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The Face of Irish Australian Literature

The Face of Irish Australian Literature

A review of two books, a disturbing one about Keneally’s literary career, and his unsentimental and searching novel on clerical abuse in the catholic church. And an invitation to read and review the Keneally novels you’ve not got around to….. Continue reading

The Hermit Priest

The Hermit Priest

A book about an Irish hermit and priest who spent 47 years in the West Australian desert and opened cross-cultural religious dialogue with indigenous Australians. Continue reading

Magdalen Restorative Justice Ex-Gratia Scheme

Magdalen Restorative Justice Ex-Gratia Scheme In 2013 the Government established an ex-gratia redress scheme for the benefit of women who were admitted to and worked in one of 12 ‘Magdalen’ institutions.  The Government has now decided to apply the scheme to women who worked in the laundries in those 12 institutions but who were resident … Continue reading