From our hearts and hearths to yours.
Mary Mc Connell entered the workhouse in Belfast in July 1847 as an orphan and a pauper.
‘Unsettled’ by Gay Lynch breaks new ground in Irish Australian fiction. It is aptly titled.
Poems from the Leitrim soil….
An annual luncheon at Celtic@Metro celebrating Irish and Irish-Australian women, and the guest speaker is Magistrate Fiona Hayes who will talk about women facing court and justice and human rights issues.
Stories about women who made an indelible impression on their children are often preserved in family folklore handed down the generations, but memory of Margaret Cooke doesn’t appear to have survived in this way…
A bush poet turns his mind to his Famine ancestors.
A fascinating history of how feminism and nationalism converged to challenge traditional gender binaries at some key points in modern Irish history
An Irish Australian Book Festival at Celtic at Metro
Life was not easy for Jane and Bridget, two of at least fifty famine orphan girls who were gaoled in NSW from the 1850s to 1900.