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
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 …
Proposals are invited for Research Papers and/or Sessions and/or Posters
It’s a memory I’ll hold forever, it’s made me take an interest in our history.
Whether you are just beginning your Irish research or have been at it for years, you won’t want to miss these workshops.
Many of these wine also have Irish roots.
All of this growth and the desire of the group to continue sharing research interests has led to the idea of a history of the Irish in South Australia.
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.