Morgan’s book, The Mannix Era, is richly personal. It is written with considerable charm and an acerbic wit. But to read it in 2019 is to be overwhelmed by its masculinist perspective.
The wireless in our house in Leitrim in 1941 sat on a high shelf, away from little hands, in the kitchen. It had two batteries, one dry and one wet.
On 18th October 1831 Bridget Watson arrived in Hobart on the Mary III with her three surviving children …
Single women seeking work as domestic servants were faced with frequent ‘No Irish Need Apply’ advertisements in newspapers. Yet, most Irish women did find employment, and were successful immigrants.
A new play by Irish-born Meg McNena that will tear at your heart-strings.
Christopher Kock belongs to a small but select class – he was a proud Irish Tasmanian and literary.
A free seminar with speaker Patrick Morgan talking about his new book, The Mannix Era.
At the outset I must remark that all who are interested in the story of the Irish in ‘The Great South Land Under The Southern Cross’ will forever be indebted to the exceptional scholarship of two enormously talented historians, Elizabeth Malcolm and Dianne Hall.
The badges are a tangible link with the past and are unique to South Australia.
This book on Nano Nagle and her legacy casts a powerful gaze on the lives and culture of a body of nuns whose charism was particularly and importantly focused on girls