While his comrades John Devoy, John Boyle O’Reilly, and Michael Davitt achieved international renown over decades, Cody was so shadowy that historians lost track of him after the celebrated Catalpa rescue of 1876.
Stood up at the altar, assisted migrant from Thurles, Bridget Gorman became the matriarch of a large and successful Irish Australian family.
From Limerick and Wicklow, now with a street named after a member of the family.
(Ghost) Henry Fenton worked as a storekeeper for many years and built the White Flag pub which I ran for the rest of my life without even one breach of the licensing law.
A voice from the next life recalls his time with use
Travellers have been acknowledged as a distinct ethnic group within the Irish population.
The battle of Trafalgar in 1805, in which Nelson defeated a combined French and Spanish fleet, was considered an astonishin
In the culture of the time, the father, considered the boss of the household in a patriarchal society, felt compelled to do his duty by barring his umarried pregnant daughter from living with the family. Considerations of familial love wilted when faced with the condemnation of neighbors, community and church.
Around the Boree Log is more than a source of nostalgia for parlour poetry. It is also a source that provides an insight into the language of Irish Australia in the early twentieth century.
Clive Probyn reads the Holyhead journal of 1727 as a turning point in his life.