This is an extract from a paper given by Andrew Scott to the 23rd Irish Australasian conference in Adelaide in December 2016. The use of folk songs to help teach Irish history has not been sufficiently developed in Australia. The evocative power of historical Irish ballads can spark people’s interest in that history and can …
The Honourable Hugh Mahon is one of the most interesting personalities in the national legislature. There has been more stirring incident in his career than in a dozen ordinary men’s lives.
John Clarke had an extraordinary knowledge of and enthusiasm about his Irish family tree.
The Doris Brothers Bridge
Which historical figure has had the greatest legacy in Ireland and around the world?
This book provides information about the backgrounds of each of the 7 signatories , and much more….
a man who gave a greater service to his country during the war of Independence and the Civil War
The aim of The Children’s Relief Fund was to relieve hardship, assist with building reconstruction, and to support breadwinners in prison.
John Devoy – his path was far from smooth.
The ISAANZ conference circuit is as healthy and vibrant as it is because it is open to those outside academia and enthusiastically followed by family historians, journalists, and those who take a pride in their Irish heritage.