Haunted by the scale of barbaric atrocities unleashed by imperialist colonisation in the Congo and later in the Putumayo, Colombia, Casement aligned with the Irish ‘freedom fighters’ who believed the Irish could achieve freedom from the scourge of British colonialism.
I will see you where I go
CD Review by Niki na Meadhra Helena Byrne: Scéal: a Collection of Irish Stories, Music & Poetry Available at http://helenabyrne.com/sceal RRP: €12 Helena Byrne is an experienced storyteller, seanchaí, who also works as an actor and director, in theatre, founding the Break-Away Project Performance Company in 2012. Her new CD, Scéal, begins with an introduction to the Ireland …
In Search of Owen Roe is a powerful and engaging piece of storytelling, featuring a myriad of characters, an evocative sound design and richly nuanced text.
the forbidden romance, the love triangle and the mystery surrounding the death of Australia’s most iconic figure – The Jolly Swagman
Save the Dates! Bloomsday in Melbourne and the Easter Rising 1916 Centenary Commemorations
The films in the festival shine a light on contemporary Ireland.
STEVE GOME, recently nominated for a Green Room Award, plays Peter, the toy soldier, in The Plough and the Stars, O’Casey’s classic tragic-comedy about the Easter Rising, and has been reflecting on a play he increasingly admires: A bunch of people crammed by circumstance into a confined area who know each other – as family, friend or foe …
The Melbourne Celtic Club’s Cultural Heritage Committee is holding a series of commemorative events
Never has Ireland looked so colourful and sunny as it has in this film.