11th November: does this date have an uncanny talismanic quality?
A great-great-grandson remembers an unapologetic rebel and determined reformer
Today it is up to the Australian community to require our governments to deliver long-promised justice and recognition for our indigenous communities.
Ten verbal snapshots of the Irish in Coburg over the last 180 years…
Unlike Ireland, there are no visual reminders in Australia of the important influence of James Fintan and others on the life of Peter Lalor, that is until now.
it was a terrible beauty because of the fundamental transformation of the legend of Ireland and her people which it initiated and the transition to a new Ireland which it inaugurated – for Ireland was indeed to be ‘changed, changed utterly’.
the female line has generally displayed inspired leadership, probably commencing with Alicia Lalor, Peter Lalor’s wife
On the 26 August 1914, as a member of the 12th Battalion, G Company, Captain Joseph Lalor sailed aboard Transport A7 Medic from Fremantle for overseas duty.