The Irish stamp on Warwick is inescapable: its heritage-listed, gothic-revival sandstone edifices, the Cloisters (formerly Our Lady of the Assumption Convent) and St Mary’s Catholic Church dominate the townscape.
There are two significant memorials erected in Sydney in response to major events in Irish history: the 1798 Memorial at Waverley Cemetery built at the time of the centenary of the ’98 uprising, and the Australia Memorial to the Great Irish Famine unveiled in 1999.
A new book on the Irish in South Australia launched.
The An Post images tell the story of reconciliation: that both sides suffered as a consequence of war and also the 1916 rising.
A Book Review by Steve Carey Colm Toibin: Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers oWilde, Yeats, and Joyce. Picador, 2018. RRP: $29.99 [price at Readings] ISBN: 9781760781149 Originating as the 2017 Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature at Emory University, Tόibín’s little book is a meditation on three very different Dublin dads and their literary lads. At …
Dublin is known as a city of elevated gossip; this book is in one sense a vast compendium of elevated ecclesiastical gossip.
If you thought the old folks were exaggerating about anti-Irish and anti-Catholic prejudice in nineteenth- and much of twentieth-century Anglo-Protestant Australia, our authors have put it back on centre stage.
For the first time in its history the Irish Studies in Australia and New Zealand (ISAANZ) conference began with an Irish language day
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The most disconcerting aspect of Milkman is that it sits so easily in the definition of Northern Ireland as an inevitably enduring site of sectarianism.