A summary of Irish role in history and literature of Australia, written prior to more recent research and publications in the area.
A voice from the next life recalls his time with use
Around the Boree Log is more than a source of nostalgia for parlour poetry. It is also a source that provides an insight into the language of Irish Australia in the early twentieth century.
An Irish lawyer practises from a tent on the gold-fields in Ballarat.
A Report by Peter Gavin The Celtic Club Melbourne was successful in securing a grant under the Emigrant Support Programme to restore the Club’s founders’ picture and create a digital copy and a smaller print copy. This magnificent and invaluable collage painting is a historical document featuring the Club’s initial purpose in supporting Home Rule, …
The subtitle of this book reflects the ambitions of its author: ‘The women who changed Australia’. It’s a big claim…
Mary Ann McMaster came to Australia under the Earl Grey Scheme.
The connection between Ireland and Newfoundland goes back centuries and the Irish left an indelible impact on the region in terms of immigration and culture. Why isn’t this history celebrated more?
When the evidence is looked at objectively, the vast majority of the colonial Irish, regardless of religious affiliation and county of origin, were respectable, law abiding people, neither rebels nor disaffected peasants. They arrived in Australia full of optimism and expected a better life.
Catherine Fitzpatrick, a convict’s wife, conductor of the first choir of an infant colony.