The recent European and Local elections held in Ireland provided some interesting and significant results in both parts of the island.
Since its first edition in February 1989, the ‘Irish Echo’ has not missed an issue
A novelist, a bolshevik, and a dadaist walked into a bar, is one way of getting the joke that is Travesties. Or it’s a demonstration of how The Importance of Being Earnest is a Marxist tract.
We may not sound Irish, but have a strong sense of our Irish-Australian identity. We’re a largely-untapped resource with much to contribute to Irish-Australia.
The Catalpa escape involved the rescue of six men serving life sentences. All were former British soldiers who had taken the Fenian oath.
A miscellany of news items from the press.
When the evidence is looked at objectively, the vast majority of the colonial Irish, regardless of religious affiliation and county of origin, were respectable, law abiding people, neither rebels nor disaffected peasants. They arrived in Australia full of optimism and expected a better life.
The Sunburnt Symposium is now part of the Australian daonscoileanna, the summer and winter Irish language intensives and also featured in some Australasian Irish Studies conferences.
Irish Language classes in Sydney, and history and archeology in Penrith and the Blue Mountains.