A Book Review by Steve Carey Colm Toibin: Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers oWilde, Yeats, and Joyce. Picador, 2018. RRP: $29.99 [price at Readings] ISBN: 9781760781149 Originating as the 2017 Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature at Emory University, Tόibín’s little book is a meditation on three very different Dublin dads and their literary lads. At …
Reflections on Identity by Geraldine O’Reilly I’ve just returned from a trip ‘back home’. Like many immigrants I have more than one place I call ‘home’; in my heart ‘home’ is Melbourne, Northern England and Ireland. Ireland has its share of problems but is generally a happening place. Its people are enjoying liberties long denied; …
Announcing Irish Classes Information session in Canberra in February
Go raibh gach sonas oraibh an Nollaig seo agus athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh go léir! Wishing you a very Happy and Peaceful Christmas and a prosperous New Year!
If you thought the old folks were exaggerating about anti-Irish and anti-Catholic prejudice in nineteenth- and much of twentieth-century Anglo-Protestant Australia, our authors have put it back on centre stage.
Subject-wise the papers presented about Goold’s culture-building in Melbourne could hardly have been more diverse in subject and scope.
The most disconcerting aspect of Milkman is that it sits so easily in the definition of Northern Ireland as an inevitably enduring site of sectarianism.
The Butlers, powerful aristocrats, occupied a major part in the history of Ireland for over 500 years.
Brigidfest 2019 – Irish women on the goldfields.
Nature of Event: A New Film about the Famine Wild Goose Lodge Trailer ‘Wild Goose Lodge’ is set in rural Ireland in 1816 and is based on a true story. It is a harrowing tale of love, betrayal, revenge and death – themes that are universal and will appeal to a global audience. Known as …