The Irish character in Australian literature is often introduced by a piece of dialogue that confirms the character’s origins.
A symposium to explore the nature of Irish-Australian literature
Snippets from Irish newspapers, including death of Brendan Grace, The Open and more
A novelist, a bolshevik, and a dadaist walked into a bar, is one way of getting the joke that is Travesties.
By Frank O’Shea The word ‘amnesia’ was heard several times at the Famine round table in the Williamstown Town Hall on October 28. It was used to describe the way that Ireland seemed to have forgotten about the Great Famine of 1845-51 until it was brought to public discourse following the publication of Cecil Woodham-Smith’s …
For the first time in its history the Irish Studies in Australia and New Zealand (ISAANZ) conference began with an Irish language day
Bloomsday in Melbourne mounts a course, one day’s immersion in James Joyce’s most Irish chapter of Ulysses, Cyclops.
A Poetry Scholar’s Tribute, and an Alert, by Chris Watson On a recent visit to Ireland, coming through County Derry, I visited Home Place, which is described as ‘a major new arts and literary centre in Bellaghy, dedicated to the legacy of Seamus Heaney’. Heaney’s poetry is often built on memories of childhood family and …
The play powerfully captures in battle and at home the courage of Australian men and women.
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