One hundred years ago, former comrades in the Irish fight for freedom turned their guns on each other.
Bloomsday’s first feature film, and an extravagance of Molly Blooms planned for the stage.
it appears to be an insult directed against the Irish. How ,then, did it end up as a name for an English political party?
History tells us that when the stakes were substantial, Pitch and Toss games could become extremely serious. In Dundalk in 1914 a man died following an altercation during a game of Pitch and Toss when an argument arose as to who was entitled to the winnings.
Daniel Kinahan back in the news and so is Russia
Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar Online Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar Series – ONLINE 6.30pm Australian Eastern Time 10 May 2022 Speaker: Dr Jennifer McLaren: ‘This vile place.’ An Irish family in Trinidad in the Revolutionary AtlanticThis paper traces the Caribbean lives of Ulsterman John Black and his daughter Adele, 1771-1840. Black left Belfast after the Seven Years War …
One of Ireland’s best-known writers and his take on the years since he was born in 1958
I want to climb those hills
and find a shepherd minding sheep
Three recent novels with Irish authors or Irish themes.
Saturday, 4 June 2022, 6pm. Love’s Bitter Mystery: The Year that made James Joyce. A Feature Film. The world première of Bloomsday in Melbourne’s first feature film, coming to the Rivoli Cinema, Camberwell on 4 June 2022, at 6pm for one night only. Directed by Carly Wilding in collaboration with Film-maker, Jak Scanlan. Also available to stream …