‘Unsettled’ by Gay Lynch breaks new ground in Irish Australian fiction. It is aptly titled.
This is a love story, one that could be easily summarised in a single paragraph, but that would be to demean it. Because it is above all a paean to a simpler time, simpler people and a simpler meaning of happiness.
A fascinating history of how feminism and nationalism converged to challenge traditional gender binaries at some key points in modern Irish history
He was the new face of Fine Gael, a man who would remove the word Blue Shirt from Irish politics. Then came the whistleblower …
It is easy today to forget the extreme ways that nineteenth-century British society divided along sectarian lines.
Waugh’s brief is not to debate the merits of the current Australian education system but to highlight the significant influence of the Irish National Schools system in colonial times in paving the way for the provision of public education in Australia.
The Irish character in Australian literature is often introduced by a piece of dialogue that confirms the character’s origins.
It was a stroke of genius to commission three women to write the centenary history of Melbourne’s Newman College.
You won’t have any trouble getting into the swing of things, because the killings and mayhem start early….
Essays on modern Irish life by an Irish controversialist, John Waters