By Frank O’Shea The word ‘amnesia’ was heard several times at the Famine round table in the Williamstown Town Hall on October 28. It was used to describe the way that Ireland seemed to have forgotten about the Great Famine of 1845-51 until it was brought to public discourse following the publication of Cecil Woodham-Smith’s …
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.
We are aware that there are many people within our community who go beyond the call of duty, giving freely of their time and energy, to ensure that Irish culture continues to flourish.
The Clan Chieftain is visiting Australia for the event.
It is a highly dramatic memorial which takes the form of a secular ‘stations of the cross’, with little way-points for remembering as persons those murdered.
a phenomenal one man tour de force
Ten verbal snapshots of the Irish in Coburg over the last 180 years…
We are planning a fairly informal get together – hopefully lots of talk, and a few drinks and perhaps some nibbles
‘This is an Irish novel that is afraid of nothing, least of all of being thought of as an Irish novel.’