Last month we had an account of Fr Bob Arthure’s cocooning with the good nuns at Glencairn Abbey where he has found a new interest, writing blogs. Here are some of his writings on St Carthage. ST CARTHAGE (MOCHUDA) OF LISMORE Traditional feast day: 14 May; Liturgical feast day (since Vatican II): 15 May …
The archaeologist Originally from Trim, County Meath, Susan Arthure has been researching a nineteenth century Irish settlement in South Australia. Her 2014 Masters thesis ‘The Occupation of Baker’s Flat: a study of Irishness and Power in 19th century South Australia’ examined the illegal settlement of an Irish community of mostly labourers and their families on …
Irish Language classes in Sydney, and history and archeology in Penrith and the Blue Mountains.
Thousands of commuters drive over the N4 that winds through the landscape of Contae Liatroma agus Sligeach* every day but I wonder how many take a moment to glimpse the foggy shores of Lough Arbhach and ponder the significance of the landscape.
Skellig really is a magical place.
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.
the current work coming from South Australia is a bright new stage in Irish Studies’.
The objects presented here give a sense of peering through chinks in remote historical time, gaining privileged glimpses of a little known world.
The textual lore this book on Archaeology draws on is not only saga and epic, but also place-lore, and interestingly, hagiography.