The Irish character in Australian literature is often introduced by a piece of dialogue that confirms the character’s origins.
I envied Peig’s status in the family as a peata, a ‘pet’ and how her big brother carried her around in a bhaclainn ‘in his arms’. I loved how kindly the teachers and neighbours treated her.
Excerpts from an autobiographical piece by Michéal Ó Súileabháin
Irish language message left on the moon in 1969.
The Sunburnt Symposium is now part of the Australian daonscoileanna, the summer and winter Irish language intensives and also featured in some Australasian Irish Studies conferences.
Danta as Gaeilge with English translations
But very definitely single beds…
December 9-12, 2019, Adelaide, South Australia. The 24th Irish Studies in Australia and New Zealand conference (ISAANZ) will be held December 9-12, 2019, in Adelaide, South Australia. The theme of the conference is Foregrounding Irish Women : the Antipodes and beyond Call for Abstracts (250 words by May 31) The Antipodes, the opposite, figuratively, geographically, metaphorically. We …
The badges are a tangible link with the past and are unique to South Australia.
Tributes from his daughters for Barney Devlin, journalist, teacher, lover of the Irish language.