It’s not every day one gets to go to the deconsecration of a church, and in fact, this was my first – St Dymphna’s at Boborowie. And who was St Dymphna?
The Queensland Irish Association is back… St Pat’s Day, Brisbane….A Pioneer Family from the Darling Downs
The Irish Exile and Freedom’s Advocate was a brief but potent manifestation in print in early colonial Australia of the fight for Irish freedom.
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 …
In the nineteenth century, job advertisements that specified that Irish should not apply were frequent enough in United States and England for songs, plays and jokes to be made about them.
To find a convict ancestor is no longer a matter of shame but can be cause for reflection and indeed celebration.
Irish opens the door to an extraordinary world
Many of these wine also have Irish roots.
An unconventional autobiography, but a fine account of a community.
The aim, once they have collated all the descendants, is to reconnect them with their ancestors in Ireland.