Essays on modern Irish life by an Irish controversialist, John Waters
We may not sound Irish, but have a strong sense of our Irish-Australian identity. We’re a largely-untapped resource with much to contribute to Irish-Australia.
On 18th October 1831 Bridget Watson arrived in Hobart on the Mary III with her three surviving children …
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…