Mary Mc Connell entered the workhouse in Belfast in July 1847 as an orphan and a pauper.
‘Unsettled’ by Gay Lynch breaks new ground in Irish Australian fiction. It is aptly titled.
This is a love story, one that could be easily summarised in a single paragraph, but that would be to demean it. Because it is above all a paean to a simpler time, simpler people and a simpler meaning of happiness.
A great-great-grandson remembers an unapologetic rebel and determined reformer
He was a monk in a scriptorium
when, tongue out in concentration,
he applied himself to decorative capitals:
A symposium to explore the nature of Irish-Australian literature
2019 Eureka’s Children Annual Eureka Democracy Award Dinner.
Rosanna was typical of the Irish famine orphans. McClaughlin’s research shows that on average they married at 19 years, most to older men within three years of landing, and had nine children
Newman House has undergone years of careful restoration and modernization under the guidance of award-winning architects to become MoLI
Barry Versus Kelly is unabashedly and unashamedly partisan show, which tells a very familiar story in quirky ways that are always entertaining.