For the first time in its history the Irish Studies in Australia and New Zealand (ISAANZ) conference began with an Irish language day
1852 brought forth a remarkably vindictive climax to Irish Orphan vilification
International Famine Commemoration to be held in Williamstown.
What was Irish about Brian Bourke? Of course, he had the name and the face, a map of Ireland.
… So it is a book about division. But I think it is also one about integration …
the title of the visitors’ book is significant. According to Professor Patrick O’Farrell, the mission adopted the practice of calling itself the ‘Irish Legation’ to further emphasise its distinctive status
A Book Review by Frank O’Shea Steve Harris. THE PRINCE AND THE ASSASSIN. Australia’s First Royal Tour and Portent of World Terror. Melbourne Books, 2017. 326 pp. ISBN: 9781925556131 RRP: $32.95 If someone from a Muslim country were to shoot an Australian politician today, that person would almost certainly be called a terrorist. And just as …
a useful resource for anyone interested in this aspect of Irish-Australian history.