The Fenians were an oathbound and highly secret group of ruthless killers, who were much more adept than those presented here.
The story of Tom Keneally’s involvement in the Australian Republican Movement and of the many who supported a Republic from the foundation of Australian society.
The New York Times compared Towards Asmara to For Whom The Bell Tolls in its open support for an armed struggle – a big, debatable comparison.
A seminar on commemorations, which have played a pivotal role in Ireland as a way of re-evaluating the ideals and objectives of those who fought for an independent county.
John Hume consistently articulated the view that the differences of race, religion or nationality which led to hatred and conflict are accidents of birth which should be respected and celebrated as the essence of humanity.
A Galway man, with Norman and Spanish blood, coursing and cursing through his veins, he could cant and gammer with horse traders
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.
One hundred years have passed since the death of Dr Nicholas O’Donnell (1862-1920), an Irish-Australian leader inMelbourne.
The role of Irish lawyers in colonial Australia has received regular attention over the years
but has not achieved much clarity.
Working through Irish-music tune-names for an article in the 3rd edition of Companion to Irish Traditional Music, Fintan Valelly was time-travelled back to the 1800s, conjured by those melodic ‘handles’ into a heaving landscape of people, lives, places and the everyday.