Stories about women who made an indelible impression on their children are often preserved in family folklore handed down the generations, but memory of Margaret Cooke doesn’t appear to have survived in this way…
Mary McAleese bemoaned how ‘women were deliberately made invisible and programmed to stay invisible’ because of church structures that are ‘designed to create and maintain the invisibility and powerlessness of women.’
A bush poet turns his mind to his Famine ancestors.
Flinders Ranges hilltop, full moon eve.
A fascinating history of how feminism and nationalism converged to challenge traditional gender binaries at some key points in modern Irish history
Anyone who has dabbled in researching Famine Orphan girls will recognise the vast amount of work and skill involved in this collection of histories.
This outstanding book about the Northern Ireland Troubles takes its title from Seamus Heaney’s poem about the place where he grew up.
Fr Des was known by everyone where I grew up. He was held in awe, affection and with a small dose of apprehension by most.
Snippets from the papers: Niall Toibin, Fr Des, Orwell Prize Winners, the royals, and more….
An Irish Australian Book Festival at Celtic at Metro