Irish judges and politicians in colonial Australia have been credited with ‘undermining British Australia’ and ‘transforming English law’ in Australia and contributing to ‘Irish Supremacy’ down under. Strong words!
John Hume consistently articulated the view that the differences of race, religion or nationality which led to hatred and conflict are accidents of birth which should be respected and celebrated as the essence of humanity.
A Galway man, with Norman and Spanish blood, coursing and cursing through his veins, he could cant and gammer with horse traders
The artist Hossein Valamanesh always insisted the monument was not just about the Great Irish Famine but about all famine. For me, this is what makes it a great monument.
One hundred years have passed since the death of Dr Nicholas O’Donnell (1862-1920), an Irish-Australian leader inMelbourne.
The winner of the Percy French Prize for Witty Verse.
Snippets from the newsrooms.
In those times, in that place – it is never referred to as Stratford – the names Hamnet and Hamlet are interchangeable, each written or spoken to indicate the same person.
A review of two books, a disturbing one about Keneally’s literary career, and his unsentimental and searching novel on clerical abuse in the catholic church. And an invitation to read and review the Keneally novels you’ve not got around to…..
Nature of Event: Poems and Pipes, an afternoon of music and poetry inspired by Irish culture with Matthew Horsley (uilleann pipes) and Colin Ryan (poems). Australian writer and broadcaster, Colin Ryan, well known to readers of Tinteán, writes in the Irish language. His short stories, set mostly in Australia and Europe, have appeared in Irish language …