‘People are less defensive about being Irish now,’ wrote Bob Scally in The New York Times, back in the 1990s. That obviously referred to America, but applied to Australia also, now as then. Although ‘Irish’ was the third highest reported ancestry in the 2016 Australian census, at 10.2%, only 0.4% of the population in 2016 …
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The Tinteán editorial team wish all subscribers and contributors a peaceful and prosperous 2016. Athbhliain faoi shéan agus faoi shona daoibh. The editors are taking a well-earned break over the Christmas/New Year holiday. Our next online newsletter will be on the 6th February 2016. In the meantime, we thought we’d share with you some of …
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Indeed, it would be true to say that many parts of Mary Robinson’s 1995 address to the Oireachtas could be seen as a blueprint for the Irish Government’s present initiative.
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