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ISAANZ call for abstracts

ISAANZ call for abstracts

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 … Continue reading

Remembering the Troubles

Remembering the Troubles

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. Continue reading

Joanne Hayes – a story to frighten

Joanne Hayes – a story to frighten

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 … Continue reading