Posted in May 2022

Playing with Pennies

Playing with Pennies

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. Continue reading

What’s On….

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 … Continue reading

Bloomsday in Melbourne’s Centenary Season 2022

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 … Continue reading