These oral histories detail the ordinary activist – those from working-class backgrounds who, in contrast to the revolutionary élite, rarely recorded their thoughts in letters, diaries or memoirs.
Sometimes a series of events can be so unusual and improbable that factual information becomes stranger than fiction so that a bizarre story trumps one’s wildest imaginings. This applies in spades to the strange story of Joanne Hayes from Abbeydorney …
For researchers, a new archive of the Troubles in Northern Ireland….
2018 ISAANZ Irish Studies Postgraduate Essay prize
Irish opens the door to an extraordinary world
Given that so much of mainstream Australian history continues to ignore the Irish or even, on occasion, to disparage them, a new general history of the Irish in Australia is overdue.
let us look at a family that truly deserves the word ‘extraordinary’
All of this growth and the desire of the group to continue sharing research interests has led to the idea of a history of the Irish in South Australia.
An unconventional autobiography, but a fine account of a community.
A feisty recreation of Ireland’s ancient epic.