Posted in March 2022

A Tribute to the Irish Famine Orphan Girls

Announcing a tribute video in lieu of postponed activities at the Famine Rock, Williamstown. By Siobhan O’Neill. In 1850, a 16 year old girl name Lucy Ellis stepped onto Australian soil. As an Irish Famine orphan girl, Lucy had already seen much of life’s hardships. Over the next four decades in her new home she … Continue reading

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From the Papers

From the Papers

There is an older generation in Ireland for whom the first Australian name they ever heard was that of John Landy. Ní bheidh a leithéid ann arís. Continue reading