh is what is termed a ‘love migrant’ in a ‘mixed marriage’. She said ‘I do’ in ‘home’ sickness and in health to Bruce and to Australia. Managing a dual identity and the issues that arise over the lifecycle of migration led Méabh to be involved with ‘Griefline’ … Continue reading

Country and Irish

Book Reviews by Frank O’Shea Daniel O’Donnell with Eddie Rowley. LIVING THE DREAM O’Brien Press, Dublin 2017. 255 pp. ISBN: 978-1-84717-967-8 RRP: €19.99 Daniel O’Donnell is the poster boy for clean-living, Catholic wholesomeness in the world of Irish and international music. A non-smoker and non-drinker, in this book he tells us that during a world cruise … Continue reading