One hundred years ago this month, Ireland found that it had to deal with former comrades fighting and killing each other.
One hundred years ago, former comrades in the Irish fight for freedom turned their guns on each other.
One of Ireland’s best-known writers and his take on the years since he was born in 1958
A summary of Irish role in history and literature of Australia, written prior to more recent research and publications in the area.
‘The Facts are that the Irish Republic exists.’
They remembered the Black and Tans. Twenty years later, they refused to be conscripted into the British army a world away.
Mannix and De Valera had swapped places; De Valera in his early years wanted to be a bishop, Mannix now aspired to the role of statesman
Mannix made the expected speech getting straight up the noses of loyal Australia by calling Kiernan the representative of the whole of Ireland.
It is difficult to write about it – or, indeed, read about it – without anger,