In the eyes of Imperial social engineers, the Famine orphans were young marriageable women who would bring a stabilizing influence to a rough masculine colonial society.
Rosanna was typical of the Irish famine orphans. McClaughlin’s research shows that on average they married at 19 years, most to older men within three years of landing, and had nine children
It was a stroke of genius to commission three women to write the centenary history of Melbourne’s Newman College.
Barry Versus Kelly is unabashedly and unashamedly partisan show, which tells a very familiar story in quirky ways that are always entertaining.
Diving deep into the opening of James Joyce’s Ulysses.
A Feature about Major General Sir Hugh Henry Tudor KCB, CMG (1871 -1965) By Michael Boyle General Hugh Henry Tudor: his friends would have called him Hugh or Hughie, never ever Henry. What happened to him after he left Ireland? Everyone is familiar with the Black and Tans, but I wager very few today …
Bloomsday in Zurichbegan with a tram trip to Fluntern Cemetery ….
A Director in love with Oscar Wilde and his theatre of other possible futures….
If you enjoy Irish music, you won’t want to miss the musical, Come from Away.