Their schools were known for their tough discipline, but they deserve the country’s thanks.
‘The Facts are that the Irish Republic exists.’
Poetry and Paul Kelly’s preferences provide insight into the singer/songwriter’s mind.
The student experience in UNSW, Sydney was markedly different from that of Trinity.
Porridge, RTE, the Travellers …
He was a monk in a scriptorium
when, tongue out in concentration,
he applied himself to decorative capitals:
It is easy today to forget the extreme ways that nineteenth-century British society divided along sectarian lines.
Waugh’s brief is not to debate the merits of the current Australian education system but to highlight the significant influence of the Irish National Schools system in colonial times in paving the way for the provision of public education in Australia.
Essays on modern Irish life by an Irish controversialist, John Waters
It was that strong culture that has established a respected and impressive CBC St Kilda history