Filed under Irish Culture

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

Bliain na Gaeilge 2018

Bliain na Gaeilge 2018

2018 marks 125 years of the Gaelic Revival since the founding of Conradh na Gaeilge, also known as The Gaelic League, in 1893. Bliain na Gaeilge 2018 is an international commemoration of this. Continue reading

The Irish Exile

The Irish Exile

The Irish Exile and Freedom’s Advocate was a brief but potent manifestation in print in early colonial Australia of the fight for Irish freedom. Continue reading

The Rivers of Dublin

The Rivers of Dublin

The systematic provision of sewers in Dublin started around 1810. Watercourses and tributaries were incorporated into the sewerage system covering a complete network of approximately 1,300 miles… Continue reading