In the colony, Irish lawyers would function like English lawyers. The playing field was levelled because even Englishmenhad to adjust, on the job, to frontier conditions.
Australians, and Irish-Australians in particular, will continue to be enriched by the legacy of Susan Ryan, a daughter of St Brigid.
‘Take back across the waves Australia’s message, / And say our hearts are big’. Henry Lawson.
News Commentary by Liam Gillespie As Victoria tentatively looks forward, and dares to dream of a Covid-free Christmas, many other countries find themselves staring down the barrel of the same purgatory and uncertainty we have been enduring for the better part of a year. Ireland is one of those countries. The similarities between Victoria and Ireland during …
Finally, I gently clasp the dragonfly’s wings
and release it at the backdoor to fly away.
Was it a lost soul of a relative
From long ago looking for our prayers?
Book review by James King. EMMA DONOGHUE. The Pull of the Stars, 2020 256 pp. ISBN: 978 1 52904 6168 RRP: $32.99 Since the publication of this novel in July this year, at the height of our first wave of the Australian COVID-19 epidemic, there have been many reviews, mostly very flattering, including one written by Frank …
The New York Times compared Towards Asmara to For Whom The Bell Tolls in its open support for an armed struggle – a big, debatable comparison.
Discovery of another poet writing in Irish, to the great acclaim of her peers.
Raphael Slepon, founder of FWEET, on annotating Finnegans Wake.
A seminar on commemorations, which have played a pivotal role in Ireland as a way of re-evaluating the ideals and objectives of those who fought for an independent county.