A summary of Irish role in history and literature of Australia, written prior to more recent research and publications in the area.
A voice from the next life recalls his time with use
Travellers have been acknowledged as a distinct ethnic group within the Irish population.
The battle of Trafalgar in 1805, in which Nelson defeated a combined French and Spanish fleet, was considered an astonishin
Meg McNena’s new play about Constance Markievicz constitutes an epic story of women’s engagement in politics.
In the culture of the time, the father, considered the boss of the household in a patriarchal society, felt compelled to do his duty by barring his umarried pregnant daughter from living with the family. Considerations of familial love wilted when faced with the condemnation of neighbors, community and church.
Clive Probyn reads the Holyhead journal of 1727 as a turning point in his life.
Their literature, their games, their religion and certainly their language existed at a higher level than anything the locals had to offer.
The only 1916 rebel to be given a state funeral
If you ever wondered why Anne Enright was chosen as first Laureate for Irish Fiction, this book will explain.