Posted in March 2019

Who Watches the Watchers?

It is easy to appreciate the difficulty of policing in a place where a fugitive can escape into a different country by simply crossing a bridge or driving over a division in the road. Continue reading

Creeslough does Troy

For the modern reader of Homer, reading battle narratives can be a challenge. They are a genre Homer’s audience knew well and in which they can follow his every move. For us it is more difficult, but not when we’re in Daniel Kelly’s hands. Continue reading

From the Papers

No More Time Changes We used to call them ‘old time’ and ‘new time’ or ‘summer time’ and ‘winter time’, and it would take us days to work out the yearly confusion when clocks went back or forward one hour. From 2021, that will no longer happen in Ireland. Like other member states within the … Continue reading

Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar Series, 1st Semester, 2019

Tuesday 26th March Sharon Crozier de Rossa, University of Wollongong ‘A Sword of Light…or a Swashbuckling and Murderous Fraud? Contesting Memories of the Violent Revolutionary Irish Woman’.Tuesday 16th April Patrick Morgan “The Mannix Era” Thursday 16th May Sinead Burke Disability advocacy Monday June 3rd Peter Burke “True to Ireland, Eire’s conscientious objectors in New Zealand in World War … Continue reading