With the passage of time Irish Catholics eventually did become part of the fabric of Australian society. With the coming of each generation, they moved along and some of them, up the social scale. But their ascent was neither rapid nor easy.
2-7 January 2023: Lake School in Koroit Join the Lake School of Celtic Music Song and Dance in Koroit VIC January 2-7 2023. You can learn fiddle, whistle, bodhran (irish drum), harp, concertina , guitar, ukulele to mention but a few of over 100 classes, workshops, sessions, dances and concerts. Extensive program for Kids and …
12 November 22: Ulysses for everyone – a guided tour This interactive course, a mix of presentation and discussion of text, assumes no prior knowledge of Ulysses, although having read the five chapters we recommend (1, 4, 6, 13, 18, or as many as you can manage), will certainly help to make the day a richer reading experience …
Some of Bridget’s descendants in NSW
A brilliant multi-layered Irish orphan story.
The highest peak of the Snowy Mountains. He named it after the Polish-Lithuanian statesman Tadeusz Kosciuszko, giving us Mount Kosciuszko.
The artist Hossein Valamanesh always insisted the monument was not just about the Great Irish Famine but about all famine. For me, this is what makes it a great monument.
The tumultuous life and times of Julia Brien.
DNA testing brings together many generations later cousins descended from a Famine orphan Jane Feeney.
She wasn’t simply an obscure name on a family tree. Her name appeared in the archives, documents from which I could determine meaning.