Single women seeking work as domestic servants were faced with frequent ‘No Irish Need Apply’ advertisements in newspapers. Yet, most Irish women did find employment, and were successful immigrants.
A call for papers for an Irish Studies conference foregrounding women.
24th Irish Studies in Australia and New Zealand conference (ISAANZ24) December 9-12, 2019 Adelaide, South Australia Foregrounding Irish Women : the Antipodes and beyond Call for Abstracts The Antipodes, the opposite, figuratively, geographically, metaphorically. We are interested in accounts of women and men who lived opposite lives often off the main stage, but who played …
A new book on the Irish in South Australia launched.
For the first time in its history the Irish Studies in Australia and New Zealand (ISAANZ) conference began with an Irish language day
Anders Ahlqvist: a champion for Irish Language and the debts English owes to it.
Reading Ulysses slowly and in a community.
Barney’s personal abilities, charm, compassion and wit have impacted all of us who knew him
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 …