A Feature about Major General Sir Hugh Henry Tudor KCB, CMG (1871 -1965) By Michael Boyle General Hugh Henry Tudor: his friends would have called him Hugh or Hughie, never ever Henry. What happened to him after he left Ireland? Everyone is familiar with the Black and Tans, but I wager very few today …
A Director in love with Oscar Wilde and his theatre of other possible futures….
Nature of Event: Barry Versus Kelly – The tragic story of Australia’s folk hero, Ned Kelly and the judge who hanged him. A musical drama by Felix Meagher (with additional music by Lou Hesterman and Cyril Moran) about the trial and execution of Ned Kelly in November 1880. about the Trial of Ned Kelly, the classic confrontation between …
Since its first edition in February 1989, the ‘Irish Echo’ has not missed an issue
The Catalpa escape involved the rescue of six men serving life sentences. All were former British soldiers who had taken the Fenian oath.
They remembered the Black and Tans. Twenty years later, they refused to be conscripted into the British army a world away.
Screwball eggheads tear up the Library in ‘Travesties’, Tom Stoppard’s brilliant comedy about Joyce, Lenin and Tzara.
Irish-Australians call ourselves Irish Catholics, which is true culturally but our spiritual formation was not specifically Irish, but continental Catholicism.
Catherine Fitzpatrick, a convict’s wife, conductor of the first choir of an infant colony.
A fake new party in Listowel: Tom Doodle promised the citizens that he would open a factory for shaving the hair off gooseberries