1917 was a bitter year – probably the most bitter in white Australia’s history – but also one of which Irish Australians can be proud.
Is comedy serious? Mary Kenneally on the risks and adventures of a life in comedy
A feisty recreation of Ireland’s ancient epic.
A robust defence of Kathleen Fitzpatrick.
The part played by women in the fight for Irish Independence has not been well chronicled. We know that there were women in the GPO in 1916 and that Countess Markievicz was 2IC to Michael Mallin in St Stephen’s Green.
We invite papers that explore ‘intersections’ in women’s, feminist and gender history from a variety of perspectives,
Celebrating Irish and Irish-Australian women
Eliza Dunlop’s poetry shows that as early the 1850s she was not only aware of, but actively opposed to, the ‘racially and ethnically exclusive construction of ‘Australianness’ and of the ‘native’ (that is, white Australian born)’
…the most astonishing thing is the quality, and enduring interest, of what’s between the covers.
..his study covers what could arguably be the most significant and influential period of O’Faoláin’s writing and fledgling political and journalistic life.