A summary of Irish role in history and literature of Australia, written prior to more recent research and publications in the area.
A voice from the next life recalls his time with use
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.
She wasn’t simply an obscure name on a family tree. Her name appeared in the archives, documents from which I could determine meaning.
Jaki McCarrick talks about the writing, at ‘white heat’, of her play, ‘Belfast Girls’.
Poetry and Paul Kelly’s preferences provide insight into the singer/songwriter’s mind.
Mary Mc Connell entered the workhouse in Belfast in July 1847 as an orphan and a pauper.
Mary Ann McMaster came to Australia under the Earl Grey Scheme.
In the eyes of Imperial social engineers, the Famine orphans were young marriageable women who would bring a stabilizing influence to a rough masculine colonial society.