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 …
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.