From the beginning of European settlement, St Patrick’s Day in South Australia has been commemorated annually as a rallying call to express Irish identity in a new land.
While his comrades John Devoy, John Boyle O’Reilly, and Michael Davitt achieved international renown over decades, Cody was so shadowy that historians lost track of him after the celebrated Catalpa rescue of 1876.
The Irish stamp on Warwick is inescapable: its heritage-listed, gothic-revival sandstone edifices, the Cloisters (formerly Our Lady of the Assumption Convent) and St Mary’s Catholic Church dominate the townscape.
A Book Review by Frank O’Shea Steve Harris. THE PRINCE AND THE ASSASSIN. Australia’s First Royal Tour and Portent of World Terror. Melbourne Books, 2017. 326 pp. ISBN: 9781925556131 RRP: $32.95 If someone from a Muslim country were to shoot an Australian politician today, that person would almost certainly be called a terrorist. And just as …
A 10-day cultural festival which will be celebrating the Irish culture and influence on Australia
Today it is up to the Australian community to require our governments to deliver long-promised justice and recognition for our indigenous communities.
Hugh Mahon has the dubious distinction of being the only member expelled from the federal parliament