This concern for the underdog was passed onto Barney and he became renowned as a fighter for the poor and the disadvantaged.
11th November: does this date have an uncanny talismanic quality?
In the colony, Irish lawyers would function like English lawyers. The playing field was levelled because even Englishmenhad to adjust, on the job, to frontier conditions.
Australians, and Irish-Australians in particular, will continue to be enriched by the legacy of Susan Ryan, a daughter of St Brigid.
‘Take back across the waves Australia’s message, / And say our hearts are big’. Henry Lawson.
Two new OAM recipients with connection to Tintean
This impressive work tells us the story of two exceptional personalities, Curtin and Scullin, it is also, in a most profound manner, the story of the movement they nurtured, the Australian Labor movement.
A new Australian book on the Irish National Association, advance notice.
An attempt to piece together the history of the elusive Famine Orphan, Bridget Gallagher of Donegal.
Peter Kiernan had a long association with Irish affairs in Melbourne – the Connolly Association program on Radio 3CR, the Famine Rock commemoration at Williamstown, and with both Táin and Tinteán magazines…