Filed under Irish language

The Irish Exile

The Irish Exile

The Irish Exile and Freedom’s Advocate was a brief but potent manifestation in print in early colonial Australia of the fight for Irish freedom. Continue reading

Poems from Colin Ryan

Gan rogha Bualadh chun bóthair, sin é an cleas a deirteá is tú ag cuimhneamh ar chonairí rúnda do dhúchais, ar an bhfásach thiar nach bhfaca tú riamh; anseo bhí na páistí ag súgradh ar shráidíní crochta faoi dhealbha mire, an gheargáil ag brúchtadh smúite: ach níl sé i ndán duit dúiseacht as an taibhreamh … Continue reading

My Time at Daonscoil Melbourne 2018

My Time at Daonscoil Melbourne 2018

A Brisbane-based Irish Speaker came to the language several years ago via a podcast. She had an overwhelming feeling of ‘coming home’, a feeling experienced again when she visited Ireland in 2016 and the Melbourne Daonscoil recently. Continue reading