‘Take back across the waves Australia’s message, / And say our hearts are big’. Henry Lawson.
The only 1916 rebel to be given a state funeral
‘The Facts are that the Irish Republic exists.’
24th Irish Studies in Australia and New Zealand conference (ISAANZ24) December 9-12, 2019 Adelaide, South Australia Foregrounding Irish Women : the Antipodes and beyond Call for Abstracts The Antipodes, the opposite, figuratively, geographically, metaphorically. We are interested in accounts of women and men who lived opposite lives often off the main stage, but who played …
The An Post images tell the story of reconciliation: that both sides suffered as a consequence of war and also the 1916 rising.
The names of the contributors to ‘Signatories’ guarantee material of the highest quality.
What is so refreshing about this narrative of the Easter Rising is its clear-eyed honesty about how ill-prepared the insurgents were to take on the British.
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.