by Mae Leonard I knew there was something not quite right the minute I rounded the bend of the road after Birdhill and was moving towards Annacotty on the last mile home. I was at the outskirts of Limerick on the main Dublin Road where the terrain is familiar to me and I knew there was …
It was a sunny afternoon when 10,000 – 15,000 people joined together to take part in the march. The march began in the housing estate of Creggan and then made its way down the Bogside, which is the largely Catholic area just outside of Derry’s Old City walls.
Everywhere Delia Murphy went she collected – from the servants at home, from the travellers in the lane, from fishermen, from the blacksmith.
The artist Hossein Valamanesh always insisted the monument was not just about the Great Irish Famine but about all famine. For me, this is what makes it a great monument.
Catherine Fitzpatrick, a convict’s wife, conductor of the first choir of an infant colony.
The An Post images tell the story of reconciliation: that both sides suffered as a consequence of war and also the 1916 rising.
Remembering Famine Orphan Girls at Williamstown
… a site for community engagement across the Catholic-Protestant divide.
Mannix made the expected speech getting straight up the noses of loyal Australia by calling Kiernan the representative of the whole of Ireland.
How the ‘Warwick egg incident’ of 1917 exemplified an Australian nation divided.