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.
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.
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.
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
Ned Kelly in Emerald.
A call for papers for an Irish Studies conference foregrounding women.
A Pop-Up Gaeltacht on the Adelaide Oval.