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Rewriting the Civil War

Rewriting the Civil War

Keane is particularly well qualified as the teller of the story of the War of Independence and the Civil War in Ireland. He worked for many years as a reporter in areas of war, had close family who were active, and spent five years as a reporter in Belfast reporting on the Troubles there for the BBC. Continue reading

Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar Series

Nature of Event: Come and join us for a great seminar on this coming Tuesday, 18 September.  Dr Craig D’Alton will be talking on the topic:  ‘The D’Altons of Dublin: An Irish Regency Romance’ Catherine and John D’Alton were an Irish Catholic gentry couple, based in Dublin. John held a small estate in Westmeath, but worked as … Continue reading

Magdalen Restorative Justice Ex-Gratia Scheme

Magdalen Restorative Justice Ex-Gratia Scheme In 2013 the Government established an ex-gratia redress scheme for the benefit of women who were admitted to and worked in one of 12 ‘Magdalen’ institutions.  The Government has now decided to apply the scheme to women who worked in the laundries in those 12 institutions but who were resident … Continue reading